Notice Under The Americans With Disabilities Act: In accordance with the requirements of Title I and II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the McHenry County Conservation District will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in the District’s services, programs or activities. The District is committed to complying with all applicable provisions of Title I and II as well as all other federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to persons with disabilities.
Employment: The District 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 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Accessibility – Modifications to Policies and Procedures:
McHenry County Conservation District is committed to making its sites, facilities, programs, services, and activities accessible to all visitors and will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy the District. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a District program, service, or activity, should contact the Administrative Office, 815-338-6223 (TDD: 815-334-2878), as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event, or indicate your disability-related need on your registration form. The American with Disabilities Act does not require the District program to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.
Effective Communication: McHenry County Conservation District 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 District 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.
FINAL—ADA System-Wide Site & Facility Accessibility Audit and Transition Plan
Pages 1-16 ADA Operations Audit
Pages 17-90 Individual Sites Audit
Pages 135-147 Transition Plan - Sites
Pages 148-158 Transition Plan - Facilities
Accessibility Grievance Process: McHenry County Conservation District is a public entity defined under Title II of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) which prohibits the District from discriminating against qualified individuals with disabilities in all of its programs, activities and services. The McHenry County Conservation District is committed to complying with all applicable provisions of Title II as well as all other federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to persons with disabilities.
Any person or authorized representative who believes the McHenry County Conservation District has discriminated against them based on their disability by denying access to its programs and services, may file a formal grievance with the McHenry County Conservation District’s ADA Compliance Officer. For more information, please visit www.MCCDistrict.org/AboutUs/Accessibility or submit your concern in writing as soon as possible but no later than 60 calendar days after the alleged violation to:
Elizabeth S. Kessler
Executive Director/ADA Compliance Officer McHenry County Conservation District
18410 US Highway 14
Woodstock, IL 60098
Said grievance shall specify the following:
1. The complainant’s name and phone number.
2. The relationship of the complainant to the District.
3. The basis of the complaint
4. The provision of the American with Disabilities Act and implementing regulations allegedly violated by the District.
5. The date of the alleged violations.
6. The remedy or relief sought.