Brookline Commission on Disability Monthly Meeting



Brookline Commission on Disability Meeting

Thursday November 14, 2019

6:00 to 7:45 PM

Town Hall, Room 308

Introductions/Public comments – 5 mins.

Review of Oct 24, 2019 minutes – 5 mins.

Variances – Outcome of hearing on Howard Thurman Center, 808 Comm. Ave, BU variance – 5 mins.

Old business

                Accommodation on upcoming Special Town Meeting sessions – 10 mins.

                                Access to HS – Sarah

                                Ear buds              


Report from Subcommittee on Town Meeting Accommodation – 5 mins.

                Update on sighted guide videos – 5 mins.

                Update on HP space location map – 10 mins.

Update from ADA Coordinator – 15 mins.

                Allocation of HP fine funds into relevant categories

New business

                Membership issues – 10 mins.

                Report from ad hoc Subcommittee on Lower beacon Accessible Parking – 10 mins

                Discussion on Article 31 calling for reduction in “single occupancy” car use – 10 mins


                Report on 2019 Disability Summit – 5 mins.

                Advocacy:  AAB directorship – 10 mins.

                                Meeting Fri Nov 1


Date for next meeting:  Thursday December 12, 2019

> The Town of Brookline does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services, or activities. Individuals, whom are in need of auxiliary aids for effective communication in Town programs and services, may make their needs known by contacting the Town’s ADA Compliance Officer. Those who need effective communication services should dial 711 and ask the operator to dial the relevant Town Department.