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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Low Income Utility Discount Applications Due April 30

Applications are now available for low income utility customers who reside in the City of Mountlake Terrace and meet the following income guidelines for the May 1, 2019 to April 30, 2020 Utility Billing Discount Program year.

Low income homeowners 62 years of age or older, or low income and disabled homeowners, may qualify for a 30% reduction in their utility bill AND free garbage pick-up. Low income homeowners under 62 years of age may qualify for free garbage pick-up. Low income tenants of any age may qualify for free garbage.

Information about the Senior Discount and Free Garbage Program and a downloadable application can be found on the city’s website at, then click Financial Assistance on the left side menu. Or contact the Utility Billing Department at or call (425) 744-6214.

Utility customers must meet the income guidelines stated on the application, reside at a Mountlake Terrace residence, and have a utility account. The city qualifies “Low Income” at 140% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. A list of acceptable documents to verify income are available on the back page of the application. Completed applications including proof of income or non-income for any adults over the age of 18 living at the residence must be received at Mountlake Terrace City Hall, Utility Billing, no later than April 30, 2019. The address is 6100 219th Street SW, Suite 200. Please ensure your application is complete as we cannot approve incomplete applications.

For more information, please contact Utility Billing at (425) 744-6214 or via email at


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