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Posted on: May 1, 2017

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR BROOKINGS COMMITTEE FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE DISABILITIES

The City of Brookings has two vacancies on the Brookings Committee for People who have Disabilities effective immediately to fill unexpired terms:

  • Representative with a term until 1/1/2018
  • Student representative with a term until 5/1/2018

The Brookings Committee for People who have Disabilities strives to advocate for the rights of people who have disabilities in our community.  Throughout the year, specific events are held to bring awareness and information to our citizens.  Technical assistance is provided to the business community, private individuals, governmental entities and nonprofit organizations.  The goals of this service are to improve the quality of life for people who have disabilities through enhancing the knowledge base of entities in the community; and to further serve as a community-based advocacy group enhancing the ability of local entities to comply with Federal Civil Rights legislation.

The Committee meets monthly.  Members serve three year terms (students one year terms), and residency is required for 7 members.

Applications for Appointment are available the link below or at City Hall, 520 3rd Street, Suite 230, or by calling (605) 692-6281. Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk not later than Friday, June 2, 2017.

Application
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