DNR Accessibility Advisory Council to meet Oct. 13 at Belle Isle Park in Detroit – Oct. 1

Detroit, MichiganOctober 1, 2015 – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced that the DNR Accessibility Advisory Council will hold its next regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 13, in Detroit. The meeting is set to start at 10 a.m. in the Flynn Pavilion building, located near the intersection of Picnic Way and Loiter Way, at Belle Isle Park.

The council will conduct regular business and receive an update on DNR Parks and Recreation Division initiatives, as well as other department updates. The council also will have a discussion regarding access to the Copper Harbor Lighthouse located at Fort Wilkins Historic State Park, and end the meeting with other housekeeping issues regarding council membership and future meetings.

The Oct. 13 meeting agenda is available via the DNR’s Accessibility Web page.

The Accessibility Advisory Council was created by the DNR in 2007. The council’s purpose is to make recommendations to the department director and staff regarding accessibility, as well as provide input, advice and guidance on the development, management and planning associated with providing accessible recreational opportunities to all users statewide.

The Oct. 13 meeting location is barrier-free. Those seeking information about this meeting, wishing to provide public comment or address the council on accessibility issues, or needing additional accommodations (e.g., sign language interpreter) to participate in this meeting should contact the DNR Finance and Operations Division at 517-284-5946 (TTY/TDD711 Michigan Relay Center for the hearing impaired) at least seven business days before the meeting.


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