Commission on Disabilities

The Town of New Marlborough Commission on Disabilities is an appointed Commission of the Town established in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Massachusetts Office on Disabilities requirements.  The Commission shall: (1) research local problems of people with disabilities; (2) advise and assist municipal officials and employees in ensuring compliance with state and federal laws and regulations that affect people with disabilities; (3) coordinate or carry out programs designed to meet the problems of people with disabilities in coordination with programs of the Massachusetts office of disability (4) review and make recommendation about policies, procedures, services, activities and facilities of departments, boards and agencies of New Marlborough as they affect people with disabilities; (5) provide information, referrals, guidance and technical assistance to individuals, public agencies,  businesses and organizations in all matters pertaining to disability; (6) coordinate activities of other local groups organized for similar purposes.

Commission Members

NameTitleTerm

Chair

2021

John Pshenishny

Member

2021

John Hotaling

Member

2022

Vice Chair

2022

Member Liaison

2020