Cumberland County
New Jersey

Resolution
RES-2017-564

Resolution Declaring October, 2017 As Disability Awareness Month

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Department:AgingSponsors:Freeholder Carol Musso, Freeholder James F. Quinn
Category:Miscellaneous

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WHEREAS, the Disabled Advisory Council is the citizens advisory council to the Cumberland County Board of Chosen Freeholders; and

WHEREAS, the purpose of the Disabled Advisory Council is to identify for the Freeholders, the needs of people with disabilities and to recommend solutions, promote public awareness of disabilities and disability issues, and to distribute information to the general public and to people with disabilities; and

WHEREAS, the Disabled Advisory Council with the assistance of Resources for Independent Living is planning their 17th annual “Disability Awareness Day” event on Saturday, October 14, 2017 in an effort to enlighten and educate the disabled, their families, and friends about services and other types of assistance that is provided for people with disabilities in our County, including the services provided through county government agencies such as the Office on Aging and Disabled.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS  OF THE COUNTY OF CUMBERLAND, as follows:

That this Board hereby designates the month of October, 2017 as Disability Awareness Month and Saturday, October 14, 2017 as “Disability Awareness Day” in Cumberland County in conjunction with the Disability Awareness Day event planned by the Disabled Advisory Council with the assistance of Resources for Independent Living.

Passed and adopted at a regular meeting of the Board of Chosen Freeholders held at the Cumberland County Administration Building, 164 West Broad Street, Bridgeton, New Jersey on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. prevailing time.

Meeting History

Oct 24, 2017 6:00 PM Video Board of Chosen Freeholders Regular Board Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Darlene Barber, Deputy Director
SECONDER:Carol Musso, Freeholder
AYES:Carman Daddario, Carol Musso, James F. Quinn, James R. Sauro, Joseph V. Sparacio, Darlene Barber, Joseph Derella