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 Policy Order Resolution
  O-6
  AMENDED ORDER
  IN CITY COUNCIL
  September 24, 2012
COUNCILLOR DECKER
MAYOR DAVIS
COUNCILLOR MAHER
COUNCILLOR REEVES
VICE MAYOR SIMMONS
COUNCILLOR TOOMEY
COUNCILLOR VANBEUZEKOM

WHEREAS: Part of the mission of the Election Commission is to ensure that no voter is faced with barriers to casting their vote and that every reasonable accommodation is made to ensure that all voters have access; and
   
WHEREAS: On September 6, 2012, the elevators at the Baldwin School were reported to be out of order in the early morning.  The elevators were not fixed until later in the afternoon; and
   
WHEREAS: There were no registration tables or voting booths relocated to the first floor for the elderly or disabled voters who were not able to use the stairs; now therefore be it
   

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to confer with the Election Commission to report back to the City Council on what alternate arrangements were made, if any, to ensure that the elderly or disabled voters were able to vote, why there were no signs posted detailing alternative methods for voting and why no election booth was brought to the first floor; and be it further
        
ORDERED: That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to instruct the Election Commission to look into the issue of accessibility at the King Open on Cambridge Street in a timely period; and be it further
 

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to report back to the City Council on this matter. 
   
    

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