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City of Greeley, Colorado-Notice Under the Americans With Disabilities Act

In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the City Of Greeley will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in the City’s services, programs, or activities.

Employment: The City 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 Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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

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

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a City program, service, or activity, should contact the office of  Joel Hemesath, Director of Public Works @ 970-350-9795 or Joel.Hemesath@greeleygov.com as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.

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

Complaints that a City program, service, or activity is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to Joel Hemesath, Director of Public Works @ 970-350-9795.

The City will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services or reasonable modifications of policy, such as retrieving items from locations that are open to the public but are not accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.

Statement of Rights:  In accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the City of Greeley does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, national origin, or gender. For more information about these statutes, or to file a complaint, please contact the City of Greeley’s designated Disability Rights and Title VI coordinator, Joel Hemesath at (970) 350-9795, 1001 9th Avenue, Greeley, CO, 80631 or at Joel.Hemesath@greeleygov.com.

Information in non-English alternative formats may be obtained through the person listed above.  Individuals will be permitted to use service animals as defined within the Americans with Disabilities Act guidelines, if necessary.


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