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The purpose of the Council on Blindness is to make recommendations to the Department of Health Services and other state agencies on services, activities, programs, investigations, and research that affect persons of Wisconsin who are blind or visually impaired.

The Statutory Council on Blindness consists of 9 members appointed by the Secretary of Health Services for staggered 3-year terms. There may also be up to 2 ex-officio members selected by the council. At least 7 of the persons appointed to the council shall be blind or visually impaired, as defined in Wisconsin statue s. 47.01 (1) or (5), and shall reflect a broad representation of blind or visually impaired persons. All council members must have a recognized interest in and demonstrated knowledge of the problems of the blind or visually impaired. Council members may be persons receiving services from the department. The Council has the functions specified in s. 47.03(9).

 

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Public Meeting Notice


Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Clarion Suites
2110 Rimrock Road
Madison, WI 54713
(608) 284-1234

 

Public Comments: 1:00 pm - 1:10 pm


 Please call 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend
and offer public comments.
Contact Tom Langham (608) 266-3147 or
e-mail Thomas.Langham@dhs.wisconsin.gov  
if you will be participating.
         

Accessibility: This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. People needing accommodations to attend or participate in the meeting, please contact Tom Langham well in advance of the meeting. If you need an interpreter, materials in alternate formats, or another accommodation to participate, please contact us at least 5 working days before the event.

The Statutory Council on Blindness meets on a quarterly basis to advise and make recommendations to state agencies regarding issues that affect people who are blind and visually impaired in Wisconsin.

The meetings are open to the public.

Last updated: February 19, 2014

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