True Vine Church Hosts Human Trafficking Awareness Presentation
True Vine Church will host a presentation on human trafficking awareness at 1 p.m. on June 5. Adults and young people are welcome to attend.
The presentation is sponsored by the North County Rape Crisis and Child Protection Center.
True Vine Church is located at 533 Avalon Street in Lompoc.
Lompoc’s Recreation Division will offer a drop-in summer camp
The Lompoc Recreation Division will open registration for this year’s summer camp starting Monday, May 24.
Camp organized from June 21 to August 13.
The summer camp will be held at the Anderson Recreation Center from 12:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Monday to Friday. The program is open to children aged 6 to 12.
The weekly rate per child is $ 25, with a sibling discount of $ 5 for households with multiple children enrolled.
Pre-registration is required to secure a place this summer, as space is limited.
For more information on how to register, contact Lompoc Parks and Recreation at 805-875-8100.
City sponsors energy efficiency program for commercial refrigeration
Lompoc will reinstate its “Keep Your Cool Commercial Refrigeration” energy efficiency program in June to encourage commercial business owners to upgrade their inefficient refrigeration equipment.
The program is available on a first come, first served basis, and registration will close when all funds have been allocated.
According to a spokesperson for the program, the city will sponsor the program and cover up to 100% of the costs of upgrading inefficient and obsolete refrigeration equipment to help businesses increase equipment life and save money. energy and money.
Interested business owners can request a free energy audit of their refrigeration equipment to determine if energy savings are achievable at their sites, the spokesperson said.
Eligible products range from LED lighting and motor controllers to strip curtains and door closers.
For more information about the program, call the Keep Your Cool staff at 800-449-3687. Callers are asked to include their name, company name and a return phone number.
The program is funded by the Public Benefit Program Fee – a 2.85% charge on electricity use that is collected by the city’s utility billing department.
For more information on the city’s conservation programs, visit www.cityoflompoc.com/government/departments/utilities/conservation or contact 805-875-8252.
Lompoc online utility bill payment portal is now live
Lompoc’s utility customers can now access the new online payment portal on the city’s website at www.cityoflompoc.com by clicking on the “pay the electricity bill” icon.
Due to the pandemic, there are currently no penalties for late payments of utility bills and no disconnection of utilities, a city spokeswoman said, noting that the city had also reduced the charges. electricity and water for customers due to the extended length of billing cycles.
The invoice payment site can be accessed directly at: https://www.cityoflompoc.com/government/departments/management-services/finance/pay-bills-online.
How to register and what to expect:
- Once on the utility bill payment site, customers should select “access your online account”.
- When the page opens, customers must select “Citizen Self-Service” to register.
- Customers will then see a new account number and a new customer number on their bill statements in the future.
- After linking their utility account, customers can view and pay their bills, sign up for automatic EFT bank transfer payments, and change their bill delivery preferences.
- Customers can expect to receive their paper invoices in the coming weeks.
Lompoc utility billing notes to customers:
- The water meter charge has always been included in the water charge. However, the new system allows the water meter charge to be a separate item so that customers can see their actual water usage charges.
- Electric tariff assistance (the $ 9 credit) no longer appears on the billing statement as a line item, but is deducted from the total bill amount.
- For Automatic Drafting (EFT) customers, automatic bank withdrawals will not be processed for two billing cycles. Automatic withdrawals will resume in June. Customers can choose to make a payment using other payment methods. If no payment is made, the entire account balance will be debited when resuming automatic withdrawals.
- Bill payments are accepted over the phone at 805-875-8286 and 805-875-8259 by mail, bank draft, e-bill and drop box, located at Lompoc Civic Center Plaza, 100 Civic Center Plaza.
- Those looking to start or stop the utility can email: [email protected]