On Tuesday September 6th the SILC Chair was notified by the Director, Independent Living Administration that the FY 2017-2019 State Plan for Independent Living has been approved by the Administration for Community Living.
The text of the notification is:
Dear Ms. Grivetti:
The Independent Living Administration (ILA) has reviewed and approved the State of Michigan FY 2017-2019 State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL). In accordance with Section 704(a)(1) of the Rehabilitation Act, as amended, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) will approve disbursement of funds available to Michigan for it’s award effective October 1, 2016.
During the SPIL cycle, the Statewide Independent Living Council, the Designated State Entity, and the Centers for Independent Living are responsible for ensuring that the SPIL assurances and activities are implemented in accordance with the SPIL and all applicable federal requirements.
If you have questions related to your State’s SPIL approval, implementation or need for changes, contact your State project officer.
We appreciate your continuing efforts to promote the independent living, empowerment and community integration of individuals with significant disabilities in your state.
Deputy Commissioner, Administration on Disabilities
Director, Independent Living Administration.