Commission on Disability
The Nantucket Commission on Disability represents and advocates for the needs and interests of the disabled community living on or visiting Nantucket Island. It is the goal of this commission for the disabled population to fully integrate and participate in the Nantucket community. "Access for All" is our commission's objective.
The commission meets the second Monday of each month at 3:30 pm at the Country Kitchen Room, 40 Sherburne Commons Road, Nantucket, MA.
The commission shall consist of five to nine members appointed by the Board of Selectmen. 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.
The purpose of the commission is to coordinate programs with the Massachusetts Office on Disability in order to bring about full and equal participation in all aspects of life in the Town of Nantucket for people with disabilities.
The commission’s responsibilities are as follows: