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02-20-01 Resolution 01-073 Commission Created
02-15-05 Bylaws revised.
08-29-06 Renamed Monterey County Commission on Disabilities
07-12-11 Resolution 11-257 Re-established Advisory Commission on Disabilities
06-25-13 Bylaws Revised
04-22-14 Bylaws Revised
10-25-16 Bylaws Amended
~Consists of no more than 23 representatives All members of the Monterey County Commission on Disabilities shall be approved by the Board of Supervisors, within their sole discretion including:
~Each member of the Board of Supervisors shall appoint a representative who lives or works in his/her district.
~For a combined total of eight (8) each city within Monterey County that desires to do so, shall submit a request for membership and appointment of a representative to the Commission.
~The Director of the countyís Resource Management Agency or his/her designee shall serve ex-officio as a non-voting member of the Commission.
~The Monterey County Department Heads Council shall select a representative to serve a three-year term.
~A combined total of not-to-exceed eight (8) representatives from various community-based organizations located in Monterey County that represent the interest and concerns of people with disabilities and/or, actively advocate for civil rights of persons with disabilities may be appointed. Each representative appointed must reside or work for an agency/organization in Monterey County. Each organization requesting representation on the Commission shall be screened and approved separately in accordance with standards established by the Commission. A representative may be appointed only after the organization is approved for membership on the Commission. Each community based groupís representative shall serve a three-year term, and then must petition for any additional three-year appointment. Consideration for an additional term shall be made along with other interested and qualified community-based organization (s).
Except for the initial terms, the regular terms of office begin January 1st and end December 31st.
There shall be a six-year maximum consecutive membership, excludes Board of Supervisorís representative.
Meeting date, time and Location: The board meets on the last Monday of every other month at 2:00 p.m. at 168 W. Alisal St, 2nd floor, in the Monterey Room.
Staff Contact: Rocio Quezada Ė Equal Opportunity Office 759-6612
City Representatives (Maximum of 8)
Monterey County General Services Department Head - (1) ex officio
Monterey County Department Heads Council Representative (1)
Community-Based Organization Representatives (8)
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