Commission on Disabilities

Meetings


  • 4 p.m.
  • 2nd Tuesday of every month
  • Agawam Senior Center
    954 Main Street
    Agawam, MA 01001

Members


  • Jean Carter, Chairperson
  • Ed Lacour
  • Joan Linnehan, Municipal Liaison

  • Frank Mazzei, Vice Chairperson
  • John McCarthy, Secretary
  • James Sebolt

Overview


The Commission on Disabilities is established by vote of the City Council to promote the inclusion and integration of persons with disabilities in the activities, services and employment opportunities in the community.


Commission Functions


  • Advise and assist municipal officials in ensuring compliance with federal and state disability laws
  • Coordinate the activities of other local groups organized to meet the needs of persons with disabilities
  • Provide information, referral, advocacy and technical assistance to individuals, businesses and organizations in all matters pertaining to disability
  • Review policies and activities of municipal departments and boards as they affect persons with disabilities

Meetings


The Agawam Commission on Disabilities meets the second Tuesday of the month at 4 p.m. at the Agawam Senior Center, 954 Main Street, Agawam, MA 01001. Contact the commission at 413-821-0605.