City of Perry offers this program to help the customer budget for
utility expenses by allowing the customer to pay a monthly payment
based on average annual use. This Program uses the current
bill and outstanding balance added to the previous 11 months to get
an average amount that the customer pays. Recalculation occurs at
least every four months or whenever the account balance is 1 ½ time
over or under the current calculated average monthly utility payment
plan. In order to participate in this Program, the customer must:
Enroll in the Program during the months of
October through December (enrollment is not permitted at any other
time of the year).
Be a utility
customer of the City of Perry for at least one year at the same
address prior to the date of signing up and have a zero balance.
Have had no
late fees assessed and/or return checks or drafts for at least one
year prior to date of signing up.
enrolled in the Program for at least one year from the date of
payments before the 5:00pm on the 20th of each month.
The customer authorizes the utility to
make automatic bank withdrawals to pay the customer’s utility
account during each billing cycle. On this Program utility
bills will be withdrawn on or soon after the 12th of each
If you are interested in one or both
of these programs please fill out a form located at City Hall, 622
Perry again capitalizes on its Pioneering Spirit in creating a
"Community of the Future".
of Perry has been selected as a "Community of the Future" by the
U.S. Department of Energy Denver Regional Office and Oklahoma
Department of Commerce
What is a" community of the future"?
A community that agrees to coordinate their
programs and resources to more effectively advance the use of clean
energy technologies and practices. Perry is one of only three
cities selected to be a "Community of the Future" in the twelve
state area covered by the Denver Regional office of the U.S.
Department of Energy. Working with the Denver Regional Office and
the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, Perry will serve as a role
model for other cities across America.
The purpose of this program is to establish a
collaboration to help the City of Perry-create jobs, reduce
pollution, save money and achieve other key goals by increasing
their energy efficiency and use of renewable energy technologies.
How can I benefit from living in a "community
of the future"?
Save 50% or more in annual heating and
cooling costs by utilizing a geothermal, heat pump.
Save an additional 20% to 30% per year in
electricity costs by using energy star labeled (see opposite
page) products. Look for the energy star on appliances, consumer
electronics, home office equipment, and lighting. For example,
just by replacing standard light bulbs with energy star labeled
compact fluorescent light bulbs you will receive the following
75% less energy 75% less heat last
10 times longer.
Installing a wind turbine could lower your
electric bill by 50% to 90%.
Save as much as 50% on your vehicle's fuel
costs by using alternate fuels such as natural gas. In addition,
engines last 2 to 3 times longer by burning these cleaner fuels.
There are economic incentives through both federal and state tax
credits for Alternative Fuel Vehicles.
·Assistance in designing energy efficiencies
into new and existing homes or businesses.
Reduce our nation's dependence on foreign
Reduce air pollution.
Educating our young citizens about energy
conservation which will ensure a sustainable, energy friendly,
community for future generations.