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Utility Billing software has changed to a new user software. As of February 18, 2019, all customers currently using Bill Trust will need to re-enroll for electronic payment services in the new utility bill payment software which will require your new account number. New account numbers will be in your billing statement or can be obtained from the Utility Billing department.

For additional information about the upcoming changes please visit us at billing.amarillo.gov or by phone at 806-378-3030.

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Is it safe to purchase baby turtles from a road side vendor?

Turtles are often carriers of salmonella, which can cause serious salmonellosis infections in humans, particularly among vulnerable populations such as young children and the elderly. In recent years, salmonellosis outbreaks linked to pet turtles have increased throughout the United States and there has been ban on the sale of baby turtles with a carapace (shell) of less than 4" since 1975.

In short, buying turtles as a pet with a carapace (shell) of less than 4" will increase the risk of salmonellosis infections in vulnerable populations and is not recommended. Offering for sale, turtles with a carapace (shell) off less than 4" is a violation of Title 21 of the Food & Drugs administrative rule Sec. 1240.62.

Turtles and Salmonellosis Exposure
CDC Multistage Outbreak Information