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 Friday, April 25, 2014 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 2014-2015 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 Coloradoans 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 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 implementation:
Grant DE-EE0006142 – through June 30, 2015
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:
Friday, April 25, 2014 from 2:00-4:00PM at:
Legislative Services Building
200 East 14th Avenue
Denver, CO 80203
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 Friday, April 25, 2014 at 4:00PM. To submit written comments, please send via certified mail to:
Colorado Energy Office, Weatherization Program
Attn: Ryan Manzik/Public Hearing Comments 4/25/14
1580 Logan Street, Suite 100
Denver, CO 80203