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Dicke resigns as general manager of FELPS

Dicke resigns as general manager of FELPS

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July 30, 2015, 9:36am

Floresville Electric Light & Power System (FELPS) General Manager Kyle Dicke is resigning from FELPS, effective Sept. 11.

Dicke has served FELPS for the past 3-1/2 years. The utility is jointly owned by the cities of Floresville, Stockdale, and Poth and serves Falls City and La Vernia, and serves approximately 15,300 meters within Wilson County and parts of Karnes and Bexar counties. The FELPS board will begin searching immediately for a new general manager.

Look for more on this in the Aug. 5 print edition of the Wilson County News.

Your Opinions and Comments

August 4, 2015 9:51am
The relationship between FELPS and CPS was hurt by this general manager. The new one should rectify that. This relationship is a valuable one and unique in the power business. Don't bite the hand that feeds you. Are you paying... More ›

August 3, 2015 9:55am
Franklin - If FELPS only had once a month outages it would be a hugh improvement. I live in La Vernia and unfortunately am in the FELPS area of La Vernia. There have been days when the power gos out 4 or 5 times the same DAY.... More ›

August 3, 2015 8:35am
Sam, your right. Electric companies all over the USA has issues. The neglect of the system and lack of vision and growth is what has caused these issues with FELPS. The only thing reliable with FELPS is that it going to go out... More ›

August 3, 2015 8:28am
Look, No Dickie hasn't helped matters any with regard to service with FELPS, but look, the issues with FELPS have been a long time in the making. The deterioration of the poles and the lines takes years and decades of neglect.... More ›

La Vernia  
July 31, 2015 12:07pm
This man is a politician! I dealt with him when he screwed up the billing system last November. He never could even provide me a response to my letter to him, the Mayor of Floresville, and the FELPS Board. Residents who have... More ›

brite eyes  
July 31, 2015 10:37am
Good bye - and don't let the door slam you on the behind as you leave! He certainly screwed things up while he was here. Raised rates and gave poorer service. Maybe now they can hire someone to actually answer the phone.

north pole  
July 31, 2015 7:39am
Obviously the only thing guy knew how to do was raise rates and round everything UP to the next higher dollar. He sure didn't understand customer service or how to run a utility. Hope he finds a good sales position with a used... More ›

Sam Eagle  
Muppet Land  
July 30, 2015 7:06pm
For crying out loud, retired, you act like no other company has issues with its equipment but FELPS. Electrical suppliers, of all sizes, all over the country have problems -- especially during periods of extreme heat or extreme... More ›

July 30, 2015 6:17pm
On a day like today it is deadly for many people, esp seniors, to be without power. When there is not a cloud in the sky it is a crimminal act for a company with a monopoly to not provide power IMO. Wilson county needs another... More ›

Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
July 30, 2015 5:56pm
He is a fat little bugger, T-Bone, but CUTE!!!

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