Columbus – The Village of Newton Falls was honored for its achievements during the past year at the 2011 AMP/OMEA Annual Conference.

Finance Director Tracy Reimbold  was honored for her outstanding service to the AMP Board of Trustees and the village was re-elected by AMP membership to a seat on the 20-member Board. Reimbold was reelected treasurer of the Board.

A System Improvement Award was presented to the Newton Falls Electric System recognizing the downtown distribution conversion and upgrade. The project involved upgrading distribution lines and has resulted in reduced system losses and better voltage support.

Newton Falls Electric System’s commitment to safety was recognized with an AMP Safety Award in recognition of having no time loss due to reportable accidents.

The annual conference was held in Columbus, October 24-27 and was attended by more than 430 municipal officials and industry representatives, with speakers from various national organizations.