Emergency Snow Removal for Hinckley Township Seniors

The Emergency Snow Removal Program for Hinckley Township seniors will begin accepting applications for the 2011-2012 Season.  This program supported by the Hinckley Fire Department Community Benefit Fund, Inc. and administered by Hinckley Township provides a packet of vouchers to qualified seniors (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 for over 60 qualifying households.

Application may be made through the Hinckley Township Administrative Office (330-278-2071).  Office hours are Mondays 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday 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 (65) years or older or disabled.
  • Must be within the following income levels:

- Reside in a one-person household with a 2010 gross adjusted income of $21,660 or less.

- Reside in a two-person household with a combined 2010 gross adjusted income of $29,140 or less.

- Reside in a three-person household with a combined 2010 gross adjusted income of $36,620 or less.

  • 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 2010 Federal Tax Form 1040 as verification of gross adjusted income.

Additional questions my be directed to the Township at 330-278-2071. 

 

Status: 

Current

Category: 

Roads and Service