Notice of Public Meeting

RI Statewide Independent Living Council, pursuant to RI Open Meeting Laws, notice is hereby given to the members of the Statewide Independent Living Council and to the general public that a meeting, open to the public will be held as specified below. Only matters on the agenda may be discussed and considered. To propose an agenda item, please contact the SILC office.


                                                          BI-MONTHLY COUNCIL MEETING

                                                          Wednesday, February 17, 2016 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

                                                          OSCIL, 1944, Warwick Ave, Warwick, RI 02886




1.  Welcome and Introductions

2.  Approvals

·       Minutes of December 9, 2015

·       Council Calendar as Revised

·       704 Part 1 Report

·       Ray Bandusky as State Plan Chair

·       Traumatic Brain Injury Conference attendance

3.  DSE Selection

·       Who responsible? State Plan Committee or Ad Hoc (Governor?)

·       Selection Process w/Timeline

·       Letter to agencies? Which agencies?

4.  Establish Committees

·       Membership

·       Finance

5.  Establish Ad Hoc Committees

·       ILRU Strategic Plan

·       Bylaws/Policies & Procedures

·       Training Manual

6.  Elections of Council Officers

·       Chair: Margie Molloy, Jack Ringland

·       Vice Chair:

·       Treasurer: Kathy Kindelan

·       Secretary:

7.  Reports

·       NCIL—Jack Ringland

·       SILC Congress—Barbara Henry

·       CIL Part 2 704—Lorna

·       Financial—Kathy

·       Chairperson—Jack

·       Designated Liaisons

a.  SRC—Jack Ringland

b.  NFB—Barbara Henry

c.   ATAC—Barbara Henry

d.  GCD—Jack Ringland

e.  Cross Disabilities Coalition—Jack Ringland

8.  Council signers/approval process


9.  Announcements



Environmental Access: We ask that you use unscented personal care products and that you not wear perfumes or scents.  Please realize what may seem to you to be a mild fragrance can constitute a toxic exposure for a person with environmental illness. Anyone requiring special accommodations must call Lisel Rockwood at 337-5888 at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.