Williamsburg makes use of CARES Act aid funds to assist locals pay overdue utility payments



WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) — The Metropolis of Williamsburg introduced their plan on Monday to make use of federal Coronavirus Support, Reduction, and Financial Safety (CARES) Act aid funds to help eligible water and sewer clients.

Metropolis officers say Williamsburg was awarded greater than $90,000 from the federal funding. The Municipal Utility Reduction Program plans to share that cash with residents and small-business homeowners going through overdue utility payments from March 1 via December 30 due to the coronavirus.

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The funds can solely be used to supply direct help to buyer accounts over 30 days in arrears in the course of the lined interval; nonetheless, the grant prioritizes help to clients with accounts greater than 60 days in arrears.

Eligible utility clients are inspired to finish an consumption certification type and send it in.

It can be mailed to 401 Lafayette Road in Williamsburg or positioned within the drop-box on the entrance of the Municipal Constructing.

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For questions, name 757-220-6182.

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