Published in the Federal Register December 21, 2017.

ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD

Meetings

AGENCY:  Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board

ACTION:  Notice of meetings.

SUMMARY: The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) plans to hold its regular committee and Board meetings in Washington, DC, Monday, January 8, and Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at the times and location listed below.

DATES:  The schedule of events is as follows:

Monday, January 8, 2018
10:00 – 11:00  Ad Hoc Committee on Design Guidance
11:00 – Noon   Technical Programs
1:30   – 2:30   Ad Hoc Committee on Frontier Issues

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
9:30   – 10:00  Budget
10:00 – 11:00  Planning and Evaluation
11:00 – Noon   Update on Access Board Rulemaking (Closed to Public)
1:30   – 3:00    Board Meeting

ADDRESS:  Meetings will be held at the Access Board Conference Room, 1331 F Street, NW., suite 800, Washington, DC 20004.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information regarding the meetings, please contact David Capozzi, Executive Director, (202) 272-0010 (voice); (202) 272-0054 (TTY).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: At the Board meeting scheduled on the afternoon of Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Access Board will consider the following agenda items:

  • Approval of draft meeting minutes (vote): March 15, 2017; July 12, 2017; September 13, 2017; November 15, 2017
  • Ad Hoc Committee Reports: Design Guidance; Frontier Issues
  • Rulemaking Reports
  • Technical Programs Committee
  • Budget Committee
  • Planning and Evaluation Committee
  • Election Assistance Commission Report
  • Executive Director’s Report
  • Public Comment (final 15 minutes of the meeting)

Members of the public can provide comments either in-person or over the telephone during the final 15 minutes of the Board meeting on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.  Any individual interested in providing comment is asked to pre-register by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line “Access Board meeting - Public Comment” with your name, organization, state, and topic of comment included in the body of your email.  All emails to register for public comment must be received by Wednesday, January 3, 2018.  Commenters will be provided with a call-in number and passcode before the meeting.  Commenters will be called on in the order by which they are pre-registered.  Due to time constraints, each commenter is limited to two minutes.  Commenters on the telephone will be in a listen-only capacity until they are called on.

All meetings are accessible to persons with disabilities. An assistive listening system, Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART), and sign language interpreters will be available at the Board meeting and committee meetings.

Persons attending Board meetings are requested to refrain from using perfume, cologne, and other fragrances for the comfort of other participants (see www.access-board.gov/the-board/policies/fragrance-free-environment).

You may view the Wednesday, January 10, 2018 meeting through a live webcast from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at: www.access-board.gov/webcast.

David M. Capozzi (signature)

David M. Capozzi,
Executive Director.