Reduced Utility Rates

2015 Reduced Utility Rate Program Guidelines - Income Eligibility


For the purposes of this program, the income eligibility threshold is based on 150% of the federally established poverty guidelines and is described as follows:
  • 1 person household - less than $17,655
  • 2 person household - less than $23,895
  • 3 person household - less than $30,135
  • 4 person household - less than $36,375
  • 5 person household - less than $42,615
  • 6 person household - less than $48,855
  • 7 person household - less than $55,095
  • 8 person household - less than $61,335
  • For households with more than 8 persons, use the 8 person rate and add $4,160 for each additional person in the household.

Requirements


Combined household income, including that of spouse or co-tenant, from all sources for the preceding calendar year shall be less than the above-specified amount for household size. Income shall include:
  • Capital gains
  • Disability benefits
  • Earned income
  • Interest income
  • Investment income
  • Net rental income from real estate
  • Retirement income
  • Social security benefits
Assets shall not exceed the above-specified amount, exclusive of one vehicle and the residence for which application for utility rate reduction is made.

Application


Download and complete a Reduced Utility Rate Program Application (PDF).

Additional Information


For more information contact Amy Taylor, Town Clerk.