Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Notice of Compliance under the Americans with Disabilities Act: In accordance with the requirements of title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), the City of Modesto will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.

Employment

The City of Modesto 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 Modesto 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 Modesto’s programs, services, and activities.

No Surcharge

The City of Modesto 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.