Senior Discount Program

LOW-INCOME SENIOR CITIZEN DISCOUNT PROGRAM

The District is pleased to be able to offer rate assistance to qualifying low-income senior citizens. Currently, this program supports more than 250 households at a cost of approximately a nickel per month to all District customers. In order to qualify for the program, low-income seniors must meet the following eligibility criteria and income requirements:

  1. Age 62 or older
  2. Own and live year-round in their homes
  3. May not own additional rental or investment properties; and
  4. Annual household income is within the Federal Poverty Guidelines noted below
Year Household Annual Income Discount
2018-2019 Up to $20,575 35% discount
  Up to $32,920 20% discount
2017-2018 Up to $20,025 35% discount
  Up to $32,040 20% discount

Eligible seniors wishing to participate need to present these documents at the District office:

  • A 2017 tax return or, if an income tax return was not filed, a letter of non-filing (Form 4506-T) from the IRS (first time applicants or applicants that have not previously provided a letter of non-filing only)
  • Valid picture ID with birth date (first time applicants only)
  • Copy of 2017 annual social security income statement or an alternate retirement statement

Seniors currently receiving the discount, or those who previously received an application packet, will receive a letter and application packet by mail in early June. Others should stop by or call the District office to request an application packet.

The new guidelines and discount rates begin August 1, 2018 through July 31, 2019.

Contact the District

If you have questions about this program, contact:

Application Materials