Public Notice

Public Notice

System Pressure Advisory Rescinded: Portion of Bethel Road

12.01.2018

Based on the laboratory analysis of water samples collected on December 3, 2018 from 5798 Bethel Rd to the end of Bethel Rd and adjoining subdivisions in between, Brunswick County Public Utilities water users in this area are hereby notified that it is no longer necessary to boil water or use bottled water for human consumption.  The system has resumed normal operations.

This notice is issued and effective on December 4, 2018.

We appreciate your cooperation and patience during this period.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

John Nichols

Brunswick County Public Utilities

910-253-2657

Brunswick County to begin accepting LIHEAP applications Dec. 3

11.20.2018

Brunswick County will begin accepting applications for LIHEAP, the annual energy assistance program, from adults who are at least 60 years old or disabled on Dec. 3.

The LIHEAP, or Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, provides a one-time annual vendor payment to help eligible families offset winter heating expenses. The household’s total countable income for the base period must be equal to or less than 130 percent of the current poverty level, and the household’s total resources must be $2,250 or less.

Beginning Monday, Dec. 3, individuals who are 60 years and older or disabled and receiving services from the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) can apply at Social Services, in Building B at the County Complex. Applications will be accepted Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.  In addition, during the month of December, Social Services staff will be taking applications at the Brunswick County Senior Centers.  Locations, dates and times are below.

Individuals who are homebound may have someone apply on their behalf.  The homebound individual must write a statement giving their representative permission to apply on their behalf and provide the representative with eligibility requirements.

Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 2, anyone may apply for the funds, regardless of age or disability. At that time, applications will be taken in person at the Town Creek Park Community Building, 6420 Ocean Hwy East, Winnabow, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Applicants must provide all income for the household and its members; checking and savings account statements for all members of the household; all property, stocks, bonds and other assets for all members of the household; the name, date of birth and social security number for each member of the household; and a copy of the current heating source bill, with the applicant’s name, address and account number.

Applications will be taken until Mar. 31, or until all funds are exhausted. For additional information, please call 910-253-2422.

Senior Sites:

Ash Senior Site December 13 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Boiling Spring Lakes Senior Site December 19 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Oak Island Senior Site December 4 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Town Creek Senior Site December 11 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Centers:

Center at Southport Dec. 6 and 14 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Center at Shallotte Dec. 7 and 18 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Center at Leland Dec. 5 and 12 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Center at Calabash Dec. 3 and Dec. 20 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Lockwood Folly Community Building
(Supply Temporary Site)
Dec. 10 and 17 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

The following chart describes the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Eligibility Requirements.

Eligibility Requirement What’s Needed How Often
Identity ID, Contact with someone knowledgeable of your situation At application
Address Lease, rental agreement, any other shelter expenses, contact with someone knowledgeable of your situation At application or situation, if moving
Citizenship/ Alien Status Verification of citizenship/alien status via Immigration and Naturalization Service At application
Social Security Number Valid social security card or number At application
Earned Income: Wages/Self-Employment Wage stubs, tax forms contacting employer At application
Unearned Income: Public Benefits/ Private Retirement Benefits/Trust, etc. Documents from provider, award letter At application
Assets/Resources Ownership and tax records – bank and court documents At application
Heating Expense Copy of bills At application