How Municipalities Can Benefit from Market Research

September 27, 2018   Market research can help drive strategic planning efforts for municipalities as well as the development and implementation of new programs and services. When municipalities understand how residents feel about particular topics or issues they can develop … Continued

Twenty Years and Counting

Hometown Connections Prepares for Next Phase of Service to Public Power By Tim Blodgett, President & CEO, Hometown Connections, Inc. September 2018 Celebrating 20 years of service to public power, Hometown Connections has in place a new ownership structure providing … Continued

Bill Smart Wins TPPA Honor Roll Award

      AUSTIN, TX—July 25, 2018—Today during the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Texas Public Power Association (TPPA), Bill Smart of Hometown Connections received the TPPA Honor Roll Award. Each year, TPPA recognizes individuals and organizations for their accomplishments … Continued

Profile of Excellence in Public Power Governance

By Patty Cruz, Vice President of Consulting & Training, Hometown Connections June 25, 2018 There is a multi-service utility that for many years has dedicated efforts to establish an effective working relationship with its Board.  A key component of this … Continued

Currie Elected MISO Board Chair

Hometown Connections Executive Consultant Succeeds Retiring Director and Board Chair Michael Curran   June 25, 2018 CARMEL, Ind. — The Midcontinent Independent System Operator board of directors on June 21 unanimously elected Director Phyllis E. Currie chair of the board. Currie, … Continued