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Portland Commission on Disability monthly meeting is this Friday, July 14

 

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Portland Commission on Disability monthly meeting is this Friday, July 14th

The Portland Commission on Disability (PCOD) monthly meeting is this Friday, July 14, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public at the Office of Equity and Human Rights (OEHR), located in the Commonwealth Building’s on the 5th floor, 421 S.W. 6th Avenue in downtown Portland.

There will be a report from OEHR Director Dante James, committee updates, liaison reports, a transit justice presentation, and general housekeeping. There is also time set aside for public comment and announcements. The PCOD agenda may be viewed below.

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, July 14, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m

Steel Room Conference Room
Fifth Floor of the Commonwealth Building 
421 S.W. 6th Avenue

Conference line (503) 823-9322

Kathy Coleman – 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 Liaison reports Dana, Angel, Vadim

11:15 – 11:20 Director’s report – Dante James

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

11:30 – 11:40 ABE Committee Update – Larry, Nickole

11:40 – 12:15 Transit Justice presentation

12:15 – 12:25 Public Comment/Announcements

 Break – Resume in subcommittees after 15 minutes

Policy Agenda items 

  1. Update on meeting with the State
  2. Update Model Employer 
  3. Update Charter
  4. DCL conversation

ABE Agenda items

  1. Update Housing 
  2. Update-Alt Bike share – Nickole
  3. Brainstorm - Larry

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.