Comments Needed for Annual Plan
The Draft FY 2013 Area Implementation Plan (AIP) is ready for public comment. The Plan describes how federal Older Americans Act and state funds will be spent to support community-based services for older adults in Allegan, Ionia, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Newaygo and Osceola counties. Older persons, service providers, elected officials, advocates, and other interested parties are invited to review and comment on the proposed Plan at a public hearing which will be conducted on:
Monday June 4, 2012
Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan
1279 Cedar Street NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
AAAWM will also accept written comments on the Draft FY 2013 AIP that are received by June 10, 2012. Written comments may be sent to AAAWM at the above address, submitted at the hearing, or emailed to AAAWM at AIPlan@aaawm.org.
The hearing will include a brief overview and highlights of the FY 13 AIP, with the majority of the time allotted for public review and comment. We encourage participants to come to the hearing with comments and questions.
Click here to access the Draf FY 2013 Area Implementation Plan
For additional information about the hearing, or provisions of the Plan, contact Sandra Ghoston-Jones at (616) 222-7012. We look forward to hearing your comments on our proposed Plan to respond to the needs of older adults, adults with disabilities, and their family members residing in Region 8.