Each year the Village allows a summer usage adjustment on sewer bills for water used that does not enter the sewer system. Good examples include watering a lawn or filling a swimming pool. This adjustment is available to home owners who do not use a deduct meter. The summer usage adjustment is allowed within the following guidelines:
An application must be submitted between September 15th and October 15th in order to request the credit.
The applicant must have resided at the service address for at least one year prior to making application. Calculations are based upon the previous year’s average usage, so one year of service is required to perform the calculations.
To apply for a summer usage deduction, please complete the following online form:
The organizations are looking for individuals, families, clubs or businesses who would like to participate in the "Trunk or Treat" and hand out treats to 'little goblins'. If interested, please come to the Government Center at 1444 Boul Ave and fill out an application. All participants must do so to gain entry. The park will be turned into the "Wicked Forest" with many attractions for kids and families to enjoy.
Crews working for Ameren Illinois will be trimming trees in and around your area in the near future. Our qualified line clearance trimmers will trim trees that could interfere with electric lines running from pole to pole. Our contractors are nationally recognized as professional arboricultural companies who meet American National Standards Institute (ANSI) pruning standards and pruning methods endorsed by the International Society of Arborists (ISA).
Attached are maps and common addresses of the areas affected. In addition to notifying you, Ameren Illinois will mail a notice to customers who may be affected by the distribution tree trimming work. We will also provide a public notice in local newspapers.
We are committed to providing safe, reliable and affordable power to your community. Tree trimming helps us minimize the likelihood of power outages and safety hazards. Please visit MySafeTrees.com to learn more about our tree trimming program and tips for safely planting trees around power lines.
We recognize the importance of trees to your community, so we have established the Right Tree, Right Place Grant Program to help replace trees that must be removed for safety or reliability reasons. Please see the attached brochure for details.
Thank you for your patience while work is underway. If you have any questions about the upcoming distribution tree trimming work, please call 1.800.755.5000, or visit our website at MySafeTrees.com. Should you or any of your constituents have further questions, the Consumer Services Division of the Illinois Commerce Commission may be reached at 1.800.524.0795.
3490 Rupp Parkway
Decatur, IL 62526
For more information, access your online account at AmerenIllinois.com.
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