Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act
In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), the City of Washington (the “City”) will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its 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 federal and state law requirements.
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 City programs, services, and activities.
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 of its programs, services, and activities.
Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of the City, should contact the ADA Coordinator 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.
Contact and Complaints: Complaints that a program, service, or activity of the City of Washington is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to:
102 East Second Street, Washington, NC 27889