- by texting BAGIVE to 444999.
Georgia Power customers will receive the credit based upon energy consumption from September 2018 through April 2019. The typical residential customer using an average of 1,000 kilowatt-hours per month would receive a credit of approximately $18 on their June Georgia Power bill. The actual amount of the credit will vary based on a customer’s specific energy usage.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act benefits were approved in March 2018 as part of an agreement with Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) Staff. In total, Georgia Power is providing three separate credits to customers that will total $330 million. The first credit of $131 million was issued in October 2018, the second credit, totaling $96 million is being applied this month and the third credit of $103 million is scheduled for February 2020.
Litter task force forming: At Tuesday’s Joint Services meeting, representatives from the Floyd County Commission and the Rome City Commission agreed to the formation of a citizen-led task force to address litter and blight in Rome and Floyd County. The committee will be chaired by resident David Mathis.
The commissions acknowledged how litter and blight are significant problems in Rome and Floyd County, more than just an eyesore. The group’s goal: eliminating blight, which includes intentional and unintentional littering and illegal dumping. The task force will be charged with researching and developing programs to end littering, eliminate illegal dumping, and promote a sense of community pride among all citizens.
Both the County Commission and the City Commission will appoint three citizens to the task force. To apply, citizens can log on to https://romefloyd.com/floyd-county-boards to find an application for appointment. These applications can be submitted to the County Clerk’s office or to the City Manager’s office by Friday, June 28. For more: County Clerk’s office at 706-291-5110 or the City Manager’s office at 706-236-4400.