The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), Office of Energy Assistance will hold a public hearing from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Monday, June 1st, 2015, located at the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), Office of Energy Assistance, 500 East Monroe, 7th Floor Conference Room, Springfield, Illinois, and also at the James R. Thompson Center, 100 West Randolph, DCEO, 3rd Floor, Illinois Room, Chicago, IL. These two locations will be linked via video conference.
The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on the 2016 State Weatherization Plan which is for the 2016 Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program (IHWAP). This plan is a part of the State's application for federal weatherization assistance funding to the U.S. Department of Energy.
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the desire to provide funding for FFY2015 weatherization services in the State of Illinois. This DOE funding will be available from the period of July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016.
Copies of the Plan will be available for public inspection beginning Friday, May 22nd, 2015, at the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Office of Energy Assistance, 500 East Monroe Street, Springfield, Illinois and at the DCEO website by clicking here.
Persons wishing to schedule testimony or receive a copy of the State Plan amendment should contact Angela Baldwin at (217) 785-2533 or Angela.Baldwin@illinois.gov. Written copies of all testimony should be provided.