Commission for Persons with Disabilities 

Bristol, CT 06010

 

Meeting Agenda

September 13, 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 damicari@yahoo.com, at least seven business days prior to the scheduled meeting, program, or event.

 

Present: 

Absent:  

Call to order 

Pledge of Allegiance

Approval of Minutes: June 14, 2023

 

Presentations: Mayor Jeffrey Caggiano       

                         Topic: Update on City Projects

 

                         Dawn Leger, Bristol Grants Administrator

                         Topic: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

 

 

 

 

 

New/Current Business

*Jon Sahlin: Announcement regarding the upcoming ASL-Palooza! Performance

*Chairman Micari: Update on Bus Route 502/229 Corridor

*Chairman Micari: Evaluation of the Commission table at Farmers’ Market 

      on June 24, August 5, September 9 and the Rockwell Park Festival on 

      August 19

*Commissioner Bajurny: 

      A. Discussion regarding September 9 workshop on self-advocacy to Deaf 

           people in medical settings

      B. Update on the purchase of smoke detectors by Fire Chief Richard Hart

 

Old Business

None

 

Correspondence

Chairman Micari: At Executive Director Mary Etter’s request, a Letter of 

      Endorsement to Connecticut Community Investment Fund on behalf of Bristol 

      Adult Resource Center (BARC). If awarded, this grant will support additional 

      program space, specifically for persons with autism and for employment 

      training.   

 

Public Participation

 

Motion to adjourn:                   Meeting adjourned:

 

Next meeting: October 11, 2023 at 7:00 PM, Bristol Public Library

Presentation: Registrars of Voters

                          Ballot Review and Demonstration of Adaptive Voting System

 

             Submitted by,   

             Ruth Ann Graime, Secretary

 

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