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Notice Under the Americans with Disabilities Act

In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA") and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the City of Paramount will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.

Employment

The City of Paramount 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 Paramount 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 Paramount programs, services, and activities.

Modifications to Policies and Procedures

The City of Paramount 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 Paramount 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 Paramount should contact the office of Patrick Matson, ADA/504 Coordinator at (562) 220-2027 as soon as possible but no later than 48 business hours before the scheduled event.

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

Diana Lopez, ADA/504 Coordinator, City of Paramount
16400 Colorado Avenue, Paramount, CA 90723
dilopez@paramountcity.com
(562) 220-2027
California Relay Service: dial 711

The City of Paramount 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.

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