Due to COVID-19 pandemic precautions, CKenergy Electric Cooperative will hold a non-traditional, modified Annual Meeting of Members on Friday, July 31 at the Pioneer Cellular Event Center in Weatherford from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
"This was not an easy decision for the board to make,” CKEC CEO Clint Pack said. “Many ideas were discussed at length. Ultimately, it came down to keeping our members safe and healthy while at the same time adhering to our bylaws.”
Registration will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Pioneer Cellular Event Center with a drive through registration option available. If members want to register inside, you can do so in the lobby of the Pioneer Cellular Event Center. Members can register and receive a $20 bill credit on their electric account.
A meal will not be served, and entertainment will not be provided. Watch for your annual meeting registration card in the monthly newsletter prior to the meeting and be sure to bring it with you.
If a quorum is present, the business meeting will begin promptly at 11:00 a.m. in the Pioneer Cellular Event Center. The business meeting can also be accessed online(via a live stream on our Facebook page).The meeting agenda will address the essential business required by the CKEC bylaws. It will not include the education and social components normally part of our meeting; however, we look forward to celebrating these values with our members again next year.
“This was not a decision that our Board or management took lightly,” explained CKEC Board President, Gary Brewster, “and we appreciate our member’s understanding in our choosing to uphold one of our seven guiding Cooperative Principles — Concern for Community. On behalf of the board, we want to thank our members for their patronage and their understanding of the method of this year’s CKEC Annual Meeting,” President Gary Brewster says.