By the members, for the members

A Board of Trustees, elected by the members, governs LCEC. As members themselves, they work to ensure quality service and reliable electricity at competitive rates for the members. Board members serve the membership as a whole and represent all geographic areas. They make decisions and set policies in the best interest of all members. At the same time, Trustees must …

Negotiations with the City Reach Impasse Again

Despite numerous concessions to the City, it appears negotiations on a new electric service franchise agreement are at a standstill once again. Having reached an impasse, LCEC presented a final franchise agreement proposal for review by the City Council, outlining the numerous concessions made to accommodate City positions. This includes reinstating a purchase option not found in any other LCEC …

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Community responsiblity is part of business

(Aug. 26, 2016) — LCEC began in 1940 when no other utility would serve parts of Southwest Florida. Local residents rallied around community leaders in North Fort Myers to form an electric cooperative that would serve members. The goal was to energize the community, not just with electricity, but also by helping with economic development, building the workforce and enhancing …