The signed applicant on the reverse side of this Application (hereinafter, the “Member”) hereby applies for electric service from Citizens Electric Corporation (hereinafter, the “Corporation”) upon the following terms and conditions.
a. The Member will, when electric energy becomes available at the Member location, purchase from the Corporation all electric energy used on the premises and/or billed through the meter placed upon Member’s premises, and will pay
therefor on a monthly basis in accordance with the rate schedule and rules and regulations established by the Corporation.
b. The Member shall not resell to any third party any electric energy provided by the Corporation to the Member.
2. Continuity of Service
The Corporation shall use reasonable diligence to provide a constant and uninterrupted supply of electric power and energy hereunder. If the supply of electric power and energy shall fail or be interrupted, or become defective through an act of God, governmental authority, action of the elements, public enemy, accident, strikes, labor trouble, required maintenance, inability to secure right-of-way, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Corporation, the Corporation shall not be liable therefor or for damages caused thereby.
3. Right of Access
Duly authorized representatives of the Corporation shall be permitted access to Member’s premises for the purposes of meter reading, inspecting, repairing, installing or removing any or all of its equipment used in connection with serving the Member. In addition, Member shall grant the Corporation the necessary right-of-way without charge to provide service extensions to Member as well as to perform necessary maintenance and service upgrades.
4. Safety and Service Connections Specifications
Throughout the term of this agreement, the Member hereby agrees that the premises to be served by the Corporation shall be wired in accordance with all applicable county, state and/or federal regulations, codes, laws or statutes as required and/or adopted by the Corporation.
5. Communication of Official Notices.
The Corporation communicates its official notices via the monthly newsletter Rural Missouri, monthly bill newsletters and on its website at www.cecmo.com. The cost for these publications is taken from the general operating funds of the
6. Compliance with Corporation’s By-Laws.
The Member will comply with and be bound by the provisions of the Corporation’s By-Laws and the rules, regulations and policies of the Corporation now in effect and as may hereafter be amended from time to time by the Board of Directors.
The acceptance of this Application by the Corporation shall constitute an agreement between Member and the Corporation, its successors and assigns, and the contract for electric service shall continue in force from the date service is made available by the Corporation to the Member and thereafter until canceled in accordance with the
By-Laws, rules and regulations or policies of the Corporation.
Citizens Electric Corporation 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. Persons 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.