Pursuant to Title 10, Code of Federal Regulations, and Section 440.14(a) of the Rules and Regulations of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) for Low-Income Persons, the Colorado Energy Office Weatherization Program (CEO Wx) hereby announces that a Public
Hearing will be held on Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 2:00-4:00PM to receive comments from interested persons regarding the Colorado WAP State Plan to provide weatherization services in Colorado for Program Year 2015-2016 under funding from the annual Congressional appropriation through Grant DE-EE0006142.
The CEO Wx administers this program in Colorado through funding and programmatic oversight from the Department of Energy (DOE) WAP. The goal of the CEO Wx is to reduce energy costs for income-qualifying Coloradans with priority service given to the elderly, persons with disabilities, and families with children five (5) and under by improving the energy efficiency of their homes. Weatherization services can include a full home assessment, home insulation, installation of high efficiency appliances, such as furnaces and refrigerators, and distributing client education materials designed to reduce energy consumption, which are provided throughout all sixty four (64) counties in Colorado by eight (8) regional weatherization service agencies.
The CEO Wx is proposing the following, subject to final approval by the DOE prior to Grant DE-EE0006142 – through June 30, 2016:
• The Grant’s Annual File has been populated to reflect a new Program Year 2015-2016 application which, subject to approval by DOE, will allow the CEO Wx to award and administer new subgrantee contracts, procured via a noncompetitive Request for
Applications process, with performance periods through June 30, 2016.
• The Grant’s Annual File has been populated to certify that the CEO Wx’s Policy Advisory Council, the Colorado Commission on Low-Income Energy Assistance, has reviewed and approved proposed activities associated with the DOE WAP.Comments may be received prior to or during the hearing on the proposed State Plan. The hearings are intended to provide the general public with the opportunity to give input, offer testimony, and ask questions about the State Plan proposal.
Information to attend the public hearing:
Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 2:00-4:00PM at:
Legislative Services Building
LSB-B Audit Hearing Room
Persons with disabilities who wish to attend this hearing and require special accommodations to participate should contact the CEO Wx with special requests.
Written comments will also be accepted as official testimony and must be received by Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 4:00PM. To submit written comments, please send via certified
Colorado Energy Office, Weatherization Program
Attn: Ryan Manzik/Public Hearing Comments 4/23/15
1580 Logan Street, Suite 100
Denver, CO 80203