CTCDD: Policy Meeting 1-14-14

Policy Meeting 1-14-14


   Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities Minutes

January 14, 2014

Beth El Temple

2626 Albany Avenue

West Hartford, CT



Members Present: Bill Knight (ex officio); Chris Blake; Mark Keenan; Michelle Duprey (Chair); Joyce Lewis, Meg McDermott (Vice-Chair)

Absent:  Bobby Shea

Staff Present:  Cathy Adamczyk



  1. Approval of Agenda: The meeting was called to order. Joyce moved to approve the agenda.  Meg McDermott seconded the motion.  The agenda was approved unanimously.
  2. Approval of Minutes: Joyce Lewis moved to approve the minutes from the 1/7/2014 meeting. Mark Keenan seconded the motion and the minutes were approved. 
  3. Transportation:  Michelle will look at legislation that will allow taxis to serve any community in the state.
  1. Legislative Event: The committee decided to wait for an update on the legislative event already in the works that the DD Council is co-sponsoring before making a decision on whether they want to move forward with a separate event.  If the decision is to move forward, the committee will come up with measurable outcomes in order to justify the event. 
  2. Rapid Response Team for the Assisted Suicide Legislation:  Bobby Shea indicated at the January 7, 2014 meeting that he will provide an update.
  3. Sliding Scale for Birth to Three:  Joyce Lewis will write something up for the Committee to review.
  4. Employment:  Bill Knight sent a letter to Representative Cook and is waiting for a response.
  5. Adjourn:  Bill Knight made a motion to adjourn.  Joyce Lewis seconded the motion.  The motion passed unanimously.  The meeting was adjourned at 2:19 PM.



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