CITY OF LAWRENCEBURG EXPANDS PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY RESPONSE FOR All CURRENT LMU RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMERS WITH LMU UTILITY BILL FORGIVENESS FOR THE MONTHS OF MAY & JUNE 2020

The City of Lawrenceburg, Mayor Kelly Mollaun and City Council, in partnership with Lawrenceburg Main Street, are focused on maintaining sustainability for our vulnerable small business community and recognize the unforeseen economic hardships endured by our workforce and city residents as a direct result of the COVID-19 public health emergency. The City of Lawrenceburg has approved and passed unprecedented, proactive measures at a special City Council Meeting on 3-27-20 to provide immediate assistance for local city businesses and residents to continue to thrive in the City of Lawrenceburg.

EXPANDED TO ALL RESIDENTS CURRENTLY RECEIVING LMU UTILITY BILL- The City of Lawrenceburg passed a key initiative regarding the City of Lawrenceburg Public Health Emergency response focused on supporting our local city residents. City Council passed the Emergency Utilities Resolution to establish the “Public Health Emergency Economic Relief Fund” which will provide financial resources thru the City of Lawrenceburg for initiatives that aid those suffering economic hardship as a direct result of the pandemic and its widespread impact.

Under this resolution any existing resident currently receiving a Lawrenceburg Municipal Utilities bill for water, sewer and electric shall have their utility bill forgiven for the month of May and June 2020 and will not be expected to pay an LMU utility bill during this time. Residents who have an existing rental agreement that includes utilities should consult their landlord for any rental fee agreement changes. Landlords who include their monthly residential rent fee to include LMU utilities should be strongly encouraged to pass along this LMU utility relief ability to their renters.

The City of Lawrenceburg, Indiana is a community dedicated to supporting local businesses as a vital economic investment in quality of life and experiences in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Visit www.thinklawrenceburg.com for more information or call Lawrenceburg Municipal Utilities at 812-532-3500 Monday – Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm.

For questions or to request additional information, please contact Guinevere Emery, Communications Director for the City of Lawrenceburg by email at gemery@lawrenceburg.in.gov or by phone at 513-505-7647.

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Update 07/24/2020:

LMU Utility Bill Amnesty Program approved by the City of Lawrenceburg effective 7-20-2020 until August 1st, 2020.

Lawrenceburg Municipal Utilities customers who are currently behind or in collections, will be able to pay their utility bill with no penalties during this time. All late payment interest & penalty charges will be waived if LMU Utility Bill is paid in full by August 1st. Payment may be made at the LMU drive-thru (230 Walnut Street) or on line at www.ThinkLawrenceburg.com Contact LMU at 812-532-3500 for more information.