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OMEA Names Three Members to Honorary Board

(L-R) Jim Salsbury, Al Horn , Bryan Mayor - Doug Johnson The Ohio Municipal Electric Association (OMEA) recently held its annual General Membership Meeting in Columbus, Ohio. During this meeting, OMEA members approved 10 new honorary members, three of whom were longtime City of Bryan municipal power advocates. [...]

Now Hiring – Operations Manager

Bryan Municipal Utilities is currently accepting applications for an Operations Manager. This position reports to the Director of Utilities. This position oversees and administers all of the operational functions and components of the Communications Department, Electric Transmission and Distribution Department, Power Plant Department, Water Distribution, Water Supply and Treatment Departments, [...]

Electric Bills to Decrease Under New Rate Plan

The first phase of a multiyear Bryan Municipal Utilities (BMU) electric rate plan is scheduled to take effect beginning with bills issued next week. For most local consumers, the plan will result in decreased electric bills. On August 15, the Bryan Board of Public Affairs approved the first step of [...]

Auglaize Hydroelectric Plant eligible for additional renewable energy credits

Working with Ohio Municipal Electric Association representatives, Bryan Municipal Utilities was successful in its efforts to include language in the recently adopted state budget bill that will help reduce local power supply costs.  Since 1996, Bryan Municipal Utilities has owned and operated the Auglaize Hydroelectric Plant, a 4,300-kilowatt hydroelectric generating [...]

2016 WATER REPORT

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BMU Annual Report

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BMU Welcomes New Director

Bryan Municipal Utilities would like to welcome Kevin M. Maynard as the Director of Utilities.  Kevin is a 1979 graduate of Stryker High School, and graduated with honors in 1981 from Northwest State Community College, Archbold, with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Electromechanical Engineering. He graduated magna cum [...]

Spring Hydrant Flushing

Bryan Municipal Water Department has begun its yearly spring water main flushing program. John Caperton(Pictured), water distribution supervisor, said the water crew will flush the main large trunk lines from the water treatment plant to the water towers first. Then, they will flush the smaller distribution lines starting on and [...]

BMU Recognized for Reliability

  Bryan Municipal Utilities has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2016. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association (www.PublicPower.org), a trade group that represents more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community-owned electric utilities. The Association helps members track outage and restoration data through its subscription-based eReliability [...]

Employment Opportunity

Bryan Municipal Utilities is currently accepting applications for: Engineering Assistant Responsibilities include project management of engineering work in the design, costs, and inspection of municipal utilities projects to ensure conformity of rules and regulations. A preferred candidate will have experience in CAD. Engineering Assistant

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BMU Lineworkers honored for achievements at AMP Lineworker Rodeo

Bryan Municipal Utilities lineworkers received several awards at the American Municipal Power Lineworkers Rodeo competition held Saturday, August 27, at AMP headquarters in Columbus. More than 40 lineworkers competed in the rodeo, which featured three levels of competition: team, individual and apprentice. The events were designed to replicate actual lineworker [...]

BMU director resigns; Board prepares to search for replacement

Bryan Municipal Utilities Director Brian Carlin informed the Board of Public Affairs at special meeting on Monday that he is resigning in August. Carlin, who has been director since 2013, said that he has accepted another position in private industry. “The decision to leave Bryan Municipal Utilities after 22 years [...]

BMU kicks off National Drinking Water Week

Bryan Municipal Utilities and the American Water Works Association kicked off National Drinking Water Week today by highlighting the theme “Your water – to know it is to love it.” Water professionals across North America are urging consumers to consider the value of their water service and the importance [...]

BMU receives national recognition for reliable electric operations

Bryan Municipal Utilities has earned a Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3®) designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service. Brent McKinney, Director of Electric Transmission and Distribution at City Utilities of Springfield, Mo., and chair of APPA’s RP3 Review Panel, presented the designees on [...]

Water Department begins spring hydrant flushing

Bryan Municipal Water Department is beginning its spring water main flushing program next week. The water crew will flush the larger transmission mains (12- and 16-inch) first and then, flush the smaller distribution lines on the side streets. “To flush the lines, we flow the hydrants for about 10 minutes [...]