2013/2014 Senior Snow Removal Program

 Emergency Snow Removal For Hinckley Township Seniors

 Application Process Begins October 2nd

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The Emergency Snow Removal Program for Hinckley Township seniors will begin accepting applications for the 2013-2014 on October 2, 2013.  The application process is an annual process, therefore; even if an individual qualified in 2012 hey must still apply for 2013.

This program is supported by the Hinckleyt Fire Department Community Benefit Fund, Iinc. and administered by Hinckley Township provides a packet of vouchers to qualified seniors (age 65 and up) or a Disabled Person as defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. 42 U.S.C. 12102.  The vouchers are then remitted to a pre-approved snow removal contractor for emergency snow removal.  Last year the program provided service to over 75 qualifying households.

Application may be made through the Hinckley Township Administrative Office (330-278-2071).  Office hours are Mondays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to noon.

Those qualifying must meet the following requirements:

- Must be the owner of the single-family dwelling and sixty-five years or older or disabled.

- Must be within the following income levels:

  • Reside in a one person household with a 2012 gross adjusted income of $22,340.00 or less.
  • Reside in a two-person household witha a combined 2012 gross adjusted income of $30,260.00 or less.
  • Reside in a three-person household witha a combined 2012 gross adjusted income of 38,180.00 or less.

(In the event of a recent passing of a spouse, 2013 income will be reviewed and considered.)

- Must be occupying the home at the time of service.  The program is not to be used to provide the illusion of occupancy while on vacation.

All applicants must provide (for viewing purposes only) a copy of their 2012 Federal Tax Form 1040 as verification of gross adjusted income.

Additional questions may be directed to the Township at 333-278-2071.

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