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RECEIVED <br /> 2021 30 IIMov, 335 Ipui °m <br /> TOWN CLERK <br /> Commission on Disability LEXINGTON MA <br /> Minutes from August 17, 2021 <br /> Members: Victoria Buckley (Chair), Shaun Grady, Julie Miller, Len Morse-Fortier, Janet Perry, <br /> Francine Steiglitz, Michael Martignetti <br /> Town Liaisons: Jim Kelly, Building Commissioner; Joe Pato, Select Board; Martha Duffield, <br /> Chief Equity Officer <br /> Commission Liaisons: Rod Cole, Capital Expenditures Committee; Bonnie Teitleman-Levin, <br /> COA <br /> Note: A meeting of the Commission on Disability was held on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 5:45 <br /> PM—7:00 PM via zoom. <br /> Pursuant to Governor Baker's March 12,2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. <br /> c. 30A, §18,and the Governor's March 15,2020 and subsequent Orders imposing strict limitation on the number of <br /> people that may gather in one place,this meeting of the Lexington Commission on Disability will be conducted via <br /> remote participation to the greatest extent possible. Specific information and the general guidelines for remote <br /> participation by members of the public and/or parties with a right and/or requirement to attend this meeting can be <br /> found below.No in-person attendance of members of the public will be permitted,but every effort will be made to <br /> ensure that the public can adequately access the proceedings in real time,via technological means. (*As per <br /> Executive Order regarding remote participation: <br /> 2020/download) <br /> Please be advised that the House and Senate enacted Senate Bill 2475 last night and Governor <br /> Baker signed the bill, which will allow the continuation of remote public meetings until April <br /> 20, 2022. <br /> • The reading was followed by an oral roll call. Announcements <br /> • Review of minutes <br /> • Welcome and introduction - Martha Duffield, Chief Equity Officer - discussion about <br /> how she will be involved with the Commission on Disability and overview from <br /> members concerning the Commission's goals, projects and challenges <br /> • Opening on Commission <br /> • Additional new business and updates on new projects <br /> Agenda: <br /> Announcements <br /> We have several joint initiatives with HRC to discuss: NoHate November and a work group to <br /> examine the effects of the pandemic on people with disabilities. Janet, Francine and Victoria are <br /> interested. <br /> LexSeeHer <br /> LexSeeHer is asking us if we can support the site chosen for the monument on the Visitors <br /> Center Lawn. We like Site 15 (Liberty Site)because it is a visible site, with good accessibility, <br /> high appeal for tourists/residents, with easy siting for electricity and drainage. The vote was <br /> unanimous to support this site and Victoria will write a support letter, <br /> Introduction of Martha Duffield, Chief Equity Officer <br /> Martha is joining the Commission as the town liaison, replacing Kelly Axtell. The Commission <br /> acknowledges all the work and support that Kelly has done on its behalf. She stated that she is an <br />