October 1, 2014
The lights will not be going off at an Omaha retirement community -- despite an unpaid electric bill.
On Friday, WOWT6 Fact Finders first reported the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by Skyline Manor. The filing lists-20-creditors owed a total of 1-point-5 million dollars.
Bankruptcy records show that includes an unpaid electric bill of $164,000. Fact Finders asked Omaha Public Power District how the amount due got so high without electricity being shutoff?
Here's the answer in a statement provided by OPPD spokesperson Jodi Baker "OPPD knows electricity is important to the residents of skyline manor. We've been working with the facility's owners over the past year to establish a payment plan and they have been making payments."
Skyline has about 230 residents. The Indiana-based owner has not responded to our email
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