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CSBG State Plan Legislative & Public Hearing
July 23, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Legislative and Public Hearing Packet
The following documents were presented and discussed during the hearing:
- State of Hawaii, Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR), Office of Community Services (OCS) Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) State Plan for Federal Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017 (CSBG State Plan v2 w Attachments)
- OCS testimony regarding the CSBG State Plan (2015 07 23 CSBG State Plan Hearing OCS Testimony up)
- Testimony from Honolulu Community Action Program (HCAP) [HCAP COMMENTS] and Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council (HCEOC) [2015 07 23 HCEOC Comments]
Legislative and Public Hearing Notice
The Hawaii Office of Community Services (OCS), Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, solicits public comment on the new proposed State Plan for the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Program to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for Federal Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017 (FFY 16 and 17). The CSBG program provides services to low-income and impoverished populations across the State. The plan outlines how OCS will meet the U.S. DHHS requirements for the CSBG program in FFY 16 and 17. CSBG services and activities are delivered statewide by designated Community Action Agencies located in each county. The public is invited to comment on the proposed CSBG State Plan for FFY 16 and 17.
The proposed CSBG State Plan can be found at the OCS website, http://labor.hawaii.gov/ocs. Paper copies may be viewed at OCS and the Community Action Agency responsible for each County.
Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council
47 Rainbow Drive
Hilo, Hawaii 96720
Tel: (808) 961-2681
Honolulu Community Action Program, Inc.
33 South King Street, Suite 300
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813-4323
Tel: (808) 521-4531
Kauai Economic Opportunity, Inc.
2804 Wehe Road
Lihue, Hawaii 96766
Tel: (808) 245-4077
Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc.
99 Mahalani Street
Wailuku, Hawaii 96732
Tel: (808) 249-2990
A combined-purpose Legislative and Public Hearing on the CSBG State Plan is scheduled for Thursday, July 23, 2015, at 10:00 a.m., at Conference Room 309 at the State Capitol, 415 South Beretania Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. The hearing is being jointly convened by the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Labor and the House Committee on Labor and Public Employment. Persons with special needs, including oral language services, should call OCS at (808) 586-8675 by Thursday, July 16, 2015, to make arrangements.
The public is welcome to attend and provide comment at the hearing. Written comments may be submitted to OCS (email: firstname.lastname@example.org, mail: Office of Community Services, 830 Punchbowl Street, Room 420, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813; fax: (808) 586-8685) for consideration at the hearing by Tuesday, July 21, 2015. Alternately, testimony can be submitted directly to the Legislature at: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/