The function of the Commission on Disabilities is to address the needs and concerns of residents with disabilities and promote their full participation in the activities and services of Marlborough. To promote equal access to community life and activities for people with disabilities, the Marlborough Commission on Disabilities serves as an advisory board to the City. The Commission is also a resource for individuals with disabilities regarding programs and services provided by state and local governments. Members are appointed by the Mayor and serve three year terms.
To aid people with disabilities in the City of Marlborough and to help foster the enforcement of the Americans with Disabilities Act and other relevant state and federal statutes and regulations.
The purpose of the Commission on Disabilities in the city of Marlborough is to:
- Advise and guide the City and the general public regarding issues of accessibility in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
- Carry out programs in coordination with programs of the Massachusetts Office on Disability in order to bring about full and equal participation in all aspects of life in the city for people with disabilities.
- Be a resource for the community at-large, including individuals, businesses, organizations and city departments.