Friday, January 12, 2018

TKC MUST READ!!! AMID RISING RATES: HERE'S WHY KANSAS CITY WATER DEPT. CUTS OFF BEST CUSTOMERS FIRST!!!

A guide to City Hall priorities . . .

"In Kansas City, the department uses an approach that, at first, seems counterintuitive. Staff look at which accounts are $150 and 60 days overdue. They then focus on how many days have passed since the last payment. An account whose last payment was three months ago is more likely to be targeted than one that is six months overdue, regardless of the past-due balance . . . That’s because in Kansas City, many renters have the water bill in their names. The more recent the last payment, the more likely that person is still living at the house and the department will be able to collect."

Read more:

When the Water Is Shut Off - Circle of Blue

By Brett Walton, Circle of Blue At the beginning of May last year, some 40,000 households in Philadelphia were at least $75 and two months behind on their water bills, making them vulnerable to action by the city Water Department to shut off their water. The department does not play around with overdue water customers.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I managed to get my water bill paid when I started spending 10% less on meth and cheetos.