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Senior Rebate Program available for those who qualify

Feb. 5, 2018

 ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FROM FEBRUARY 20, 2018 THRU APRIL 16, 2018

The City of Leavenworth has a program that pays sewer and trash bills for low income senior citizens who qualify. Those who are interested should fall below a specific income and complete an application process.

In order to qualify, citizens must:

  • Be a resident of the City of Leavenworth,
  • Be 62 years old or older at the time of
  • Be a primary occupant of a residence. Water bill must bear applicant’s
  • Gross income, including that of a spouse or any residents living at the address, cannot exceed the following limits: 

 1 Person

 2 Persons

 3 Persons

 4 Persons

 5 Persons

 6 Persons

 7 Persons

8 Persons

$26,200

$29,950

$33,700

$37,400

$40,400

$43,400

$46,400

$49,400 

Senior citizens interested in applying can visit Leavenworth City Hall, City Clerk's Office 100 N. Fifth St., from February 20, 2018 through April 16, 2018. Applicants should bring:

  • Income verification for the year 2017 from all income sources, such as 2017 Income Tax Returns, 2017 Homestead Claim or Social Security Statements and 1099
  • Proof of age, such as birth certificate or Driver’s license if not currently a program
  • Water bill or copy of water bill

 The City will pay monthly sewer and refuse (trash service) charges for those who meet the qualifications and complete the application process. Program participants will receive a water bill with monthly sewer and refuse charges marked “Senior Rebate.”

For assistance completing 2017 tax forms, the following agencies can help you by appointment only:

  • Leavenworth County Council on Aging, 1830 Broadway St., 913-684-0777 (Homestead and Income Tax)
  • County Clerk’s Office 300 Walnut St 913-684-0419 (Homestead)
  • Catholic Charities – 716 N. Fifth Street 913-651-8060 (Income Tax)
  • Note: City Clerk staff do not assist with completing the tax forms.

To remain on the rebate program, residents must apply in person each year.

For transportation assistance, please contact the Senior Citizen Transportation van at 913-684-0778. Be sure to allow 2-3 days’ notice for transportation services.

 

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