American with Disabilities Act

In accordance with the Requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended, the City of Arlington (City) will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in the City’s, services, programs, activities, or employment practices. The City recognizes that it is in the interest of all its citizens, visitors, businesses, and organizations, that people with disabilities have access to the City’s facilities in accordance with applicable law. These are not only rights under applicable law, but are opportunities which provide economic, social and civic benefit.

The City is committed to abiding by all requirements of the ADA and welcomes input from individuals with disabilities regarding accessibility. City response to all ADA related requests for accommodation or grievances, made by public service recipients, applicants, citizens, and customers is detailed in the Policy and Process for ADA Related Requests for Accommodation or Grievances. This policy is administered by the City’s ADA Coordinator, who leads an interdepartmental team that includes staff from the City Attorney’s Office, Human Resources, Parks and Recreation, Public Works and Transportation, Libraries, and Handitran Departments.

Input, questions, requests for accommodation, or grievances may be provided to the City in person, by mail or telephone, online via the City’s ADA website, through public meetings, or other alternate format. The City will carefully consider, on a case-by-case basis, each request or grievance in accordance with the City’s ADA policy.

The City will provide reasonable accommodations to ensure that individuals with qualified disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy city facilities, services, and programs. The ADA does not require the City of Arlington to fundamentally change the nature of its services or programs, or impose an undue administrative or financial burden.