Jay suspending utility cutoffs and late fees

Residents must go by town hall and fill out a hardship application

Realizing the hardship COVID-19 is and will be placing on families, the Jay Town Council voted Tuesday night to suspend utility cutoffs and waive late fees, turnoff fees and reconnect fees providing residents fill out a hardship application at town hall.

Mayor Shon Owens and Councilmen Wayne Godwin and Joshua Holloway unanimously voted to suspend the cutoffs and fees during the coronavirus state of emergency.

Operations Manager Eric Seib noted town hall closed its lobby Tuesday but residents still have access to the drive-thru and can also call town hall at 850-675-4556. He also said mainte...