DISABLED PERSONS ADVISORY BOARD MEETING MINUTES
A meeting of the Disabled Persons Advisory Board of the
COMMITTEE MEMBERS: John McConville, member
Lisa Huchler-Smith, Secretary
David Rogers, Chairman
Ann Piccinotti, Vice-Chairman
Liz Harbison, member (absent)
OTHERS: Scott Fegley, Supervisor Liaison (absent)
SENIORS GROUP HEALTH FAIR
Mr. Rogers stated he attended the health fair on behalf of the Board to answer questions. He stated approximately thirty people attended the health fair and he did not have many people stop at his table and ask questions.
LMT EMERGENCY SQUAD
Mr. Rogers stated he followed up with the Emergency Squad and they told him they don’t have the emergency information inputted into their system and have no way to input the information because they are waiting for special computer equipment from the state.
Ms. Huchler-Smith suggested talking to Chief Coluzzi about how to get the emergency information into the emergency database. She also suggested going to the County level to ask if they have an emergency information database and if the municipalities can access it. Mr. Rogers stated he would call Jim Cawley and talk with Chief Coluzzi.
Mr. Rogers stated there are no new commercial building permits. He noted that he saw that the Board of Supervisors modified the Zoning code for group homes.
Mr. Rogers distributed the business cards to the Board members and told the Board members to fill in their names. H stated the extra business cards would be in the Board’s filing cabinet.
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PROPOSED LETTER TO LMT BUSINESSES
Mr. Rogers discussed the proposed letter to Township business owners to comply with handicap parking rules & proposed changes. Ms. Huchler-Smith asked if the letter could give business owners information about how to obtain handicap signs. Mr. Rogers agreed that is a good idea and would ask Jim Coyne who the Township purchases signs from.
Mr. Rogers asked
the Board if they are in agreement with the content of the letter. The Board members approved the letter. Mr. Rogers stated he would meet with Mr.
Fedorchak to approve the letter then would send out the letter with the
NEW BUSINESS/OLD BUSINESS
Ms. Huchler-Smith and Mr. Rogers suggested the Board bring ideas to the next meeting of projects/problems the Board could address in the next two years.
Ms. Huchler-Smith suggested ways to advertise the Disabled Persons Advisory Board within the community. The Board suggested going through the schools and local business associations.
discussed the new handicap ramp at the rear entrance to Makefield Elementary
School and the lack of handrails or that the ramp is not wide enough the fit
both doors. Mr. Rogers stated he would contact the director of special
education for the
APPROVAL OF OCTOBER 2005 MINUTES
moved and Mr. McConville seconded and it was unanimously carried to approve the
The Board agreed
to cancel the December 2005 meeting. The
next meeting is scheduled for
There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at
Lisa Huchler-Smith, Secretary