Now Accepting Applications for New Committee Members
- Are you a Sunnyvale resident with a disability or caregiver for a family member with a disability?
- Do you serve Sunnyvale residents with disabilities in a professional capacity, such as health care?
- Would you like to advise City staff on Accessibility issues?
The City of Sunnyvale is currently recruiting new members for the Advisory Committee on Accessibility (ACA). Residents with visual impairments, senior residents and health care workers serving Sunnyvale residents with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply. Please download an application below. For any questions, please contact the ADA Coordinator.
Information about the Advisory Committee on Accessibility
The City of Sunnyvale's Advisory Committee on Accessibility (ACA) provides input to City staff on accessibility issues related to City services, programs and facilities. Formed in 2005, the ACA and is consistent with the City of Sunnyvale's policies in the Socio-Economic Sub-element of the General Plan to:
- Strive to assure that all residents have equal access to City services; and
- Encourage programs and services that address the special needs of the disabled population and assure that disabled individuals have access to services.
Committee roles and duties include:
- Identifying accessiblity issues;
- Providing information to staff on changing needs of persons with disabilities in accessing City programs and services;
- Helping staff to evaluate the effectiveness of City policies, services, programs and facilities related to accessibility;
- Advising City staff and serving as a resources on accessibility matters;
- Reviewing new facilities or major renovations of City public facilities (e.g., parks, parking lots, new construction) for accessibility issues;
- Identifying people and organizations representing the disabled community with whom the City can communicate on a targeted basis; and
- Serving as ambassadors to assist the City in developing and maintaining linkages to the disabled community.
The committee does not hold public hearings or recommend study issues to Council, but does propose recommendations to staff. If you would like more information about ACA meetings or activities, please contact the ADA Coordinator. See Americans with Disabilities Act for more information about the ADA and resources for people with disabilities.
- Larry Kenyon
- Tony Maranon
- Rob Tittle
- Nathan Truitt: Staff Liaison and ADA Coordinator