Americans with Disabilities Act
Website Notice: 

The City of Downey is committed to making its electronic and information technologies accessible to individuals with disabilities by meeting or exceeding the requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. 794d), as amended in 1998. Section 508 is a federal law that requires agencies to provide individuals with disabilities equal access to electronic information and data comparable to those who do not have disabilities, unless an undue burden would be imposed on the agency. We work to comply with Section 508 as well as 2.0 A and AA referring to website accessibility standards. The Section 508 standards are the technical requirements and criteria that are used to measure conformance within this law. More information on Section 508 and the technical standards can be found at www.section508.gov.

If you require assistance or wish to report an issue related to the accessibility of any content on this website, please email the City of Downey’s webmaster at webmaster@downeyca.org
 

Notice Under the Americans with Disabilities Act – ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (“Section 504”), the City of Downey will neither discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs or activities, nor exclude or deny individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to receive program benefits or services. 

ADA Public Notice

ADA/Section 504 Coordinator

The ADA/Section 504 Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the efforts of the City of Downey to comply with Title II of the ADA and Section 504 and to review concerns, complaints or requests regarding access to City programs, services or activities. The City of Downey ADA/Section 504 Coordinator is:

Shannon DeLong
City of Downey
ADA/Section 504 Coordinator
11111 Brookshire Avenue
Downey, CA 90241
ADACoordinator@downeyca.org
T: (562) 299-6619
F: (562) 923-6388

Public Comments for Transition Plan

The City of Downey provides opportunities for interested persons, including individuals with disabilities, or organizations representing individuals with disabilities, to participate in the review of the ADA Transition Plan and Self Evaluation by submitting comments and making specific recommendations. All comments should be received by the ADA/Section 504 Coordinator by no later than Friday, September 16, 2016.

Public Comment Notice

Survey for Program and Facility Users

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Survey for Organizations Representing Individuals with Disabilities

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Complaint and Grievance Policy and Procedures

The City of Downey has adopted a formal complaint and grievance policy and grievance form for prompt and equitable resolution of complaints alleging concerns, complaints or requests for access to City programs. The City’s Complaint and Grievance Policy and Grievance Form are provided below. Grievances can be submitted to the ADA/Section 504 Coordinator.

Complaint and Grievance Procedure

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Grievance Form