County officials to discuss Commission on Aging funding increase

OSCEOLA COUNTY — Osceola County officials are expected to discuss several matters related to the county’s Commission on Aging at their next Board of Commissioners Committee of the Whole meeting.

The meeting is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 17, in the second floor Board of Commissioners’ room in the Osceola County Courthouse.

One item to be considered is the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan’s (AAAWM) proposed Annual Implementation Plan for fiscal year 2019. The plan, if accepted, will secure funding for services and programs for senior citizens in Osceola County from Oct. 1, 2018, to Sept. 30, 2019.

County officials also will consider approving an amendment to the fiscal year 2018 Older Americans Act contract through AAAWM for an increase in funding for the Commission on Aging.

Other items set to be discussed at the meeting include:

• Osceola County Emergency Medical Service’s bad debt from the second quarter of 2018, including outstanding accounts for April through June;

• Demolition costs for the former Marion Hotel at 200 E. Main St., Marion; and

• The Osceola County Land Bank Authority acquiring the property at 202 E. Main St., Marion for a total bid of $5,149.41.


Posted by Taylor Fussman

Taylor is the city/county reporter for the Pioneer and Herald Review newspapers. She can be reached at (231) 592-8362 or by email at

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