The Board of Commissioners passed Resolution 2017-002 establishing a Low Income Rate Reduction program at the PUD. The program has been updated a few times since its initial creation. Currently, Jefferson County PUD offers three types of rate reductions in the form of monthly credits are available to qualifying low income residential customers to help assist with their utility bills:
- Standard Low Income Program Credit: A $55.51 monthly bill credit is available for all electric customers who meet qualifying income standards.
- Senior Low Income Program Credit: A $55.51 monthly bill credit is available to senior citizens, age 62 and older, whose monthly income exceeds the qualifications of the standard credit, but remains below the qualifying threshold level of the senior program.
- Water/Sewer Low Income Program Credit: All customers who qualify for either the standard or senior low-income electric bill credit will also qualify for a $17.25 credit on their PUD water charges and a 30% discount on the PUD sewer charge, should they receive those services from the PUD.
- PUD Home Internet Credit: A $20.00 monthly bill credit is available for all PUD home internet customers whose household income meet the qualifications and standards. Limited to 150/150 Mbps and 1/1 Gbps products.