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 not...

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