Deputy Clerk provided a PowerPoint presentation regarding accessibility
measures being implemented for the 2014 municipal election, including
election objectives, voting locations and barrier removal measures being
implemented, staff and volunteer training, communication plans,
post-election reporting and next steps. A demonstration of the accessible
voting equipment was provided.
ensued regarding barrier removal, including magnifying screens of different
strengths, task lighting for the voting screen area and having the
accessible tabulator on a height adjustable table. There was also
discussion regarding accessibility ambassadors and their role up to and
including election day.