Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

 

Notice Under the ADA

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

Employment:  The City of Oneida 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 Oneida 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 Oneida 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 of Oneida 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 City of Oneida 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 program, service, or activity of the City of Oneida, should contact Tammy Burkhart, ADA Coordinator, at 363-1561 or via email at tburkhart@oneidacity.com as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.

The ADA does not require the City of Oneida 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 program, service, or activity of the City of Oneida is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to Tammy Burkhart, ADA Coordinator, at 363-1561 or via email at tburkhart@oneidacity.com.

The City of Oneida 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.

In accordance with the ADA, the City of Oneida has an established Grievance Procedure. The Procedure can be viewed the  Here. If you have a complaint or concern pertaining to a City service, program or facility, please contact Tammy Burckhart  at 315-363-1561

GrievanceProcedures:

In accordance with the ADA, the City of Oneida has an established Grievance Procedure. The Procedure can be viewed the  Here. If you have a complaint or concern pertaining to a City service, program or facility, please contact Tammy Burckhart  at 315-363-1561


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8
Wed
6:30 pm Common Council Meeting @ Common Council Chambers
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16
Thu
7:00 pm Planning Commission Meeting @ Common Council Chambers
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Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm
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