Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Disability
In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), County of Imperial will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.
Employment: County of Imperial 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: County of Imperial will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication or qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in the County of Imperial’s program, 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: County of Imperial 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 County of Imperial’s 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 County of Imperial, should contact the office of Rodolfo Aguayo, ADA Coordinator at (442) 265-1148, TTY: (442) 265-1169 as soon as possible no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.
The ADA does not require County of Imperial to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.
County of Imperial 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.
Complaints that a program, service, or activity of County of Imperial is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to:
940 W. Main Street, Suite 101
El Centro, CA 92243
TTY: (442) 265-1169