Learn more about how your cooperative works by attending MVEC’s 83rd Annual Meeting, which will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, at the Arlington Community Center, 204 Shamrock Dr, Arlington. Map
Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. All registered households in attendance will be eligible for prizes and will receive a $15 bill credit, to be applied in May.
The business meeting will include the annual cooperative update from CEO Ryan Hentges. Gerry Mareck, vice president of finance, will present a report outlining 2019 financials.
All three districts have a seat open on the Board of Directors. In District I, candidates are incumbent Brent Lawrence of Credit River Township and Barbara Marschall of Shakopee. In District II, incumbent Michelle Morrison is unopposed. In District III, candidates are incumbent Fran Barten of New Prague and Terese (Terri) Gulstad of Prior Lake. See candidate bios here
Since there are no races in District II, ballots will only be mailed to homes or businesses in Districts I and III in early March. Use the postage-paid envelope to mail ballots, which must be received by Tuesday, April 7. Voting is also available at the meeting on April 7.
MVEC’s 2020 scholarship winners and Youth Tour representative will be recognized at the meeting, and each household in attendance will have a $15 bill credit applied to their account in May.