Notice of Public Hearing

Official Notice of Public Hearing

District Three Governmental Cooperative will hold a public hearing on its draft Fiscal Year 2018 Plan and Budget for Aging Services at 10:00 a.m. on July 7, 2017, at 4453 Lee Highway, Marion, VA 24354. Written comments also will be accepted. Copies of the plan summary are available by contacting the agency at that address or by calling (276) 783-8157.

District Three provides aging and public transit services both directly and through contracts with service providers. Anyone who wishes to be placed on the bidders’ list for providing any of the following services should contact the agency in writing prior to July 7: Chore, Residential Repair, Information and Assistance, Senior Transportation, Legal Assistance, Emergency Services, Long Term Care Coordination, Money Management, Public Information and Education, Volunteer Services, Congregate Nutrition, Home Delivered Meals, Nutrition Counseling, Disease Prevention/Health Promotion, Support Groups, Homemaker, Care Coordination, Elder Abuse Prevention, Options Counseling, Socialization/Recreation, and Respite.

District Three Governmental Cooperative is soliciting sealed bids for the following goods and services for Fiscal Year 2018 (beginning October 1, 2017): Property and Liability insurance, Hot Senior Meals, Frozen Senior Meals, and Shelf-Stable Meals. For additional information or specifications, contact the address above. Sealed bids must be received no later than noon, August 18, 2017.

District Three is seeking opportunities to contract with Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, including minority-owned and/or women-owned businesses.

District Three Governmental Cooperative, operating as District Three Senior Services and Mountain Lynx Public Transit, receives funding from the U S Administration on Community Living, the Federal Transit Administration, and other federal sources; the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, the Department of Rail and Public Transportation, and other state sources; the six counties, two cities and three major towns in Virginia’s third planning district, as well as contributions and other community sources. In compliance with appropriate state and federal statutes, the agency does not discriminate in admission to programs or activities, or in employment opportunities. If you feel you have been discriminated against, you have a right to file a complaint with the agency by calling (276) 783-8157.