Americans with Disabilities Act

NOTICE UNDER THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

 
In accordance with the requirements of title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), the Town of Granite Falls will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in its services, programs, or activities. ​
 
 
Employment: The Town of Granite Falls does not discriminate based on 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 Granite Falls, upon request, will provide appropriate aids and services for effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities. Effective communication is essential in the equal participation of Town of Granite Falls programs, services, and activities. Available aids and services include 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 Granite Falls will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities have an equal opportunity to participate in all of its programs, services, and activities. This applies to service animals and other services as requested.
 
 
Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid should contact Town Clerk, Paula Kirby at 828.396.3131 as soon as possible, but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event. Auxiliary aid includes services for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of the Town of Granite Falls. Individuals with registered service animals only need to provide notice if event accommodations are necessary.
 
 
The ADA does not require the Town of Granite Falls to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.
 
Grievance Form Please download, complete, then email the form or mail to WPCOG - ADA Compliance | P.O. Box 9026 | Hickory, NC 28603
 

Art in the Park concert, featuring the band Fox and Company and the Anywherez Fine Food Truck, will be held Monday, May 20th at the Granite Falls Recreation Center on Field #2 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.