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Justice Department: Port failed to act after ADA complaint

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

 

Last updated 4/14/2022 at 8:49am

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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Reader Comments(1)

Deborah Arthur writes:

Good. Glad to hear this is all straightened out now. Now we can move forward on that one. Things happen...I am glad this one was fixed to the satisfaction of complaint. And I believe everyone is trying. Am I correct in assuming this. XO Deb.

 
 
 

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