ADA Title II: State & Local Government

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 Hesperia will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs or activities.

The City of Hesperia 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 (EEOC) under Title I of the ADA.

Effective Communication
The City of Hesperia 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 Hesperia 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 vision impairments.

Modifications to Policies and Procedures
The City of Hesperia will make all reasonable accommodations / 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 offices of the City of Hesperia, 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 City of Hesperia, should call Human Resources at (760) 947-1100 no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.

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

Accessibility Issues
Any complaints that a program, service or activity of the City of Hesperia is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to Human Resources at (760) 947-1100.

The City of Hesperia 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. This may include retrieving items from locations that are open to the public, but are not accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.