ADA Commission

The ADA Commission works with town officers and departments to identify community needs under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) law.

 

Our Mission

To offer all Town Citizens with permanent and temporary disabilities an Equal Opportunity in accessing Town government offices, public buildings, Programs, Goods & Services, Transportation,Telecommunications via the Internet, and Recreational opportunities. In collaboration with Town Officials and the Maynard Community, the ADA Committee will:

  • Educate town citizens and officials about the Town’s needs including but not limited to physical accessibility, electronic mail communications and community programs.
  • Provide a referral database of area resources and services for Citizens in need.
  • Advocate for safe community access for all Citizens.
 

2018 ADA Transition Plan

In 2017, the Town received a grant from the Massachusetts Office of Disabilities to update its ADA Transition Plan. The rewrite has been completed and it includes new provisions for enable citizens to ask for accommodations, appoints an employee as a point of contact, and outlines new physical and electronic access improvements to be implemented in the coming years.

Download the ADA Transition Plan (Jun 2018)

 

Meetings

 

Members

  • Elijah Tucker — Chair
  • Gregory Johnson — ADA Coordinator
  • Brion Berghaus
  • Catherine Evans
  • Denise Shea
 

Resources

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission

Provides programs and services that promote the independence of people wtih disabilties, including: