TOWN OF VAIL, COLORADO

Grievance Procedure under


 

The Americans with Disabilities Act

 

This Grievance Procedure is established to meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  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 the Town of Vail.  The Town of Vailís Personnel Policy governs employment-related complaints of disability discrimination.

 

The complaint 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:

                                               

                                                The Town Managers Office

                                                Town of Vail

                                                75 South Frontage Road

                                                Vail, Colorado  81657

                                                (970) 479-2100

 

Within 15 calendar days after receipt of the complaint, the Town Managerís Office or his designee will meet with the complainant to discuss the complaint and the possible resolutions.  Within 15 calendar days of the meeting, Town Manager or his designee will respond in writing, and where appropriate, in format accessible to the complainant, such as large print, Braille, or audio tape.  The response will explain the position of the Town of Vail and offer options for substantive resolution of the complaint.

 

If the response by the Town Managerís Office or his 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 Town Council or their designee.

 

Within 15 calendar days after receipt of the appeal, the Town Council or their designee will meet with the complainant to discuss the complaint and possible resolutions.  Within 15 calendar days after the meeting, the Town Council or their 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 the ADA Coordinator, Town Managerís Office or his designee, appeals to the Town Council or their designee, and responses from these two offices will be retained by the Town of Vail for at least three years.