City of Freeport To Propose Cost Reductions To Help Citizens, Suspends Utility Shutoffs And Late Fees Immediately

FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — The Mayor of the city of Freeport announced today that the city is looking at options to help citizens and businesses work through the changing developments in our state and region due to recent global developments.

Freeport Mayor Jodi Miller said the city is going to propose to city Council cost reductions to help citizens with the economic impact experienced during this time.

Effective immediately the city of Freeport is suspending utility shutoffs and late fees at the Water and Sewer Department through May 1st.

The city is also placing temporary changes to the downtown to allow easier curbside delivery.  (See the list of open restaurants in the county here.)

“No community is immune”, Mayor Miller said. “If you don’t feel well, please stay home. Do not go to the ER or doctor’s office without phoning first to help from overloading the medical staff.”

The city advises residents, as we have already stated numerous times, not to panic.

“Take necessary precautions and be proactive with building your immune systems. Fear does no good! We will get through this together.”


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