The City of Kirkland offers reduced water, sewer and garbage rates for qualifying low income, single family residential customers who are 62 years or older, blind, disabled, or home kidney dialysis customers. To qualify, you must prove:
- You or your spouse (if married) are at least 62 years of age or older.
- If single, you receive $2,637.50 or less gross monthly income.
- If married, you receive $3,012.50 or less gross monthly income.
These qualifying requirements are updated in February of every year.
If you believe you meet these requirements, contact the Utility Billing Office at (425) 587-3150 (or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org) for additional information and to receive the forms to apply for the reduced senior rate.
You may also download the Senior filing form and affidavit (PDF) for the reduced senior rate (you'll need both forms.) You will also need Adobe Acrobat Reader (a free program) to view or print these files.
Reduced income water rates are 50% of the basic water charge. Consumption is charged at the normal rate.
Reduced sewer rates are 75% of the basic charge. Normal rates apply to usage above the basic rate.
Solid waste rates for qualified low income seniors and disabled single family residential customers is 60% of the regular solid waste rates for each service level.