ADA Advisory Council seeks input

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TOPEKA, Kan. – Citizens tasked with collecting information about issues affecting disabled Topekans and forwarding them to local elected officials want to hear from the public.

The City of Topeka’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Advisory Council will hold its annual Strategic Planning meeting from 1 to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, March 15, at the Wheatland Habilitation Center Conference Room at the Kansas Neurological Institute (KNI), 3107 SW 21st St.  The Wheatland Center can be accessed from Randolph Street, just south of Shunga Drive on the west side of the road. The center is the building with a flag pole in front.

The public is invited to share ideas, concerns and questions concerning issues affecting those with a disability.  The meeting is an open house format with no formal program.  Come and go as you please.

The Topeka ADA Advisory Council is a group of citizens who are nominated by City Council members and appointed by the Mayor to advise the Mayor, City Council, and City Manager on issues affecting people with disabilities in Topeka.

The mission of the ADA Advisory Council is to support the civil rights of and full integration into Topeka community life for all people with disabilities.  The ADA Advisory Council seeks to enable persons with disabilities to equally participate in the social and economic life of the City.

Those in need of ADA accommodations should contact the City of Topeka (785) 368-3801 by March 12.  Click here for more information about the ADA Advisory Council.

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