ADA Advisory Committee

           Meeting Minutes

May 3,  2001

        5:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Library

I.          Roll Call

Members Present:    Matt Kemp, Earl Clark, Pamela Mueller-Guy, Rita Bowen, Ken Dean, Beau Kelly, Lolus Westbrooks, Graham Smith

Members Absent: Cheryl Hull

Staff Present: John Kern, Transit Manager, Theresa Kissel, Interpreter

Others Present:    None

The meeting was called to order at 5:35 p.m. at the Mendenhall Valley Library by Dean, Vice-chair.  A quorum was present. 

II  Public Participation on Non-agenda Items:   None

III.   Approval of Agenda:            Add A. RSA Grants to New Business.  Approved unanimously.

IV.   Approval of Minutes: April 5, 2001 approved unanimously with a correction to item V.A., SeaFirst Bank is incorrect.  It should be Key Bank..

V.  New Business

A.   Reimbursable Service Agreement (RSA) Grants: Beau Kelly discusses the availability of these grants.

VI.       Old Business

A.    Accessible Taxis: Dean reports on work toward accessible taxis.  He has made contact with area hotels to inform them of the need to provide accessible shuttles.  He has received positive responses from most with regard to complying.

B.     Subcommittee Reports

1.  Recognition Meeting - Kern expresses his appreciation and that of Donna Pierce and Sara Boesser for the recognition expressed by the Committee.  This committee has completed its assignment and is now dissolved.

2.  Education Committee - Kelly reports on efforts to get an opportunity to speak on Capital Chat. Transition Plan.

3.  TTY Phones - Mueller-Guy updates the Committee on contact with hotels and shopping malls regarding TTY phones.

VII.    Chair Report - None

VIII.   Agenda Items for Next Meeting

Old Business

Accessible Taxis

Education Committee - Capital Chat

School District Transition  Plan

TTY Phones in Theaters and Hotels

IX.   Adjournment - This regular meeting was adjourned at 6:30 p.m.  The next meeting will be June 7, 2001.