The county boards in Oneida, Vilas and Forest counties will soon vote whether to form a Transit Commission in the Northwoods. It could mean more transportation options for all citizens.
Oneida County Department on Aging Director Dianne Jacobson says the three county departments have had transportation for elderly and disabled citizens for many years. But a Transit Commission could be grant funded and provide rides for anyone.
Jacobson says after years of discussion, action could happen next month...
Much was debated in Congress about mandatory across the board budget cuts called sequestration. The impacts the federal sequester made in areas such as air traffic controllers and military bands were widely reported, but the cuts are having an impact on meals delivered to senior citizens.
Ken Krall talks with Dianne Jacobson, the Director of the Oneida County Department on Aging about tough times for the Senior Nutrition Program.
Oneida County Department on Aging Director Dianne Jacobson. More information is available at the office in Rhinelander.