I. Meeting called to order
II. Roll Call
III. Approval of minutes from previous meeting
IV. Presentation:Patrick Flood, Commissioner of the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living in Waterbury, Vermont
-Commissioner Flood will discuss issues involving the development of community based supports and the reduction of institutional settings. Commissioner Flood has been instrumental in the "rebalancing" of Vermont's Medicaid and other public support systems resources and has been called upon by other states that are exploring the many related issues.
V. Other business (The Commission will be adjourning for the purposes of a lunch and informal discussion with Mr. Flood in House Finance. The primary purpose of this lunch is to provide members additional time to ask questions regarding person centered care. The public is also welcome to attend, but with limited participation.)