Mayor Guinta to join Parking Director for inaugural Accessible Parking Awareness meeting

MANCHESTER (November 26, 2008) – Mayor Frank Guinta, Parking Director Brandy Stanley and other city staff will be part of the first Accessible Parking Awareness meeting, which will discuss all issues related to accessible parking in Manchester. The meeting will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 2, 2008, at the Cashin Senior Activity Center; 151 Douglas St.; Manchester.


As the Mayor of the largest city in Northern New England, accessible parking is an important issue that is of concern to many people. This meeting will make the public aware of the issues that some people have in regards to parking, as well as inform people how to obtain parking placard and plates, to explain handicapped parking laws in the city and how to best utilize their permit.”


This event will provide a general overview on the following topics, and other questions participants may have:


Who should have accessible parking privileges and how to get them

An overview of how placards and plates can legally be used

How to report abuse of accessible placards and plates

State and local legislation in process

The event will close with a question-and-answer session.


This is the first of biannual series of accessible parking awareness events, which will be held throughout the city. The event is free and open to the public of all ages.


For more information, please contact Parking Manager Brandy Stanley at (603) 624-6580.