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Utility Scam Targeting Ocala Utility Services Customers 
Article Posted: 7/9/2015 2:29:20 PM


Ocala Utility Services (OUS) is warning consumers about a bill payment scam that is targeting utility customers.




2015 Public Utilities Week Golf Tournament 
Article Posted: 4/23/2015 9:48:42 AM


It's back! Our Public Utilities Week Golf Tournament kicks off at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 16. Registration starts at 8 a.m.   Prizes, new surprises, and as always a lot of fun. We hope to see you there!


Why am I seeing Osmose Utilities Services near my home? 
Article Posted: 4/16/2015 10:50:19 AM

As of April 6, 2015, Osmose Utilities Services  has been assigned to (carry out) wood utility pole inspections. Osmose will be identifying poles that are decaying and will estimate the strength of the current utility poles in use. If the pole’s condition warrants, it will be tagged for replacement.  The Pole Inspection Project will  take place over the next Eight years.


Keeping You Informed 
Article Posted: 3/10/2015 9:02:50 AM


A water/sewer rate increase of 1.5% will be considered at the April 21 City Council meeting in City Council Chambers on Second Floor at City Hall, 110 SE Watula Avenue, Ocala, FL.  The projected rate increase will be effective June 1, 2015, and will cost the average residential user of 6,000 gallons, approximately $0.84 per month.



Utility Scam Targeting Customers(2) 
Article Posted: 2/5/2015 8:40:59 AM


Ocala Utility Services (OUS) is warning consumers about a bill payment scam that is targeting utility customers.



Electronic Billing Maintenance and Security Upgrades 
Article Posted: 1/30/2015 2:08:32 PM


InfoSend will be performing maintenance and security upgrades on electronic billing, payment and presentment related solutions on Saturday, January 31st.


Power Cost Adjustment Increase 
Article Posted: 12/11/2014 5:32:45 PM


Effective January 1, 2015 the Power Cost Adjustment (PCA) will increase from $0.025 per kwh to $.02758 per kwh.  This increase is necessary in order to offset the  increased cost of fuel used to produce electricity.  


Boards and Commissions 
Article Posted: 9/10/2014 10:55:00 AM


If you are interested in applying for any current openings on the City of Ocala board and commisions, please visit   http://www.ocalafl.org/boards_and_commissions.aspx.


2014 PUW Golf Tournament 
Article Posted: 4/9/2014 8:09:42 AM


It's back....


Florida Lineman Competition 
Article Posted: 3/6/2014 11:58:04 AM


Introducing the all-new
Florida Lineman Competition App!

Lineman Competition App
IOS App DownloadAndroid App Download

Scam Calls From The Number 305-501-0677 
Article Posted: 2/11/2014 3:26:19 PM

Customers are currently receiving scam calls from from the number 305-501-0677. The caller claims to be the “Disconnect Department” from the City of Ocala Utilities Department and is telling customers they have until 1 pm to pay bill. If contacted, please call the Ocala Police Department or call us directly at 629-City. 

Utility Scam Targeting Customers 
Article Posted: 12/20/2013 3:05:32 PM


Individuals and businesses have reported receiving telephone calls that claim their electricity will be turned off within hours unless they make an immediate payment by credit or debit card over the phone. 


City of Ocala Holiday Schedule Announced 
Article Posted: 12/12/2013 2:48:16 PM


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Over 100 years ago the citizens and leaders of Ocala recognized the need for infrastructure to drive growth and development in the community. With a lack of electricity to provide the needed spark, they decided to take the power into their own hands and started what was then known as the Ocala Electric Utility. In the mid 1990’s the Telecommun- ications division was added to allow the citizens to continue driving the growth and development by providing a comprehensive network of fiber optics throughout the city.  And in 2008 the city’s water and sewer  department became part of what is now known as Ocala Utility Services ...  Read More