Welcome to MESE

MESE invites all municipal utilities and electric cooperatives to attend the 23rd annual Municipal Electric Safety Exchange meeting to be held September 20th, 21st and 22nd in Boerne, TX at The resort at Tapatio Springs. We have planned an exciting and informative format to discuss and share safety issues, features of available new equipment, accidents, near misses, and much more. Thursday afternoon, September 21st, we will provide various topics presented by qualified experienced instructors. Specific information regarding the agenda will be posted here in August.

There will be a vendor show all day Thursday September 21st.

The MESE conference touches all safety, training, and technical aspects of the electrical utility. Who should attend? Apprentices, journeyman linemen, substation techs, generation, metering/service and safety/risk personnel attend this conference.

If you are interested in our organization or have any questions, please contact Jessica Reece thru this website.


Jessica Reece, CSP
Safety & Training Coordinator
Garland Power & Light


About MESE

PURPOSE: To provide the opportunity for all municipal utilities and electric cooperatives to come together to discuss safety and training issues, solutions and opportunities that we all experience in the everyday operations of the business.

Attendee Invitation

This is your invitation to attend the 23rd Annual


MESE Conference

23rd Annual Conference September 20-22, 2017

We invite you to attend our 23rd Annual Safety Conference to be held Wednesday September 20th through Friday September 22rd, 2017 at the Tapatio Springs Resort in the beautiful hill country of Boerne, TX.

The conference shares safety related information with Texas Municipal Utilities and Texas Electric Cooperatives from around the state. We provide information on key topics such as accident investigation, material/equipment, and required/changing safety standards.


Note: After August 1, 2017 registration is $150.00 per person

JOIN US WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR A GOLF SCRAMBLE SPONSORED BY ALTEC AT THE TAPATIO GOLF COURSE - ENTRY FEE IS $35.00 per person for conference attendees or $75 per person not attending the conference. Registration/Sign-In starts @ 11:00 a.m.; Tee Time is 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday September 20th. Call Billy Fulbright, (City of College Station) at 979-255-6107 for details.

All conference attendees are invited to join us immediately following the golf scramble: Join us on the PATIO by the golf pro shop for appetizers and drinks; SPONSORED BY: TECHLINE. Hospitality will be open from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 20th, 2017.

MESE continues to bring the attendees one of the best Vendor Shows in the area. The VENDOR SHOW, with over 20 Vendors, begins Thursday at 9:00 am – Various electric utility and safety vendors will be on-site displaying and demonstrating tools, equipment, PPE, etc. Vendor Hospitality: Light refreshments will be furnished Thursday evening from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

All members of the utility group – whether you are a Field Supervisor, a Safety Specialist, or a Field or Plant Craftsman – this is a perfect opportunity for you to meet others from your line of work and develop a network for exchanging ideas and information throughout the entire year. All presentations are available to you and your company for your safety meetings.

The Resort at Tapatio Springs has provided attendees a special rate of $143.00 per night (plus taxes)
Rooms are limited and it is advisable to make reservations early


830-537-4611 for hotel reservations for the Conference
Use the code: MESE or Municipal Electric Safety Exchange
The Resort at Tapatio Springs, #1 Resort Way, Boerne, Texas 78006

For questions or additional information, you may contact Jessica Reece by any of the following:

Email: jreece@gpltexas.org   Office Phone: (972) 205-3466   Mobile: (972) 897-4762

Please make checks payable to:   MESE or Municipal Electric Safety Exchange
Mail registration fee and form to:   Jessica Reece, GP&L/MESE PO Box 469002, Garland, TX 75046-9002

Conference Registration Form

Hotel Information

The Resort at Tapatio Springs has provided attendees a special rate of $143.00 per night (plus taxes)
Rooms are limited and it is advisable to make reservations early

Call 830-537-4611 for hotel reservations for the Conference and use the code: MESE or Municipal Electric Safety Exchange.

The Resort at Tapatio Springs
#1 Resort Way
Boerne, Texas 78006

Other available hotels in the area include: (these hotels do not have special rates or rooms held for the MESE conference)

Hampton Inn & Suites Boerne
34935 IH-10 West, Boerne, Texas, 78006, USA+1-830-816-8800

Boerne La Quinta Inn & Suites
36756 I H-10 Johns Rd
Boerne, TX 78006
Call: 1-830-249-1212

Comfort Inn & Suites Texas Hill Country
35000 IH-10 West Boerne, TX 78006
(830) 249-6800


Join us Wednesday September 20th for a great day of entertainment

  • Altec Sponsored 4 Man Scramble Golf Tournament
    • Tournament begins at 11:00 a.m.
    • Scramble starts straight up 1:00 p.m. (carts will leave without you if you are late)
    • Golf Registration Form
  • Techline Sponsored Hospitality Event on the Patio
    • 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the Tapatio Springs La Cascada Patio
Thursday September 22nd Events
  • Vender Show – 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Catered lunch included with Conference registration 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.
  • Vender Hospitality Event on the Foyer 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.


September 21st, 2017

This is your invitation to join us at the MESE Conference to be held in Boerne, TX. The MESE Vendor Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday September 21st, 2017 for indoor vendors and outdoor vendors at the Conference center at the resort at Tapatio Springs.

Take this opportunity to meet with working linemen, metering personnel, power plant technicians and safety specialists from various Texas Municipals and Cooperatives.

The cost of the Vendor show is only $150.00 if you register by August 1, 2017. This cost covers one table, parking, one lunch and electric power as needed. You have the option of setting up inside during the day and/or outside for the evening show. MESE and the Resort at Tapatio Springs will provide a designated show room and a parking/setup area for trailers during the show. Set-up can begin anytime after 7:30 a.m. Thursday September 21st. If you register after August 1, 2017 the registration fee will be $200.00. We also offer multiple vendor sponsor opportunities if you are unable to attend but still wish to get your company name out to our participants.

MESE gives door prizes throughout the conference to all conference participants; if you would like to donate an item for the conference or a gift certificate that can be used on Thursday at your table/trailer, please contact Ruben Flores at 972-835-4988 or rflores@gpltexas.org

Refreshments will be furnished inside and outside during the afternoon at the conference center at the resort at Tapatio Springs

Vendor Registration: $150.00 per company (register prior to August 1, 2017)
Vendor Registration: $200.00 per company (if registering after August 1, 2017)
All vendors staying overnight will receive the special room rate of $143.00 per night plus applicable taxes if you make your room reservations at the Resort at Tapatio Springs #1 Resort Way, Boerne, TX. 78006 prior to August 1, 2017. Call 830-537-4611 and refer to group code ”MESE” to make reservations.

You may begin setting up anytime after 7:30 a.m. on Thursday September 21st.
The Vender Hospitality Event will start around 3:30 pm. at the conference center

If you wish to join us for a catered lunch @ the Resort at Tapatio Springs Conference center on Thursday, 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. Please purchase additional tickets for each representative that you bring.

Utility Sponsors

Thanks to all our utility sponsors for 2016

  • Platinum Sponsors
  • Gold Sponsors
    • Garland Power & Light
  • Silver Sponsors
  • Bronze Sponsors

Contact Us

Jessica Reece
Safety & Training Coordinator