Resolution No. R2022-32; High-Efficiency Water Conservation Incentive Rebates
The City of Gallup has offered the following rebate programs to its residents:
High-Efficiency (HE) Toilet and Showerhead Rebate:
For City of Gallup Residential or Commercial businesses utility customers to replace older than 1994 water-guzzling toilets and get a utility bill credit rebate from the city.
Residential customers can get:
$100 for the first toilet
$75 for the second toilet
$50 for the third toilet
Commercial customers can get a $75 utility bill credit for each toilet older than 1994.
HE Clothes Washer Rebate: Residents can receive $100 back when you replace your old top-loading washer with an approved high-efficiency clothes washer (Consortium of Energy Efficiency (CEE) Tier rating of 2 or 3 efficient model.
Rain Barrel Rebate: By installing a rain barrel to capture rain water, residents can receive a $30 rebate for two rain barrels.
Refrigerator Rebate: By trading in a less energy efficient, older refrigerator with a newer (Consortium of Energy Efficiency (CEE) Tier rating of 2 or 3 or Energy Star labeled efficient model, residents can receive a $30 rebate credit.
Xeriscaping Rebate: Residents receive a rebate for replacing irrigated turf grass with an approved xeriscape landscape ($25 for every 100 square feet replaced).
Rebates are granted in the form of utility bill credits, in the total program amount of up to $5,000 per year. The current rebate program expired this past July. If the Council wishes to continue the program, for an additional two (2) years, approval via resolution is required.
- Fiscal Impact:
- Up to $5,000 per year in rebates (deferred revenue / bill credits) may be issued to City of Gallup residents. Funding is already allocated in FY23 operating budget.
- Approval of Resolution R2022-32
- Speaker's Name
- Elizabeth Barriga - Environmental Programs Coordinator