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• Take such action as the Commission considers appropriate to ensure the equal status of persons with disabilities. • Hold regular meetings at least six times a year. • Issue Nantucket Disabled Parking Permits to Nantucket residents who have a disability. REQUIRED MEMBERSHIP: The Commission shall consist of seven members appointed by the Town Manager. The majority of members shall consist of people with disabilities. One of such members may be a member of the immediate family of a person with a disability. One member shall be either an elected or an appointed official of the town.
COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR NANTUCKET 9B Bayberry Court, Box 204, 02554 508-825-9993 Web: cfnan.org Margaretta Andrews, Executive Director Our Mission: Our mission is to strengthen Nantucket now and for future generations through informed philanthropy and community leadership. In pursuit of this mission we act as a: • Steward – by creating and managing funds to ensure a legacy for charitable solutions. • Grant Maker – by awarding grants through the Nantucket Fund™ and donor-directed funds that respond to pressing needs. • Charitable Resource – by maintaining indepth knowledge of the non-profit sector, and by providing resources for donors, nonprofits, and the community. • Catalyst – by mobilizing community leadership to affect collaborative solutions for Nantucket’s most critical issues. • Our Vision: We see a Nantucket where everyone equally and inclusively: • has a place to call home • has support when coping with personal struggles • knows their children are safe and active during the work day • can rely on year-round, affordable public transportation • may age gracefully with trust in the services they need and deserve
CONSERVATION COMMISSION Meets alternate Wednesdays, 4pm 2 Bathing Beach Rd. 228-7230 Jeff Carlson, Natural Resources Director The commission promotes and develops natural resources, protects the watershed resources of the Town of Nantucket and enforces state and local Wetlands Bylaws and Regulations adopted by the Town. The commission may receive gifts, bequests or devices of personal property or interests in real property subject to the approval of the Selectmen and may purchase interests in such land with sums available to it. REQUIRED MEMBERSHIP:
CONTRACT REVIEW COMMITTEE Meets as needed. The Human Services CRC was established in September 1993 in response to concerns at the 1993 Annual Town Meeting within the Finance Committee, regarding appropriations to Health and Human Services providers. Many FinCom members were not familiar with different services, and Town Meeting voters asked for accountability of funds. The first year the committee reviewed and recommended funding for human service providers was for fiscal year 1995. CRC PURPOSE • Determine Human Services funding priorities. • Review annually all requests by Health and Human Services providers for Town funding. • Communicate grant recommendations to the BOS and FinCom. This has resulted in: • increased accountability within the funded organizations • increased coordination among agencies • elimination of duplication of services and • a greater understanding and support in the community for health and human services REQUIRED MEMBERSHIP: 7 members, as follows: 1 Finance Committee Representative; 1 Board of Selectmen Representative; 2 Human Services Council Members; 1 NP&EDC and 2 Community-at-large Representatives.