Low-Income Residents Ages 60+ May Apply At Several City Of Las Vegas Centers

 The Utility Tax Rebate Program is a program offered by the city of Las Vegas to low-income seniors who reside within the city limits. Seniors ages 60+ who qualify receive a rebate on the franchise tax they paid for local utilities throughout the 2018 year. These utilities include electric power, land-line telephone and natural gas. Applicants must make an income of less than $16,500 for an individual or $18,900 for those filing married/head of household. Applicants must bring copies of their 2018 local NV Energy, Southwest Gas and CenturyLink/Cox Communications telephone bills, photo identification and other supporting documentation to fill out an application. Identification and bills must match physical address. Low-income homeowners ages 60+ who qualify also may apply for a partial rebate of the annual sewer bill on their primary residence located within the city of Las Vegas. The Utility Tax Rebate Program applications may be filed with the city Jan. 3 through March 14, 2019. Application forms are not available online; applicants must apply at one of the centers listed below. Call for an appointment and/or to verify what to bring. See the flier.

 

Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, 702-229-1702.

Fridays, 1 to 4 p.m., through March 8; by appointment only.

Call 702-229-1702 for information and an appointment.

 

Derfelt Senior Center, 3343 W. Washington Ave. in Lorenzi Park, 702-229-6601.

Thursdays 2 to 4 p.m. and Fridays 8 to 10 a.m., through March 14; by appointment

only. Call 702-229-6601 for information and an appointment.

 

Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St., 702-229-6125.

Wednesdays, 1 to 4 p.m., through March 13.

Call 702-229-6125 for information; first-come, first-served; walk-ins welcome.

 

East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.

Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., through March 14; by appointment

only. Call 702-229-1515 for information and an appointment.

 

Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road, 702-229-6454.

Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. through March 13; first-come, first-

served. Call 702-229-6454 for information.

 

Howard Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave., 702-229-1600.

Mondays, noon to 4 p.m., through March 11; by appointment only.

Call 702-229-1600 for information and an appointment.