February 13, 2016

Gardner Electric lays out maintenance plans

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Gardner Electric managers presented to the electric utility board an aggressive list of maintenance projects for this fall and winter. The list includes at least one upgrade or maintenance project a month for the next eight months. “This is kind of what we have planned for right now,” Darrin McNew, electric operations Continue Reading

Electric board plans for upcoming utility maintenance projects

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Gardner Electric managers presented to the electric utility board an aggressive list of maintenance projects for this fall and winter. The list includes at least one upgrade or maintenance project a month for the next eight months. “This is kind of what we have planned for right now,” Darrin McNew, electric operations Continue Reading

Gardner Electric fiscally fit

Amy Cunningham acunningham@gardnernews.com Members of the Gardner Electric Utility board learned Thursday evening that their Fiscal Fitness is on pretty solid ground. Jennifer Moore of the Kansas Municipal Energy Agency (KMEA) presented that group’s findings to the board on Gardner Electric’s financial credit scoring, comparing our city’s electric with other similar operations in the state. Continue Reading

Utility board approves raises for Gardner Electric

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Members of Gardner’s Electric Utility Board approved 2011 salary schedules that include pay increases for employees of the electric company. During a meeting Dec. 2, board members unanimously approved varying increases. The majority of employees will receive a 3 percent increase starting in January. Other employees will receive 6 percent competitive salary Continue Reading