Civil Rights Compliance


AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)  

The City of Mountain Home is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and is dedicated to providing equal access to all City-sponsored programs, services and activities for citizens with disabilities.  Any citizen needing an auxiliary aid or service, or a modification of policies or  procedures in order to participate in a City activity may contact the City’s ADA Coordinator at 208-587-2108, or appropriate City department.

In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the City of Mountain Home will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in admission or access to its programs, services or activities.

The City of Mountain Home 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 City of Mountain Home’s programs, services and activities, including qualifies sign language interpreters, documents in large print, and other ways of making information and communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing or vision impairments.

The City of Mountain Home will make all reasonable modifications to policies and practices to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs, services and activities.

The City of Mountain Home will not charge an individual with a disability or any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services or reasonable modifications of policies.

The ADA does not require the City of Mountain Home to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.

Any individual who believes he or she has been discriminated against on the basis of disability, in the provision of services, programs or activities by the City of Mountain Home can file a grievance in accordance with  the grievance procedures below or by contacting the City’s ADA/Section 504 Coordinator:

ADA/Section 504 Coordinator                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Susie Colthorp                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1150 South Main                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Mountain Home, ID 83647                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Office: (208) 587-2108                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Email: scolthorp@mountain-home.us

 

Language Assistance

A person who does not speak English as their primary language and who has limited ability to read, write, speak or understand English may be a Limited English

Proficiency person and may be entitled to language assistance with respect to City of Mountain Home services.

The City of Mountain Home LEP Plan addresses translation services on an “as needed” basis to individuals with limited English proficiency.  Any person needing translation services for public meetings may make arrangements prior to the meeting through the City Clerk at 208-587-2104.

Ayuda del ldioma

Una persona que no habla inglés como su idioma primario y que tiene capacidad limitada para leer, escribir, hablar o comprender inglés puede ser una persona con capacidad limitada para inglés y puede tener derecho a la ayuda del idioma con respecto a los servicios de la ciudad de Mountain Home.

 La ciudad de Mountain Home Plan de LEP servicios de traducción, “cuando hay necesidad” a individuos con proficiencia limitada en inglés. Cualquier persona que necesite       servicios de traducción para las reuniones públicas pueden hacer arreglos antes a la reunión a través de la Secretaria de la ciudad al 208-587-2104.