LOW INCOME- SENIOR AND/OR DISABLED DISCOUNT PROGRAM UPDATE
On October 3, 2023, the Town Council passed an amending ordinance relating to the water/sewer ordinance. This amending ordinance included an update to our Low-Income Senior and/or Disabled Program. If you qualify you would receive a 30% reduction on your bi-monthly billing. Low-Income Senior and/or Disabled Discount Applications can be obtained under the Water/Sewer Tab on the website or by visiting Town Hall.
Listed below are the updated requirements of the program:
A. The water/sewer account shall be in the name of the individual owner certifying for low-income elderly water rates and living in the residence.
B. The individual shall be or exceed sixty-two (62) years of age at the time of filing or retired from gainful employment by reason of disability. Documentation of retired from gainful employment by reason of disability must accompany the application.
C. Gross income of $40,000 or less for two or more persons or a single person with a yearly gross income of $30,00 or less and reside within the water system of the Town of Pe Ell and receive residential water service.
D. Low-income elderly or disabled water and sewer rates shall not be available to individuals residing in federally subsidized housing.
E. The individual shall submit proof of income and assets of all persons residing within the residence to the Town Clerk/Treasurer annually, including but not limited to federal income tax statements (W-2's) or similar financial data.
If you have any questions, please contact Town Hall at (360)291-3543.