Development Services Agency - Community Action Agencies - Community action agency annual evaluation.

Published: 2016-09-02

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(A) Each board of directors of designated community action agencies shall annually conduct a self-evaluation of its policies and programs, using forms provided by the office of community assistance, according to the following criteria:

(1) Progress towards meeting the community action agency's goals and objectives as stated in its approved annual program plan;

(2) The impact of its activities upon the needs of low-income clients and the community;

(3) The appropriateness of its goals in carrying out the community action agency's mission; and

(4) The appropriateness of its objectives and strategies in meeting the community action agency's goals.

(B) The results of the evaluation, and recommendations for improved administration of the community action agencies, shall be submitted annually within sixty days of the program starting date, in the form of a report to the office of community assistance at the following address: "Office of Community Assistance, Ohio Development Services Agency, P.O. Box 1001, Columbus, Ohio 43216-1001."

(C) Local governments, social services' organizations, businesses and low-income persons shall be involved in the local evaluation process to provide broad community participation. Evidence of such participation shall be included in the community action agency's annual self-evaluation report.