Commission for Persons with Disabilities 

Bristol, CT 06010


Meeting Agenda

May 10, 2023


7:00 PM – Bristol Public Library, Community Room 2 and Virtual Format


Our Mission

To promote inclusion and improve the quality of life for people in Bristol with a disability, by providing

a network of partnerships with local resources that foster self-sufficiency, dignity, and respect


Reasonable Accommodation Statement

The Bristol Commission for Persons with Disabilities is committed to equal access to, and participation in, all meetings and Commission-sponsored programs and events. Individuals who require an accommodation in order to fully participate, including physical access, communication assistance, or other special need, should contact Daniel A. Micari at, at least seven business days prior to the scheduled meeting, program, or event.




Call to order 

Pledge of Allegiance

Approval of Minutes: April 19, 2023


Presentation: Margaret Banker, Director, ADA Paratransit Services

                           Greater Hartford Transit District


New/Current Business

*Chairman Micari: Regarding the recent report that the Route 229 corridor bus route addition is currently in the Governor's budget, to include stops at Lake Compounce, the Double Tree, and the Adult Education Center;  local legislative support is of course imperative.

*The Bristol Rotary Club will again host the Downtown Farmers Market this summer on Saturdays, rain or shine, from 10AM-1PM, June 17th through October 14th at the Centre Square parking lot behind the Bristol Health medical office building. The Commission is invited to renew its participation.

Old Business



Chairman Micari sent a correspondence to each presenter in thanks for explaining their department's "policies, procedures and responsibilities, involving individuals with disabilities and special needs during emergencies."

Response from Officer Alysha Pirog and K9 Frankie: Thank you for having us. It was nice meeting you all. Looking forward to working with you again soon.                                    Response from Chief Gould: Thank you for the “Thank You.” We enjoyed spending time with you all and look forward to future opportunities. Thank you for arranging this great discussion.  On behalf of the entire Bristol P.D., we are privileged and honored to serve this GREAT Community. Stay Well, Stay Great!!! 

Public Participation


Motion to adjourn:                   Meeting adjourned:


Next meeting: June 14, 2023 at 7:00 PM, Bristol Public Library

Presentation: None scheduled


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Ruth Ann Graime, Secretary