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    Office Of Disability Services

    Commission on Disabilities

    The goal of the Commission on Disabilities is to improve the quality of life for the entire community by embracing the contribution of its citizens with disabilities.

    The Commission focuses on issues related to accessibility, housing, transportation, education and public awareness.
    The Commission participates in numerous community initiatives including:

    • Support for legislative initiatives that promote equality and accessibility for people with disabilities
    • Advocating for increased accessibility and enforcement in city/state building codes
    • Advocating for enforcement of Disability  Parking and a systematic method for retrieval/renewal of Permits

    The Commission invites speakers from both the public and private sector to discuss on topics of concern to the disability community. Recent speakers include:

    • Economic Development Administrator, Economic Development for the City of New Haven
    • Connecticut State Building Inspector, State of Connecticut
    • Chief of Police, City of New Haven
    • Department Director of School Construction, New Haven Board of Education of the City of New Haven
    • Superintendant of Schools, City of New Haven Department of Education
    • Commissioner, Housing Authority of New Haven
    • Operations Manager, Greater New Haven Transit District
    • Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles
    Scooping & Hooping, On Wheels

    Note: We encourage any member of the public to join us at our meetings which are held every second Monday of the month. If you wish to leave a message for the Commission on Disabilities you can do so by contacting the Department of Disability Services by phone (203) 946-7833; TTY/TDD (203) 946-8582 or via fax at (203) 946-8587.

    Commission on Disabilities Meeting Schedules

    All meetings unless otherwise notified will be held on the 2nd Monday every month from 5:15 to 7:00.  The meetings will be held in the 4th floor conference room in the Office of the Corporation Counsel at City Hall, 165 Church Street, New Haven. Meetings are open to the public. Click on the links below to read the minutes of the meetings

    Meeting Schedule for 2014

    January 13 Agenda - Minutes
    February 10 Agenda - Minutes
    March 10 Agenda - Minutes
    April 14 Agenda - Minutes
    May 12 Agenda - Minutes
    June 9 Agenda - Minutes

    July Agenda - No Meeting
    August Agenda - No Meeting
    September 14 Agenda - Minutes
    *October 6 Agenda - Minutes
    *November 3 Agenda - Minutes
    December 8 Agenda
    - Minutes

     

    Meeting Schedule for 2013

    January 14 Agenda - Minutes
    February 11 Agenda - CANCELLED
    March 11 Agenda - Minutes
    April 8 Agenda - Minutes
    May 6 Agenda - Minutes
    June 10 Agenda - Minutes

    July 9 Agenda - No Meeting
    August 12 Agenda - Minutes
    September 9 Agenda - Minutes
    *October 7 Agenda - Minutes
    *November 4 Agenda - Minutes
    December 9 Agenda
    - Minutes

    Meeting Schedule for 2012

    January 9 Agenda - Minutes
    February 13 Agenda - Minutes
    March 12 Agenda - Minutes
    April 9 Agenda - Minutes
    May 14 Agenda - Minutes
    June 11 Agenda - Minutes

    July 9 Agenda - CANCELLED
    August 13 Agenda - Minutes
    September 10 Agenda - Minutes
    *October 15 Agenda - Minutes
    *November 19 Agenda - Minutes
    December 10 Agenda - Minutes

    Meeting Schedule for 2011

    January 10 Agenda - Minutes
    February 7 Agenda - Minutes
    March 14 Agenda - Minutes
    April 11 Agenda - Minutes
    May 9 Agenda - Minutes
    June 13 Agenda - Minutes

    July 11 Agenda - Minutes
    August 8 Agenda -
    September 12 Agenda - Minutes
    *October 17 Agenda - Minutes
    November 14 Agenda - No Quorum
    December 12 Agenda
    - Minutes

    Meeting Schedule for 2010

    January 11 Agenda - Minutes
    February 8 Agenda - Minutes
    March 8 Agenda - Minutes
    April 12 Agenda - Minutes
    May 10 Agenda - Minutes
    June 14 Agenda - Minutes

    July 12 Agenda - No Quorum
    August 9 Agenda - No Quorum
    September 13 Agenda - Minutes
    *October 18 Agenda - Minutes
    November 8 Agenda - No Quorum
    December 13 Agenda
    - Minutes

    Meeting Schedule for 2009

    January 12 Agenda - CANCELLED
    February 9 Agenda - Minutes
    March 9 Agenda - Minutes
    April 13 Agenda - Minutes
    May 11 Agenda - Minutes
    June 8 Agenda
    - Minutes

    July 13 Agenda - Minutes
    August 10 Agenda - Minutes
    September 14 Agenda - Minutes
    *October 19 Agenda - Minutes
    November 9 Agenda - Minutes
    December 14 Agenda - Minutes

    Meeting Schedule for 2008

    January 14
    February 11
    March 10
    April 4
    May 12
    June 9

    July 14
    August 11
    September 8
    *October 20 Agenda - Minutes
    November 10 Agenda - Minutes
    December 8 Agenda - Minutes

    Meeting Schedule for 2007

    January 8
    February 12
    March 12
    April 9
    May 14
    June 11

    July 9
    August 13
    September 10
    *October 15
    *November 19
    December 10

    Meeting Schedule for 2006

    January 9
    February 13
    March 13
    April 10
    May 8
    June 12

    July 10
    August 14
    September 11

    *October 16
    November 13
    December 11

    *  Meeting is not scheduled on its usual date because of a conflict with a religious or legal holiday.

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