Loveland Utilities Commission

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The purpose of the Loveland Utilities Commission shall be to serve as an advisory body to City Council on all matters pertaining to the water, waste water, and electric utility operations and services provided by the City. 

Meet the members of the Commission

 Gary Hausman

"To support & help City staff provide safe  and reliable utilities. Our goal is to ensure quality, fiscal responsibly and environmentally sensitive utility services at competitive rates. Our customers are our fellow citizens and we must provide quality customer service."

 Dan Herlihey

 Vice chair

"I appreciate the opportunity to provide guidance to Loveland Water and Power in order to achieve reliable, high quality and cost effective services for the benefits of its customers."



 Dave Kavanagh 
 Board Member

"To ensure utility rates remain affordable without degrading our facilities and planning for the future while maintaining a high level of customer service."

 Dave Schneider

 Board Member

"Getting citizens smack dab in the middle of government to understand what’s really going on, seeing the process and sweating the details."

 Gene Packer

 Board Member
"My purpose and goal with the commission is to assist and help advise the City in providing quality and timely utility services."

 John Butler

 Board Member
"To provide insight that I received from a 20 year Navy career, to make the best use of the City’s assets and to provide the citizens of Loveland the most economic and reliable utilities."

Larry Roos

Board Member
"Strive to be a wise advisor for our City Council and be a good representative for our customers, staff, operating systems and the environment."





 Randy Williams
 Board Member

"To provide input on the planning and operations of utilities, to meet the current and foreseeable future needs of the citizens and businesses and to meet the goals of providing reliable and efficiently administered utilities at the lowest costs possible and at rates that are equitably shared among the users."

  Sean Cronin

  Board Member

"To serve my community, learn about our City and its local utility and provide insight and experience when requested."

 Stephanie Fancher-English

 Board Member

"To learn how the City provides our utilities and become a better informed citizen on both a local and global level. It is important to plan for our future generations."

LUC LiaisonS

Steve Olson 
 City Council Liaison

 (non-voting member)

"Reliable electricity and safe, high quality drinking water is an essential service for a community. The need to embrace state of the art technology must be balanced with consideration of the financial impact upon residents, especially those on fixed income."

 Joe Bernosky 

 LWP Director

 (non-voting member)
"As the staff liaison, it’s my privilege to work closely with Commission members to ensure that they receive timely and appropriate information so they can provide recommendations to the City Council."


Agendas and Minutes:

LUC meeting minutes, agendas and audio recordings can be found on the Boards and Commissions Calendar for the previous two years. To request records older than two years, contact the Loveland City Clerk's.

2017 LUC Accomplishments:

1. Finalize the design and begin construction on the Wastewater Treatment Plant expansion and rehabilitation project. The design is complete and construction is underway. Construction will continue through the first quarter of 2019.

2. Complete construction of the Foothills Substation. Construction is complete and the substation was energized on August 3, 2017 before the FEMA Alternate Project deadline on September 15, 2017. A grand opening and ribbon cutting was held on October 13, 2017.

3. Complete an Algal Mitigation study.The study was completed and implemented including the installation of four solar bees at Green Ridge Glade Reservoir.

4. Complete a comprehensive update of the 2018 schedule of rates, charges and fees.

5. Work to complete a water loss audit. Process improvements have been made to the methodology for calculating true system water loss and tracking various authorized but unbilled and unmetered water usage.

6. Chimney Hollow Reservoir Project. The project received the Corps of Engineers 404 permit and progress continues on preliminary design and property acquisitions. A joint application was filed in Division 5 Water Court to amend the Windy Gap decrees to accommodate changes.


Contact Information:

Joe Bernosky
LWP Director

Courtney Whittet
Business Services Professional
Loveland Utilities Commission Secretary


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