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File #: 19-678A    Version: 1
Type: Appointment Status: Passed
File created: 4/25/2019 Department: County Commission
On agenda: 5/21/2019 Final action: 5/21/2019
Title: Appointments to the Council for Person with Disabilities (Individual Appointments by each Commissioner).
Attachments: 1. applicant-worksheet Council for Persons with Disabilities_May 2019.pdf

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Appointments to the Council for Person with Disabilities (Individual Appointments by each Commissioner). 

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Recommended Action:

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Approval of the appointments of seven members to the Council for Persons with Disabilities. The term of office shall be two years.

Jennifer C. Boggess - Karen Seel
James “Steve” Cleveland - Janet C. Long
Keli Mondello - Pat Gerard
Ross I. Silvers - Dave Eggers
Sarah Goldman - Kathleen Peters
Deborah Figgs-Sanders - Kenneth T. Welch
Linsey Grove - Charlie Justice

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Background Information:

Seven of the thirteen members of the Council for Persons with Disabilities (Council) are individual appointments by each member of the Board of County Commissioners (Board).  Two other applications were received, and all names are listed on the Worksheet form attached.

The other members are appointed by the organizations listed in Pinellas County Ordinance Section 70-403(a). The Board approved the Ordinance creating the Council at its March 7, 2017 meeting.

The six organizations are:
1.) Disability Achievement Center
2.) Florida Gulf Coast paralyzed Veterans of America
3.) Boley Centers
4.) Family Network on Disabilities
5.) Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas, Inc.
6.) Providing Advocacy & Recognizing Capabilities (PARC)

 

Attachments:

Applications
Application Worksheet

 

Partner(s):

Paul Valenti, Director, Office of Human Rights