Bill Credits Coming for Long Beach Utilities Residential Customers Thanks to $7.5M Fund

Long Beach Post, February 9, 2023: The Long Beach Utilities Commission approved a relief fund that will distribute millions in bill credits to all residential customers after natural gas prices saw historic increases last month. But the logistics of how a smaller pool of money, which will be allocated to residents self-certifying they have economic needs, has not been decided.

The commission voted Thursday morning during an emergency meeting to authorize using about $7 million to pay back residents in response to the recent high prices. The money will cover a $45 credit for all residential accounts, as well as additional assistance for low-income households, seniors and those with disabilities.

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Long Beach Gas Department replace the old gas line at the 5900 block Gundry Ave. in Long Beach Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.