Meeting Minutes 12/15/2014 |

Charles County, Maryland

Meeting Minutes 12/15/2014

Monday, December 15, 2014

     Charles County Commission on Individuals with Disabilities

Meeting Minutes 12/15/2014

Charles County Government Building, Office of the Safety Officer, B140

Call to Order:

The meeting was called to order at 3:10 p.m. by Emily Ferren, Chair

  • In attendance:  Jeff Barnett, Emily Ferren, Joane Gulvas, Robin Lincoln and Nicky Pires
  • Excused:  Amy Blandford, Jim Howard, Sandra Dent, TK Speer and Keri Williams

The meeting minutes for the November 17, 2014 meeting were reviewed. The minutes were approved by Joane and seconded by Nicky.

Old Business:

  • Website:  TK Speer was not present to update the group on the website so this will be tabled until next month.

New Business:

The meeting dates for year 2015 are presented as follows:

January 26, 2015, February 23, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, August 17, September 21, October 19, November 16, and December 21, 2015

Special Olympics


  • Henson Community Center in Indian Head holds dances each month open for individuals with disabilities. Individuals must register one week in advance through Parks and Recreation. Cost is $5.00 for residents. Open to ages 12 and up. Individuals 12-17 must be accompanies by an adult.


  • The Waldorf Kiwanis will be providing a Special Olympics Training Team. CIWD will invite Mary Clifton to a meeting to share information.

Transportation Study

  • A grant has been funded by all three transit organizations, Tri-County and CoSMD to work together in providing transportation to all three counties. They are hoping to tie this in with the new CoSMD coming to Hughesville.

The next meeting will be held on January 26, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at the Charles County Government Building, 200 Baltimore Street, La Plata, MD.  Room B140

Meeting adjourned at 4:00 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Robin Lincoln