Americans with Disabilities Act Advisory Council (ADAAC)

Information about the City of Albuquerque Americans with Disabilities Act Advisory Council.

Membership

  1. The mayor shall appoint the Albuquerque Americans with Disabilities Act Council members subject to the advice and consent of the City Council. Both the Mayor and individual City Councilors may recommend potential Board
    members to the Mayor.
  2. Albuquerque Americans with Disabilities Act Council members shall serve without compensation.
  3. The Albuquerque Americans with Disabilities Act Council shall select, by majority vote, two of the appointees as the chairperson and vice-chairperson of the Council.
 

Duties, Responsibilities, and Powers of ADAAC

The mission of the Albuquerque Americans with Disabilities Act Advisory Council is to support the civil rights of, and full integration into, Albuquerque community life for all people with disabilities. The Albuquerque Americans with Disabilities Act Advisory Council shall:

  1. Advise the Mayor and City Council on issues affecting people with disabilities.
  2. Provide a public forum to identify, discuss, and address issues relevant to people with disabilities.
  3. Report on accessibility problems around the city.
  4. Provide information to the city's ADA Coordinator about disability concerns expressed by the public.
  5. Provide information, educational opportunities, and networking opportunities to all citizens with
    disabilities.
  6. Establish criteria for prioritizing the remedial steps to address access needs within the community.
  7. Develop operating procedures for the Albuquerque Americans with Disabilities Act Council.
  8. Review city government program services and activity access for physical, sensory, or other
    impediments.
  9. Review city codes with the city's Office of Diversity & Human Rights relating to disability rights and
    access.
  10. Make recommendations to the Mayor and City Council regarding a community transition plan that
    addresses: barriers (non-structural) to city programs, services, and activities and barriers (structural) to
    city facilities including parks and trails.
  11. Create an Advisory Committee comprised of at least 3 developmentally disabled citizens, and/or
    their advocates, to provide input to the Albuquerque Americans with Disabilities Act Council to ensure their issues are being addressed.

Americans with Disabilities Act

In accordance with the requirements of title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), the City of Albuquerque will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.

Learn more about the Americans with Disabilities Act.

ADA Complaints

Complaints that a program, service, or activity of the City of Albuquerque is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to the Office of the ADA Coordinator at (505) 768-3073 or [email protected].

If you wish to file a formal grievance go to the Office of Civil Rights Website.

ADA Transition Plan

View information about the ADA Transition Plan and submit plan feedback.

ADA Transition Plan

Meetings & Agendas

ADAAC generally meets the 1st Tuesday of every month. Meetings are open to the public.

View Upcoming ADAAC Meetings & Agendas

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of the City of Albuquerque, should contact the Office of the ADA Coordinator at (505) 768-3073 as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

Meeting Minutes

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