For Immediate Release
September 22, 2017









Media Contact: 
Shannon Ferguson,  Communications Manager 
678.242.2530;  shannon.ferguson@cityofmiltonga.us

City of Milton Residents and Businesses to Benefit from New Natural Gas Alliance Partnership
Milton joins other Georgia cities in Gas South partnership
MILTON, Ga. , - The City of Milton is partnering with  Gas South to provide residents and businesses a two cent per therm discount on any rate plan. New residential and business customers from the City of Milton do not have to pay a deposit, their connection fee is waived and if they enroll online, they will receive a bill credit. Existing Milton customers may also take advantage of the discount by calling the Gas South Customer Care Center or enrolling online at www.gassouth.com/milton. 

"We're excited to join other Georgia cities in partnering with Gas South to provide our residents with discounts on their natural gas," said Mayor Joe Lockwood. "This is a great example of how consumer choice and public/private partnerships can both work to benefit the community."

Gas South has similar partnerships with 13 municipalities, five electric membership corporations (EMCs) and two county partners throughout the state of Georgia. The City of Milton is the eighth city or jurisdiction in Fulton County to partner with Gas South, joining Buckhead (via the Buckhead Coalition), College Park, Fairburn, Hapeville, Roswell, Sandy Springs and Union City. Since 2006, the program has helped tens of thousands of customers save $13 million.

"With a population of about 38,000, the City of Milton strives to provide residents with tools to increase quality of life," said Kevin Greiner, president and CEO of Gas South. "This partnership is just one example of how we're working together to help residents save money. We take pride in taking care of customers in the cities where we do business."

For more information about the program and to enroll, please visit www.gassouth.com/milton.

About Gas South
Gas South is a leading provider of natural gas in competitive retail markets and serves approximately 300,000 residential, business and governmental customers throughout Georgia and Florida. Based in Atlanta, Gas South offers great everyday low rates with no deposit, outstanding local customer service and a dedication to giving back to the communities it serves. In 2017, the company was named one of the "Top Workplaces in Atlanta" for the second consecutive year by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Gas South is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cobb EMC, one of the country's largest electric cooperatives. For more information, visit www.gassouth.com.

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About City of Milton
Incorporated on Dec. 1, 2006, the City of Milton is a premier community, recognized nationally for its high quality of life, where we strive to respect our rural heritage while guiding our future, and work together to create a strong sense of community and place for all to call home. We take responsibility together to provide the best quality of life to those we serve. Through excellent service to our neighbors, we strengthen our cherished sense of community. For more information, visit  www.cityofmiltonga.us , or call 678-242-2500.

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