Well, here’s a real surprise: Pueblo City Councilman Mark Aliff told his colleagues last week that Black Hills Energy hasn’t been willing to provide some information requested for a study into whether the city should set up its own utility company.

“It’s a little disturbing when Black Hills comes to a council meeting and the person who’s running Black Hills in Pueblo sits at the desk and purports to be a member of the community wanting to do good in the community, but then stonewalls on the information that is critical to the city as it pertains to moving forward or not moving forward with municipalization,” Aliff said.

Bear in mind that Pueblo represents nearly half of Black Hills’ overall customer base. And the study in question will be used to determine whether the city should bail out of its franchise agreement with Black Hills early.

Read more at The Pueblo Chieftain.

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