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City Working with Delinquent Ratepayers

(La Porte, IN) - The city of La Porte is working with people who’ve fallen behind on their water and sewers as a result of COVID-19.


Previously, customers with no blemishes on their record of payment for one-year qualified for a payment plan.  Now, they quality if COVID-19 is the reason they’ve fallen behind.


Clerk-Treasurer Courtney Parthun said these are unusual times requiring the city to make exceptions.  Parthun said the amount of unpaid water and sewer bills in the city is well over $200,000.


The loosening of the restrictions to quality for a payment plan is in effect until December 31.

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