Capitol Correspondence - 10.16.17

NCD Will House October 26 Council Meeting in Louisville

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The Members of the National Council on Disability (NCD) will hold a quarterly meeting on Thursday, October 26 in Louisville, KY. Interested parties are encouraged to join in person or by phone in a listening-only capacity (other than during the public comment session as noted below).

DATE: Thursday, October 26, 2017

TIMES: 9:00 AM — 4:30 PM, Eastern Time

LOCATION: Aloft Louisville Downtown hotel, in the rooms called “Tactic 1 & 4” on the first floor, 102 W Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202.

CALL-IN INFORMATION: 1-888-203-7337; Conference ID: 9520004; Conference Title: NCD Meeting; Host Name: Clyde Terry.

ACCOMMODATIONS: A CART streamtext link has been arranged for this meeting. The web link to access CART on Thursday, October 26, 2017 is:

AGENDA: The times provided below are approximations for when each agenda item is anticipated to be discussed (all times Eastern):

Thursday, October 26
9:00-9:15 a.m.—Welcome and introductions
9:15-11:15 a.m.—Release of NCD 2017 Progress Report, including screening of “Rooted in Rights” documentary and report respondent panel
11:15-11:30 a.m.—Break
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.—NCD business meeting with votes scheduled following discussions of NCD’s completed reports on guardianship and on pre-employment transition services under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
12:30-1:30 p.m.—Lunch break
1:30-2:15 p.m.—Continuation of NCD business meeting, including finance and governance reports
2:15-2:30 p.m.—Break
2:30-4:00 p.m.—Council discussion of 2018 and 2019 policy project priorities
4:00-4:30 p.m.—Public comment
4:30 p.m.—Adjournment

PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY: NCD will receive public comment at the end of the meeting for a half an hour from individuals who wish to make comment in-person and by phone. 

PUBLIC COMMENT REGISTRATION: To provide public comment at the October 26, 2017 quarterly meeting your registration must be received by close of business on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Due to time constraints, comments must be limited to three minutes. Priority will be given to those individuals who are in-person to provide their comments during the town hall portions of the agenda. Those commenters on the phone will be called on per the list of those registered via email.  In addition to comments provided by phone, comments received via email will be shared with council members following the meeting. 

To register to provide public comment, please send an email to [email protected] with the subject line “Public Comment” with the following information included in the body of the email message:
1.  Name
2.  Organization
3.  City, State, and;
4.  Topic or issues to be addressed

NOTE: In addition to comments provided during the quarterly meeting, public comments can be sent to [email protected] at any time throughout the year.

Anne Sommers, NCD, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 850, Washington, DC 20004; 202-272-2004 (V), 202-272-2074 (TTY) or write: [email protected]