City of Millersburg – Hasso Hering


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Millersburg power: The saga resumes

Written September 16th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

It was quiet there for a while in Millersburg, but now the struggle over public power in the town is back in the news.

Millersburg, this is for you

Written May 9th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

The exploration of forming a municipal electric utility in the city of Millersburg started in the spring of 2013 with a confidentiality agreement between ATI Wah Chang and the city government. Some of the talk after that was in executive sessions closed to the public, but on Monday the public gets a chance to speak up and ask questions.

Power grab would cost more

Written April 22nd, 2014 by Hasso Hering

If you wanted to know the implications for the rest of the Albany area of a Millersburg electric power takeover, it would help to have an advanced degree in electrical engineering. Lacking such a degree, most of us will be interested in what the engineering staff of Pacific Power says based on a preliminary analysis the […]

Web: One-sided on Millersburg power

Written March 15th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

(Please note the March 24 update below.) There’s a website titled It purports to help residents follow the process as the city council considers expelling Pacific Power and taking over the electric facilities in the town. The material on the site amounts to arguments in favor of this move, and the city of Millersburg should either shut […]

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