Public Hearing

To older persons, public officials and other interested parties, pursuant to Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 17 – 6.2(7)a.(2):

The public is notified and invited to attend a public hearing being conducted by Heritage Area Agency on Aging regarding the Fiscal Years 2020 - 2021 Area Plan for the seven county region (Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn and Washington counties).

The purpose of the public hearing is to gather input and comments from interested parties, including priority services. A public hearing will be conducted on: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. at Heritage Area Agency on Aging, Main Building Conference Room, Kirkwood Community College campus, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404.

Agenda:

1. Call to order

2. Purpose of hearing

3. Public Comments on Priority Services Title IIIB Priority services are located within the service categories of Access, In-Home and Legal. The minimum percentage (%) of Title IIIB funding required to be expended within each category are: 1. Access (10%), which includes Information and Assistance, Assisted Transportation, Transportation, Case Management and Outreach. 2. In-Home (5%), which includes Adult Day Care/Health, Chore, Homemaker, and Personal Care. 3. Legal (3%,) which includes Legal Assistance.

      a. Written comments

      b. Other comments 

4. Services under consideration to be provided as Direct Services by Heritage

5. Adjournment

The Area Plan will guide Heritage for the period of State Fiscal Years 2020 – 2021. Comments are also welcomed in the written form of choice or by contacting Heritage and requesting a form.

Written comments should be sent to Heritage Area Agency on Aging, Attention Kellie Elliott-Kapparos, Kirkwood Community College, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404. The public is invited and encouraged to provide feedback at this hearing opportunity and/or provide written comment.