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Vermont Access Board

Meetings

Department of Public Safety
Division of Fire Safety
1311 US Route 302, Berlin Suite 600
Barre, Vermont 06541-2351

Large Conference Room
Bridgette Hutchinson 802-479-7561

 

2021 Meeting Dates @1:30pm

  • January 25, 2021
  • February 22, 2021
  • March 29, 2021
  • April 26, 2021
  • May 24, 2021 (adjusted for Memorial Day)
  • June 28, 2021
  • July 26, 2021
  • August 30, 2021
  • September 27, 2021
  • October 25, 2021
  • Dec. 6, 2021 (adjusted to avoid the Holidays)

Please Note:  In order for your item/application to be reviewed at a meeting all documents must be received at the Central Office two weeks prior to the meeting

Access Board Variance Request - Instructions and Application

About the Board

The Access Board adopts rules on technical requirements for accessibility to public buildings. The Board also has Legislative authority to hear and grant variances from particular provisions of Vermont Rules. The Board has no authority to grant variances from those portions of the Vermont law which are also Federal Requirements.

Board Members                          

  • Michael E. Schirling, Chair/Commissioner
    • Designee - Robert  Sponable, Deputy Director 
  • Representative Alice Emmons, House Institutions Committee
  • Senator Virginia Lyons, Senate Institutions Committee
  • Laura Trieschmann, State Historic Preservation Officer
    • Designee - Caitlin Corkins, Elizabeth Peebles
  • Mike Obuchowski, Buildings and General Services Commissioner
    • Designee - Tricia Harper
  • Vacant, Representative- Disability Organization
  • Fredrick A Senftleber, Independent Architect
  • Mike Charron, Vermont Center For Independent Living- Vacant
  • Kim Morrow, Builder/Contractor
  • Cleary O. Buckley, Representative-Disability Organization