Published On: Fri, Feb 22nd, 2013

Lawn Maintenance guidelines have changed

Law Maintenance applications and guidelines are now available at Tsali Manor, Snowbird Senior Center and the John Welch Senior Center.  To qualify, you must be a senior citizen age 70 and above (and spouse) living alone or with anyone under the age of 18.  You must turn 70 by April 1.  Or, you can be age 60-70 and must be immobile and/or disabled; incapable without use of wheelchair, walker, cane or other device.

The client is responsible for getting the yard clear of any trash/debris.  The residence must be on tribal lands within the five-county service area including: Swain, Jackson, Graham, Cherokee and Haywood.  Lawn maintenance is seasonal (April 1 – Sept. 27).  Mowing and weed eating will include a 50 foot perimeter around the home including carports.  Lawns mowed outside the 50 foot perimeter will be the homeowner’s responsibility.

The deadline for applications is Friday, March 26.

– Tsali Manor HELP Program 

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