Here is how the Kentucky Home Eviction Fund can assist with utility bill

The Governor of Kentucky recently approved a Healthy at Home Eviction and Utility Relief Fund to assist Kentuckians in need with rent and utility assistance. While this process is still being updated, there are some important points that may help you through the application and assistance process. As a reminder: To complete an application for these funds, visit teamkyhherf.ky.gov This is not an OMU administered program and the application for…

City Utility Commission meeting available by video teleconference on Feb. 18

The City Utility Commission of the City of Owensboro will hold its special meeting of the Commission by audio and video teleconference at 11:30 am on Thursday, February 18, 2021, as permitted by and in conformity with KRS 61.826 an SB 150. The coronavirus pandemic and the declaration of a state of emergency by the Governor of Kentucky make it infeasible for the Commission to provide meeting room conditions at…

Governor’s Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund to assist with utilities and rent

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced the launching of a Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund that will provide rent, utility and landlord assistance to residents across the state. Below is the release provided by the Governor’s office regarding this fund.  According to the release, beginning February 15, tenants who qualify can apply for rent and utility assistance to cover their past-due and future bills. If approved, lump sum, direct payments…

OMU partners with local agencies to assist customers; here’s how you can help

Owensboro Municipal Utilities understands the coronavirus pandemic has created financial hardship for many of our customers and we continue to assist those customers throughout this crisis. OMU’s Community Cares Program is a unique partnership between OMU and the Salvation Army. OMU provides funds to the Salvation Army annually designated to assist our customers in need pay their utility bill. In addition, donations made by customers are added to those funds.…

City Utility Commission meeting available by video teleconference on Jan. 21

The City Utility Commission of the City of Owensboro will hold its special meeting of the Commission by audio and video teleconference at 11:30 am on Thursday, January 21, 2021, as permitted by and in conformity with KRS 61.826 an SB 150. The coronavirus pandemic and the declaration of a state of emergency by the Governor of Kentucky make it infeasible for the Commission to provide meeting room conditions at…

Lighting contest winner announced

We are proud to announce the winner of the 2020 OMU Holiday Lighting Contest. The home of LeAnn Huffman, Chris and Sloan at 2904 Wesleyan Park Place was selected for its use of color, number of lights and overall appeal. The winners receive a $250 gift certificate, lighted sign, bragging rights and professional photos of their illuminated home. The family was recognized for its entry at the December 17 OMU…

City Utility Commission meeting available by video teleconference on Dec. 17

The City Utility Commission of the City of Owensboro will hold its special meeting of the Commission by audio and video teleconference at 11:30 am on Thursday, December 17, 2020, as permitted by and in conformity with KRS 61.826 an SB 150. The coronavirus pandemic and the declaration of a state of emergency by the Governor of Kentucky make it infeasible for the Commission to provide meeting room conditions at…

City Utility Commission meeting available by video teleconference on Dec. 10

The City Utility Commission of the City of Owensboro will hold its special meeting of the Commission by audio and video teleconference at 11:30 am on Thursday, December 10, 2020, as permitted by and in conformity with KRS 61.826 an SB 150. The coronavirus pandemic and the declaration of a state of emergency by the Governor of Kentucky make it infeasible for the Commission to provide meeting room conditions at…

Maintenance power outages planned in Thoroughbred Acres area

On Thursday and Friday, November 19 and 20, OMU electric crews will be making upgrades in the area shown above, which primarily includes Thoroughbread Acres. This will result in periodic outages throughout each day beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 2 p.m. These upgrades further improve reliability and strengthen the electrical system. We appreciate your patience. If you have any questions or concerns, please call (270) 926-3200.

City Utility Commission meeting available by video teleconference on Nov. 19

The City Utility Commission of the City of Owensboro will hold its special meeting of the Commission by audio and video teleconference at 11:30 am on Thursday, November 19, 2020, as permitted by and in conformity with KRS 61.826 an SB 150. The coronavirus pandemic and the declaration of a state of emergency by the Governor of Kentucky make it infeasible for the Commission to provide meeting room conditions at…