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Holmes-Wayne Electric Cooperative, Inc. is an
equal opportunity provider and employer.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs).
Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

Person with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape , American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA's TARGET Center at (202)720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800)877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_ filing_cust.html and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.  To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.  Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1)        mail:    U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2)        fax:      (202) 690-7442; or

(3)        email: program.intake@usda.gov

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender



THE MISSION OF HOLMES-WAYNE ELECTRIC COOPERTATIVE, INC. IS TO SAFELY PROVIDE RELIABLE, COMPETITIVELY-PRICED ELECTRIC SERVICE FOR OUR MEMBER-OWNERS TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE COMMUNITIES WE SERVE WHILE EMBRACING COOPERATIVE PRINCIPLES AND VALUES.

Hear from Holmes-Wayne President& CEO, Glenn Miller
Courtesy of thevoiceofholmescounty.com


Established in 1935 in Millersburg,
Ohio, Holmes-Wayne Electric
Cooperative, Inc. is a non-profit
electric distribution utility. We are
owned and operated by our member -customers. Here is a quick rundown
of other facts about the Cooperative.

Holmes-Wayne Electric Cooperative, Inc. serves more than 18,000 accounts in Holmes, Wayne, Medina, Ashland, Stark, Tuscarawas, Knox and Coshocton counties. Headquarters are in Millersburg, with a district office in West Salem.

Holmes-Wayne Electric Cooperative, Inc. owns and maintains approximately 2,250 miles of distribution line and 18 substations.

The Cooperative was formed on October 30, 1935, in Millersburg.

Revenue in 2016 was $39,317,970

Holmes-Wayne Electric Cooperative, Inc. paid $2,725,069 in taxes in 2016.

A nine member board of trustees, elected from the membership. oversees the Cooperative. The board hires the president/CEO, who is responsible for the day-to-day operations.

The Cooperative has 38 employees.

Holmes-Wayne Electric Cooperative, Inc. is a member-owner of Buckeye Power, Inc., and buys all of its electricity from Buckeye Power, which also operates as a Co-op. As a Cooperative member, you own Holmes-Wayne and a portion of Buckeye Power.

In addition to Buckeye Power, Holmes-Wayne is a member of Ohio Rural Electric Cooperatives, Inc., the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, Cooperative Response Center, Cooperative Financial Corporation, and National Information Solutions Cooperative.

The average residential consumer on Holmes-Wayne's lines uses about 1,350 kilowatt hours (KWH) per month.

As a non-profit Cooperative, any margins received beyond the cost of providing service (profits) are assigned to each member's account, according to the usage, and eventually returned to the members. These margins are referred to as captial credits.