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Notice of Public Hearing

 

Notice of Public Hearing

Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach/Treasure Coast, Inc.

The Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach/Treasure Coast, Inc. announces a hearing to which all persons are invited.

DATE AND TIME:       June 16, 2021

PLACE:                        4400 North Congress Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: The Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach/Treasure Coast, Inc. is holding a public hearing to secure testimony concerning information required for its submission to the Florida Department of Elder Affairs of a Direct Service Waivers for Telephone Reassurance, Education/Training Individual, Education/Training Group, A Matter of Balance (MOB) and Un Asunto de Equilibrio, Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program (Tai Chi for Arthritis), Chronic Disease Self-Management, Diabetes Self-Management Program and Program de Manejo Personal de la Diabetes, Enhance Fitness (EF), Powerful Tools for Caregivers, Savvy Caregiver, Tai Ji/Tai Chi Quan: Moving for Better Balance, Tomando Control de su Salud and Walk with Ease.

The hearing will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at the Agency’s offices at 4400 North Congress Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33407.

The public is encouraged to attend and to testify concerning the proposed services that the Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach/Treasure Coast, Inc. would provide to the senior population residing in Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach and St. Lucie counties.

Persons who wish to offer comment at the hearing are asked to limit their presentations to three minutes and to restrict their remarks to issues related to the proposed services. Those persons wishing to speak at the public hearing should contact Trish Ernst at (561) 684-5885. It is also requested that you submit a written copy of your testimony to Trish Ernst, Director of Communications, Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach/Treasure Coast, Inc., 4400 North Congress Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33407 or by emailing TErnst@aaapbtc.org.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting Trish Ernst or visiting the Agency website at https://www.aaapbtc.org/sites/default/files/documents/Public%20Notices%20Page/Public%20Hearing%20Agenda.docx

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this hearing is asked to advise the Agency at least three days before the hearing by contacting Trish Ernst, TErnst@aaapbtc.org or by calling (561) 684-5885. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1-(800) 955-8771 (TDD) or 1-(800) 955-8770 (Voice).