Randy Brodbeck appreciated for 22 years of service to schools.

Faculty and staff of Johnson City ISD went to the Blanco County Courthouse to surprise Justice of the Peace, Randy Brodbeck, and thank him for serving the county since 1995.

Tuesday, June 24 employees of Johnson City ISD rode a bus over to the Blanco County Courthouse to thank Justice of the Peace, Randy Brodbeck, for 22 years of service on the school board. Brodbeck has seen and enabled many changes for Johnson City schools. In the years since being sworn in on May 15, 1995 there has been construction on new classrooms, the high school, middle school, football stadium, central offices, and renovations to the softball stadium. He has supported Johnson City teachers through salary and budget increases and saw the district become a “Robin Hood” district under Chapter 41.
Brodbeck has only missed one meeting since heing elected into the school board. At the regular school board meeting on Monday, June 13, he was presented with a clock in recognition of his service. In reference to all Brodbeck has given to the school district Lynn Webb noted “it’s not the things that are important but the impact those actions leave on the students and the community that are testament to his service and commitment.” Mr. Brodbeck no longer serves on the school board but has left a lasting impact on the school district.

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PEC Meeting brings high attendence and board election results.

PEC CEO John Hewa touted the co-op’s many recent achievements, such as seven consecutive rate reductions, the most recent of which will go into effect Aug.1.

More than 600 attend PEC Annual Meeting; 2 directors elected to Board of Directors
Pedernales Electric Cooperative voters re-elected District 5 Board Director James Oakley and elected Jim Powers, who ran unopposed, to serve as the new District 4 Director. Powers replaces former Director Chris Perry, who did not seek re-election.
Voters also approved an amendment affirming members the right to speak at any open meeting of the Board of Directors. The amendment required approval by two-thirds of voting members.
Election results were announced during the PEC Annual Meeting on Saturday in Dripping Springs. More than 600 members attended the event, which featured energy-related activities and displays. They also had the opportunity to speak with PEC staff and elected officials before the business meeting, during which the standing-room-only crowd filled the seats at the Performing Arts Center auditorium at Dripping Springs High School.
During the meeting, PEC CEO John Hewa highlighted the cooperative’s numerous rate reductions and spoke about the many achievements of the past year, achievements that also included top system reliability and member satisfaction scores as well as growth surpassing 10,000 new meters.
“This organization is reaching new heights,” Hewa said, “and we are continuing to strive for even greater options for members.”
Members applauded Hewa’s announcement of a seventh consecutive cost reduction effective Aug. 1 and plans to launch Time of Use rates this fall.
Oakley, who served as Board president during the past year, also addressed members, citing achievements and
improvements for members even as costs continue to go down. Oakley also spoke about the groundbreaking of the PEC Northwest Operations Center, now under construction in Marble Falls.
More than 600 attend PEC Annual Meeting; 2 directors elected to Board of Directors

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PEC launches Power of Change round-up community support program

Pedernales Electric Cooperative members now have a new way to make the place they love to live even better: the PEC Power of Change program. Those who opt in will have their electric bills rounded up to the nearest dollar, and the combined funds will be awarded throughout the year to eligible area non-profit organizations and qualified members in need.

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Hubenak Headed to State Championships

Ayden Hubenak would not be denied a trip to Austin to compete at the State Track and Field Meet, Ayden cleared 12'9'' and won the Region IV Pole Vault. Ayden will compete against 8 other vaulters from across the state Saturday May 14th in Austin at the University of Texas' Mike Meyers Track Complex. Ayden will vault at 3:30.

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JCVFD Annual Fish Fry Set for Saturday, May 14

The Johnson City Volunteer Fire Department will hold its 16th annual fish fry fundraiser and dance on Saturday, May 14, at the Blanco County Fairgrounds in Johnson City. The event is usually held the first weekend in May, but was moved due to Mother’s Day.

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