HEATING COSTS: Budget option to even S. Whitley utility bills
SOUTH WHITLEY — As winter approaches, bringing bitter cold winds and snowy conditions, heating costs become a concern for Hoosiers. However, South Whitley residents will soon have the opportunity to budget their seasonal heating costs thanks to an agreement reached at Tuesday’s town council meeting. Clerk-Treasurer Bob Go-uld petitioned the South Whitley Town Council with an idea to allow residents to average their utility bills.“This would be similar to other companies that offer a budget plan,” Gould said. “It might give some of our folks a break during winter months.”Because heating costs can escalate monthly utility bills unexpectedly, the budget concept helps stretch the impact of those higher bills throughout the year.“I think it makes sense,” said Councilman Bill Boggs. “I would be in favor this.”To read the rest of this story, see the Oct. 9 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.