January 2017 Board Meeting

The January board meeting will be held on Thursday the 12th at 10:00 a.m. in the Vinita Headquarters Board Room.

Notice to the Public

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC Please be advised Grand River Dam Authority is proposing changes to its Lake Rules and Purchasing Policy. In addition, new rules are proposed for Repairs and Improvements to Grand River Dam Authority Facilities. Written and oral comments will be accepted January 18, 2017 through February 17, 2017. For more information and the proposed rules Chapter 35 Notice of Rulemaking Intent Chapter 35 Lake Rules Chapter 35 Rule Impact Statement … More

A powerful public power career

Power for Progress… A weekly column from the Grand River Dam Authority At its monthly meeting on January 12, the Grand River Dam Authority Board of Directors honored retiring Chief Financial Officer Carolyn Dougherty with a very special award. Dougherty, who closes the books on a 30-year GRDA career on February 1, was the first-ever recipient of the “GRDA Lifetime Achievement Award.” She began her GRDA career as an internal auditor and also managed special projects for GRDA before moving to the lead financial position in recent years. As the inscription stated, she received the award “in recognition of a … More


The Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) is in receipt of an application to add 18 slips at Southwinds Marina located on Grand Lake, in Delaware County. The applicant requests a waiver of the 1/3 of the cove rule for one dock located at the project. A public hearing is scheduled for Thursday, January 19, at 10:00 AM at GRDA’s Administrative Headquarters located in Vinita, Oklahoma. GRDA wishes to solicit comments on this proposed project from all interested individuals and businesses. If you would like to submit written comments or have any questions, please contact … More