The Commission on Disability serves as an advisor to the City of Fort Collins City Council on issues relating to citizens with disabilities. In its role as an advocate for citizens with disabilities, the Commission on Disability: develops educational programs to acquaint citizens with issues affecting individuals with disabilities; forms special committees to review and address particular issues; works together with other Boards and Commissions and the City Council to provide recommendations to assure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the 1990 Americans with Disability Act (ADA), the Fair Housing Act and other legislation relating to persons with disabilities; and serves as ombudsman between City departments, the private business sector, and the community of citizens who have disabilities.
The Fort Collins Commission On Disability Encourages All Individuals With Disabilities, Caregivers, Advocates, And Other Interested Parties To Give Their Input On The Needs Of Public Transportation In Fort Collins. Should Service Hours Be Extended? What Barriers Have You Faced And Where? Take A Few Minutes To Give The Commission Your Feedback And Help Fort Collins Improve And Maintain Accessibility For All.
Each year, the City of Fort Collins Commission on Disability hosts the Annual Mayor's Awards. It's a time to say 'Thank You' to the people, businesses and agencies who work to enrich the lives of people with disabilities.
Do you know someone making a difference today? We'd love to hear about them! Please make your nomination today.
Nominations will be accepted until Sept.16th.
December 31, 2016 - Michael Devereaux and Michelle Miller
December 31, 2017 - Leslie Efird and Hettie Hueber, and Sherri Reichow
December 31, 2018 - Marilee Boylan and Terry Schlicting
December 31, 2019 - Michael Marr and John Morris