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MANASSAS CITY ‘OPERATION ROUND UP’ HELPS THOSE IN NEED with UTILITY BILLS
MANASSAS CITY ‘OPERATION ROUND UP’ HELPS THOSE IN NEED with UTILITY BILLS

Colder weather has set in and that means people are turning up their thermostats and seeing higher utility bills.  The City of Manassas’ Operation Round Up is in full force, where customers that authorize the City of Manassas to "round up" their monthly electric bill to the next higher dollar. If the bill is $73.80, it is rounded up to $74 and the extra 20 cents is contributed to the Operation Round Up® fund.  Single donations from customers are also accepted, simply by adding the additional dollars to their payment with a notice that the overpayment is for Operation Round Up. For details, go to www.manassascity.org or call 703-257-8276.

“Heat in our homes is something many of us take for granted, but for those in need, heating up their homes can be a struggle, especially in the winter time when utility bills are higher; Operation Round Up is an all-year program that helps those customers that need assistance paying their electric bills,” said Mike Moon, director of public works and utilities for the City of Manassas. “We appreciate the generous funding from our customers to make Operation Round Up a success,” said Moon.

ABOUT CITY OF MANASSAS
Established in1913, the City of Manassas Utilities/Public Works department ensures the availability of safe, reliable water usage, electric utilities, as well as provides responsive maintenance and collection services at an affordable cost to citizens of Manassas, Va., Manassas Park, Va. and parts of Prince William County, Va. It is noted for its environment-friendly projects and equipment, while tasked with capital projects that enhance public and private infrastructure. The utilities team participates in community fundraisers, like Toys for Tots, the United Way, American Public Power Association Tree Power and Arbor Day. The department holds memberships with America Public Power Association, American Water Works Association, American Public Works Association and the Prince William County Chamber of Commerce.

The City of Manassas, Va. is an independent city that is rich in history and tradition.  It is 10-square miles of homes, the arts, entertainment, and community events.  With more than 38,000 residents, the City serves as a transportation and business hub that offers great restaurants and shops, events and parades.  Incorporated in 1975, the City of Manassas is 30 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. and surrounded by Prince William County. For more information, visit www.manassascity.org.

 

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