Help People have Equal Access!

Help People have Equal Access!

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Accessible Stafford started this petition to First Selectman of the town of Stafford, CT Mary Mitta and

Please help by signing and sharing this petition to encourage the Board of Selectmen in Stafford, CT to make the Town Hall accessible to all residents. You can sign anonymously and you don't need to live in Stafford because meetings and events are held there for the public. 

FYI: Currently, the Town of Stafford is in violation of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). The town hall, which holds the majority of municipal offices for all residents to conduct town business, is currently not fully accessible for people with disabilities.

1. The town does not offer the required options to all people to access town departments, which are required by law. This includes the proper signage in and outside the building and a way to access the 2nd or 3rd floor offices, which house the town's: treasurer, public works dept., the First Selectman, and more. 

2. The parking lot does not have the two parking spots required by law (and one needs to be van accessible).

3. The building does not have a ramp or an automatic door, but could easily add them. Though not required by law, these accommodations would greatly improve access to the building and should be a priority to those who serve its taxpayers. The one door that is accessible, is potentially not up to code and not always accessible during public evening meetings.

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If you feel compelled to do more, please contact First Selectwoman Mary Mitta and ask for her to add the spots and create a plan (that includes a budget) to make the building fully accessible for all residents of the Town of Stafford:

  • Phone: (860) 684-1777
  • Email: firstselectman@staffordct.org
  • Mail: First Selectwoman Mitta, 1 Main St. Stafford Springs, CT, 06076 (please share a copy of the letter in this petition's comments)

Thanks so much.

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