Accessibility

TOWN OF LAKE PLACID

OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF TOWN OF LAKE PLACID GOVERNMENT

     

 

Notice Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

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

The ADA does not require the Town of Lake Placid to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden. The County will strive to provide its services, programs and activities in the most accessible manner that is feasible.

Complaints that a program, service, or activity of Highlands County is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to Phil Williams, Town of Lake Placid, 311 West Interlake Boulevard, Lake Placid, Fl. 33852, Telephone 863-699-3747, or at EMAIL.  

 Request for CART or interpreter services should be made at least 24 hours in advance to permit coordination of the services.

POLICY

ADA NOTICE

In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Town of Lake Placid will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in the Town's services, programs, activities or employment.

Employment:  The Town of Lake Placid 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 American s with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Effective Communication:  The Town of Lake Placid 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 Town’s programs, services, activities, meetings, or employment. Our Town Hall Council Chambers is equipped with an assistive hearing device upon request. Qualified interpreters can be made available for Town meetings with 48 hours advance notice to the Town Administrator, Phil Williams (863-699-3747).

Modifications to Policies and Procedures:    The Town of Lake Placid will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all Town programs, services, and activities.  For example, individuals with service animals are welcome in Town 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 Town program, service, or activity, should contact the Town's ADA Coordinator, Phil Williams at 863-699-3747.

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

Complaints: Complaints that a Town program, service, activity or facility is not accessible to persons with disabilities should contact the Town's ADA Coordinator, Phil Williams at 863-699-3747.

The Town of Lake Placid 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 AMERICAN DISABILITIES ACT / ACCESSIBILITY
ADA Form REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION FORM
ADA Form COMPLAINT - GRIEVANCE