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704 - Area Coverage


I.          OBJECTIVE


To set forth the terms and conditions under which the Cooperative will construct and extend its facilities to provide electric service for the benefit of the member-consumer consistent with the principles of complete area coverage.


II.         CONTENT


A.The Cooperative shall construct facilities and furnish electric service to any person, firm or organization desiring electric service from the Cooperative with the following conditions:


1.The request for electric service must be at a location without central station electric service, and must be within the areas where the Cooperative has the legal right to provide such service.


2.Based on the Cooperative’s evaluation of the specific service requirements and Policy 702, “Construction and Extension of Electric Service” requirements, a contribution-in-aid-of-construction may be required.




The General Manager is responsible for administering this policy and for recommending to the Board any changes deemed desirable.


EFFECTIVE DATE:   June 25, 2009


DATE ADOPTED:     September 20, 2001

DATE REVISED:       June 25, 2009

DATE REVIEWED:   February 28, 2013

DATE REVIEWED:   August 21, 2014


ATTESTED:   __________________________________

Chris Hofer, Secretary