The Council heard many pros and cons about LEDA, considered Lubbock Power and Light's budget, and, in fairly close votes, approved the upcoming budget and tax rate.
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One budget proposal for the utility was prepared by the LP&L staff and another by the City of Lubbock staff.
To help conserve electricity, use large appliances in the morning or late in the evenings, and ensure that home and business air conditioner filters are clean, as well as turning off unneeded lights, computers, and appliances.
Lubbock Mayor Glen Robertson joined Lubbock's First News Friday morning to recap the first regular night meeting of the City Council. Robertson talked about LP&L, the city tax rate and more with Chad Hasty and Rex Andrew.
Mike Davis, Board Chairman of Lubbock Power and Light, joined Lubbock' First News on Friday to talk about comments made by Mayor Glen Robertson on KFYO last week.
On Friday's edition of Lubbock's First News, Lubbock Mayor Glen Robertson talked with Chad Hasty and Rex Andrew about the recent Lubbock blackouts and how Lubbock Power and Light is involved.
LP&L completed repairs to the Wadsworth Substation today
Lubbock Mayor Glen Robertson addressed local media Wednesday on the situation with the Wadsworth Substation and the power outages on Saturday and Monday.
LP&L will start repairs Thursday morning at 5:30am. You may want to take precautions.
According to the City, Lubbock Power and Light found another bad arrestor, which caused Saturday morning’s blackout, and was in the process of shifting electrical loads when a power surge occurred.