7:00 PM – Bristol Public Library, Community Room 2 and Virtual Format
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a network of partnerships with local resources that foster self-sufficiency, dignity, and respect
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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
*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.
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!!!
Motion to adjourn:Meeting adjourned:
Next meeting: June 14, 2023 at 7:00 PM, Bristol Public Library