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Statutory Council on Blindness Quarterly Meeting

06/14/2019 09:00 AM - 06 /14/2019 03:00 PM

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Madison, 525 W Johnson St, Madison, WI- 53703

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Agency: Department of Health Services
Contact: Ann Sievert 608-266-3147

Statutory Council on Blindness 
Quarterly Meeting
Friday, June 14, 2019
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Madison
525 W Johnson St
Madison, WI 53703
Conference Call Access Information
USA Toll-Free: 1-877-820-7831
Participant Code: 988055
Draft Agenda
1.	Welcome and Introductions
2.	Overview of the Office for the Promotion of Independent Living, and Councils
Presenter: Amber Mullett, Director, Office for the Promotion of Independent Living, Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources
3.	Overview of Council on Physical Disabilities
Presenter: Benjamin Barrett, Chairperson, Wisconsin Council on Physical Disabilities
4.	Public Comment on Issues Affecting Wisconsin Residents who are Blind and	Visually Impaired
        (11:15 AM – 11:30 AM)
5.	Overview of Statewide Efforts to Address Transportation Barriers for	Individuals with Disabilities
Presenter: Tami Jackson, Public Policy Analyst, Wisconsin Board for People with Disabilities
6.	Working Lunch: Council Member Updates
7.	Long Path Presentation
Presenter: Amber Mullett, Director, Office for the Promotion of Independent Living, Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources
8.	Discuss Next Steps for Council Strategic Planning
9.	Discuss Plans/Agenda Items for the September Council Quarterly Meeting at	Options for Independent Living in Green Bay, WI 
10.	Adjourn
The purpose of this meeting is to conduct the governmental business outlined in the above agenda. The Statutory Council on Blindness is a nine-member statutory body, which is appointed by the Secretary of the Department of Health Services. The purpose of the Council is to make recommendations to DHS and other state agencies on services, activities, programs, investigations, and research that affect Wisconsin residents who are blind and visually impaired. For more information on the Council or how to apply to become a member, contact the Office for the Blind and Visually Impaired at 888-879-0017 or dhsobvi@dhs.wisconsin.gov.
The Committee is administratively attached to the Department of Health Services. If you need an interpreter, alternate formats, or other accommodations to participate, please contact Ann Sievert at 608-266-3147 or annL.sievert@dhs.wisconsin.gov.
Conference Call: 1-877-820-7831	Passcode: 988055


Americans with Disabilities Act Statement

Reasonable accommodations, including the provision of informational material in an alternative format, will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. This agency, to the maximum extent possible, holds all meetings in facilities that are physically accessible to persons with disabilities.  For questions about accessibility, contact the meeting's sponsoring division.