Americans with Disabilities Act
Any individual with a disability requiring reasonable accommodation to participate in a Village meeting or activity should contact the Village of Glen Ellyn ADA Coordinator five days in advance of the event or meeting.
In accordance with the requirements of title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), the Village of Glen Ellyn will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities based on disability in its public meetings and activities.
The Village does not discriminate based on 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.
The ADA does not require the Village of Glen Ellyn to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its meetings or activities or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.
ADA complaints or grievances may be sent, in writing to the Village ADA Coordinator within 60 days of an alleged violation. It should contain information about the alleged discrimination including name(s), address, phone number, location or locations of alleged discrimination, date(s), and a completer statement of the facts.
Within fifteen calendar days, the ADA Coordinator or his/her designee will offer to meet to discuss the complaint and address potential resolutions. Within fifteen days of the meeting the ADA Coordinator will respond in writing in a format accessible to the complainant explaining the Village’s position, and offering potential means to address the complaint, if possible.
The complainant may appeal the decision of the ADA Coordinator or his/her designee, within fifteen calendar days of the decision, to the Village Board. The Village President or his/her designee shall offer a meeting within fifteen days after receipt of the written appeal and the Village Board shall render a written decision within fifteen days thereafter.
An individual’s right to a resolution of a complaint will not be affected by the individual’s pursuit of any remedies outside the Village’s policy and procedure. The Village grievance/complaint procedure is not a pre-requisite to filing for other remedies.