The Springfield Utility Board will be considering a resolution at a public hearing on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at 7:00 p.m., regarding a proposed electric rate increase and modifications to electric rate schedules. The first public hearing to consider this rate increase was held on February 10.  SUB is holding the second and final hearing on March 16, prior to taking action.

The proposed rate increase, expected to be 3.0 percent, if approved at the March 16 Board meeting, will be effective on billing statements rendered on or after April 1, 2016, for schedules R-1, GP-1, GS-1, GS-2, GS-3, L-1, L-2, and L-3, as and for the rates to be charged for electric supply and service upon the system of the Springfield Utility Board.

Copies of the proposed electric rate increase and the supporting methodology will be available for public review prior to the public hearing. They may be reviewed at SUB’s Main Office, 250 A Street, Springfield, Oregon, or by visiting SUB’s website at  To receive copies of the proposed resolution by mail, or to obtain answers to questions about this notice, please call Jeff Nelson at 541-744-3600.  The public hearing will take place in SUB’s Board Meeting Room at 223 A Street, Suite F, Springfield, Oregon.  The public is invited to attend this meeting.