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Snow Removal Assistance for Qualified Moorhead Residents

Do you know someone in need of help with shoveling?

Post Date:01/24/2022 10:09 am

The City of Moorhead has a new program available to assist certain homeowners with snow removal. Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds will be used to pay a contractor the City hires to remove snow for persons who are accepted into the program for 1) public sidewalk abutting home; 2) driveway; and 3) one walkway to a door. Snow removal assistance is expected to begin after February 1 or as soon as the City is able to secure a third-party contractor to provide the service.

To be eligible for assistance, a person must be:
1. A home owner. Home cannot be rental property, unless it is a single-family home for which the tenant is responsible for snow removal.
2. Physically unable to remove snow. All household member(s) must be elderly (age 65 or older) and/or disabled (as defined by eligibility for Paratransit services).
3. Under the qualifying household income limit (see chart below). Income eligibility will be determined by your 2021 household income (includes the unadjusted gross income earned by everyone living in your household over the age of 18). Social Security and Pension benefits are included as income.

• 1 person - $32,000
• 2 people - $36,550
• 3 people - $41,100
• 4 people - $45,650

To Apply for the Program
If you meet the eligibility requirements, please complete an application form or call the City of Moorhead at 218.299.5375 to request an application form.

There are limited funds available in this program - eligible applicants may be waitlisted.

Applications can be returned via email or can be mailed to:

City of Moorhead
Attn: Snow Removal Assistance Program
500 Center Ave
Moorhead MN 56560

For more information about the program, please visit the program website or contact the City of Moorhead at 218.299.5375.

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