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Minneapolis Advisory Committee On People With Disabilities

The Minneapolis Advisory Committee on People with Disabilities (MACOPD) serves as a resource to the Mayor, City Council and all City elected officials, leaders and departments to ensure proactive and holistic planning is in place and that appropriate actions are taken to prevent and address issues affecting persons with disabilities as a part of their work. The Committees provides advisory services regarding Americans with Disabilities Act mandates and ways in which the City of Minneapolis can be more accessible for all persons.
Established Date:
Dec 11, 1981
Membership Details
No. of Seats:
15
Positions Occupied:
6
Vacant Positions:
9
Membership Description:
Members should have knowledge or expertise in one of the following areas: accessible housing, transportation, employment, or programmatical and architectural accessibility. Members should recognize that people with disabilities/handicaps have unique concerns regarding their well-being.
Term Limit:
NA
Residency Requirement:
Must be a Minneapolis resident.
Compensation:
None
Selection Procedure:
The committee has 15 members. They are appointed in two year terms. Committee members are appointed by Mayor, with City Council approval, 7 in odd numbered years, 8 in even numbered years using the Citys open appointment process.
Appointing Cycle:
Fall
Members
Seat # Name Term Start Term End Appointing Authority Membership Requirements
1 Vacant Apply Now Jan 1, 2019 Dec 31, 2020 Council
2 Vacant Apply Now Jan 1, 2019 Dec 31, 2020 Council
3 Vacant Apply Now Jan 1, 2019 Dec 31, 2020 Council
4 Vacant Apply Now Jan 1, 2019 Dec 31, 2020 Council
5 Vacant Apply Now Jan 1, 2019 Dec 31, 2020 Council
6 Vacant Apply Now Jan 1, 2019 Dec 31, 2020 Council
7 Vacant Apply Now Jan 1, 2019 Dec 31, 2020 Council
8 Ethan Pleshe Apply Now Jan 1, 2018 Dec 31, 2019 Council
9 Vacant Apply Now Jan 1, 2018 Dec 31, 2019 Council
10 Vacant Apply Now Jan 1, 2018 Dec 31, 2019 Council
11 Kenneth Rodgers Apply Now Jan 1, 2018 Dec 31, 2019 Council
12 Amanda Tempel Apply Now Jan 1, 2018 Dec 31, 2019 Council
13 Phil Burke Apply Now Jan 1, 2018 Dec 31, 2019 Council
14 Evan Henspeter Apply Now Jan 1, 2018 Dec 31, 2019 Council
15 Kayla Nance Apply Now Jan 1, 2018 Dec 31, 2019 Council
Meeting Schedule:
MACOPD meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month between 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. All meetings are open to the public but we follow strict agenda and often have a busy agenda so guests do not speak unless they arrange in advance.
Location:
Room 132, City Hall
Address:
350 S. 5th St., Minneapolis, MN 55415
Legislative Details
Enabling Legislation:
Resolutions 76R-009 1/19/76; 79R-057 2/9/79; 81R-536 12/11/81; 90R-115 3/30/90
By Laws:
This link open a new window Minneapolis Advisory Committee On People With Disabilities Bylaws
Enabling Legislation Revised Date:
Oct 27, 1994
Contact Information
Department:
Neighborhood & Community Relations
Phone:
{{'6126733969' | telePhone}}
Subcommittees
Subcommittee Name Description Meetings Calendar
Minneapolis Advisory Committee On People With Disabilities Access Committee The Minneapolis Advisory Committee On People With Disabilities Access Committee performs accessibility reviews and facilitates in-depth conversations. View Agenda’s & Minutes View Meeting Calendar