Beginning February 4 the City of Newport, will be taking applications through the Community Services Consortium (CSC) for the Low-Income Assistance Program for water and sewer service within the Newport city limits.
The eligibility requirements for the program:
1. You are low income; your annual income is at or below 60% of the 2018 Lincoln County median income based on family size.
2. You are a current residential utility service of the City of Newport; the utility bill is in your name; and the service address is your primary residence.
3. You live within the city limits of Newport.
4. You have made a good faith effort to pay your utility bill on a regular basis.
If you meet all four of the criteria above and wish to apply for assistance, please
contact the Community Service Consortium (CSC) at 1-888-851-0242 for further details. PLEASE NOTE, NO appointments will be taken until February 4th beginning at 8:00 A.M.
Please note: this program is scheduled to operate from January 1 through December 31 of each year and in order to participate you must apply annually. However because we are implementing the program late you will have to complete two application periods this year. Thus, in order to begin the initial participation you will have from February 4 to March 22 to complete your first application. Beginning November 1 through December 31, you will have to have your eligibility re-certified to continue participating in the program.
Further details can be found on the City of Newport website at: http://newportoregon.gov/dept/fin/utilitybilling.asp
For more information, please e-mail Richelle Burns at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mike Murzynsky via e-mail at email@example.com. Please allow 48 hours for them to respond.