City of Sulphur to offer utility assistance program | News
The following is a news release from the City of Sulphur:
Mayor Christopher L. Duncan has announced that the City of Sulphur is continuing the program of assistance to low income households for payment of water, sewer, and trash fees charged by the city.
The City of Sulphur will be taking applications for this program on March 4-8, 2013, at the Sulphur City Hall. Persons applying must bring a copy of any and all income for all members of the household.
Continuation of this assistance program will be determined annually with the adoption of the operating budget of the City of Sulphur by the City Council. Administration of the program will be the responsibility of the Mayor, through the Director of Finance.
Recertification of eligibility will be necessary at least once a year. All changes in status affecting eligibility must be reported promptly. Certification and recertification will be the responsibility of the Office of the Mayor. Confidentiality of all information provided to determine eligibility will be maintained.
Determination of eligibility for this assistance program will be in accordance with Department of Social Service guidelines established by the Federal government and the State of Louisiana.
The maximum income to determine eligibility is as follows:
HOUSEHOLD SIZE MONTHLY GROSS INCOME
Eligibility will also be determined by the number of qualified applicants and the appropriation of funds for this purpose.