BY PRESIDENT REINERT:
WHEREAS, the department of health and human services, administration on developmental disabilities (ADD), administration for children and families (ACF), election assistance for individuals with disabilities (EAID) has allocated to the office of secretary of state funds to pay for actual polling place improvements to assist individuals with disabilities to vote privately; and
WHEREAS, the city of Duluth will be receiving new federally funded HAVA Auto Mark assistive voting equipment, without privacy shields;
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to prepare and submit a grant application for $958.50 to the Minnesota secretary of state to purchase equipment to assist individuals with disabilities to vote privately.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to accept said grant if tendered by the Minnesota secretary of state and that all revenues are to be deposited into Fund 0100, Agency 700, Organization 1420, Object 4220-02.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution is for approval to apply for and accept grant funding to provide polling site accessibility to assist individuals with disabilities to vote privately.