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MCB Statutory Advisory Board (SAB) Meeting - Virtual

Friday, May 14, 2021
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

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Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

Statutory Advisory Board (SAB) Meeting

Friday, May 14, 2021

12:00 to 2:00 pm ET


Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 939 6163 9310

Passcode: 051421

Phone: 1-646-558-8656


  1. Chair Opening
  2. Vote to accept the April 9thth, 2021 Minutes
  3. Welcome to members of the public.  
  4. Commissioner Update - Meeting with BSCB and MCB response summarizing the meeting.
  5. Commissioner Budget Update
    1. Year-to-date MCB financial statements.
    2. Questions on the budget sent to the Commissioner
    3. Estimates-Spending in all accounts- balance of FY21 and reversions, if any.
  6. Commissioner Update - Statutory Review Process
  7. Commissioner Update - Progress on recommendations in reports on the following reallotment projects:
    1. Comprehensive State Needs Assessment  
    2. Feasibility Study to Evaluate Establishment of a For-Profit Business Employing the Blind. 
    3. Feasibility of Blind Business Enterprises on eBay or Amazon.  
  8. Commissioner Update on the transition of the contract to manage the AIM Library.  
  9. “Dashboards” for tracking MCB performance. 
  10. Strategic plan to track performance of employees and delivery of services.
  11. Other business

Next Meetings:

Friday, June 18

Friday, July 30