Americans with Disabilities Act

Americans with Disabilities Act

Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), the City of Livermore will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, and activities.

Employment: The City of Livermore 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 ADA.

Effective Communication: The City of Livermore 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 of Livermore’s services, programs, 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 of Livermore will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its services, programs, and activities.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a service, program, or activity of the City of Livermore should contact the City’s ADA Coordinator at (925) 960-4170, (925) 960-4104 TDD  or adacoordinator@cityoflivermore.net as soon as possible but no later than three (3) business days before the scheduled event.

The ADA does not require the City of Livermore to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its services, programs, and activities, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden. Complaints that a service, program, or activity of the City of Livermore is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at (925) 960-4170, (925) 960-4104 TDD or adacoordinator@cityoflivermore.net.

The City of Livermore 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.

ADA/Section 504 Coordinator
The ADA/Section 504 Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the efforts of the City of Livermore to comply with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and investigating any concerns, complaints, or requests regarding access to City programs, services, and activities.

Janet Hamilton

City of Livermore ADA/Section 504 Coordinator
1052 S. Livermore Avenue
Livermore, CA  94550
adacoordinator@cityoflivermore.net
(925) 960-4170
(925) 960-4104 TDD

Documents

ADA Grievance Procedure

ADA Self Evaluation Plan - June 1998

ADA Transition Plan - June 1998

ADA Transition Plan Update - May 2007