Interagency Coordinating Council (ICC)

The Governor’s Interagency Coordinating Council (ICC) advises and assists the Minnesota Department of Education in the planning, coordination and delivery of a coordinated statewide, interagency system of services to children birth to five with special needs and their families. The Council is responsible for fulfilling the duties required in federal law which are further defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 125A.28.

The Council consists of 17-25 members appointed by the Governor. Members must include parents of children with disabilities, public and private service providers and advocates, including representatives from state and local education, health and human services, higher education and the state Legislature.

Notice of New Policy and Opportunities for Public Comment: New Part C System of Payment Policy and Third Party Billing Consent Form.

The Office of Special Education Programs requires that prior to adopting any new policy or procedure the state must: 1) hold public hearings on the new policy or procedure; 2) provide notice of the hearings at least 30 days before the hearings are conducted; and, 3) provide an opportunity for the general public to comment for at least 30 days on the new policy or procedure. 34 CFR §303.208 (b). A system of payments is required under 34 CFR §303.500 and must meet the requirements of §§303.520 and 303.521.

Public Comment Period. The new Systems of Payment Policy, including the revised Third Party Billing Consent form will be available for public comment through March 15, 2015. Please send any comments on the policy and/or form to mde.ecse@state.mn.us.

Public Hearings. Two public hearings will be held for discussion and comment on the proposed System of Payments Policy.

Thursday, March 12, 2015 8:45 a.m.
Governor’s Interagency Coordinating Council (ICC) meeting
Minnesota Department of Education, Conference Center B, Room 18
1500 Hwy 36 West, Roseville, MN 55113
Phone in option for the ICC meeting: Dial In Number: 1-888-742-5095
Conference Code: 9855145430

Monday, March 16, 2015 3:00 p.m.
Via Conference Call Only. Dial In Number: 1-888-742-5095
Conference Code: 9855145430