The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced that the DNR Accessibility Advisory Council will hold its next regular meeting Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the fifth-floor Board Room of the Michigan Library and Historical Center, 702 W. Kalamazoo St. in downtown Lansing. The public meeting begins at 10 a.m.
The council will address a proposal to pilot electric vehicle charging stations at a few state park facilities, as well as take action on council terms, elections and vacancies. In addition to introducing new members and conducting regular business, the council will receive updates from the department’s sponsor, the accessibility team chair, other department staff and council members, including an update regarding the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund and the State Park Endowment Fund.
The Feb. 27 meeting agenda is available on the council’s web page.
The Accessibility Advisory Council was created by the DNR director in 2007. The council’s purpose is to make recommendations to the department director and staff regarding accessibility, as well as provide input, advice and guidance on the development, management and planning associated with providing accessible recreational opportunities to all users statewide.
The meeting location is barrier-free, and an interpreter will be present. Those needing additional accommodations to fully participate in this meeting, seeking information about this meeting, or wishing to address the council on accessibility issues should contact the DNR Finance and Operations Division at 517-284-5946 (TTY/TDD711 Michigan Relay Center for the hearing impaired) prior to the meeting.
Those wishing to present information to the council also should submit their materials in an accessible and descriptive format to firstname.lastname@example.org before the meeting date.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is committed to the conservation, protection, management, use and enjoyment of the state’s natural and cultural resources for current and future generations. For more information, go towww.michigan.gov/dnr.