“We’re trying to help our citizens and businesses get back on their feet,” said Mayor Craig Newton.
Customers that wish to defer their payments must submit a “statement of inability to pay” by May 1. The payments will still have to be made, but once customers are approved, they have some extra time to make them.
The move was an amendment to the city’s emergency declaration. It was passed unanimously.
The utility serves about 4,500 customers in the Gwinnett County city.