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A. To qualify for the senior citizen discount, a person must be 65 years of age or disabled and 60 years of age and the total household income shall not exceed the Federal Community Services Administration poverty guidelines.

B. The senior citizen discount shall only apply to the applicant’s residence.

C. A senior citizen desiring to receive a utility discount must submit an initial application to the City on forms provided by the City. In order to maintain continuous qualification for such discount, the senior citizen shall, not later than June 30th of each ensuing year, file an annual application for renewal on forms provided by the City. The City Administrator, or authorized designee, shall determine whether the applicant meets the qualifications and requirements of the City.

D. In special hardship cases, a committee of two City Council members and the Senior Program Director, may recommend the City Administrator grant exemptions to the foregoing income limitations where the circumstances justify such exemptions. (Ord. 2673, amended, 1992)