ADA Advisory Committee

Meeting Minutes

June 3, 1999, Thursday

5:00 p.m., SAIL

I. Roll Call

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

Members Absent: Cora Miller

Staff Present: Kim Kiefer, CBJ Park & Recreation Director

Mal Menzies, R & M Engineering

Barbara Sheinberg, Sheinberg Associates

Chris Benson, State DOT

Amber Ceffalio, Interpreter

John Kern, CBJ Transit Manager

Others Present: None

The meeting was called to order at 5:04 p.m. at the offices of SAIL on Industrial Boulevard by CLARK. A quorum was present.

II. Public Participation on Non-Agenda Items: None

III. Approval of Agenda: V. New business, Item A is moved to the end of the meeting. Approved unanimously.

IV. Approval of Minutes - May 6, 1999: Delete Bowen as present. Note that Linda Stevenson-Millard has submitted her resignation. Approved unanimously as corrected.

Special Item: DIPAC Hatchery Dock

Kern introduces Sheinberg and Menzies, the project team. Sheinberg gives a project introduction and Menzies discusses project alternatives.

MUELLER-GUY arrives, 5:40 p.m.

Kiefer presents the Parks & Recreation perspective as being responsible for ongoing maintenance and operations. MUELLER-GUY asks about winter time use and ice on the ramp. Kiefer indicates it would be closed.

DEAN commends DOT/PF on being proactive and designing accessibility into the project.

DEAN moves that the Committee recommend the project. The Motion is approved unanimously.

VI. Old Business

A. Training, Next Step - Miller; tabled until next meeting.

B. Airport Master Plan - DEAN attended the June 3rd meeting. He reports that the master plan takes in all accessibility requirements.

C. Accessible Fishing Pier - CLARK attended the opening and reported on it to the Committee.

D. TTY Phones - MUELLER-GUY is pursuing a TTY phone booth. PTI will be exploring the possibilities including placement at the Federal building. She will have further information at the next meeting. She is also inventorying elevators in Juneau for emergency notification for deaf persons.

MUELLER-GUY also reports that TTY phones were received at the high school last January but have yet to be installed. CLARK will investigate and report back to Committee.

E. Community Education - HULL reports on community education flyer. The flyer is ready to go and envelopes are stamped. HULL presents the flyer, accompanying letter and a written report.

VII. Chair Report - CLARK reports on his work with Donna Pierce regarding the Accessibility Checklist. SAIL provided the labor to prepare and stuff the envelopes. The City is providing the postage. Patty Ann Polley, Chamber of Commerce, also assisted in reviewing the flyer and obtained the input of eight businesses.

V. New Business

A. Meeting Place - CLARK discusses the past history of the meeting place and informs the Committee that a decision needs to be made. A discussion follows focusing on alternative locations and the goal of choosing the meeting place.

DEAN moves to hold meetings at SAIL. Motion passes.

The meeting time will remain 5 - 7 p.m. and the date will continue as the first Thursday of each month.

VIII. Agenda Items for Next Meeting -. Old Business: items A and D.

IX. Adjournment: The meeting adjourned at 7:00 p.m.. The next meeting will be July 1, 1999 at SAIL.