County Accepting Applications to Fill One Seat On Board of Public Utilities

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Los Alamos County is currently accepting applications until April 11 to fill one position on the Board of Public Utilities (BPU).  Comprising five voting members, the BPU governs the Department of Public Utilities (DPU), a county-owned utility that provides Los Alamos with electric, water, natural gas and wastewater services.  The selected individual will fill a position to be vacated on July 1 due to an expiring term.  Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, April 11. 

Interested parties can complete the online application at  All applications for Los Alamos County Boards and Commissions are now submitted electronically online.  Hard-copies are not available.  If you require assistance to complete an application, please contact DPU staff at (505) 662-8132 or

Members of the BPU work together with the DPU to serve and represent the interests of the community.  Through policy direction, the BPU guides DPU’s senior management to realize its mission to create a high-performing utility, matched to the community, contributing to its future with diversified and innovative utility solutions.  BPU meetings are held every third Wednesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers, 1000 Central Avenue, Los Alamos, NM.

To qualify for consideration, interested applicants must be 18 years or older, be a resident of Los Alamos County for a minimum of one year prior to appointment, be registered to vote, not hold public office nor be an employee of the County government, and not conduct any business with the DPU except as a consumer.  Additional information about the BPU and the application process are available at .