Winter Garden Seniors Citizens can apply for utility bill assistance. Starting May 2012 Seniors that qualify can save as much as $35.00 a month on their utility bill.  Applications are available at the City Hall receptionist Desk or call Winter Garden City Hall and they will mail one out to you.

You must be 65 years of age or 62 and receiving social security.  Monthly income can not exceed $1,197.79 for single Seniors or $1,674.56 if you are married.  Applicants must be Winter Garden residence for five years continuously upon submitting your application.  Be prepared and have your 2011 Federal Income taxes returns or your social security benefit statement, all sources of income must be provided.

It sounds like a little work but $35.00 a month is a saving of $420.00 a year.  Get started today and contact Winter Garden City clerk at 407-656-4111 ext 2297. May 1, 2012 is the deadline for submitting your application and supporting documents so don’t delay. If you have a family member or friend that could benefit from this please lend a helping hand and get them signed up, I’m sure they will be very thankful!