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GVEA’s 2020 Board Election Results

On the afternoon of Thursday, June 11, 2020, the ballots were tallied. Judges from GVEA’s Election Committee certified the results of the 2020 Board of Directors election. Ballots were mailed on May 15, 2020, to all members whose membership account is in Districts 1, 2 and 3. Here are the …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded in May 2020

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in May. Five applications were reviewed, and two grants totaling $16,000 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Fairbanks Resource Agency: $8,000 grant to be applied towards their Assistive Technology Project. Nenana Tortella Council on Aging: $8,000 grant to assist with urgent needs brought on …

GVEA’s F&PP Rate Declines as of June 1, 2020

GVEA’s Fuel and Purchased Power (F&PP) rate, effective June 1, 2020 through August 31, 2020, has decreased from 10.965¢ to 7.095¢ per kilowatt-hour. This is a decrease of 35 percent from the previous F&PP rate approved by the RCA. Based on the average usage of 600 kWh, the impact of the lower F&PP will decrease …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded in Feb 2020

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in February. Fifteen applications were reviewed, and eleven grants totaling $47,680 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Carol Brice Family Center: $10,000 grant to assist with the replacement of their building’s main waterline. Denali Preschool & Learning Center: $$6,000 grant to …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded in Nov 2019

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in November. Eight applications were reviewed, and seven grants totaling $47,645 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Access Alaska:  $5,000 grant for their Consumer Fund. Green Star Alaska:  $3,699.60 grant to fund electrical work and purchase a pallet-racking system. Healy Hockey Assn.:  $6,045.75 grant for the …

GVEA Scholarship Application Window Open

Every year, GVEA awards eight scholarships to local area students. Seven are awarded in May at our Annual Membership Meeting, and the eighth is awarded in August. To be eligible for a GVEA scholarship, the applicant (or a member of the applicant’s immediate family) must be a member of Golden Valley …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded in Aug 2019

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in August. Five applications were reviewed, and three grants totaling $10,386 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Alaska Health Fair:  $6,787 grant to be applied towards the purchase of health screening equipment. Fairbanks Rescue Mission:  $1,599 grant to purchase a paper-folding machine. Northern Alaska …

GVEA’s 2019 Board Election Results

On Thursday, June 13, 2019, judges from GVEA’s Election Committee certified the results of the 2019 Board of Directors election. Here are the results: District 5 (primarily serving North Pole):  Incumbent Chris Bunch retains his seat. GVEA’s bylaws state that a 10% return of valid ballots of the total membership …