ADA Advisory Committee
April 5, 2001
5:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Library
I. Roll Call
Members Present: Matt Kemp, Cheryl Hull, Pamela Mueller-Guy, Rita Bowen, Ken Dean, Beau Kelly, Lolus Westbrooks
Members Absent: Earl Clark
Staff Present: John Kern, Transit Manager
Janet Olmstead, Interpreter
Others Present: Rob Stokes
The meeting was called to order at 5:35 p.m. at the Mendenhall Valley Library by Hull, Chair. A quorum was present.
II Public Participation on Non-agenda Items: None
III. Approval of Agenda: Add to New Business, Item A. Third and Seward. Add to Old Business, Item B. Accessible Taxis.
IV. Approval of Minutes - March 1, 2001 approved unanimously.
V. New Business
A. Third and Seward: Dean reports Third and Seward is location of Key Bank. The curb there is 11" high. The City has indicated intent to correct this. The project has been moved to 2003 when the Seward Street Project will be conducted.
VI. Old Business
A. Subcommittee Reports
1. Recognition Meeting - Committee will be on the agenda first thing April 16.
2. Education Committee - Hull updates members on follow-up of the School District Transition Plan
3. TTY Phones - Mueller-Guy updates the Committee on work with the malls. The Nugget Mall indicates it will install one. Contact has also been made with other shopping centers.
B. Accessible Cabs: Dean reports on contact with John Corso of the CBJ Law Department and Steve Gold of ADAPT. He discusses actions taken in Philadelphia to move cab operators to provide accessible service.
VII. Chair Report - None
VIII. Agenda Items for Next Meeting
Education Committee - Capital Chat
TTY Phones in Theaters and Hotels
IX. Adjournment - This regular meeting was adjourned at 6:35 p.m. The next meeting will be May 3, 2001.