Board of Public Utilities (City of Springfield)

The City of Springfield is seeking qualified candidates for the Board of Public Utilities. The Board has three vacancies becoming available in December 2017.

City Utilities of Springfield (CU) is a progressive, community-owned utility serving 320 square miles in southwest Missouri since 1945 with electricity, natural gas, water, broadband, and public transportation services. Over 111,000 CU customers enjoy electricity prices among the lowest in the United States, the convenience of one bill for all utilities, and dependable hometown services delivered with a personal touch.

The 11-member Board of Public Utilities is comprised of citizens and is appointed by the Springfield City Council to serve three-year terms. The Board establishes policies on how to best serve customers and sets the long-term direction for the utility as outlined in the City Charter.

Requirements: Applicants for this board must meet a 2-year residency requirement.

Meeting times: The Board meets at 3 p.m. on the last Thursday of each month in the City Utilities Board room, located at 301 E. Central St.

Application and deadline: Applicants can apply online. Applications for the current vacancies will be accepted by the City Clerk until the close of business on Oct. 27, 2017. For more information, contact City Clerk Anita Cotter, 417-864-1651 or acotter@springfieldmo.gov.