PUD Budget Looking Strong

November 22, 2011

The Chelan PUD held its second public hearing

on the 2012 budget, first presented November 7th. Overall, financial managers expect next year to be a significant

improvement over years past, thanks in part to long term power contracts.
Isaac Kaplan-Woolner has more on

the budgeting process.
O’Bryan added that it is “really critical” that 2012 brings positive

financial results necessary to pay down debt and meet financial policies. While all signs are pointing to a good

year for the PUD, much depends on the snowpack and how that melts off into summer months.
A final budget will

be adopted by PUD commissioners December 5th.