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SOUTH WHITLEY Ââ€” 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 Tuesdayâ€™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.
â€śThis would be similar to other companies that offer a budget plan,â€ť Gould said. â€śIt might give some of our folks a break during winter months.â€ť
Because heating costs can escalate monthly utility bills unexpectedly, the budget concept helps stretch the impact of those higher bills throughout the year.
â€śI think it makes sense,â€ť said Councilman Bill Boggs. â€śI would be in favor this.â€ť
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