WSR 07-21-124

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed October 23, 2007, 12:33 p.m. ]


Notice of Public Hearing


A public hearing on the matter of withdrawal of Human Services Council/Southwest Washington Agency on Aging (HSC/SWAA) Area Agency on Aging (AAA) designation will be held November 27, 2007, from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Vancouver National Historic Reserve, 1115 East 5th, Vancouver, WA. This hearing will be governed by the "Withdrawal of AAA Designation and Hearing Procedures," copies of these procedures can be obtained from Deborah Bennett at (360) 725-2543. At this hearing, interested parties, including HSC/SWAA, will have the opportunity to provide documentation and testimony in support of, or in opposition to, withdrawal of HSC/SWAA's AAA designation. The testimony of individuals, other than a designated representative for HSC/SWAA, will be limited to five minutes per person.

Written comments in support of, or in opposition to, withdrawal of HSC/SWAA's AAA designation may be provided by any party up to adjournment of the public hearing. Prior to the hearing, written comments may be submitted to: DSHS Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 45850, Olympia, WA 98504-5850, for hand delivery 4500 10th Avenue S.E., Lacey, WA 98503, e-mail schilse@dshs.wa.gov, fax (360) 664-6185. Individuals providing testimony or submitting written comments are asked to direct their testimony or comments to one or more of the five grounds for de-designation listed in the notice, however, individuals are not required to limit testimony or comments to those particular subjects. To view the complete notice of de-designation you may go to http://www.adsa.dshs.wa.gov./professional/HSLDN/

Individuals with disabilities wishing to attend the hearing who may require assistance may contact Stephanie Schiller, DSHS Rules Coordinator by November 20, 2007, for TTY (360) 664-6178 or for an interpreter (360) 664-6097, or by e-mail at schilse@dshs.wa.gov

Directions to Vancouver National Historic Reserve: From Interstate 5, take the Mill Plain Boulevard exit and follow aviation museum signs through Vancouver Barracks to 5th Street. The hearing will be held at 1115 East 5th, Vancouver, WA.

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