ADA Accommodations & Title VI Civil Rights Requirements
Consistent with the Americans 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 welcomes 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 another 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/or policy.
ADA/Title VI Coordinator