Franchise Fee Rebate

The City of Merriam offers a rebate on franchise fees for Merriam residents. This franchise fee rebate is for your 2022 utility bills. Electricity, gas, and landline telephone qualify. Applications are available starting February 1 for Merriam residents with low-to-moderate income. Apply by May 1.

In Person

Step 1.See if you meet requirements 

The HUD guidelines for maximum income are:

  • 1 person $54,250
  • 2 persons $62,000
  • 3 persons $69,750
  • 4 persons $77,450
  • 5 persons $83,650
  • 6 persons $89,850
  • 7 persons $96,050
  • 8 persons $102,250

Step 2.Gather your documents 

Have your 2022 utility invoices along with proof of income for all household members ready.

Step 3.Fill out and print your application

The application is due May 1, 2023. 

Application(PDF, 57KB)

Step 4.Schedule an in-person appointment

We'll review your application and documents at the Community Development Department. If you meet the requirements, you will receive your rebate.