City of Red Bud is one of four to earn safety award

The City of Red Bud was among four IMUA-member municipalities recently presented a safety award at the first-ever joint annual conference of the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency (IMEA), the Illinois Municipal Utilities Association (IMUA) and the Illinois Public Energy Agency (IPEA) held on Aug. 25 in Springfield. 

The award – presented by IMEA/IMUA/IPEA President and CEO Kevin M. Gaden,pictured at right, to City of Red Bud Utility Superintendent Josh Eckart – recognizes the municipality’s utility department employees for having achieved outstanding safety performance in the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) “Safety Awards of Excellence” Competition. 

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