Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws
Beltrami Electric Cooperative, is a recipient of federal financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and USDA civil rights regulations/policies, 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/expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal/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) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA TARGET Center at (202)720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800)877-8339. 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 https://www.ascr.usda.gov/ad-3027-usda-program-discrimination-complaint-form and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide 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: email@example.com
USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.
Red Flag Rules
A federal law commonly called "Red Flag Rules" mandates that utilities take steps to verify consumer identity for certain account requests. The purpose of the law is to prevent identity theft. Specifically this means that you will be required to state your name and provide at least one other form of identification when inquiring about your account. These procedures will help protect your identity. For more information about the law, please call (218) 444-2540 or (800) 955-6083.
For more information, see our Member Privacy page here.