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Mayor's Commission for Citizens with Disabilities

Members

Member Name Term Ends
Jill Barnett 01/2017
CM Beard 12/2014
Traci Brewer 01/2015
Tiffany Bryant 01/2015
Rick Curtis 12/2014
Roger Daman 01/2017
Kenzie Gleason 01/2015
CM Peggy Henson 01/2015
Annette Jett 01/2017
Jacob Karnes 01/2015
Kristy Stambaugh 12/2014
Todd Stephens 01/2015
Andrea Strassburg 01/2017
Laura Thomas 01/2017
Tiffany Webb 01/2017
David Wickstrom    01/2015

The Commission for Citizens with Disabilities wants to hear from you!
In Fayette County, where do you see cars parked in handicapped parking spaces illegally? Email wherenottopark@lexingtonky.gov

Mission Statement

To promote the inclusion and empowerment of people with disabilities within the Lexington-Fayette Urban County community, and to advise the Mayor and the Urban County Council on issues that impact persons with disabilities.

What we're about and what we are doing

Accessibility is working on:

Goals 

  • Educate and promote businesses that hire individuals with disabilities. 
  • Formulate email blasts and contact lists to spread the word about the Commission, meetings and events.
  • Create and conduct disability-sensitivity trainings for LFUCG employees and Council Members.
  • Develop a campaign to educate and create awareness about handicapped parking as well as increase the penalty for illegally parking in a handicapped space.
  • Increase the publicity efforts of the Commission.

Accomplishments

  • Cafe' sidewalk ordinance

2014 Meeting Dates, 9:30 a.m.

• January 29, 2014 – Central Library, Room C 

•  February 26, 2014 – Central Library, Room C 

•  March 26, 2014 – Central Library, Room C 

• April 30, 2014 – Central Library, Room C 

• May 28, 2014 – Central Library, Room C 

• June 25, 2014 – Central Library, Room C 

• July 30, 2014 – Northside Library 

• August 27, 2014 – Northside Library 

• September 24, 2014 – Northside Library 

• October 29, 2014 – Northside Library 

• December 10, 2014 – Northside Library

Meeting Agendas & Minutes

How to serve

Members of this Commission are appointed by the Mayor. If you are interested in serving, please submit a resume and cover letter to the Mayor's Office.

By-Laws

Click here to view the By-Laws

How to contact 

Jill Barnett (please leave contact information in the body of the email)

More Information:

Where Not to Park
Where not to Park is a project that was brought to the Commission by Donnie Whittler and Patti Parsons. Donnie is a Professional who owns his own business and happens to have a disability. His van is equipped with a Wheelchair lift so he needs access to Handicapped Parking Spaces that are Van Accessible. Please view this short video to better understand the importance of leaving the Van Accessible parking spots and access areas open to those who have lift vehicles or use wheelchairs.

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Community Special Needs Registry
The Division of Emergency Management has a new way to help residents of the community with special needs when a disaster or emergency occurs: a Community Special Needs registry. Residents can now complete a Special Needs Survey form. The form will allow residents to describe any special needs they might have and will provide emergency response personnel quicker access to information about people who might need special assistance during an emergency.

We respect your right to confidentiality and continuously take every possible measure to ensure that your personal information remains confidential. We do not collect or maintain information about you that is not essential for your safety and well-being.

Click here for more information

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Last updated: 10/20/2014 1:10:35 PM