The Disability Commission is comprised of a majority of people with various disabilities. The Commission works with City Officials, in particular, the ADA Coordinator and the Access Compliance Inspector, to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of community life.
Advise and assist city officials in ensuring compliance with federal and state access laws. Assist the City with ensuring the Self-Evaluation meets the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Assist the City with the implementation and upkeep of the Transition Plan
Our Commission has a Chair, Vice-Chair, Clerk and Treasurer and three general members who perform their duties as outlined in the Disability Commission Bylaws/ Rules of Procedures. See below for more information. Members follow the by Open Meeting Law (OML), Ethics and Conflict of Interest Laws. Members abide by the Local, State and Federal Rules and Regulations.
A Majority of the members shall consist of people with disabilities. One may be a member of the immediate family of a person with a disability. One member shall be either an elected or appointed official of the City. Each member brings unique skills regarding his/her experience of living with a disability.
Meeting dates/occurrence: Monthly meetings are scheduled on the fourth Wednesday of every month. More meetings are planned if a need arises.
|Karen Foran Dempsey||Chair||June 2020|
|Richard Finlay||Vice Chair||June 2020|
|Sheryl Goldstein||Member||June 2022|
|Laura Keith||Member||June 2022|
|Elise A. Marcil||Member||June 2020|
|Rose Quinn||Member||June 2021|
|Susan Santone||Member||June 2021|