NCBVI 20th Anniversary Celebration

The Nebraska Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (NCBVI) is celebrating the 20th Anniversary of our inception, along with the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act and the 100th Anniversary of Vocational Rehabilitation in the United States! 

Tours of the Nebraska Center for the Blind will be held from 1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.

Everyone is welcome to come for a tour.

The Program will begin at 2:00 p.m. 

If you would like to attend the celebration virtually via Zoom, please RSVP to kathy.stephens@nebraska.gov indicating this.  Your RSVP must be received by July 20, 2020.

 

Event Date: 
Friday, July 31, 2020 - 2:00pm

NCBVI Commission Board Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice of Meeting

The Board of Commissioners to the Nebraska Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired will meet Friday, July 31, 2020 beginning at 9:00 A.M.  There will not be a Focus Topic as the Commission will be holding its 20th Anniversary celebration in the afternoon. 

The meeting will be held at 4600 Valley Road, Room 4A, fourth floor, Lincoln, Nebraska. 

If reasonable accommodations are needed, please contact NCBVI at 402-471-2891 as soon as possible.  Every effort will be made to arrange the needed accommodation.  An agenda may be obtained by calling 877-809-2419 during regular business hours.

Hope to see you there!

 

 

Event Date: 
Friday, July 31, 2020 - 9:00am

PRESS RELEASE - E.B. Whitten Silver Medallion Award

The National Rehabilitation Association has selected Carlos R. Serván, J.D., Executive Director of the Nebraska Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, for the E.B. Whitten Silver Medallion Award. 

The E. B. Whitten Silver Medallion Award was established in 1974 in honor of the Association's first Executive Director. The award is presented to an individual who has exercised notable leadership in removing environmental and legal barriers and in helping to overcome discrimination of persons with disabilities.

NBE Blind Licensee Committee Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice of Blind Licensee’s Committee Meeting

The Nebraska Business Enterprise (NBE) program’s Blind Licensee Committee will meet on Friday, June 26, 2020, beginning at 10:00 AM c.s.t.

Pursuant to Executive order 20-24 signed by Governor Pete Ricketts on May 19, 2020, certain waivers to the Nebraska Open Meetings Act contained in Executive Order 20-03 are extended until June 30, 2020, the meeting will be conducted electronically, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Should any member of the public or media desire to join the call, please call the Nebraska Commission for The Blind & Visually Impaired at (402)-471-2891 or (877)-809-2419 during normal business hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. c.s.t. to request instructions on how to join the call and receive an agenda.

Email is the preferred method of delivery for the instructions and agenda, but can be delivered via U.S. Postal Service, if requested.

If any reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact us prior to June 18, 2020 by calling NCBVI at 402-471-2891 or 877-809-2419.  We will make every effort to arrange the accommodation. 

 

Event Date: 
Friday, June 26, 2020 - 10:00am

NCBVI Commissioner Orientation Training

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice of Meeting

The Board of Commissioners to the Nebraska Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired will meet Saturday, May 30, 2020 for a Commissioner Orientation training.  Pursuant to Executive Order number 20-03, signed by Governor Pete Ricketts on March 17, 2020 granting special waivers to the Open Meetings Act, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will be conducted by telephone conference call.

Should any member of the public or media desire to join the call, please call Kathy Stephens at the Nebraska Commission for the Blind & Visually Impaired at (402) 471-8101 during normal business hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to request instructions on how to join the call and to receive an agenda.  You may also email Kathy at kathy.stephens@nebraska.gov.

In order to receive the instructions and agenda in a timely manner, an email address is preferred, but they may be provided via U.S. Postal Service.

If any reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact us as soon as possible prior to May 20, 2020 by calling NCBVI at 402-471-8101 or 877-809-2419.  We will make every effort to arrange the accommodation.

 

Event Date: 
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 9:00am

NCBVI Commission Board Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF MEETING

The Board of Commissioners to the Nebraska Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired will meet Saturday, May 2, 2020, beginning at 9:00 A.M. 

Pursuant to Executive Order number 20-03, signed by Governor Pete Ricketts on March 17, 2020 granting special waivers to the Open Meetings Act, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will be conducted by telephone conference call.

Should any member of the public or media desire to join the call, please call Kathy Stephens at the Nebraska Commission for the Blind & Visually Impaired at (402)-471-8101 during normal business hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to request instructions on how to join the call and to receive an agenda.  You may also email Kathy at kathy.stephens@nebraska.gov.

In order to receive the instructions and agenda in a timely manner, an email address is preferred, but they may be provided via U.S. Postal Service.

If any reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact us as soon as possible prior to April 17, 2020 by calling NCBVI at 402-471-8101 or 877-809-2419.  We will make every effort to arrange the accommodation.

Event Date: 
Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 9:00am

NBE Blind Licensee Committee Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF MEETING

The Nebraska Business Enterprise (NBE) Program’s Blind Licensee Committee’s meeting originally scheduled for Friday, March 20, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. has been rescheduled to Friday, April 10, 2020.

Pursuant to Executive Order number 20-03, signed by Governor Pete Ricketts on March 17, 2020 granting special waivers to the Open Meetings Act, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will be conducted by telephone conference call.

Should any member of the public or media desire to join the call, please call the Nebraska Commission for The Blind & Visually Impaired at (402)-471-2891 or 877-809-2419 during normal business hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to request instructions on how to join the call and to receive an agenda.

Due to shortness of the notice, in order to receive the instructions and agenda in a timely manner, an email address is preferred, but every effort will be made to provide the materials via U.S. Postal Service.

If any reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact us as soon as possible prior to April 10, 2020 by calling NCBVI at 402-471-2891 or 877-809-2419.  We will make every effort to arrange the accommodation.

An agenda may be obtained by calling 877-809-2419 during regular business hours.

 

 

 

Event Date: 
Friday, April 10, 2020 - 10:00am