Meeting Minutes March 2013
Meeting Minutes for the Commission on Individuals with Disabilities
Monday, March 18, 2013
County Government Building, Rm. B125
In Attendance: Excused:
Amy Blandford Sandra Dent
Linda Clem Joane Gulvas
Emily Ferren Jim Howard
Robin Lincoln Elaine Lancaster
Tony Silva Kelly Reynolds
Meeting called to order at 3:00 p.m. by Chair, Amy Blandford. The attendance roster was checked for today’s mtg.
Minutes Approved Tony Silva moved that the February 25th minutes be approved. Linda Clem seconded. The February minutes were approved.
Bonnie Hampton from the Office on Aging has submitted an application.
Terms expire on June 30th for Robin Lincoln, Tony Silva, and Emily Ferren. For those wishing to be re-appointed, please submit a letter to the Chair, Amy Blandford.
Amy Blandford’s term expires in 2015. Sandra Dent’s term expires in 2016.
For your information
Our written annual report is due to the Commissioners by March 31st. Our schedule of meetings for the rest of the calendar year is as follows:
April 15, 2013
May 20, 2013
June 17, 2013
July 15, 2013
August 19, 2013
September 16, 2013
October 21, 2013
November 18, 2013
December 16, 2013
All meetings are held at 3 p.m. in Room B125 at the County Government Building.
Oath of Office
Those present took an Oath of Office.
We had received a customer complaint regarding transportation. We have given that customer information relevant to their complaint.
We are updating our brochure and will request the County logo on a jpeg file.
The Developmental Disabilities Administration puts employment first in working with clients, but not exclusively. Under consideration are community living skills, services to homebound people, and Spring Dell clients. Linda Thomas and Aaron Connor are the service coordination contacts for the Developmental Disabilities Administration.
DORS has a pilot service that involves bundling of services for clients.
Definitions were discussed for severe, chronic, and ongoing conditions.
Amy Blandford has set up an appointment to approve our by-laws with the Commissioners on Tuesday, April 23rd at 2:30 p.m.
The meeting was adjourned at 4:00 p.m.
The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 15th at 3 p.m. at the County Govt. Bldg. (office of Joane Gulvas---B125)
Emily Ferren, Secretary