ADA Advisory Committee

Meeting Minutes

January 6, 2000, Thursday

5:15 p.m., SAIL

I. Roll Call

Members Present: Earl Clark, Ken Dean, Pamela Mueller-Guy, Rita Bowen, Lolus Westbrooks, Robert Gregovich

Members Absent: Cheryl Hull

Staff Present: John Kern, CBJ Transit Manager

Others Present: None

The meeting was called to order at 5:15 p.m. at the offices of SAIL on Industrial Boulevard by Dean, Vice-chair. A quorum was present.

Motion by Bowen: "Cora Miller be removed from the Committee for lack of participation". Passed unanimously.

Clark arrives, 5:23p.m.

II. Public Participation on Non-Agenda Items: None

III. Approval of Agenda: Add to New Business, item A. Agenda Format. Approved unanimously.

IV. Approval of Minutes - Minutes of December 2, 1999 approved unanimously.

V. New Business

A. Agenda Format

Motion by Clark: "Chair should state on the agenda which subcommittee is to report on item E under Old Business, Subcommittee Reports". Passed unanimously.

VI. Old Business

A. Outgoing Chair Report

Clark reports that the report was finished and submitted to the clerk and Assembly. A copy will be provided for the committee in the February packet.

B. Snow Removal

Dean has a meeting scheduled with Gastineau Human Services, Ernie Mueller of the City and Borough, and Care-A-Van to discuss snow removal. In discussions with Mueller he discovered that a fairly comprehensive list of those needing services can be assembled from different sources. Ideas on acquiring the man power for this project were discussed.

C. Wayside Channel Fishery Dock

Dean reports on his letter regarding the story in the Empire that reported on the Wayside Fishery Dock. He is concerned that Fish and Game’s comments on the potential harm from vehicles parking on the dock may end the project.

D. Dinner Meeting

The Committee discussed the logistics of holding a dinner to recognize those who have contributed to the efforts of the Committee. A subcommittee was formed and will report back to the Committee at the next meeting.

E. Subcommittee Reports

l. TTY Phones: The Committee discusses the need for TTY phones for the public at the school and in the downtown area.

Motion by Clark: "A letter be written to the Assembly requesting TTY phones be provided in the downtown area." Passed unanimously.

2. Education: Gregovich reports on the plans of the subcommittee.

VII. Chair Report - None

VIII. Agenda Items for Next Meeting:

Old Business: Wayside Channel Fishery Dock

Snow Removal

Subcommittee Reports:

Dinner, Education & TTY Phones

IX. Adjournment - The meeting adjourned at 7:10 p.m. The next meeting will be February 3, 2000 at SAIL.