Jay council approves new gas contract

Town of Jay gas customers should see lower gas bills as soon as this summer following the council's approval Monday night to sign a contract with Black Belt Energy (BBE) gas, which offers larger quantities of natural gas at a lower price through Florida Gas Utilities (FGU).

BBE, a natural gas supplier that has a contract with FGU, mailed a letter to the town of Jay, presenting the opportunity to participate in a gas prepay transaction, which offers discounted pricing for a 30-year commitment to the quantities of the gas.

BBE serves 23 members or towns, which will all benefit from this disco...