December 21, 2017

Olmstead Plan Seeking Public Input

Minnesota’s Olmstead Plan envisions people with disabilities living, learning, working, and enjoying life in the most integrated setting of their choice. As the second year of the Plan’s implementation comes to a close, people with disabilities, their families, and the general public are invited to give feedback on the Plan and the suggested amendments from state agencies. There are a variety of ways to participate in the public input process for the Olmstead Plan, and the Olmstead Implementation Office (OIO) has taken steps to ensure that the process in its entirety is accessible, inclusive, and transparent.

Duluth Public Listening Session:
Amend and Extend the MN Olmstead Plan

Date and Time:  Wed, January 24, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Location:  Duluth City Hall, 411 W 1st St. Room 303, Duluth

People with disabilities, their family, guardians, providers, stakeholders, and the general public are invited to a listening session during the Amendment and Extension process for the MN Olmstead Plan this year. During the listening session there will be opportunities to make public comment on the MN Olmstead Plan and the drafted amendments for 2018. For more information on public input, please visit the MN Olmstead Plan website at mn.gov/olmstead.

To request accommodations due to a disability: Please let the OI Office know the type of accommodation or modification you need and which meeting you plan to attend. For accessible formats of this publication or additional equal access to Olmstead Implementation Office publications, write to mary.catherine@state.mn.us, call 651-296-9844, or use your preferred relay service. (ADA1 [9-15]).

Event organizers: Olmstead Implementation Office together with Duluth Commission on Disabilities and Access North

Round Two of Public Comment: February 27–March 13, 2018
February 27-March 13: Online input form for amendment specific comments
February 28: Videoconference/conference call listening session

To find updates and more information:
Visit their Facebook page:  MN Olmstead Plan
Contact the OIO by email:   MNOlmsteadPlan@state.mn.us