Why is my utility bill high?

FPUA has put together a short presentation to explain the recent price increases of utility bills. View – Why is my utility bill high? 

FPUA Suspending Disconnections, Waiving Late Fees

FPUA is suspending all service disconnections for non-payment, effective August 1st, and will waive any late fees assessed after August 1st, 2022, to provide relief to our customers with high utility bills. Reconnections will begin today for customers who were disconnected between August 1st and August 4th, and any fees assessed will be credited to the account.  These measures are additional steps that FPUA is taking to help customers manage bills… Read More »FPUA Suspending Disconnections, Waiving Late Fees

FPUA Suspending Disconnections, Waiving Late Fees

Efforts to Provide Customers Financial Relief Amid Higher Costs and Consumption FORT PIERCE, FL, August 4, 2022 – Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) is suspending all service disconnections for non-payment, effective August 1st, and will waive any late fees assessed after August 1st, 2022, to provide relief to our customers with high utility bills. Reconnections will begin today for customers who were disconnected between August 1st and August 4th, and any fees assessed… Read More »FPUA Suspending Disconnections, Waiving Late Fees

Important Cost Communications

Please see the below materials for information about the recent impact of natural gas prices to our utility bills, as well as community resources available for assistance at this time. Click Here – Letter From the Director of Utilities – Dated July 21, 2022 Click Here – Letter From the Director of Utilities – Dated July 1, 2022 Click Here – Why is My Electric Bill Higher? Click Here –… Read More »Important Cost Communications

Craig Crawford, Acting Director of Electric and Gas Systems

Craig Crawford is a life-long resident of Fort Pierce. He graduated from Westwood High School and has served FPUA since 1990. Craig has 32 years in design, construction, and management of utility systems, with the last 21 years in management of the gas system. The Director of Electric and Gas systems, manages the day to day operations of these systems and reports to the Director of Utilities.

FPUA Board Meeting

The next scheduled FPUA Board meeting will be on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at 4:00 pm, in the City Commission Chambers located at 100 North US 1, Fort Pierce, Florida. FPUA Board meetings are typically held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month and are open to the public. If you are unable to attend in person, you may view the Livestream video by clicking here.

Don’t Be A Victim of Scammers

We’ve gotten word that they’re at it again! Scammers are targeting FPUA customers and they can be very convincing, using threats or scare tactics to get money or personal information.  If you receive a threatening call, HANG UP and call FPUA Customer Service at 772-466-1600 to discuss your account. This is the only number you should call for information. Be aware and protect yourself from ruthless scammers.  To learn more… Read More »Don’t Be A Victim of Scammers

Daniel Retherford, Director of Utility Support Services

Daniel Retherford is a life-long resident of Fort Pierce. He graduated from Westwood High School and then served in the United States Army, both home and abroad for 8 years. After service, he returned to Fort Pierce and attended Indian River Community College (now State College) and continued to the University of Central Florida where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. Daniel is a licensed Professional Engineer… Read More »Daniel Retherford, Director of Utility Support Services

Barbara M. Bennett, Board Member

I, Barbara M. Bennett am a native of Ft. Pierce, FL. I am the daughter of Elease and David Marshall. I have been married to Pastor Roderick D. Bennett for 34 years. We have one daughter Becquell Bennett-Robinson, two grandsons Malachi and Elijah Carroll, and two step-grand children Tobias and Tamia Robinson. The Lord called me into ministry in the late nineties, and I answered the call in 2007. I… Read More »Barbara M. Bennett, Board Member