The Santa Monica Disabilities Commission is inviting applications for one term ending June 30th, 2015. The prospective applicant must be a resident of the City of Santa Monica who has significant experience in the disability community, and must be a self-identified person with a disability.
The mission of the Disabilities Commission is to help improve the quality of life for people with disabilities in Santa Monica by prioritizing issues of concern and advising the City Council and staff on those issues. The Commission recommends ways to maximize participation of people with disabilities in all facets of City life and increase awareness of the abilities, rights and issues of people with disabilities throughout the community.
No City of Santa Monica employee may serve as a member of any Board or Commission.
Applications and information on commission duties and disclosure requirements are available from the City Clerk’s Office, City Hall, 1685 Main Street., Room 102, by phone at (310) 458-8211 or on-line at http://www01.smgov.net/cityclerk/boards;. Applications may be submitted at this same location or on-line.
Prospective applicants are invited to attend the October 1, 2012 meeting of the Disabilities Commission and present their qualifications at 6:30pm at the Ken Edwards Center, 1527 4th Street, Santa Monica. Applications are due by noon, Tuesday, September 25th, 2012. The appointment will be made by the City Council, October 2nd, 2012. All current applications on file will be considered.
The State Political Reform Act requires Commission members to disclose their interest and income which may be materially affected by their official action by filing a Statement of Economic Interest (Form 700) with the City Clerk’s office upon assuming office, and annually thereafter.
Disability related assistance and alternative formats of this document are available upon request by calling (310) 458-8211.