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Posted on: January 19, 2018

CBPU Recognized as a Groundwater Guardian

Groundwater Foundation Award

In recognition of efforts to protect local groundwater supplies, for the 21st consecutive year, Coldwater has been named a 2017 Groundwater Guardian by The Groundwater Foundation. The Groundwater Foundation is a national nonprofit organization based in Li...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Coldwater Ice Fest Approaches

Ice Fest 2018

On Saturday January 27 Coldwater Ice Fest kicks off. The event will run from 10am to 10pm. There will be ice carvings, live demonstrations, a chili cook off, a charity pub crawl, an evening concert with an Eagles tribute band at the Tibbits Opera House an...

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Posted on: January 15, 2018

Coldwater Recreation Hosts Annual Daddy Daughter Dance

Daddy Dauguter Dance

The event is open to children K-6th grade, and they must attend Coldwater Schools. The cost is $35/couple and $17 for each additional person. The ticket will include a photobooth & backdrop, flowers, cookies & punch, music & unlimited fun! Reg...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

City of Coldwater Skate Pond is Ready For Action

Skate Pond

Borrowing skates, skating, and using the equipment is all free of charge. If you want to be active outside this winter, the skate pond is a great option for you and your family.

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 3-8pm, and Saturday and Sunday fr...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

2017 Winter Recreation Guide

Winter Activity Guide 2017

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

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Posted on: December 12, 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: December 13, 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: December 12, 2017

CBPU Receives National Recognition for Public Power Promotion

RP3 Promotion Award

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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BCEGA
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Coldwater Tennis Court Dedication

Tennis Dedication

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 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: January 19, 2018

CBPU Recognized as a Groundwater Guardian

Groundwater Foundation Award

In recognition of efforts to protect local groundwater supplies, for the 21st consecutive year, Coldwater has been named a 2017 Groundwater Guardian by The Groundwater Foundation. The Groundwater Foundation is a national nonprofit organization based in Li...

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CBPU & City of Coldwater
Posted on: January 18, 2018

Sign Up For Any SkitterTV Package TODAY!

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By signing up today you can take advantage of our new SkitterTV DVR service and receive FREE installation. For questions or more information visit us here, or call us at 517-279-9531.

Watch TV Everywhere

Now you can watch your favorite shows not just on you...

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Additional Info... CBPU & City of Coldwater
Posted on: January 17, 2018

Coldwater Ice Fest Approaches

Ice Fest 2018

On Saturday January 27 Coldwater Ice Fest kicks off. The event will run from 10am to 10pm. There will be ice carvings, live demonstrations, a chili cook off, a charity pub crawl, an evening concert with an Eagles tribute band at the Tibbits Opera House an...

Read on...

CBPU & City of Coldwater
Posted on: January 15, 2018

Coldwater Recreation Hosts Annual Daddy Daughter Dance

Daddy Dauguter Dance

The event is open to children K-6th grade, and they must attend Coldwater Schools. The cost is $35/couple and $17 for each additional person. The ticket will include a photobooth & backdrop, flowers, cookies & punch, music & unlimited fun! Reg...

Read on...

CBPU & City of Coldwater
Posted on: January 4, 2018

City of Coldwater Skate Pond is Ready For Action

Skate Pond

Borrowing skates, skating, and using the equipment is all free of charge. If you want to be active outside this winter, the skate pond is a great option for you and your family.

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 3-8pm, and Saturday and Sunday fr...

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Additional Info... CBPU & City of Coldwater
Posted on: December 27, 2017

Prevent Your Pipes From Freezing

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In order to prevent the mess and aggravation frozen pipes cause, one can practice the following steps: 

Before Cold Weather

  • Locate and insulate pipes that are most susceptible to freezing. These pipes are typically near outer walls, crawl spaces, o...
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CBPU & City of Coldwater
Posted on: December 18, 2017

CBPU, Union, and Coldwater Community Give Back to Toys for Tots

Toys Fot Tots

Pictured is CBPU employee Nicki Luce, CBPU employees & USW# 14178 Officers Jarret Wolford, Cliff Dunham, Steve Barone, and Toys for Tots Representative Jerry Lutterbeck.

CBPU & City of Coldwater
Posted on: December 13, 2017

Save BIG on TV Rebates Through CBPU

TV Rebate

In order to qualify you must be a CBPU Electric Customer and the new TV must be ENERGY STAR certified. This offer expires February 4, 2018 and is valid for purchases made within 90 days of expiration date. For questions call 517-279-9531 to speak with a C...

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CBPU & City of Coldwater
Posted on: December 1, 2017

2017 Winter Recreation Guide

Winter Activity Guide 2017

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

Additional Info... CBPU & City of Coldwater
Posted on: November 28, 2017

CBPU LED Light Rebates Now Available

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Why should you switch to ENERGY STAR LED holiday lights this year?

They can last up to 10 times longer than  traditional incandescent strands, and use 75% less electricity, saving you money. LED Lights are cool to the touch reducing the risk of fir...

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CBPU & City of Coldwater
Posted on: October 30, 2017

CBPU Receives National Recognition for Public Power Promotion

RP3 Promotion Award

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...

Read on...

CBPU & City of Coldwater
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 Director. Budd ha...

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CBPU & City of Coldwater
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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CBPU & City of Coldwater
Posted on: August 25, 2017

The CBPU Pays Off 1998 Telecom Bond

CBPU_Telecom_Bond

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: 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: May 25, 2017

Energy Kit Donation to Legg Middle School

Granger Energy Kits

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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CBPU & City of Coldwater