Ameren Illinois has announced that some residents may have received an insert in their Ameren Illinois bill statement indicating East Peoria passed an ordinance to increase the municipal utility tax rate. THIS NOTICE WAS SENT IN ERROR.
An Ameren Illinois programming error caused the incorrect notification. No increase in the municipal utility tax rate has been passed. Ameren Illinois is sending a letter to all impacted customers to notify them of the error.
The error has been corrected and Ameren Illinois is taking measures to prevent it from occurring again. Ameren Illinois has apologized for any concerns this caused.