Governor's Council on Blindness and Visual Impairment (GCBVI)
Public Meeting Notices and Agendas
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To the Public:
Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, the Governor’s Council on Blindness and Visual Impairment (GCBVI) hereby states that all meeting notices of this public body and any of its committees and subcommittees will be posted electronically on this website under the title Public Meeting Notices and Agendas.
Physical copies of the agendas for all full council and sub-committee public meetings will be posted at the following location:
Capitol Lobby 1700 W. Washington Phoenix, AZ 85007
This office is open to the public Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (except legal holidays and state mandated furlough days).
All meeting notices and agendas will be posted in these locations at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance of the meetings.
Ensure that the specialized needs of blind and visually impaired Arizonans are addressed effectively;
Encourage broad participation by other organizations and individuals interested in blind and visually impaired Arizonans;
Develop and periodically review and recommend goals and objectives to meet the needs of blind and visually impaired Arizonans, based upon identified needs and gaps in existing services.
GCBVI's mission statement is:
“To provide the leadership, advocacy, and guidance that promotes opportunities for Arizonans of all ages who are blind or visually impaired that result in increased dignity, respect and independence.”
GCBVI's vision statement is:
“Create, foster and sustain a climate of opportunity where all Arizonans who are blind or visually impaired are able to direct their own lives and reach their personal chosen goals and objectives”.
Meeting minutes or a digital recording of the meeting will be available for public inspection within three (3) working days after each meeting. If the minutes or recordings are not posted below, please call (602) 542-3780 or mail a request to inspect the minutes to the following address and include your name and contact information:
Governor’s Council on Blindness and Visual Impairment 1789 W. Jefferson Street, Mail Drop 5371 Phoenix, AZ 85007
Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other nondiscrimination laws and authorities, ADES does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Persons that require a reasonable modification based on language or disability should submit a request as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the modification. The process for requesting a reasonable modification can be found at Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Modification.