GCU Annual Meeting
UPDATE: The GCEC and GCU members approved the merger and combined by-laws on May 26, 2021. Link for new combined by-laws. Save the date for a new annual meeting on September 18, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. in the new Pima High School gym.
2021 GCU Annual Meeting: The GCU annual membership meeting typically held in June, will be postponed until September 2021. Please refer to our Facebook page and our News feed on www.gce.coop.
The sell of the natural gas system was approved during the GCU annual meeting held on October 17th. Read the November Currents Magazine article for a summary of the meeting.
2020 GCU Annual Meeting-Thank you to those who attended the Graham County Utilities membership meeting. The original meeting was scheduled for June, but due to COVID-19 was rescheduled for October 17, 2020. There were many members on hand for the meeting, gas sell presentation, voting and door prizes. See the full details in our November Currents magazine.
UPDATE-GCU ANNUAL MEETING SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 17, 2020 WITH NEW LOCATION IN THATCHER:
The postponed June GCU annual meeting, is scheduled for October 17th at 9:00 am. Note: a NEW location will be at Thatcher High School Commons Area (same building as high school gym and office) located at 601 N 3rd Ave, Thatcher, AZ. Official business will include the reporting of the mail-in election ballot results. There will be a presentation on a possible sale of the GCU gas company and a vote by the members in attendance. There will be reports on the operations of GCU during the year and time for questions to be asked. Please plan on attending this very important meeting! View our Facebook page for more information.
Listen to the KATO-1230AM radio's podcast on the Gila Valley Central page at: Phil Cook "Voice of the Valley" podcast (starts about 2 minutes in).
ANNUAL MEETING & ELECTION OF DIRECTORS FOR GCU:
The Graham County Utilities Annual Meeting that was scheduled for June 6th, 2020 has been POSTPONED because of COVID-19. The new meeting date has not been determined but will likely be in the fall of 2020. A new notice will be sent to all members about the meeting at a later date. The election for the Board of Directors will continue as normal and the results of the mail-in election will be reported at a later date.
Ballots were mailed the week of May 18th and are due at the GCU office at 9 West Center, Pima, by 12:00 noon on Thursday, June 4, 2020. PLEASE DO NOT SEND PAYMENTS WITH BALLOT.
2019-The 30th Annual Membership meeting for Graham County Utilities was held on Saturday, June 1st at 9:00 a.m. With our electronic devices off-line, the membership signed in the "old fashion" way. The membership had a chance to listen to CEO/General Manager Kirk Gray speak about the financial stability and welfare of the gas and water systems. He thanked the employees for their hard work and dedication to providing safe, reliable utilities to the members. The members re-elected 3 incumbents; Jeff Larson, Stephen Hooper, and Gerald Schmidt.
2018-The 29th Annual Graham County Utilities Member Meeting was held on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at the Pima School Cafeteria. The gas and water utility consumers had the opportunity to hear about what has taken place with their Co-op during the past year and what is on the horizon for 2018-19. Directors Jim Bryce, Mike Crockett and Larry Morris were re-elected to the board. Friends and neighbors gathers to visit before the program started. Lots of door prizes were handed out with Marlin Miller and Landon Morris were the lucky grill winners.