AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) PUBLIC NOTICE

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

Employment: The City of Los Alamitos 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 City of Los Alamitos 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 City of Los Alamitos’ programs, services, and activities.

Modifications to Policies and Procedures: The City of Los Alamitos 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 City of Los Alamitos 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 City of Los Alamitos, should contact the office of the program, service or activity coordinator as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.

The ADA does not require the City of Los Alamitos 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 City of Los Alamitos is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to:

Jason Al-Imam, ADA Coordinator
3191 Katella Avenue
Los Alamitos, CA  90720
jalimam@cityoflosalamitos.org
Phone: (562) 431-3538 x222

The City of Los Alamitos 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.

This notice is available in alternate formats from the ADA Coordinator.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE OF SURVEY Survey for City of Los Alamitos Program and Facility Users

The City of Los Alamitos, in keeping with its ongoing efforts to serve all members of the community, is updating its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) transition plan and self-evaluation.  The accessibility plan provides a comprehensive plan for access for individuals with disabilities to City facilities, parks, programs, services, activities and events.

The City of Los Alamitos is seeking input from agencies, organizations and individuals with disabilities.  As an agency, organization or individual, the value of stakeholder guidance will help to address and prioritize current and future needs. Individuals who would like to provide input are invited to complete a survey, call or email the ADA Coordinator.  Surveys are available for organizations that represent individuals with disabilities, patrons, community members, employees, and other interested individuals who wish to participate in the evaluation.

Your comments and opinions are important to us and will provide valuable information regarding how the City of Los Alamitos can better serve individuals with disabilities. Surveys are available at Los Alamitos City Hall, 3191 Katella Avenue; Los Alamitos Community Center, 10911 Oak Street; and, Los Alamitos Museum, 11062 Los Alamitos Blvd.

Please contact Jason Al-Imam, ADA Coordinator, if you have questions or comments or would like to request a survey in an alternate format.

Jason Al-Imam, ADA Coordinator
3191 Katella Avenue
Los Alamitos, CA  90720
jalimam@cityoflosalamitos.org
Phone: (562) 431-3538 x222

Information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act can be obtained from the ADA Coordinator.

The City of Los Alamitos complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Public Law 101-336, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability.