More than $85,000 in grants have been awarded to 19 municipalities in Vermont to help ensure people with disabilities have access to polling places, according to a statement from Secretary of State Deb Markowitz.
The Burlington School District received the maximum amount -- $20,000 -- to install automatic doors and add handicap parking spaces... The grants are intended to help towns meet the mandates of the federal Help America Vote act signed into law in 2002... Since the program began, the Secretary of State's Office has awarded 119 grants worth $481,538. For more information on the Help America Vote Act, visit http://vermont-elections.org/elections1/hava.html
Thursday, June 11, 2009
Edmunds awarded grant
Congratulations to the Burlington School District... the Edmunds renovation project just landed a $20,000 grant. From the Burlington Free Press today...