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Bessemer council talks city hall accessibility

 

October 8, 2019

Kim E. Strom/Daily Globe

The BESSEMER city council discussed accessibility issues at city hall during Monday's meeting. Among those at the meeting were, from left, clerk/treasurer James Trudgeon, council members Terry Kryshak and Linda Nelson, Mayor Adam Zak, council members Rob Coleman and Louis Miskovich, and city manager Charly Loper.

By KIM E. STROM

kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com

BESSEMER - Discussion at Monday's Bessemer city council meeting centered on the issue of whether the city is in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act with regard to the city hall.

Councilman Louis Miskovich provided several letters from residents who are disabled and cannot use most of the facilities at the building - including paying utility bills, voting and attending city meetings.

According to Miskovich, the city may be in compliance with state law, but not at the federal level, which he said trumps state law.

Loper said that acc...



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