...a community-owned and governed utility, created to provide safe, reliable and cost-based electric and wholesale telecommunication services...
Mason County PUD 3 is a governmental agency, providing electricity and wholesale telecommunications services to customers in its service territory. A three-member board of commissioners governs the PUD, as authorized under Washington State law.
The PUD 3 commission is a non-partisan board. Board members represent three districts, each having approximately an equal number of voters. One commissioner is elected from each of the three districts every two years and each serves a six-year term. A map of the commission districts is available here.
PUD 3 commissioners hold regular business meetings every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 10:00 a.m. The meetings are at the PUD 3 auditorium at 2621 E Johns Prairie Road in Shelton. The public is welcome to attend. Special meetings may be scheduled as needed.
The board of commissioners establishes policy, reviews operations, and approves plans, budgets and expenditures. The board exercises the legal responsibilities and powers of the PUD, including the establishment of rates and charges for services.