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

The Village of Elsah 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 Village of Elsah 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 Village of Elsah programs, services, and activities.

Modifications to Policies and Procedures:
The Village of Elsah 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 the Village of Elsah 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 Village of Elsah, should contact the Village of Elsah Civic Center Office at (618) 374-1568 as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event. *Please remember we only have part-time staff, so you will need to leave a message and we will call you back*.

The ADA does not require the Village of Elsah 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 Village of Elsah is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to Mayor Mike Pitchford, P.O. Box 28, Elsah, IL 62028.

The Village of Elsah 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.

Dated this 20th of June, 2018.