EQUAL OPPORTUNITY POLICY


ADA Accommodations 

Consistent with the American’s with Disabilities Act of 1990, the City of Tavares has designated an individual as the ADA Coordinator. The ADA Coordinator is responsible for assisting the City in its efforts to increase its accessibility by persons with disabilities and accepting reports of discrimination on the basis of disability in the provision of services, activities, and programs provided by the City. 

Title VI Nondiscrimination Policy

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related laws and regulations, the City will not exclude from participation in or subject to discrimination anyone on the grounds of race, color, nation origin, sex, age, disability, income or religion.  Instead, the City of Tavares actively seeks to embrace diversity and welcome input from all interested parties and harmoniously resolve any instances of grievances in pursuit of this effort.  For this reason, the City of Tavares has also Title VI Coordinator to facilitate this goal and process any reports of discrimination.  

Access and Contact Information
The City of Tavares Administrative building (City Hall) is located at 201 E. Main Street. There are handicap accessible parking spaces along Rockingham Avenue and the building entrance from Rockingham Avenue is equipped with an electric door. Assistive listening devices are available for use and other such assistance is available upon request at least two (2) days in advance of a public meeting. 

If you would like to make City staff aware of an access concern, report discrimination or communicate an informational opportunity, please feel free to contact the ADA /Title VI Coordinator. 

Reports should include the name, address and phone number of the complainant, along with the location, date and description of the incident. Reports will be processed in accordance with the applicable law and/policy. 

ADA/Title VI Coordinator
Phone: 352.742.6416 
Email:access@tavares.org

Archive: 
City of Tavares Self Evaluation
ADA Grievance Procedure
Title VI Nondiscrimination Policy