Suspension of City Utility Disconnections During the Coronavirus Emergency
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
City of Nichols Hills Utility Customers,
The City of Nichols Hills, Oklahoma announces it will be placing a moratorium on City utility service disconnections for both residential and commercial customers. This moratorium will remain in effect until further notice during the coronavirus/COVID-19 emergency. Additionally, the City will waive any late fees that any residential or commercial customer incurs because of their economic circumstances related to the coronavirus pandemic.
On March 13, 2020, President Donald Trump declared the spread of COVID-19 a national emergency. Governor Kevin Stitt declared a state of emergency on March 15, and on March 16 the Nichols Hills City Council declared an emergency for the City. In the City Councilís emergency resolution, private businesses and religious institutions are strongly encouraged to follow recommendations of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, including but not limited to, cancellation or postponement of in-person events of fifty people or more and social distancing by which at least six feet of space is maintained between persons.
The City is committed to assisting its citizens and customers through these difficult times. It is an uncertain time for many, and the City is committed to ease the stress many are experiencing while we face this challenge together.