ADA Advisory Committee
December 22, 1997

ADA Advisory Committee
Meeting Minutes
December 22, 1997, Monday
5:00 p.m., Rm. 211, City Hall

I. Roll Call

Members Present: Ken Dean, Earl Clark, Corinne Conlon, Linda Newman, Cora Miller, Wadell Synder

Members Absent: Carmen Katasse, Linda Millard-Stevenson

Staff Present: John Kern, Capital Transit

Others Present: Don Brandon, State ADA Coordinator

The meeting was called to order at 5:10 p.m. by Mr. Clark, Chairman. A quorum was present.

II. Public Participation on Non-Agenda Items: None

III. Approval of Agenda

Add Item C. Annual Report to VII Chair Report. Approved as amended unanimously.

Synder arrives.

IV. Approval of Minutes - November 24, 1997

Change: (1) VII. Item C. second sentence to read; The City is not authorized to review plans for ADA Compliance. But they do have to insure that they are in compliance with the UBC 19.

(2) VII. Item B. first sentence; replace "done" with "held".

Approved as amended unanimously.

Clark will contact Ms. Boesser for clarification on building plan review.

V. New Business

A. Don Brandon, State ADA Coordinator: Don Brandon, State of Alaska ADA Coordinator made a presentation to the Committee. Mr. Brandon outlined the role of the State ADA Coordinator and the relationship of the ADA with Federal, State and Local agencies. He provided the Committee with his priorities for the position and his perspective on ADA implementation and activism.

VI. Old Business

A. Resolution 1585: The Committee reviewed and discussed Section 2. Committee Purposes.

The Committee agreed to invite Donna Pierce, Deputy City Manager, to their next meeting.

Ken Dean hands out copies of "Checklist for Existing Facilities version 2.1". This is a source document for the "Draft Accessibility Checklist" presented to the Committee by Earl Clark at the November 24 meeting. The Committee discussed their role in making this information available.

VII. Chair Report

A. Training Curriculum - Trainer Meeting: The training subcommittee met with the City trainer. The trainer will be following up on the subcommittee’s input and come back with a training curriculum early next year. The focus of the training will be on customer service. The trainer found the sub committee’s outline very helpful.

B. ADA Teleconference: The main speaker was Marilyn Goldman who spoke about what people should know who are municipal employees. There is one more teleconference on January 8th at 11:00 a.m. The teleconference sites are the offices of SAIL, Don Brandon and Linda Millard-Stevenson. This teleconference will feature the ADAAG Board’s presentation on upcoming changes. Clark encouraged members to attend.

C. Annual Report: Copies of the draft annual report were distributed to the Committee. There was a brief review of the sections and an explanation of the guides used to complete this draft. Comments are requested by January 2nd.

VIII. Agenda Items for Next Meeting - New Business: Guest Donna Pierce, Deputy City Manager, and; KTOO Close Captioning

IX. Adjournment: The next meeting will be January 26, 1998. There being no further business the meeting adjourned at 6:40 p.m., December 22, 1997.

Updated 10/27/98

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