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PUBLIC HEARING: 11/7/13 - Transportation Grant for ADRC of Pierce Co.

Monday, October 21, 2013 - 11:20pm

The s85.21 Specialized Transportation Assistance Grant for 2014 is scheduled for a public hearing on November 7, 2013 at 3:00 pm in the basement meeting room of the Pierce County Office Building, 412 W. Kinne Street, Ellsworth, Wisconsin.
The public hearing will be held for the purpose of receiving comment for Pierce County’s proposed plan for spending the 85.21 allocation of $78,601. and a required 20% county match of $15,720 to implement elderly and disabled transportation. In 2013, service priorities for 85.21 transportation included trips for medical, nutrition and work at a sheltered workshop. The 2014 proposal will have the same priorities. To accomplish this it is proposed to use the total funds available to coordinate and operate lift equipped vehicles, to reimburse driver mileage, and to contract with the River Falls Taxi service to subsidize rides for elderly and disabled persons.
Those persons unable to attend the hearing and wishing to submit comments in advance may do so by mailing their comments prior to the hearing to:
ADRC of Pierce County
P.O. Box 540
Ellsworth, WI 54011
Phone: 715-273-6780
The application will be available for public inspection prior to the hearing at the above address. Persons with disabilities which require special accommodations wishing to attend the hearing, and elderly and disabled persons needing transportation to the hearing should contact the agency listed above prior to November 7, 2013. The location of the public hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities.
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