ADA Transition Plan
In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), the City of Boca Raton will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.
Employment: City of Boca Raton 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: City of Boca Raton will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in City of Boca Raton’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: City of Boca Raton 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 City of Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton, should contact the office of Michael DiNorscio, ADA/504 Coordinator at 561-393-7961 or [email protected] as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.
The ADA does not require the City of Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to Michael DiNorscio, ADA/504 Coordinator at 561-393-7961 or [email protected].
City of Boca Raton 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.
Title VI Program
The City of Boca Raton reaffirms its longstanding, existing policy that no person will be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination or retaliation under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance through the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Local Agency Program (LAP) because of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, family status or any other characteristic or basis protected under federal or state law.
Visit the Title VI Program webpage for more information.