City Tightens 'Grace Period' on Utility Payments
October 26, 2018
As of Jan. 1, 2019, the City of Sidney will no longer accept “Promise Notes.”
The city of Sidney announced this week there will be no more extensions on disconnect notices after that date. For years, the city has allowed customers who were unable to pay utility bills when due extra time to pay.
City utility bills are billed out 30 days after the services are used. Bills are due 15 days after the 30 day consumption usage. If the bill is not paid by the due date, a disconnect notice is sent out allowing a grace period of seven days less weekends and holidays to pay (an additional 7-10 d...