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PUBLIC REVIEW

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 11:20pm

Legal Notice
Request for Public Review and Comment
On Proposal for Program Development & Coordination Funding
In accordance with Federal Regulation (45 CFR 1321.17 (F) 14), the
Southeastern MN Area Agency on Aging
Is allowed to submit a proposal to the Minnesota Board on Aging to transfer Title III-B (Supportive Service) funds to the Area Plan Administration for Program Development and Coordination Activities that will have a direct and positive impact on the enhancement of services for older persons in the Southeastern region of Minnesota. The AAA is required to make the details of such proposals available to the general public for review and comment.
The AAA is proposing to use $96,042 in Title III-B direct service funds to pay for the Program Development and Coordination Activities during 2014 as a cost of Area Plan administration. The Minnesota Board on Aging policy allows up to 25% of these funds to be used for this purpose. The proposed amount represents 25% of the Area Agency on Aging’s new Title III-B direct service allotment. Written comments are encouraged and will be accepted until October 30, 2013. The area plan may be viewed at and comments sent to the Area Agency on Aging at the following address: 421 SW 1st Ave. Suite 201, Rochester MN 55902.
Request for Public Review and Comment
On Proposal for Title III Cost Sharing
In accordance with the Older Americans Act (Section 315(c)(1)), the
Southeastern MN Area Agency on Aging
Is allowed to submit a proposal to the Minnesota Board on Aging to use Title III funds for the purpose of providing community based and caregiver support services and will employ a cost sharing strategy for allowable services to expand potential of this Title to support older individuals and their families in the Southeastern region of Minnesota. The AAA is required to solicit the views of older individuals, providers, and other stakeholders on the implementation of its cost sharing strategy for review and comment.
The AAA is proposing to use $221,799 in Title III funds to pay for community based and caregiver support services during 2014 which are subject to cost sharing requirements. Written comments are encouraged and will be accepted until October 30, 2013. The area plan may be viewed at and comments sent to the Area Agency on Aging at the address below. Individuals may give oral testimony at a Public Hearing at Rochester Public Utilities Building, 4000 East River Road NE, Rochester MN. Send comments to: Southeaster MN Area Agency on Aging , 421 SW 1st Ave., Suite 201 Rochester MN 55902.
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