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File #: 22-217    Version: 1 Name: DAC - Discussion / Planning Disability Awareness Month
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 8/16/2021 In control: DISABILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
On agenda: 9/22/2021 Final action:
Title: DAC - (1) Consideration of Nominations for an Individual and/or Organization for an "Outstanding Service to Persons with Disabilities" Commendation; and (2) Selection of the Individual and/or Organization to Receive the Commendation from the City Council.
Attachments: 1. List of Past Commendation Recipients.pdf
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DAC - (1) Consideration of Nominations for an Individual and/or Organization for an "Outstanding Service to Persons with Disabilities" Commendation; and (2) Selection of the Individual and/or Organization to Receive the Commendation from the City Council.

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Meeting Date: September 22, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Laurence Ma/PRCS
Phone Number: (310) 253-6678

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No []

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [X] Attachments: []

Public Notification: (Email) Meetings and Agendas - Disability Advisory Committee (09/20/2021); (Email) Parks, Recreation & Community Service Department Updates; (Email) Disability Advisory Committee Updates (9/20/2021)

Department Approval: Jill Thomsen, RCS Supervisor (09/20/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends that the Disability Advisory Committee (1) consider the nominations for an individual and/or organization for an "Outstanding Service to Persons with Disabilities" Commendation; and (2) select an individual and/or an organization to receive the Commendation from the City Council.


BACKGROUND

Each year, the City of Culver City proclaims October as Disability Awareness Month. The City Council and the Culver City Disability Advisory Committee (DAC) honor one outstanding individual and/or one organization as part of the Disability Awareness Month celebration. After open nominations, the DAC selects the honorees and the City Council issues formal Commendations at a public meeting.

Submissions for this year's Commendations opened on August 24, 2021. Nominations were made through the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department's online form, by email or by mail. Community organizations who previously received Commendations include Theater for the Blind and The Exceptional Children's Foundation.


DISCUSSION

"Outstanding Service to Persons with Disabilities" Commen...

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