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BERTRAM — Pedernales Electric Cooperative CEO John D. Hewa will be on hand Sept. 3 for a town hall meeting regarding the future of the Bertram PEC office.

The meeting is 6:30 p.m. at Bertram City Hall, 110 E. Vaughan.

During the July 21 regular PEC meeting, co-op staff outlined a one- to five-year set of recommendations regarding several sites and offices. One recommendation was to “compress Bertram District operations with Marble Falls and Liberty Hill operations.”

During the July 21 PEC board of directors meeting, Vice President of Corporate Services Julie Beggs told the board the Bertam office is one of the oldest. But with it located between the Marble Falls and Liberty Hill districts, two of the fastest-growing districts, she said there is an opportunity to split some of the Bertram office duties between the Marble Falls and Liberty Hill locations.

But, officials said, this does not necessarily mean closing the Bertram site. There could be some operational changes at the Bertram office while still maintaining services members have come to expect, Beggs said during the meeting.

Since the July 21 meeting and talk to “compress” Bertram operations hit the ground, some Bertram residents have become concerned about the future of that PEC office.

During the Sept. 3 meeting, Hewa will address those concerns and answer questions.

Call (512) 355-2197 or (512) 627-2898 for more information.