FLINT, Mich.— September 30, 2022
As of September 30, the City of Flint has applied $300 credits to all residential accounts with active meters—a total of 28,057 accounts. This represents an $8.4 million investment, providing an immediate reduction in the cost of water for Flint residents.
Monday, September 26, the city administration presented, and the city council passed, a resolution authorizing the credits, paid for with American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds.
“I’m so proud that this administration has accomplished another one of our goals in reducing the cost of water for Flint residents,” Mayor Sheldon Neeley said. “I’m grateful to our staff who were prepared to implement this so quickly following the resolution passing earlier this week. This economic relief is long overdue for Flint residents, and this is a first step towards a more permanent reduction in the cost of water moving forward.”
The credit has been applied to all residential accounts with active meters as of September 29, 2022, regardless of payment status. The credit has been applied as a payment to past due accounts and a credit to current accounts.