b"T he City of Des Moines is once againHow do I qualify for these free services STREET BANNER Minor Home RepairPROGRAMproviding minor home repair services1.Be an owner/occupant within the DesAlong Marine View Drive, cross to City resident homeowners whoMoines city limits for at least one yearstreets and areas of 7th Avenue, have extremely low to low incomeswith no intention of selling in the nextare colorful banners promoting based on U.S. Department of Housing and12 months, have proof of home ownerslocal businesses. The banners are Urban Development (HUD) income guide- insurance, and meet the HUD incomefade-resistant and made from lines. This is done by providing free repairguidelines for the program. a heavy 22-ounce vinyl. Each services to improve the health and safety2. Complete the application process banner is $275 for one year with of our residents as they live in their homes. an annual renewal fee of $175. Funding for this program is provided byHow do I apply?Returning businesses have first a Community Development Block GrantTo apply for this program please followpriority, but if you would like to through King County. these directions:1. Request an application by calling participate in this program or Services provided include but are not(206) 870-6535 want to learn more, please calllimited to: (206) 870-6547 or emailElectricalfaulty lights, switches, plugs,2. Complete the application forms andjbest@desmoineswa.gov. circuits or exhaust fans return them with the supporting docu-mentation to the City of Des Moines/Plumbingfaulty toilets, clogged drains,Minor Home Repair at: 21630 11 thAve-leaking faucets, faulty water heaters nue S, Suite D, Des Moines WA98198.Disability Aidsinstallation of grab bars,3. Once your application is processed and hand rails, hand held showerheads, bathevaluated you will receive a phone call seats, high toilets, access ramps and appli- informing you of your acceptance orcation of non-skid surfaces non-eligibility for our program. Upon acceptance your job will be referred to Safetyinstallation of smoke alarms, one of our contractors who will call you BALLPARK BANNER security/safety lights, carbon monoxide alarms and locksets to make an appointment to perform SPONSOR PROGRAMthose services. Services that areOtherfaulty furnaces, faulty gutters andrequired for your health and/or safety To promote local business, we roof leaks, broken window glass panes are the highest priority. place 4x8' banners at Steven J Underwood Memorial Park and/or the Field House Park. The program runs from April to November, and businesses can have their banner fly for either one (1) year or three (3) years. Typically, these parks are booked solid from March through November, so the business would receive tremendous exposure. For more information or to participate in the program,please call (206) 870-6547 oremail jbest@desmoineswa.gov.12 | DES MOINES CITY CURRENTS | SUMMER 2020"