Meetings

Meetings
  • 4:30 p.m.
  • The 4th Monday of every month
  • Bel Air High School
    205 Hays Street
    Bel Air, MD 21014
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Members


Agency Representatives


  • Susan F. Austin
    Term expires: September 9, 2017
  • Nicole B. Biggs
    Term expires: March 5, 2016
  • Craig Dolan
    Term expires: September 9, 2017
  • Jessica N. Leone
    Term expires: November 20, 2015

Citizens With Disabilities


  • Delia M. Henry
    Term expires: June 16, 2018
  • Johnny H. Hudson
    Term expires: June 16, 2018
  • Tracy A. Moore
    Term expires: November 6, 2016
  • Robert J. Neuman, Jr.
    Term expires: September 9, 2017
  • Waqas M. Sheikh
    Term expires: November 20, 2015

County Citizens
  • Andrea L. Belcher
    Term expires: September 9, 2017
  • Rebecca A. Cook
    Term expires: September 9, 2017
County Council Member
  • Mike Perrone
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
Family Members of Individuals With Disabilities
  • Michael B. Mathias
    Term expires: February 10, 2018
  • Marc J. Weinstein
    Term expires: September 9, 2017
Local Business
  • Helene M. Dubay
    Term expires: March 5, 2018
About the Commission
History
This commission was created by Harford County Code Article XIVA. In short, this commission monitors services and activities of government agencies that provide services to individuals with disabilities.

Duties
A summary of the duties for the Commission on Disabilities include:
  1. Review overall services and activities for collecting data regarding the needs of and review of reports and publications of existing governmental agencies providing services to individuals with disabilities.
  2. Review legislation by the county, state, or federal governments that concerns or would impact individuals with disabilities.
  3. Identify and review specific and overall programs and services for all individuals in the county with disabilities to formulate recommendations for a data pool for the purpose of identifying areas of unmet needs in services and programs for individuals with disabilities.
  4. Advise and promote the development of an information and referral service for all services and programs for individuals with disabilities.
  5. Advise the County Executive on the implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  6. Annually submit a report to the County Executive and County Council.
Membership
This commission consists of the following 16 members:
  • 5 county citizens with disabilities
  • A member of the County Council, appointed by the Council
  • 2 family members of individuals with disabilities
  • 1 county citizen who owns or operates a local business or who is an employee of a local business, recommended by the Harford County Chamber of Commerce
  • 2 county citizens with an interest in assisting individuals with disabilities
  • 4 individuals representing agencies serving individuals with disabilities
A student representative, chosen annually by the commission either in the student's junior year to serve during the senior year or in the sophomore year to serve during the junior year, said term to begin in July of each year. The term of office is 3 years. The County Executive shall annually appoint 1 of the members of the Commission as Chair and 1 members as Vice-Chair.