FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Melissa Krause
Chief Communications and Strategy Officer
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(New Braunfels, TX – May 27, 2022) – The New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) Rate Advisory Committee, appointed by NBU’s Board of Trustees at the April 28, 2022, Board Meeting, was created to help ensure NBU maintains fair and equitable rates. The Committee will hold its first meeting on June 1, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. at the NBU Service Center Training Room, located at 355 FM 306, New Braunfels.
The June 1 meeting is the first of approximately six meetings the NBU Rate Advisory Committee plans to hold throughout 2022 and 2023 as NBU completes the Cost of Service and Rate Design Study and prepares to go before the City Council in April 2023 to propose the finalized Rate Plan. The Rate Advisory Committee meetings are open to the public and will be posted in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act. To access the meeting schedule, agenda, and presentations, visit nbutexas.municodemeetings.com.
“The NBU Board of Trustees is looking forward to working with NBU leadership and the Rate Advisory Committee members over the next few months,” said NBU Board of Trustees President Judith Hoffmann. “This is a process of transparency and will ensure we hear recommendations of our community’s rate-paying customers. Customer feedback to the NBU’s Board of Trustees is a very important step in the process of setting the next three-year rate plan while safeguarding the sustainability of essential services for generations to come.”
To learn more about NBU’s Rate Advisory Committee, visit nbutexas.com/rate-advisory-committee.
About New Braunfels Utilities:
Dedicated to excellence in service, New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) was established in 1942 and is one of 2,000 community-owned, nonprofit public power electric utilities in the nation. The mission of NBU is to enhance the quality of our community by providing innovative, essential services. Governed by a Board of Trustees comprised of local residents appointed by the New Braunfels City Council, NBU is committed to being a recognized and trusted community partner, providing essential electric, water, and wastewater services. Utility revenue is invested back into the utility systems, which benefits the community. New Braunfels Utilities makes an annual transfer to the City of New Braunfels, which in turn helps to pay for services such as fire, police, and parks. Additionally, in 2016, NBU repurposed its former16-acre warehouse site to become the Headwaters at the Comal, to serve as its conservation legacy, which will strengthen the relationship between the community and nature by showcasing the significance of the Comal Springs. Follow NBU on Facebook at facebook.com/newbraunfelsutilities, on Twitter at @nbutexas, and learn more, visit nbutexas.com.