ADA Advisory Committee

Meeting Minutes

February 3, 2000, Thursday

5:15 p.m., SAIL

I. Roll Call

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

Members Absent: Cheryl Hull, Lolus Westbrooks

Staff Present: John Kern, CBJ Transit Manager

Theresa Kissel, Interpreter

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. Dean is appointed interim Chair for Cheryl Hull.

The Committee requested Kern meet with the City Clerk on Committee absences regarding McKinley and Miller. They also requested he inquire about an application from Beau Kelly.

II. Public Participation on Non-Agenda Items: None

III. Approval of Agenda: Add New Business A. UAS Training. Approved unanimously.

IV. Approval of Minutes - Minutes of January 6, 2000 approved unanimously.

V. New Business

A. UAS Training

Dean mentions UAS training classes for certified nurses aid and certified personal care attendant training.

VI. Old Business

A. Wayside Channel Fishery Dock

Dean reports that he has no further information since the last meeting. Tabled until the next meeting.

B. Snow Removal

Dean reports on activities for snow removal. Letters were sent out to persons potentially eligible. Two responses were received. There has been no snow since.

C. Subcommittee Reports

1. Dinner Meeting - Clark indicates a dinner may not be possible because the Committee lacks the resources. He suggests an award ceremony before the Assembly. It is suggested that some event may be a good time to do this. Clark will try to determine what may be occurring during the coming months.

2. Education - Gregovich reports on plans for activities and the direction of the subcommittee.

3. TTY Phones - Mueller-Guy indicates she has continued to work on the provision of a TTY phone at the Federal Building, preparing several letters to further the request.

VII. Chair Report - Dean reported that KTOO agreed to close caption gavel to gavel. Royal Caribbean Cruise Line has agreed to fund this. Assistive Technology of Alaska (ATA) loans available for technology and modifications for accessibility.

VIII. Agenda Items for Next Meeting:

Old Business: Wayside Channel Fishery Dock

Snow Removal

Subcommittee Reports:

Dinner & TTY Phones

IX. Adjournment - The meeting adjourned at 7:10 p.m. The next meeting will be March 2, 2000 at SAIL.