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Accessibility Advisory Board

The next regularly-scheduled meeting is May 13, 2021 from 2:30 - 4:00. Click here to watch the meeting live on YouTube!

  • The Accessibility Advisory Board meets monthly on the second Thursday from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The board is dark in August and December.
  • 2021 Meeting Dates: January 14, March 11, April 8 May 13, June 10, July 8, September 9, October 14, and November 11.

Due to the Covid Pandemic, all meetings take place via Zoom Webinar. Please read below for instructions on how to watch and/or participate.

Public Comment Testimony During Board MeetingsTo offer public comment testimony during a board meeting, you need to first join the Zoom Webinar meeting online from your desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or Smartphone, or by calling into the meeting from your cellular phone or land line.

To join meeting Webinar by computer, tablet, or Smartphone, use this linkhttps://sandiego.zoomgov.com/j/1610773329

To join by telephoneDial 1-669-254-5252.  When prompted, input Webinar ID: 161 077 3329#

Directions for Speaking During Public Comment:  When the chair introduces the item you would like to comment on (or indicates it is time for Non-Agenda Public Comment), raise your hand by either tapping the "Raise your Hand" button on your computer, tablet, or Smartphone, or by dialing *9 on your phone. You will be taken in the order in which you raise your hand.  You may only speak once on a particular item.

When the chair indicates it is your turn to speak, click the unmute prompt that will appear on your computer, tablet or Smartphone, or dial *6 on your phone.

You may also watch meetings on the City's Public Meetings Live YouTube channel at the time of the meeting.

Please contact 619-236-5979 or ADACompliance@sandiego.gov if you need an accommodation, including communication in an alternative format.

Mission Statement

Inspiring and promoting effective solutions to achieve universal accessibility for all.

Duties and Functions

The Accessibility Advisory Board was estiblished to:

  1. Advise the Mayor and City Council on policies and issues relating to accessibility.
  2. Advise the Mayor and City Council regarding City compliance with federal, state, and local disability and access codes, rules, regulations, and laws.
  3. Make recommendations to the Mayor and City Council for improving communications between the disabled community and City government.
  4. Perform accessibility studies and surveys as requested by the Mayor or City Council.
  5. Provide an annual report to the Mayor and City Council detailing the activities and recommendations of the Board.

Composition

The nine member board is comprised of:

To view the municipal code language for the Accessibility Advisory Board, scroll to section PDF icon §26.34 Accessibility Advisory Board on page 25.

PDF icon Accessibility Board Bylaws

Agendas and Minutes

2021 Meeting Agendas

PDF icon Agenda for January 14, 2021

PDF icon Agenda for March 11, 2021

PDF icon Agenda for April 8, 2021

 

Previous Years' Agendas

2021 Meeting Minutes

PDF icon Minutes of January 14, 2021

PDF icon Minutes of March 11, 2021

Official meeting minutes are posted after board approval.

Previous Years' Minutes