April 20, 2017 | Vol. 140 No. 7

Lighting Upgrade Will Save Waitsburg Schools Thousands

Pacific Power incentive may cover majority of cost to replace Preston Hall lighting

WAITSBURG – At their March meeting the Waitsburg School Board approved a lighting upgrade purchase in Preston Hall that will save the district thousands of dollars each year. An energy incentive kick-back from Pacific Power will allow the district to recoup the investment in its first year, alone.

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In January, District Facilities, Transportation, and Maintenance Supervisor Colter Mohney, approached the board about checking into options for replacing the deteriorating lighting in Preston Hall.

Mohney said the lights are expensive to fix and that the fixes don’t last. He said that he had...

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