February 25, 2010
To Whom It May Concern:
The Iowa Commission for the Blind will meet on Thursday, March 18, at 10:00 a.m. at the Iowa Department for the Blind, 524 4th Street, Des Moines, Iowa, in the Director’s Conference Room.
The tentative agenda is as follows:
10:00 Call to Order and Determination of Quorum
10:05 Approval of Minutes from December 3, January 22, and February 17
10:10 Director’s Report
Move to Mercy Capitol
Closure of Waterloo Office
State Plan for Independent Living
New Publication Format
Legislative Open House Re-Cap
11:30 Deputy Director’s Report
B. Budget Update
C. Gifts & Bequests Fund Update
D. Gifts & Bequests Fund Distribution
11:45 Kansas Students
12:00 Presentation by Iowa ABLE—Elizabeth Lind
12:20 *Public Comment
*Members of the audience may address the Iowa
Commission for the Blind with Comments for a
period of time not to exceed five minutes. The
Commission reserves the right to reduce this time
based on the number wishing to speak.
12:35 Time and Place of Next Meeting
If a member of the public wishes to address the Commission with the intention of getting a Commission response at the meeting, the individual should request permission to be on the Commission agenda. Written requests are due to the Commission office 24 hours in advance of the meeting.
Meetings held by the Iowa Commission for the Blind are accessible to all. If you need accommodations or require special services, please call Tiffany Bickell at 515-281-1336, or 515-281-1355 TTY, prior to the meeting.