Americans with Disabilities Act

 

 

NOTICE

UNDER THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

 

In accordance with requirements of Title 11 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Libertyville Township will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its service, programs or activities.

EmploymentLibertyville Township does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission under Title 1 of the ADA.

Effective CommunicationLibertyville Township will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in Libertyville Township’s programs, services and activities, including qualified sign language interpreters and other ways of making communications and information accessible to people who have speech, hearing or vision impairments.

Modifications to Policies and ProceduresLibertyville Township will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs, services and activities.  For example, individuals with service animals are welcomed in Libertyville Township offices, even where pets are generally prohibited.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policy or procedure to participate in a program, service or activity of Libertyville Township should contact Kathleen O’Connor at 847.816.6800 as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.

The ADA does not require Libertyville Township to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs, services or activities, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.

Complaints that a program, service or activity of Libertyville Township is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to Kathleen O’Connor at 847.816.6800.  Libertyville Township will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or on a group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services or reasonable modification of policy, such as retrieving items from locations that are open to the public but are not accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.

ADA Public Act 096-0650 (pdf)

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