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Beltrami Electric Cooperative to hold district meetings


Bemidji, MN – Beltrami Electric Cooperative will hold District meetings in three of the cooperative's districts whose directors are up for re-election. Nominations will be accepted for director positions at these meetings. Members interested in running for a director position should attend their district meeting where they are eligible for nomination by another member of the co-op. The top two candidates as determined by popular vote will have their names on the general election ballot.

District meetings are held each year in accordance with the cooperative's bylaws. Attendance to these meetings in encouraged, as they are a great way to stay informed about the cooperative and to express concerns or ideas to directors and staff. The meetings also serve as a prelude to the upcoming annual meeting to be held Thursday, April 20, 2017, at the Bemidji High School. District meetings have been scheduled for Beltrami Electric members residing in Districts 2, 4 and 6 as follows:

District 4: Monday, March 6 at the Blackduck Senior Citizen Center Jerry Larson is the incumbent. District 4 includes the following Townships in Beltrami County: Birch, Hagali, Hines, Port Hope, Summit and Taylor. District 4 also includes Third River Township in Itasca County.

The District 2: Tuesday, March 7 in the Board Room at the Red Lake Nation College. This will be a vacant position due to term limits held by Lea Perkins. District 2 includes Beltrami Electric Cooperative service areas within the Red Lake Reservation.

The District 6: Friday, March 10 in the Community Room at Beltrami Electric Rick Coe is the incumbent. District 6 includes the following Townships in Beltrami County: Bemidji (Sections 1-24), Northern, Turtle River and Frohn (Sections 1-18)


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