To assist low-income water customers, Palmdale Water District should work with its governing body to consider the feasibility of using revenues from sources other than water rates to implement rate assistance programs for low-income water customers.
Final rules and guidelines are in place. Applications are being excepted. Funding for the year 2015 is in place. Monthly Credits are being placed on accounts of approved participants.
The Board approved the rate assistance program at their August 13, 2014 meeting. Staff is finalizing the rules and application process and will begin promoting the program and accepting applications in October 2014.
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