ADA Transition Plan

The Village of Niles ADA Title II Self-evaluation and Transition Plan is being prepared by Disability Access Consultants, with the collaboration and assistance of Village of Niles staff and input by other interested individuals and community members.

Mr. Greg Kallevig, Civil Engineer with the Department of Public Works, serves as the primary contact and facilitator for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Self-evaluation of programs, services, activities and events of the Village of Niles and the updated ADA transition/barrier removal plan for Village of Niles public rights-of-way.

Mr. Fred Braun, the designated Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 Coordinator for the ADA/504 Self-evaluation and Transition Plan.

A copy of the Self-evaluation and Transition Plan will be available from the ADA/504 Coordinator.  Accessible alternate formats will be made available upon request.

In accordance with Section 35.106 of the Americans with Disabilities Act, all participants, applicants, organizations and interested individuals are advised and noticed that the ADA Coordinator for the Village is:

Fred Braun

Village of Niles

6849 W Touhy Avenue

Niles, IL 60714

(847) 588-7900

fwb@vniles.com

Modifications to Policies and Procedures: The Village of Niles will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs, services, and activities. For example, individuals with service animals are welcomed in the Village of Niles offices, even where pets are generally prohibited.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of the Village of Niles, should contact the office of the program, service or activity coordinator as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.

The ADA does not require the Village of Niles to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.  Complaints that a program, service, or activity of the Village of Niles is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to:

Fred Braun, ADA Coordinator/504 Coordinator

6849 W Touhy Avenue

Niles, IL 60714

fwb@vniles.com

Phone: (847) 588-7900

TTY: (800) 877-8339

The following are documents concerning the ADA Transition Plan:

ADA - Accommodation Request

ADA - Grievance Form