In 1988, the City Council established an ad hoc advisory committee on access for the disabled to assist the Architectural Board of Review and the Historic Landmarks Committee in reviewing public projects. In 2001, the City Council dissolved the ad hoc committee and replaced it with a standing committee, known as the Staff Advisory Access Committee, to assist and advise staff on matters pertaining to providing access for the disabled and compliance with the State Building Code regarding accessibility for people with disabilities. On September 16, 2008, the Staff Access Advisory Committee was renamed to the Access Advisory Committee.
Assist and advise City accessibility compliance staff on public disability issues such as:
|Membership||The Committee will consist of seven members with the following backgrounds:
|Qualifications||Committee members shall be residents of the City, or full-time employees of an entity doing business within the City, during their terms of office. City employees may not serve as Committee members.
Committee members shall have a demonstrated interest, experience, and commitment to issues pertaining to disability and access. The following qualifications are desirable
|Length of Term||Three years and until a successor is appointed. Staggered terms expire on December 31 of the appropriate year.|
|Meeting Schedule||The Committee meets quarterly on the 2nd open Friday at 9:30 a.m. in the David Gebhard Public Meeting Room, 630 Garden Street.|
|Financial Disclosure Requirement||None.|
Brian D'Amour, ADA Coordinator / City Engineer
|Reference||Resolution No. 08-095.|