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Brown Co to pay more for hot meals program
09/21/2021

Brown County Courthouse

(KNZA)--It will cost Brown County more to provide hot meals to seniors in the county.

Services for the Elderly Director Wanda Davis information the Brown County Commission on Monday that Mission Village, in Horton, which provides the meals, is asking for a $1 per meal increase due to the rising costs of groceries.

Currently, the cost of a meal is $4.50, with the county's portion being $1.80.

Commissioners voted to pay 50 cents toward the $1.00 increase. That will bring the county's share of the cost of a meal to $2.30.

Under the program, county residents age 60 and over can sign-up to receive a hot meal delivered to their home. The meals are provided Monday through Friday, except holidays

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