NOTICE UNDER THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
Montgomery County is
committed to providing residents with disabilities the opportunity to
participate in all its programs, services, and activities.
Employment: Montgomery County 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 (EEO) under Title I of the Americans with
Disabilities Act (ADA). County employees or applicants who believe they have
been subjected to employment discrimination may file a complaint with the EEO
Compliance Unit in the Office of Human Resources at 240-777-5110 (TTY
Effective Communication: Montgomery County 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 County’s programs, 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: Montgomery County will
make reasonable modifications to policies and procedures to ensure that people
with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all County programs,
services, and activities.
Anyone who requires an
auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of
policies or procedures to participate in a County program, service or activity,
should contact the office coordinating the program, service, or activity or
contact the County’s ADA Compliance Manager at 240-777-6197 (TTY 240-777-6196),
as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event or
The ADA does
not require the County to take any action that would fundamentally alter the
nature of its programs or services or impose an undue financial or
Complaints that a
County program, service, or activity is not accessible to persons with
disabilities should be directed to the ADA Compliance Manager at 240-777-6197
(TTY 240-777-6196) or email at email@example.com.
The 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 or
services or reasonable modifications of policy.
This notice is
available in alternative format from the ADA Compliance Manager.