Regarding Accessible Voting for the Print Impaired

WHEREAS, As a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic we are faced with a worldwide health crisis; and

WHEREAS, The World Health Organization and the Center for Disease Control have implemented safeguards to help contain the spread of the Coronavirus such as social distancing and wearing masks; and

WHEREAS, Governor, Andy Beshear, Secretary of State, Michael Adams, and the Board of Elections of the Commonwealth of Kentucky have devised a plan to implement an immediate measure to vote by mail in the primary election for 2020; and


Regarding a Reduction in the Quality of Services Provided to Para-transit Ridership and Violation of the American's With Disabilities Act of 1990 by The Transit Authority of River City (TARC)

WHEREAS, The Transit Authority of River City (TARC) is the only public transportation system serving the greater Louisville region, providing over 12.5 million passenger trips annually through fixed route and para-transit services; and

WHEREAS, Effective February 1, 2020 TARC entered into a multi-year agreement with MV Transportation to provide Para-transit services, also known as TARC3, replacing the previous contractor First Transit, who was performing in this role since October 1, 2012; and


Reguarding Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

WHEREAS, consistent with the National Federation of the Blind's code of conduct and reflective of the Federation's members, the Federation does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, marital and/or socioeconomic status, age, genetic information, disability, and any other characteristic or intersectionality of characteristics; and