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Portland Commission on Disability monthly meeting is this Friday, January 12

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Above: The logo of the Portland Commission on Disability.

Portland Commission on Disability monthly meeting is this Friday, January 12

The Portland Commission on Disability (PCOD) monthly meeting is this Friday, March 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The meeting is open to the public in the Steel Room at the Office of Equity and Human Rights (OEHR), Commonwealth Building, 5th floor, 421 S.W. 6th Avenue in downtown Portland.

There will be a report from OEHR Director Koffi Dessou, committee updates, liaison report, a budget update, and general housekeeping. There is also time set aside for public comment and announcements from 12:15 to 12:25 p.m.

Please note that PCOD will not be conducting a meeting in February due to a closed retreat that is scheduled.

ASL interpretation and real-time captioning will be provided. Other accommodations are available on request. Please notify the commission in advance of scheduled events if accommodations or translations are needed. Because some accommodations take time to arrange, it is suggested to provide at least three business days’ notice. To make requests, file complaints, or for additional information, please contact Nickole Cheron by emailing nickole.cheron@portlandoregon.gov or calling 503.823.4938. Use City TTY 503-823-6868, or use Oregon Relay Service: 711.

The mission of PCOD is to guide the City in ensuring that it is a more universally accessible city for all. The commission was established by City Council resolution in 2008. To learn more about PCOD and its work, visit its web pages on the OEHR website.

 

Portland Commission on Disability Agenda

Friday, January 12, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m

Steel Room Conference Room
Fifth Floor of the Commonwealth Building 
421 SW 6th Avenue

Conference line (503) 823-9322

Saara Facilitator – Facilitator 

Meeting begins at 11:00 a.m. 
ASL interpretation and real-time captioning will be provided.
Other accommodations available on request (see note following the Agenda).

11:00 – 11:05: Housekeeping (Welcome, Agenda, Minutes)

11:05 – 11:15: Director’s report – Koffi Dessou

11:15 – 11:20: Liaison reports Dana, Kathy, Saara

11:20 – 11:30: Policy Committee Update – Dana, Angel

11:30 – 11:40: Accessibility in the Built Environment
Committee Update – Larry

11:40 – 11:45: Budget Update

11:45 – 12:15: Office of Neighborhood Involvement Discussion

12:15 – 12:25: Public Comment/Announcements

 Break – Resume in subcommittees after 15 minutes

Policy Agenda items 

Transit Security

Police Bureau training (PCOD consulting)

Model Employer

Accomplishments review 

ABE Agenda items

Update Infill

Alan Hines presentation 

Southwest Corridor presentation 

PLEASE NOTE: In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be denied the benefits of or be subjected to discrimination in any City program, service, or activity on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or disability. To help ensure equal access to City programs, services and activities, the City will provide reasonable translation and interpretation services, and will reasonably modify policies/procedures and provide auxiliary aids/services/alternative formats to persons with disabilities. Please notify us in advance of scheduled events if accommodations or translations are needed. Because some accommodations take time to arrange, if you could give three business days’ notice, we would appreciate it.  To make requests, file complaints, or for additional information, please contact Nickole Cheron at nickole.cheron@portlandoregon.gov; 503.823.4938. Use City TTY 503-823-6868, or use Oregon Relay Service: 711.