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DHS news release

Nov. 29, 2007


Media contact: Cary Greenwood, 503-945-6069, 503-602-9221
Program contact: Lee Girard, 503-373-1726


Panel to discuss transit revenue sources for seniors and people with disabilities




Who: DHS/ODOT Senior & Disability Transit Revenue Steering Committee


What: Public meeting


When: Dec. 12, 1 - 3:30 p.m.


Where: 676 Church St NE, Large Conference Rm, Salem


Agenda


1 p.m. Introductions
1:15 p.m. Public testimony (limit three minutes per person)

1:30 p.m. Review legislative budget note and expected outcomes of the project

1:45 p.m. Role and responsibilities of the Steering Committee

2:15 p.m. Role and responsibilities of the consultant, Association of Oregon Counties, and the Work Group

2:45 p.m. Review project work plan and time lines

3:20 p.m. Next steps and future meetings


DHS/ODOT Senior & Disability Transit Revenue Steering Committee is charged to provide oversight to the two departments as they develop a report for the 2009 Legislative Session with recommendations for new sources of revenue to support transit services for seniors and people with disabilities in Oregon.


Reasonable accommodations will be provided as needed for individuals requesting assistive hearing devices, sign language interpreters or large-print materials. Individuals needing these types of accommodations should call DHS at 1-800-358-3117 at least 48 hours before the meeting.


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