MCB Public Hearings

MCB Public Hearings

Coronavirus Update: Due to the coronavirus emergency, MCB is holding public hearings remotely. All public hearings will occur on the advertised dates and times. Details and instructions for attending and testifying remotely are provided below for each hearing. If you plan to testify at a remote hearing, MCB  strongly encourages you to register in advance. MCB encourages you to submit written testimony in addition to, or instead of, providing testimony at the hearing. Instructions for registering online and for submitting written testimony can be found in the Notices of Public Hearing.

If you would like to testify at an upcoming public hearing, you may sign up online or during the hearing.

You may also submit written testimony about proposed regulations by the specified date by emailing mcbinfo@mass.gov. Please submit electronic testimony as an attached Word document or as text within the body of the email and type the name of the regulation in the subject line. All submissions must include the sender's full name and address. Persons who are unable to submit electronic testimony should mail written testimony to

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

Attn: Loran Lang

600 Washington Street

Boston, MA 02111

Send an email to MCB.PublicHearings@mass.gov to receive notification whenever MCB is advertising proposed regulations.

Public Hearings

111 CMR 11.00:  Release of Information to City or Town Assessor’s Office

Notice of public hearing PDF: MCB Notice of Public Hearing PDF | Word: MCB Notice of Public Hearing 

Proposed regulation: 111 CMR 11.00 PDF: MCB Proposed Regulation: 111 CMR 11.00 PDF | Word: MCB Proposed Regulation: 111 CMR 11.00

Friday, February 18, 2022 at 12:00 P.M. ET

Those wishing to testify at the hearing should pre-register online by e-mailing MCBinfo@mass.gov with the name of the regulation in the subject line. join the meeting directly with the following information:

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81703227913?pwd=OTZGY0FneFVxVndBTE51MnlzNnlWUT09

Meeting ID: 817 0322 7913; Passcode: 021822; Phone: 1-646-558-8656

If you need a reasonable accommodation, please submit your request at least two weeks in advance to Kamilia Drogosz, MCB ADA Coordinator, by email at kamilia.drogosz@mass.gov or by phone at 617-279-3332. Requests made less than 2 weeks before the meeting will be considered but may not be possible to fill. Please inform the ADA Coordinator if you will need American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters and/or Communication Access Real Time Transcription (CART) services.

Email written testimony to MCBinfo@mass.gov as an attached Word or PDF document or as text within the body of the email with the name of the regulation in the subject line. Written testimony must include the sender’s full name, mailing address, and organization or affiliation, if any, or submit testimony by mail to: MCB, ATTN: L. Lang, 600 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111.

Deadline for all written testimony is 5:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, February 23, 2022.

Find the Word or PDF of the proposed draft of the regulation above or request a copy in writing from MCB , ATTN: L. Lang, 600 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111.

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