Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

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Comment on draft ADA Transition Plan from July 15 - Aug. 29

The City of Bothell is developing an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan describing how the City will ensure its facilities, services, programs, and activities are accessible to those with disabilities.

A public comment period will be held from July 15, 2018 to Aug. 29, 2018. We invite all interested persons, including individuals with disabilities or organizations representing individuals with disabilities, to comment on the draft ADA Transition Plan. Please submit comments or specific recommendations for modifications to:

City Hall, ATTN: Katy Thelen
ADA Coordinator
18415 101st Ave. NE
Bothell, WA 98011

or via email to Katy Thelan

Notice Under the Americans With Disabilities Act: 


In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the City does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in the City’s services, programs, or activities. 

Employment: 


The City 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 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 

Effective Communication:


The City 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. 

Modification to Policies and Procedures: 


The City will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all City programs, services, and activities. 

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a City program, service, or activity, should contact the office coordinating the program, service, or activity, or contact Katy Thelen, the City’s ADA Coordinator at 425-806-6207 or katy.thelen@bothellwa.gov

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

Complaints that a City program, services, or activity is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to Katy Thelen, Safety Manager and ADA Coordinator at 425-806-6207 or email at katy.thelen@bothellwa.gov

The City 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 to services or reasonable modifications of policy.  


This notice is required by Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990