Frederick Power & Light
Frederick Power & Light is a municipally owned enterprise system providing Frederick customers with electric services within the original town boundaries since 1913. On April 18, 2018, United Power, an electric cooperative utility headquartered in Brighton, Colorado, and the Town of Frederick jointly announced that they reached an agreement for the cooperative to purchase the Town of Frederick’s municipal electric utility, Frederick Power & Light. We will continue to provide updated information about the transition on this page.
In compliance with the State of Colorado Public Utilities Commission Decision No. C18-0359 the Notice of Transfer can be found here. Any additional questions regarding this matter can be answered by Kirstyn Jovanovich, Acting Town Manager at 720.382.5500.
Frederick Unofficial Election Results
Ballot question about the sale of
FREDERICK, Colorado (June 26, 2018) – The results are in regarding the sale of the town-owned electric utility to United Power, Inc. The election was required by Colorado State Statute 31-15-713 as the next step in the process of selling a municipal utility.
“SHALL THE TOWN OF FREDERICK BE PERMITTED TO SELL THE ELECTRIC LIGHT WORKS UTILITY TO UNITED POWER, INC. FOR A LUMP SUM PAYMENT OF EIGHTEEN MILLION DOLLARS ($18,000,000), AND WITH THE SALE TO CLOSE ON OR BEFORE JULY 1, 2019, WITH SUCH OTHER TERMS AND CONSIDERATIONS AS MAY BE AGREED TO BETWEEN THE TWO PARTIES?”
The judges processed 1,952 ballots. The Town of Frederick has 7,719 registered voters. The election results will not be official until July 6, 2018, in order to allow for the statute-required length of time for overseas military ballots and signature verification processes to be completed.
“I want to thank the Frederick residents for being active in their community by exercising their right to vote on important community issues that we ask them to consider,” said Mayor Tony Carey. We wish United Power the best of luck in operating the whole Frederick Incorporated Electric Utility as we will continue completion of the asset sale agreement that meets the terms agreed to by the two parties.”