City implements delinquent utility bill assistance
City to work with Cheney Outreach to help residents
Last updated 7/23/2020 at 11:57am
CHENEY – Residents economically impacted by COVID-19 now have somewhere to turn to for help paying their city utility bills.
At their July 14 meeting, the City Council approved creation of the CARES Utility Assistance Grant Program, dedicating at least $25,000 of the $372,300 the city is eligible to receive in Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to the purpose. The program – which began July 15 – can provide up to $200 in one-time utility assistance to Cheney customers who have seen their household income negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic th...