Low Income Discount

Overview of Low Income Discount


The Utility Discount Program is designed to give limited financial relief to low-income, single-family homeowners' water and sewer bill. The purpose of the Program is to encourage residents to retain home ownership and avoid any delinquencies with their water and sewer bill during periods of diminished personal income.

To be eligible for the Utility Discount Program, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
    1. Owner and occupant of a single-family home
    2. Currently enrolled in one or more of the following Ramsey County-administered financial
        assistance programs:
            a) SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program)
            b) MFIP (Minnesota Family Investment Program)
            c) General Assistance (GA)
    3. At or below 165% of the federal poverty threshold guidelines (as determined by Ramsey
        County)
    4. Provide written proof of participation in County-administered financial assistance
        programs
 
In order to receive the discount, you must come to city hall and complete and sign the eligibility form. If you have any questions regarding this discount, contact the Utility Billing Department.