Commission on Disability
Opportunity for Input
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.
Community Recognition Awards
Each year, the City of Fort Collins' Commission on Disability hosts an Awards event, formerly titled the Mayor's Awards. The purpose is to thank the people and businesses who serve to enrich the lives of people with disabilities, affecting change by embracing the spirit of inclusion and respect.
For more detailed information please visit the Community Recognition Awards page.
Deadline to submit your nomination is September 10, 2019.
2nd Thursday of each month at 12:15 p.m. | View meeting schedule
Meeting Location is City Hall, 300 Laporte Avenue, CIC Room
December 31, 2019 - Michael Marr and John Morris
December 31, 2020 - Jan Barela-Smith and Terry Schlicting
December 31, 2021 - Sherri Reichow, Amanda Morgan and Arianna Kilmer
December 31, 2022 - Marilee Boylan and Vacant Seat
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.
Recommended Qualifications: A special interest in or sensitivity to the needs of persons with disabilities.