FMPA Member Utilities Respond to Operational Audit

Utility’s Board and Executive Committee approve response to address audit findings

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 16, 2015 – Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) Board of Directors and All-Requirements Project Executive Committee members met today to review a draft response to the Florida Auditor General’s preliminary and tentative operational audit report.

The Board and Executive Committee both approved a draft response to the audit report with a few edits suggested during the meeting. FMPA will provide these written comments to the Auditor General by the Feb. 20 deadline.

“As we work to finalize our response to the Auditor General, FMPA continues to value input from the public, and we appreciate those who attended our Board meeting today in Orlando,” said FMPA Board Chairman and Mayor of the City of Newberry Bill Conrad.

“We are approaching our response to this audit as an opportunity to improve how we operate, to serve our customers better and to make any changes to our policies that lead to that result. We are proud of the 37 years of service that FMPA has provided in this state while saving our members hundreds of millions of dollars in power supply costs. As this process moves forward we look forward to sharing our next steps, and we remain committed to using this as an opportunity to get better, and enhancing our services at all levels for our customers,” said Conrad.

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Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) is a wholesale power company owned by 31 municipal electric utilities. FMPA provides economies of scale in power generation and related services to support community-owned electric utilities. The members of FMPA serve approximately two million Floridians.

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