NOTICE OF ADJUSTMENT TO RETAIL RATES
Big Horn Rural Electric Company does hereby provide written notice of a 4.97% wholesale pass-through rate increase from our power supplier Tri-State Generation & Transmission. The retail rate increase is to be effective January 1, 2017. Members may file a written complaint stating their objections to the rate adjustment and requesting a hearing prior to December 9, 2016. The complaint is to be filed to the office of Big Horn Rural Electric Company at 208 S. 5th Street, Basin, WY 82410. Pursuant to W.S. Section 37-17-104, if a complaint signed by not less than five percent (5%) of the member owners in a rate class is filed with the Big Horn Rural Electric Company, then a hearing shall be conducted by the Big Horn Rural Electric Company’s board of directors, to attempt to resolve the complaint. On written request by a member owner, for the exclusive purpose of preparing a complaint pursuant to the above mentioned statute, and in compliance with Big Horn Rural Electric Company’s bylaws, Big Horn Rural Electric Company shall provide a list of names and contact information of all member owners included in the rate class of the requesting member owner.
If within two (2) months of final implementation of the retail rate a complaint signed by not less than five percent (5%) of the members owners in any rate class, is filed with Big Horn Rural Electric Company’s board of directors, the board shall have two (2) months from the date of filing to attempt to resolve the complaint. The complaint may be filed with the Wyoming Public Service Commission after the expiration of this two (2) month period. Upon filing of the complaint with the Commission, the Commission shall investigate the rate adjustment. A complaint filed with the Commission shall be resolved pursuant to Commission hearing and enforcement procedures.
The change to each rate class will be provided at a later date.