OPEN MEETING NOTICE Wisconsin Statutory Council on Blindness Quarterly Meeting Thursday, March 14, 2019 1:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. Friday, March 15, 2019 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Crowne Plaza Hotel 4402 E Washington Avenue Madison, WI 53704 Conference Call Access Information USA Toll-Free: 1-877-820-7831 Participant Code: 988055 DRAFT AGENDA: Thursday, March 14, 2019 1. Welcome and Introductions Carrie Molke, Director, Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources 2. Review and Approval of Meeting Agenda 3. Review and Approval of November 2018 Quarterly Meeting Minutes 4. Icebreaker Activities 5. Develop Council Ground Rules 6. Training on Legal Requirements and Department Processes for Councils Davis Ciotola, Attorney, Office of Legal Counsel, Department of Health Services 7. Review By-Laws and Recommended Changes Davis Ciotola, Attorney, Office of Legal Counsel, Department of Health Services 8. Presentation on the Disability Rights Movement Amber Mullett, Director, Office for the Promotion of Independent Living, Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources 9. Adjourn DRAFT AGENDA: Friday, March 15, 2019 1. Icebreaker Activities 2. Overview of the Office for the Promotion of Independent Living, and Councils Amber Mullett, Director, Office for the Promotion of Independent Living, Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources 3. Overview of Council Fiscal Policies and Procedures Sara O’Donnell, Council Staff Support, Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources 4. Public Comment on Issues Affecting Wisconsin Residents who are Blind and Visually Impaired (11:00a.m. – 11:15a.m.) 5. Strategic Discussion a) What should the Council’s priorities be? b) What information do we need to inform our decision? 6. Working Lunch: Overview of the Council of the Blind Legislative Days Council Members, Rhonda Staats and Patty Zallar 7. State Health Assessment Community Conversation 8. Discuss Dates/Agenda Items for the Next Scheduled Quarterly Meeting 9. 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 email@example.com. 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 AnnL.Sievert@dhs.wisconsin.gov. Conference Call: 1-877-820-7831 Passcode: 988055
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