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Type: Citizen Board or Commission
Meeting location: Larcom City Hall, 301 E Huron St, Second floor, City Council Chambers

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September 2017

Sep, 2017

Disability Issues, Commission on 5:15 PM     Export to iCalendar
Partners in Access Committee Meeting - CANCELLED
Disability Issues, Commission on 5:15 PM     Export to iCalendar
Partners in Access Sub-Committee Meeting
Disability Issues, Commission on 5:30 PM     Export to iCalendar
Community Engagement Sub-Committee Meeting
How Established
Council resolution, 11/4/69 (formerly Committee on the Problems of the Handicapped).
Reestablished June 6, 1983 as "Mayor's Commission on Handicapper Concerns".
Name changed to "Ann Arbor Commission on Handicapper Concerns" and membership composition revised by Council resolution August 18, 1986.
Current name approved by Council resolution July 1, 1991.
Composition and terms changed by Council resolution April 1, 2002.
Composition and terms amended by Council resolution R-14-251 on July 21, 2014. Bylaws amended by City Council on March 10, 2016 which clarifies membership requirements.
To promote and advocate for equal opportunities for all individuals with physical, mental and/or emotional disabilities.
Special Qualifications for Appointment
Leadership skills to provide direction and set policy for 3 program members who coordinate special change/improvement projects.
Length of Terms
3-year terms, which shall be staggered so that approximately 1/3 of the member's terms expire each year. 5 members shall be appointed in 2002, 4 members in 2004 and 4 members in 2005, with the number of appointments being established on the same pattern for year 2005 and beyond. City Council representative shall be appointed anually.
Meeting Times and Frequency
This is a permanent commission which meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 3:15 p.m. in the Council Chamber.
Membership/Committee Composition
The Commission shall consist of not more than 13 members, 12 of whom shall be citizens appointed by the Mayor with the approval of City Council and 1 of whom shall be a member of the City Council appointed by City Council in accordance with its adopted procedures for Council appointments to boards and commissions. The City Council representative shall be a voting member of the Commission with all rights and privileges of membership. At least 9 of the 13 positions on the Commission are reserved for persons who have a disclosed disability as defined in the federal Americans with Disabilities Act, 41 U.S.C. Section 12102, as amended.
Contact Info
Heather Koch
City of Ann Arbor Human Resources
734-794-6120 or 734-794-6123