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"Our primary mission is to safely, responsibly, and reliably meet

the electrical energy needs of our member-owners."

Empire Electric Association, Inc. is your member-owned and locally controlled rural electric cooperative. We are proud to supply electric power to more than 12,000 members in Colorado and Utah, including: Cortez, Dolores, Dove Creek, Mancos, Monticello (Utah), and Towaoc. As your not-for-profit electric utility, we put you - our members - first, which means our programs and services, including this website, are designed to benefit you. If you can't find what you are looking for, please contact us.

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NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE - Empire Electric Association is in the process of selling property it owns at 761 N. Broadway, Cortez.  The property consists of 4.55 acres south of the Empire’s main office.  The improvements on the Property are a warehouse, a mechanical shop, and two out buildings.  Empire plans to select a buyer through a sealed bid process.  Those wishing to submit a bid may pick up a bid packet from Empire’s main office at 801 N. Broadway, Cortez during normal business hours.  More detailed information about the bid process is contained in the bid packet.  Empire will accept sealed bids until August 31, 2017.  The Empire Board of Directors plans to select a buyer from among those timely submitting sealed bids at its regular business meeting on September 8, 2017.  For any questions regarding this notice, please contact Josh Dellinger, General Manager, at 970-565-4444.

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