Aberdeen board writes off $179,000 in electric bills

By NEMS Daily Journal

ABERDEEN – The city is writing off more than $179,000 in past due electric bills.
The board voted 4-0 to accept the write-offs of accounts at more than 90 days past due, at the suggestion of Aberdeen Mayor Jim Ballard.
With $300,000 written off in 2008 and an additional $65,000 written off at the suggestion of former department manager Adrian Garth, the city has accepted more than $500,000 in write-offs in less than two years.