Commission for People with Disabilities

The commission works 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.

Agendas and minutes from previous meetings.

What we are doing

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

ADA complaints

Statewide issues

Call the state SDA coordinator for any employment or property issues owned by the state. (502) 564-0348

Lexington Fayette

Call Roger Daman, Administrative Officer, for any employment or property issues owned by the city. (859) 258-3962 or 311

Lexington private sector

Call the Human Rights Commission for any privately owned and operated business concerning access, employment housing in Lexington. (859) 252-4931

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