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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Six CBPU Employees Traveling South to Assist with Hurricane Irma

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Coldwater, Michigan. September 8, 2017 – Six employees from the Coldwater Board of Public Utilities Electric Department will travel south, heading to Tallahassee, Florida to assist with the inevitable loss of power caused by Hurricane Irma. Jour...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

The Old US-12 Bridge Is Officially Closed

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Recently the City of Coldwater had the old US-12 Bridge undergo an inspection from FTCH in Lansing, MI. The FTCH inspection team performed a visual inspection of the truss from the deck surface as well as below with boat access. They also performed steel ...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

CBPU Pays Off 1998 Telecom Bond

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In 1997, voters in the City of Coldwater were faced with high cable television rates, limited channels, and poor service. Community members voted to give the City authorization to issue $4.5 million dollars in revenue bonds. This bond was used to build a ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

CBPU Appliance Recycling Program is Back

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Chances are that second refrigerator or older freezer in your basement is running up your electric bill by about $150 a year. Recycle it and you'll reduce your energy usage while keeping harmful materials out of landfills. We'll pick it up for free and yo...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

The 2017 Fall Community Recreation Guide is Here!

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Check out the 2017 Fall Recreation Guide jam packed full of information on how to sign up and participate in youth sports, adult sports, special events, health & wellness, and the upcoming highlights of the Winter season.

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Coldwater Tennis Court Dedication

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The new Coldwater tennis facility was celebrated on May 17th with an official dedication before the last home Middle School tennis match. The newly renovated tennis courts would not have been possible without the collaborative effort of our donors and spo...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

New Downtown Monument Lighting

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The City of Coldwater was nominated by Folk Oil to receive a donation and has recently upgraded the lighting at the Four Corners Park.  The generous donation by RAB Lighting and All Phase Electric Supply provides new decorative lighting which ill...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Collaborative Effort Brings the Recycled Bike Project

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Coldwater - The Branch Area Careers Center is teaming up with the City of Coldwater and the Branch County Community Foundation to launch a "Recycled Bike Project."

In an effort to outreach and give back to the community, the BACC is collaborating...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

CBPU Meets the Coldwater High School Robotics Team for sponsorship

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COLDWATER— The Coldwater Board of Public Utilities Board met some members of the Coldwater High School Robotics team that it sponsored this year.

The students have competed in two Michigan events.

Team 6425 was Rank 10 with a record of 12-7-0 and ...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Coldwater Area Chamber

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The Coldwater Area Chamber of Commerce's mission is to improve the business environment and quality of life in the Branch County area. They do this through promotion, development...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Coldwater Receives 5-Star Rating

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Coldwater, November 2, 2016 – The City of Coldwater has been recognized for its work to foster entrepreneurial growth and economic development in the annual eCities study conducted by researchers at iLabs, University of Michigan-Dearbor...

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Posted on: October 30, 2017

CBPU Receives National Recognition for Public Power Promotion

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The Coldwater Board of Public Utilities have received an American Municipal Power (AMP) Public Power Promotion award for the promotion of its Reliable Public Power (RP3) designation. The RP3 designation recognizes public power utilities that demonstrate p...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Budd Accepts New Position With CBPU

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Coldwater, Michigan. October 18, 2017 – The Coldwater Board of Public Utilities announced at their October 17, 2017 Board meeting that the current Assistant Utility Director, Jeff Budd will be replacing Paul Beckhusen as the CBPU Utility Directo...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

CBPU Employees Travel South to Assist with Hurricane Irma

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Coldwater, Michigan. September 8, 2017 – Six employees from the Coldwater Board of Public Utilities Electric Department will travel south, heading to Tallahassee, Florida to assist with the inevitable loss of power caused by Hurricane Irma. Journeyman Lin...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

New Pickleball Courts Open at Parkhurst Park

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Julie Santure, Recreation Director for the City of Coldwater officially opened the new Pickleball Courts at Parkhurst Park on Friday, August 25th.  The four newly constructed courts are open to the public and the ribbon cutting was attended by ma...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

The CBPU Pays Off 1998 Telecom Bond

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In 1997, voters in the City of Coldwater were faced with high cable television rates, limited channels, and poor service. Community members voted to give the City authorization to issue $4.5 million dollars in revenue bonds. This bond was used to build a ...

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CBPU & City of Coldwater
Posted on: August 23, 2017

CBPU Appliance Recycling Program is Back

Chances are that second refrigerator or older freezer in your basement is running up your electric bill by about $150 a year. Recycle it and you'll reduce your energy usage while keeping harmful materials out of landfills. We'll pick it up for free and yo...

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CBPU & City of Coldwater
Posted on: June 23, 2017

Annual Award Recognizes Outstanding Leader and Manager

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BECKHUSEN HONORED WITH AMERICAN PUBLIC POWER ASSOCIATION AWARD

COLUMBUS, OH: Paul Beckhusen, Director of the Coldwater Board of Public Utilities, was named the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Mark Crisson Leadership and Managerial Excellence Award at the...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

The Coldwater Board of Public Utilities Awarded With The Scattergood Award

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Coldwater Board of Public Utilities receives national achievement award

Orlando, Fla., June 20, 2017 — Coldwater Board of Public Utilities in Michigan received an American Public Power Association E.F. Scattergood System Achievement Award at the Associatio...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

The Rotary Splash Park at Heritage Park Is Now Open

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Taking place of the old Heritage Pool, Rotary Splash Park features a wide range of water-play options for children of all ages. The park will has two public restrooms for guests to use, as well as a pavilion to get some shade and have lunch. The splash pa...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Energy Kit Donation to Legg Middle School

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Thanks to a recent donation from the Coldwater Board of Public Utilities, Legg Middle School 8th graders will now truly have "hands on" lab experience to enrich their learning regarding renewable energy sources. The CBPU purchased renewable ener...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Rebates Rebates Rebates

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Everyone benefits from efficiency and reduced energy usage; consumers, providers, suppliers and most importantly the environment in which we live. The Simply Efficient Energy Efficiency Program exists to assist individuals and businesses in lowering their...

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CBPU & City of Coldwater