[HISTORY: Adopted by the Municipal Council of the City of Clifton 3-18-1980 by Ord. No. 4559-80; amended in its entirety 4-17-2000 by Ord. No. 6128-00. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Pursuant to the provisions of New Jersey Statutes Annotated, N.J.S.A. 40:81-13, there is hereby created in the City of Clifton an Advisory Committee for Individuals with Disabilities, the members of which shall serve the Municipal Council without compensation in an advisory capacity in matters touching on or concerning individuals with disabilities.
The name of the Committee shall be: "Advisory Committee for Individuals with Disabilities."
The Committee shall consist of nine members to be appointed by the Municipal Council. The term of each member shall be four years. In the event that a vacancy occurs, the same shall be filled by the Municipal Council for the unexpired balance of the term.
The Committee shall be composed of persons with disabilities and/or persons interested in matters affecting individuals with disabilities.
The Committee shall organize annually by the election of a Chairman from among its members. The Committee may hold regular and special meetings and, subject to the provisions of this chapter, may make and amend rules and regulations concerning the conduct thereof.
The Committee shall:
Obtain and disseminate on a City-wide basis information pertaining to individuals with disabilities.
Recommend to the Municipal Council methods and procedures to aid and assist individuals with disabilities.
Gather and present to the Municipal Council such facts, information and data as may help and assist the Council in its deliberations pertaining to matters touching on or concerning individuals with disabilities.
Submit annually to the Municipal Council a report on its activities for the preceding year.