MCB Statutory Advisory Board (SAB) Meeting - Virtual

Friday, October 14, 2022
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Overview of MCB Statutory Advisory Board (SAB) Meeting - Virtual

MEETING DETAILS: 

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

Statutory Advisory Board (SAB) Meeting

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET

This meeting was abbreviated due to a lack of quorum. This meeting was not recorded. 

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Meeting ID: 824 8292 5467

Passcode: 002022

Phone: 1-646-558-8656

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If you require an ADA accommodation, please submit the online request form or contact MCB's ADA Coordinator Shauntay M. King at (617) 894-4352 or Shauntay.M.King@mass.gov at least 2 weeks prior to the event. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations.

Visit our website to learn more about the SAB: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/mcb-statutory-advisory-board

Agenda

  1. Opening By SAB Chair
    1. Notification and Confirmation: This meeting is being held via Zoom under the Governor’s executive order granting authority for such virtual meetings.
    2. Confirmation that MCB records SAB meetings, allows for local recordings and makes such recordings available to the public.
    3. Welcome to members of the public attending the meeting and instruction about Q&A period.
  2. Vote to accept minutes of the previous SAB meetings
    1. August 12th corrected minutes
    2. September 9th minutes
  3. Commissioner Update:
    1. Financial Update
    2. Entrepreneurship Effort with National Industries for the Blind
    3. Intention for this year’s Reallotment Funds
    4. Completed Projects from last year's Reallotment Funds
  4. Program Updates:
    1. Review of Dashboard on Registrations, Process, and Outcomes.
    2. Staffing Capacity Update
  5. SAB Membership
    1. Quorum with 3 members
    2. Status on recruitment of new members
  6. Ongoing Discussions:
    1. Status of effort to automate notification of blindness to assessors for tax exemptions
    2. Status on rewrite of reform of organization.
    3. Update on phone system procurement
  7. New Business
  8. Comments and Questions from the public
  9. Adjournment
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