Commission on Disability
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.
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.
Recommended QualificationsA special interest in or sensitivity to the needs of persons with disabilities.
Meeting Schedule2nd Thursday of each month at 12:15 p.m. | View meeting schedule
Meeting LocationCouncil Information Center, City Hall West, 300 LaPorte Ave.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to Construction in City Hall the March 8, 2018 meeting will be held at 215 N. Mason, Conference Room 1B.
Time Commitment10 hours/month
December 31, 2018 - Marilee Boylan and Terry Schlicting
December 31, 2019 - Michael Marr and John Morris
December 31, 2020 - Rustin Hughes and Jan Barela-Smith
December 31, 2021 - Sherri Reichow, Amanda Morgan and Arianna Kilmer