The temperatures are warming and that likely means less frequent use of heaters and lower utility bills for Ameren Illinois residential customers. With that in mind, Ameren Illinois is extending a special offer to those who may have fallen behind on their bills, but today is the last day to get in on the best offer.

Ameren Illinois spokesman Paula Matthews-Nixon says if you call in to make arrangements to pay by the end of business today, you only have to pay 10% of your balance to get it started if you qualify.

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Matthews-Nixon says after today, you will be required to pay 25-percent of the outstanding balance before they are allowed to set up a payment plan.  For more information or to set up a payment plan call 1-800-755-5000.

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