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NOTICE UNDER THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT Title II

Local Government – Services, Programs or Activities
In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), the Sarasota County will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs or activities.

Effective Communication: Sarasota County will, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in Sarasota County services, programs or activities. Possible aids and services include 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: Sarasota County will make all reasonable modifications to policies and services, programs or activities to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its services, programs or activities. For example, individuals with service animals are welcome in Sarasota County buildings, 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 services, programs or activities of Sarasota County, should contact the: Sarasota County ADA/ Civil Rights Coordinator.

Please make requests as soon as reasonably possible before the scheduled event.

The ADA does not require the Sarasota County to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its services, programs or activities, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.

Complaints that a service, program or activity of Sarasota County is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to: Sarasota County ADA/ Civil Rights Coordinator.

Sarasota County 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.

 

 Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

 

Title II ADA Non-Discrimination Statement 
Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, familial status, religion, or genetic information. 

Persons with disabilities who require assistance or alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.), or who wish to file a complaint, should contact: Sarasota County ADA/ Civil Rights Coordinator.

 

 Title VI / Non-Discrimination Compliance

 
Title VI Non-Discrimination Statement
Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other federal and state authorities, Sarasota County will not exclude from participation in, deny the benefits of, or subject to discrimination anyone on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion, income or family status.
 

 Documents

 
  
  
ADA Policy and Procedure.pdfADA Policy and Procedure
Complaint Form for Title II ADA.pdfComplaint Form for Title II ADA
Notice under the Americans with Disabilites Act Title II.pdfNotice under the Americans with Disabilites Act Title II
Title VI Complaint Form.pdfTitle VI Complaint Form
Title VI Nondiscrimination Policy.pdfTitle VI Nondiscrimination Policy
 

 Americans With Disabilities Act Complaint Form

 

To fill out a Title II ADA Complaint Form, click here.

Title VI / Non-Discrimination Complaint Form

To fill out a Title VI Nondiscrimination Form click here.

Or contact:

Sarasota County ADA/Title VI Coordinator
1660 Ringling Blvd.
Sarasota, Florida 34236
Phone: 941-861-5000
TTY: 7-1-1 or 1-800-955-8771 

 


Sarasota County, Florida
941-861-5000
TTY: 7-1-1
or 1-800-955-8771
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