The Harford County Commission on Disabilities became effective by law in 1995 as a nonbinding advisory board to:
  • Review services and activities for persons with disabilities
  • Review legislation, county, state, or federal, which concerns or impacts individuals with disabilities
  • Identify areas of unmet needs in services and programs
  • Study and make recommendations on the use of facilities and services
  • Promote the development of an information and referral service for all services and programs for persons with disabilities
  • Recommend procedures, programs and legislation to promote the well-being of individuals with disabilities
  • Conduct open meetings to provide direct communication by individuals with disabilities with private and public agencies and the general public
  • Advise the County Executive on the implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Submit an Annual Report to the County Executive and the County Council on its accomplishments and goals for the upcoming year