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Justice Department: Port failed to act after ADA complaint

Port of Edmonds resolves issue, will pay $3,522


Last updated 4/12/2022 at 10:58am

Brian Soergel

The U.S. Department of Justice and the Port of Edmonds have resolved a complaint that the Port violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) when it altered the parking lot at the Port marina and failed to provide appropriate accessible parking spaces, announced U.S. Attorney Nick Brown.

As part of the settlement, the Port of Edmonds will pay a complainant $3,522 for discrimination and inability to use the marina.

"This resolution is a good reminder that federal law requires full and equitable access," said Brown.

"It is not enough to simply designate a parking space with a blue access...

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