Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative has sent ballots for its board of directors elections to the members.

Three positions on the OTEC board are up for election at the 30th annual membership meeting April 14 at the Harney County Fairgrounds, 69660 S Egan Ave., Burns. The election results will be announced at that time.

The candidates are incumbents Austin Bingaman, Union County; Wayne Overton, Baker County; and Gary Miller, Grant County. All candidates are running to serve a three-year term.

OTEC voting members will be able to cast their ballots by mail or may hand deliver their ballot to the meeting. To vote by mail, the signed and sealed ballots must be received by April 10 or delivered in person to the meeting.

Members voting by mail may also enter a contest to win a $500 energy credit to be awarded at the meeting.

Registration begins at 10 a.m., followed by a business meeting at 11 a.m. A catered lunch will be provided by Juniper Cookhouse and will be served following the business meeting. Live entertainment will be provided by Frank Carlson, and there will be lots of raffles and prize drawings throughout the event. All members are invited to attend.

A sign-up sheet for free bus travel to the meeting is available at the John Day Senior Center, 142 NE Dayton St. The bus is scheduled to depart from John Day at 8:45 a.m. and to return passengers to John Day by 3 p.m. All times are approximate. Signup sheets will be available until Friday, March 30, or until they are filled.

To register to vote in OTEC elections, contact the local OTEC office, 541-575-0161. For more information, visit otecc.com.

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