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Posted on: January 15, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Free Clinic to Reduce Your Phone, Gas and Electricity Bill on February 11

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Free Clinic to Reduce Your Phone, Gas and Electricity Bill

The event is scheduled for Tuesday, Feburary 11, 2020 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Skokie Village Hall, 5127 Oakton Street.

The Skokie Telecommunications and Technology (STAT) Commission with the support of the Skokie Consumer Affairs Commission and in conjunction with the Citizens Utility Board (CUB), is hosting a free consultation event to advise residents on reducing electric, natural gas and both landline and cell phone bills.  Space is limited! To reserve your spot, please call CUB at 312-263-4282 ext. 111 or go to to register, you will obtain an approximate time for your one on one meeting with a utility counselor. While you are waiting, a representative from the Illinois Treasurer’s iCash program will be present to help registrants see if the state has any unclaimed property to which they are entitled. More info at

  • At CUB’s clinic, consumers will get information on:
  • How to spot unnecessary charges on natural gas, electric and phone bills.
  • Energy efficiency programs and rebates that can help people cut their utility bills.
  • ComEd’s new digital electric meters and programs such as Peak Time Savings and Hourly Pricing that could save consumers money.
  • Utility rates, and making the right choices in the electric and gas markets.
    CUB services, including its toll-free Consumer Hotline, 1-800-669-5556.

Participants should bring current copies of gas, electric and telephone bills for CUB to review. CUB is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to representing the rights of utility customers across the state of Illinois.

For more information please contact the Village Manager’s Office at 847/933-8257.

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