Public Forum (Thursday, October 14, 2010)

Rehabilitation Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
408 White Street
Daytona Beach, FL

Ted Hull, Chair called the meeting to order at 3:30 PM.

Council Members Present:  Ted Hull, Robert Kelly, Jesus Garcia, Henry Alexander, Rufus Brown, Paul Edwards, Ben Grzesik, Bruce Miles, Paul Kaminsky, Joe Minichiello, Dan O’Connor, Sue Townsend, Jay Naiman, and Joyce Hildreth.

Council Staff: Phyllis Dill

DBS Staff: Antionette Williams, John Clarkson, Les Binnix, Ed Hudson, Doug Hall, Jerry Edwards, Seven Rehab Center staff and a counselor from the district.

There were 17 consumers present.

Ted asked Paul Edwards to facilitate.

Consumer issues, concerns and comments:

Consumer #1:

Consumer #2


Consumer #3 – New Smyrna Beach


Consumer #4


Consumer #5 - Gainesville

Wanted to know why the Gainesville office was not able to hire another Customer Service Specialist.


Consumer #6 – St. Augustine


Consumer #7 – Panama City


Consumer #8


Consumer #9 – West Palm Beach


Consumer #10


The stimulus funds have been utilized for a number of projects:

Consumer #11


Consumer #12


 Consumer #13

Meeting adjourned at 5:00 PM.

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