Annual Business Meeting

The 2024 Annual Business Meeting will be held at Forest View Middle School in the Cafeteria on Saturday, June 15 at 10 a.m. As a member-owned Cooperative, the Annual Business Meeting provides an opportunity for members to hear reports from officers and directors, receive the 2023 Annual Report, ask questions, and learn the results of the director elections.

To facilitate proper seating arrangements, members are asked to RSVP by June 13. Forest View Middle School is located at 12149 Knollwood Drive Baxter, MN 56425. Adequate parking is available in the main parking lot; enter through the main doors. Complimentary coffee and donuts will be provided to attendees.

The deadline for filing candidacy for an open director position is April 16, 2024, at 4:30 p.m. Members residing or owning real estate receiving service from Crow Wing Power in District 1A, 2 At-Large, or 3B may file for candidacy during the open filing period. Director Election Information.

Survey & Ballot Systems, an independent firm, conducts the election voting and will mail a ballot to Crow Wing Power members in May. Members can vote ahead of the Annual Business Meeting by mail, or electronic online voting. Ballots can also be returned to Crow Wing Power headquarters or brought to the Annual Business Meeting. Instructions for voting options will be included in your 2024 ballot.


Members may call 218-829-2827 to RSVP for the Annual Business Meeting. 

2024 Election Voting

2024 Election Voting Opens May, 17, 2024 and closes on June, 16, 2024. 

Ballots for the Director elections will be mailed in May to all members, the voting process will conclude on the morning of our Annual Business Meeting, where the elected directors will be announced.

Voting Options: 

Electronic Voting

Online voting must be done by 10 a.m. on June 14, 2024. When voting opens on May 17, 2024, members can vote online by entering individualized information printed on the enclosed yellow return envelope marked "Official Ballot Use Only" and it will take them to a personal ballot page.

QR Code From a mobile device, scan the QR code printed on the detachable stub of the enclosed yellow return envelope marked "Official Ballot Use Only" and it will take you to your personal ballot page.

SmartHub Vote in the app or online

  • App: Open your SmartHub app, login and click the "Vote Now" button.
  • Online: Log in to your SmartHub online account and click the "Vote Now button.


Ballots must be received at the post office box designated on the yellow return envelopes prior to 10:00 a.m. June 15, 2024

To be counted, mailed ballots must be sealed in the "Secrecy Envelope" and inserted into the final "Official Ballot Use Only" return envelope. Read and follow directions carefully.

  • Two official envelopes are enclosed: a white "Ballot Secrecy Envelope" and a yellow Business Reply Envelope marked "Official Ballot Use Only".
  • Upon completing your ballot, insert the ballot into the white "Ballot Secrecy Envelope" and seal this envelope. Insert the sealed white "Secrecy Envelope" into the yellow "Official Ballot Use Only" return envelope. Tear off and discard the large stub on the back. It has your name and personal information for your verification and use only. Once removed, the card coding on the yellow envelope flap will identify you as the official vote. Seal and mail.


In-person Ballots can be dropped off at Crow Wing Power by 5 p.m., Friday, June 14, 2024, or dropped off at the Annual Business Meeting by 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2024, at Forest View Middle School in Baxter. Ballots must be in their sealed envelope. 


Annual Meeting Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the annual meeting of the members of Crow Wing Power will be held at Forest View Middle School, Baxter, Minnesota on Saturday, June 15, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. for the purpose of electing directors and covering the previous fiscal year and transacting such other business as may come before the meeting. 

This notice is included in the official election ballot sent to membership in mid-May.