Employee Spotlight: Eric Goering

The McPherson Board of Public Utilities delivers some of the lowest-cost and most reliable power and water in the State.  However, we wouldn’t be able to do what we do as well as we do without our people.  For this reason, we want to showcase those people who significantly impact our business and community with [...]

BPU General Manager, Josh Bedel Advocates For Municipal Utilities in D.C.

On February 27th through March 1st, BPU's General Manager, Josh Bedel, attended the American Public Power Association's (APPA) Legislative Rally in Washington D.C.  Bedel was joined by ten other municipal leaders from Kansas to advocate on behalf of municipal utilities. The group had an opportunity to discuss with legislators the key issues utilities and communities [...]

March 6th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Update on AMI Meter Projects through January 28, 2023.

On December 2, 2022 we predicted being in a certain area through the end of December. You will find that original post below.  We had to make a change to that plan.  See here for the updated map.  The area inside the blue boarders is where our water crews will be working until until January [...]

December 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|

National Power Plant Worker Appreciation Day

Today is National Power Plant Worker Appreciation Day! So, today we celebrate the 25 hard-working employees across the three departments that operate and maintain the McPherson BPU’s 2 Power Plants and 8 substations.  These dedicated crews ensure the power is there when our customers flip their switches.  Their presence never waivers in the workplace; 24/7 [...]

Tim Maier, BPU General Manager Announces Retirement

PRESS RELEASE BPU General Manager to Retire in September At the BPU Board meeting on July 11, 2022, a letter from General Manager Tim Maier was presented announcing his plan to retire September 16, 2022. Mr. Maier started his career at the utility on June 4, 1984, after receiving a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Kansas [...]

July 12th, 2022|Uncategorized|
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