Borough resumes utility collections
November 10, 2021
The finance department has decided the borough will resume collection efforts and power disconnects for severely delinquent residential utility customers after COVID-era payment moratoriums and grace periods have ended.
The borough on Tuesday shut off the power to three residences that had failed to make payment or set up a payment plan; two of those account holders paid their bill the same day and had their power restored.
Though a state moratorium on utility shutoffs expired a year ago, the borough instituted its own grace period, said Finance Director Mason Villarma, and the borough did...