|29-1993 3-10-93 2-7-1 Changing the name of the Advisory Committee on Transit for the elderly and the handicapped, a subcommittee of the Transit Citizens Advisory Board, to the “Advisory Committee on Transit for the Mobility Impaired;” and repealing Resolution No.147-1976;|
2-7-1 MASS TRANSIT CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARD.
(C) A committee exists and is to be known as the Advisory Committee on Transit for the Mobility Impaired.
(1) The Advisory Committee on Transit for the Mobility Impaired shall consist of 12 members, six of whom shall be mobility impaired, and six of whom shall be representatives of agencies that work with the mobility impaired. Members currently serving on the committee shall continue until the end of their term.
(2) The term of each member of the Committee shall be three years. The official dates when each member shall begin and end his/her term shall be determined by the Mayor. Of the new Committee members, four shall have terms ending January 31, 1998, and the rest shall have terms ending January 31, 1999.
(3) The Committee shall meet at least monthly to perform, at a minimum, the following tasks:
(a) Provide recommendations to the Transit and Parking Department regarding the city's short and long range plans to enhance public transportation services for the mobility impaired in accordance with the ADA.
(b) Review ADA-related public transportation plans, review progress toward goals outlined in the plans, and recommend modifications to plans as appropriate.
(c) Assist the Transit and Parking Department in identifying and obtaining new funding sources for specialized mass transit services.
(d) Consider passenger complaints and appeals concerning paratransit service and ADA issues related to fixed-route service.
(e) Study the systematic problems facing the mobility impaired utilizing fixed-route and paratransit services, and make recommendations to resolve such problems.
(f) Prepare an annual report to be submitted to the Mayor and City Council, reporting activities and concerns of the Committee.
(D) The Transit and Parking Department shall cooperate fully with the Committee, including providing access to statistical reports and ADA plans.
(E) All meetings of the Committee shall be open to the public.
(F) That except as provided in this section, the qualifications, appointment, and conduct of the members of the Committee shall be governed by Article 6 of Chapter 2 of the Revised Ordinances of Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1994.
(Res. 29-1993, approved 3-10-93; Am. Res. 24-1996, approved 2-2-96)