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Wisconsin Statutory Council on Blindness Quarterly Meeting

11/13/2018 09:00 AM - 11 /13/2018 03:15 PM

AC Hotel by Marriott Madison Downtown, One North Webster Street, Madison, WI- 53703


Agency: Department of Health Services
Contact: Ann Sievert

Wisconsin Statutory Council on Blindness
Quarterly Meeting
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
9:00 A.M. to 3:15 P.M.

AC Hotel by Marriott Madison Downtown
One N Webster Street
Madison, WI 53703

Conference Call Access Information
USA Toll-Free: 1-877-820-7831
Participant Code: 988055

1.	Welcome and Introductions	
2.	Review and Approval of Meeting Agenda	
3.	Introductions of Newly Appointed Council Members and Description of Officer Positions Currently Available 	
4.	Review and Approval of July Quarterly Meeting Minutes	
5.	Review Action Items from Council Meetings During Fiscal Year 2018 	
6.	Discuss Information Gathered from Program Areas During Fiscal Year 2017 and 2018
a)	Transportation
b)	Employment
c)	Business Enterprise Program (BEP)	
7.	Update on the Current State of BEP	
8.	Public Comment on Issues Affecting Wisconsin Residents who are Blind and Visually Impaired	(12:00 PM – 12:10 PM)
9.	Discuss Council Bylaws	
10.	Set Annual Plan for (Fiscal? Calendar?) Year 2019	
11.	Identify Which Council Members are Filling Vacated Terms and Which are Starting New Terms and Discuss Recruitment Moving Forward 	
12.	Assign Members to Committees Within the Council 	
13.	Election of Executive Committee 	
14.	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 or 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

The Council 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
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.