lee county notice under the americans with disabilities act

7/31/2017


lee county notice under the americans with disabilities act


When:

Monday, July 31, 2017


Where:


In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), Lee County, Florida will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities; in employment, effective communication, and modifications to policies and procedures.

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 Lee County, should contact the office of Joan LaGuardia, (239) 533-2314, Florida Relay Service 711, or jlaguardia@leegov.com as soon as possible but no later than five (5) business days before the scheduled event.

Lee County 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.

For details about Lee County's ADA Policy, visit www.leegov.com/ada/.



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lee county - grievance procedure under the americans with disabilities act

7/31/2017


lee county - grievance procedure under the americans with disabilities act


When:

Monday, July 31, 2017


Where:


This Grievance Procedure is established to meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA").  It may be used by anyone who wishes to file a complaint alleging discrimination on the basis of disability in the provision of services, activities, programs, or benefits by Lee County, Florida ("Lee County"). Lee County's Personnel Policies and Procedures govern employment-related complaints of disability discrimination by Lee County employees.

Any complaint by a member of the public alleging discrimination on the basis of disability in the provision of services, activities, programs, or benefits by Lee County should be in writing and contain information about the alleged discrimination such as name, address, phone number of complainant and location, date, and description of the problem. Alternative means of filing complaints, such as personal interviews or a tape recording of the complaint, will be made available for persons with disabilities upon request.

The complaint should be submitted by the grievant and/or his/her designee as soon as possible but no later than 60 calendar days after the alleged violation to:                                              

Joan D. LaGuardia, ADA Coordinator
Lee County Manager's Office
2115 Second Street
P.O. Box 398
Fort Myers, FL 33901
(239) 533-2314, Florida Relay Service 711  
jlaguardia@leegov.com

Within 15 calendar days after receipt of the complaint, Lee County's ADA Coordinator or his/her designee will meet with the complainant to discuss the complaint and the possible resolutions. Within 15 calendar days of the meeting, the ADA Coordinator or his/her designee will respond in writing, and where appropriate, in a format accessible to the complainant, such as large print, Braille, or audio tape. The response will explain the position of Lee County and offer options for substantive resolution of the complaint.

If the response by the ADA Coordinator or his/her designee does not satisfactorily resolve the issue, the complainant and/or his/her designee may appeal the decision within 15 calendar days after receipt of the response to the County Manager or other appropriate high-level official designated by Lee County, or his/her designee.

Within 15 calendar days after receipt of the appeal, the County Manager or other Lee County official or his/her designee will meet with the complainant to discuss the complaint and possible resolutions. Within 15 calendar days after the meeting, the County Manager or other Lee County official or his/her designee will respond in writing, and, where appropriate, in a format accessible to the complainant, with a final resolution of the complaint.

All written complaints received by Lee County's ADA Coordinator or his/her designee, appeals to the County Manager or other appropriate high-level official or his/her designee, and responses from these two offices will be retained by Lee County for at least three (3) years.



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notice of bargaining session

8/23/2017


notice of bargaining session


When:

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
9:00 am


Where:

Old Lee County Courthouse
2120 Main Street
Fort Myers, Florida
2nd Floor
East Room


‚ÄčTO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 and Thursday, August 24, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Old Lee County Courthouse, 2120 Main Street, Fort Myers, Florida, 2nd Floor, East Room, Lee County Emergency Medical Services and the I.A.E.P. - Local 533 International Association of EMTs and Paramedics, will hold bargaining sessions.

Copies of this Notice are on file in the Minutes Office of the Clerk of Courts of Lee County.  The Minutes Office is located at 2115 Second Street, Second Floor, Fort Myers, Florida.

Interested persons may attend the meeting.

Anyone wishing to appeal the decision(s) resulting as an outcome of the session with respect to any matter considered during the session will need a record of the proceedings for such appeal, and may need a verbatim record, to include all testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Lee County will not discriminate against individuals with disabilities.  To request an accommodation, contact Joan LaGuardia, (239) 533-2314, Florida Relay Service 711, or jlaguardia@leegov.com, at least five business days in advance.

PLEASE BE GOVERNED ACCORDINGLY.

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notice of bargaining session

8/24/2017


notice of bargaining session


When:

Thursday, August 24, 2017
9:00 am


Where:

Old Lee County Courthouse
2120 Main Street
Fort Myers, Florida
2nd Floor
East Room


‚ÄčTO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 and Thursday, August 24, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Old Lee County Courthouse, 2120 Main Street, Fort Myers, Florida, 2nd Floor, East Room, Lee County Emergency Medical Services and the I.A.E.P. - Local 533 International Association of EMTs and Paramedics, will hold bargaining sessions.

Copies of this Notice are on file in the Minutes Office of the Clerk of Courts of Lee County.  The Minutes Office is located at 2115 Second Street, Second Floor, Fort Myers, Florida. 

Interested persons may attend the meeting.

Anyone wishing to appeal the decision(s) resulting as an outcome of the session with respect to any matter considered during the session will need a record of the proceedings for such appeal, and may need a verbatim record, to include all testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Lee County will not discriminate against individuals with disabilities.  To request an accommodation, contact Joan LaGuardia, (239) 533-2314, Florida Relay Service 711, or jlaguardia@leegov.com, at least five business days in advance.

PLEASE BE GOVERNED ACCORDINGLY.


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