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ADA Notices and Information
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 City of Puyallup will not discriminate against qualified individuals with
disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.
Employment: The City of Puyallup 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 ADA.
Effective Communication: The City of Puyallup 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 Puyallup’s 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
Modifications to Policies and Procedures: The City of Puyallup will make all reasonable
modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal
opportunity to enjoy all its programs, services, and activities. For example, individuals with
service animals are welcomed in The City of Puyallup offices, even where pets are generally
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 City of Puyallup should contact the office of the City Clerk Dan Vessels Jr., (253-841-5480,
firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the
The ADA does not require The City of Puyallup to take any action that would fundamentally
alter the nature of its programs or services or impose an undue financial or administrative
Complaints that a program, service, or activity of The City of Puyallup is not accessible to
persons with disabilities should be directed to the City Clerk Dan Vessels Jr., (253-841-5480,
The City of Puyallup will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or
any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services
or reasonable modifications of policy, such as retrieving items from locations that are open to
the public but are not accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.
If you wish to file a grievance against the City alleging disability discrimination, then you must comply with the following procedure. Please consult our Grievance Procedure document and submit your grievance in writing to the City Clerk.
City Grievance Procedure Document
For questions related to ADA compliance, notices, and procedures, please contact City Clerk Dan Vessels Jr. via email or phone at 253-841-5480.