The Commission on Disability Concerns performs the following duties and activities:
- advises and makes recommendations to the City Council;
- assists City departments and the City Manager in the establishment of essential policies, rules and regulations relating to compliance with federal and state disabilities legislation or regulations and on other disabilities concerns and issues as needed;
- prepares and submits an annual report to the City Manager and City Council; and,
- takes further actions as may be deemed necessary and appropriate to further the goals of the Commission.
The Commission is composed of nine members selected from Tempe residents. Terms are for three years. Commission meetings are usually held at 6:30 p.m., on the first Monday of each month, in the Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Rd., Tempe. (City Code, Chapter 2, Article V, Division 10)