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Iuka and Central City to Vote on Electric Aggregation in April Elections

By Bruce Kropp, WJBD News

Add the residents of the villages of Iuka and Central City to the list that will be voting on electric aggregation during the April ninth election.  The village boards of both communities voted in favor of the proposition appearing on the ballot at their meetings this week.  Both are using Affordable Gas and Electric as their consultant to provide education on the vote and to broker their electric needs if the vote is successful.  

AGE has contracts for 25 cities, villages and counties with nearly 20,000 households who will vote on electric aggregation in April.   They include Mt. Vernon, unincorporated Jefferson County, Ina, Bluford, Dix, Waltonville, Bonnie, Belle Rive, unincorporated Washington County, Nashville, Ashley, New Minden, Okawville, Junction City, Odin, Kinmundy, Patoka, Lawrenceville, Grayville, Crossville, St. Elmo and Watson.  

The Managing Partner of Affordable Gas and Electric Jeff Haarmann says they are very pleased to work on behalf of so many of their friends and neighbors in Southern Illinois.  He notes hundreds of Illinois communities have already approved such referendums and have secured electricity rates representing savings to residential and small commercial customers of greater than 20% annually in most cases.  

While those who receive electricity from Tri-County Electric can vote, state law does not allow them to switch electric suppliers.  

For more information, you can visit www.AffordableElectricRates.com or by callings 207-34-50 with specific questions.  

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