Public invited to offer input on multi-year accessibility plan - Public invited to offer input on multi-year accessibility plan
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July 11, 2017 -
The City is seeking public input to update the 2013 to2017 Multi-Year Accessibility Plan to continue to enhance accessibility for all Kingstonians. Join the public input session on Tuesday, August 8 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a presentation from staff at 6 p.m., at the Isabel Turner Public Library, 935 Gardiners Road.
"As a City we are working to make Kingston more accessible by preventing and removing barriers for persons with disabilities," says Julie Salter-Keane, community projects manager with the City of Kingston. "We are proud of what we have accomplished through our first multi-year accessibility plan and invite the public to join us as we set our accessibility goals for the next five years."
The updated plan, for 2018 to 2022, will build on the work of the City's first multi-year plan, from 2013 to 2017, and reaffirm the City's commitment to accessibility. The 2018 to 2022 plan will include guiding principles and action items to enhance Kingston's accessibility.
The public input session will have available assistive listening devices and American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation.
About the City of Kingston
The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality – ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future.
Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.
Media contact: For more information call the communications and customer experience department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.