ADA

In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), the Town of Branford will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities. Employment: The Town of Branford 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 Town of Branford will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communications for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in Town of Branford’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: The Town of Branford will make all reasonable modifications to policies or procedures 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 welcome in the Town of Branford’s facilities/properties, 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 Town of Branford, should contact the Town’s ADA Coordinator as soon as possible but no later than forty-eight (48) hours before the scheduled event. Contact information for the ADA Coordinator is as follows:

Donna Hardin, CMC, Town Clerk, and ADA Coordinator
Town of Branford, Florida 
502 SW Suwannee Avenue
Branford, Florida 32008
Phone: 386-935-1146
Fax: 386-935-3873
Email: clerk@townofbranford.net

The ADA does not require the Town of Branford 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 Town of Branford is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to the ADA Coordinator as listed above. The Town of Branford 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 not accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.