Notice of Public Meeting and Opportunity for Comment – Midland & San Antonio

Notice of Public Meeting and Opportunity for Comment

The Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) and the Public Consulting Group (PCG) will conduct public meetings on:

February 22-23, 2016
Hampton Inn
5011 West Loop 250 North
Midland, TX 79707

February 25-26, 2016
Frank Garrett Community Center
1226 NW 18th Street
San Antonio, TX 78207

More information about these meetings is available on the DARS IL Outsourcing webpage. 

The comment will be taken on the integration of the DARS Division for Rehabilitation Services and Division for Blind Services Independent Living (IL) programs and the outsourcing of the integrated IL program to Centers for Independent Living (CILs) or other organizations. Comment will also be taken on the evaluation of whether services provided through the DARS Office for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) could be better provided by the CILs.

DARS and PCG will take video log (VLOG) and written comments until 5:00 p.m. on February 29, 2016. Comments may be submitted electronically to [email protected] or sent by postal mail to:

Public Consulting Group

Attn: Sara Goscha

150 W. Market Street, Ste. 510
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Persons who have communication or other accommodation needs who are planning to attend the public meeting should contact the DARS Inquiries Line at 1-800-628-5115 or by email at [email protected]. Requests for accommodations should be made five business days prior to the public meeting date.

For questions, compliments or complaints call the DARS Inquiries Line: 1-800-628-5115.

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