- How is the Marion County Council on Aging funded?
The Council on Aging is funded solely through the Senior Services Levy.
- What is the annual budget of the Council on Aging?
At .8 mils, the Senior Services Levy generates approximately $800,000 per year.
$675,000 goes to direct services for Marion County seniors, in the form of service contracts. The remaining $125,000 is for administrative costs, including rent, supplies, and salaries for 1.5 employees.
- What will the Senior Services Levy cost me each month?
This is a renewal levy and will cost the owner of a $100,000 home slightly less than $2.00 per month.
- What services are funded through the Senior Services Levy?
Home-delivered meals, medical transportation, personal shopping, in-home
care/personal care, adult day care, center, Alzheimer’s services, and much