Scott Gottsch Marks 25 Years at Loup Power District
Gottsch joined Loup in 1998 as a Maintenance Man at the Genoa Headworks. In 2000, he was promoted to Carpenter/Utilityman on the Canal Crew based out of the Columbus Service Center. Gottsch was promoted to Headgates Operator at the Genoa Headworks in 2008 and transferred to the position of Storekeeper I in 2016.
Loup Renews Community Memberships
Loup Power District has renewed its membership in Community Clubs and Chambers of Commerce in towns throughout its service area. Checks totaling $31,462 were presented to communities in Boone, Colfax, Nance, Platte, and Madison counties. Payment amounts are based on the 2022 gross revenues in each community
Tyler Hiner Joins Loup Power District
Tyler Hiner of Columbus has joined Loup Power District as an Equipment Operator at the Columbus Service Center. Hiner operates the District’s heavy equipment and is part of the crew that performs maintenance on the canal system from Genoa to Columbus. He also works at the two powerhouses when needed, helps build substations, and maintains District parks and lakes.
Chuck McCumber Retires from Loup Power District
Chuck McCumber, P.E., has retired after more than 15 years of service. McCumber joined Loup in 2007 as the Engineering Supervisor at the Columbus General Office. His duties included system design of lines and substations. He also evaluated and purchased equipment and systems in conjunction with Loup’s load management and SCADA programs.
Loup Delivers Quarterly Lease Payments
Loup Power District officials recently delivered lease payment checks totaling more than $1.3 million to area communities. Each of these communities owns their electric distribution systems. These payments compensate them for the use of those systems for the fourth quarter of 2022. Communities use the funds for a variety of public projects.
Tim Recek Promoted to Carpenter/Utility
Tim Recek of Columbus was recently promoted to Carpenter/Utility at Loup Power District. In his new role, Recek is responsible for the construction and maintenance of District facilities, such as substation foundations and buildings, office buildings, and retail offices. He also helps maintain the canal and surrounding areas.