Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The City of Wheaton is committed to ensuring all community members and visitors have appropriate access to facilities within the City. This commitment also extends to ensuring the City does not discriminate based on disability in its employment practices or in allowing participation in any City services, activities or programs provided to the public.

Employment

The City of Wheaton does not discriminate based on 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. 

Concerns with the City’s hiring practices can be forwarded to the Director of Human Resources at hschulz@wheaton.il.us or 630-260-2015.

Effective Communication

The City of Wheaton 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’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 vision impairments.

Those attending a public meeting who require certain accommodations to observe and/or participate, please contact the ADA Coordinator at 630-260-2033 or City Clerk at 630-260-2012 for assistance.

ADA Coordinator

The ADA Coordinator coordinates the efforts of the City to comply with Title II of the ADA. In addition, the ADA Coordinator administers the City’s ADA Grievance Procedure.  Residents concerned with access to an activity, program or service provided by the City of Wheaton can contact John Duguay, the ADA Coordinator, at jduguay@wheaton.il.us or 630-260-2033 for assistance. 

Grievance Procedure under the Americans with Disabilities Act