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 TOWN OF ROMULUS will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.
Employment: The TOWN OF ROMULUS 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: TOWN OF ROMULUS 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, 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 TOWN OF ROMULUS 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 TOWN OF ROMULUS 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 TOWN OF ROMULUS, should contact the office of the Town Supervisor as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.
The ADA does not require the TOWN OF ROMULUS 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 TOWN OF ROMULUS is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to the office of the Town Supervisor.
The TOWN OF ROMULUS 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.
The TOWN OF ROMULUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable state and federal law, the TOWN OF ROMULUS does not, on the grounds of race, creed, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status, exclude anyone from participation in, deny anyone the benefits of, or subject anyone to discrimination under any of its programs or activities. All administrators, managers, supervisors and employees of the TOWN OF ROMULUS are directed to comply with these laws and orders.
Any complaints involving allegations of discrimination should be submitted by mail, email, or in person to: TOWN OF ROMULUS Town Supervisor, 1435 Prospect Street, P.O. Box 177, Willard, New York 14588.
Open Meetings Law Requirements
The TOWN OF ROMULUS will, to the extent possible, publish resolutions in advance of meetings as outlined in the Open Meetings law. In practice, resolutions may be drafted shortly in advance of and even during meetings which would make advance publication of those documents impossible. In all cases, copies of the resolutions will be made available upon request.