ADA Ordinance

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Ordinance No. _______, 2013

 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONER’S

OF THE COUNTY OF STARKE, INDIANA

ADOPTING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)

COORDINATOR AND PROCEDURES

 

WHEREAS, the Federal government enacted the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”) to prevent discrimination of the physically and mentally disabled relating to employment and access to public facilities; and

 

WHEREAS, the County of Starke, Indiana, remains committed to the ADA and the elimination of barriers to the public facilities; and

 

WHEREAS, the County of Starke, Indiana in compliance with Title II of the ADA, the County of Starke, Indiana shall name an ADA Coordinator; and

 

WHEREAS, in compliance with Title II of the ADA, the County of Starke, Indiana, shall adopt a grievance procedure for resolving complaints alleging violation of Title II of the ADA; and

 

WHEREAS, in compliance with Title II of the ADA, the County of Starke, Indiana, shall publish notice to the public regarding the ADA; and

 

WHEREAS, in compliance with Title II of the ADA, the County of Starke, Indiana shall post the ADA coordinator’s name, office address, and telephone number along with the ADA Notice and ADA grievance procedure on its website.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONER’S OF STARKE COUNTY, INDIANA ,THAT:

  1. The ADA Coordinator is responsible for the overall compliance with the ADA.
  2. The ADA Coordinator for the County of Starke, Indiana and is responsible for the county’s compliance with the ADA.
  3. The Notice under the ADA, a copy of which is attached hereto and as revised from time to time, is adopted as the Starke County, Indiana’s , Notice under the ADA.
  4. The County of Starke, Indiana’s , Grievance Procedure under the Americans with Disabilities Act, a copy of which is attached hereto and as revised from time to time, is adopted as the grievance procedure for addressing complaints alleging discrimination on the basis of disability in the provision of services, activities, programs or benefits by the County of Starke, Indiana.
  5. In compliance with Federal and State Laws as set forth above, the Board of County Commissioner’s resolves to post the required information regarding the

ADA Coordinator, Notice under the ADA, and the County of Starke, Indiana, Grievance Procedure under the ADA on its website and at such other locations as may be determined from time to time.

 

ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER’S, STARKE COUNTY, INDIANA, on this the ______day of ________, 2013.

 

 

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President

County Board of Commissioners

 

 

__________________________ __________________________ County Commissioner County Commissioner

 

Dated this________of __________________, 2012