FACT SHEET

Settlement Agreement between the United States of America
And
The Town of Poestenkill, New York

 

On July 19, 2013, the Department of Justice entered into a settlement agreement with the Town of Poestenkill, New York (the Town), under title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).

The Department of Justice initiated a compliance review of the Town in August 2010, as part of Project Civic Access, a Departmental initiative to ensure greater access for people with disabilities to local government programs, services, activities, and facilities. On-site survey of the Town’s buildings, programs, and services was conducted in November 2010. 

Facilities covered by the agreement include: Town Hall and Poestenkill Library.  The Department also reviewed the Town’s employment policies, sidewalks, website, emergency management and policies, general effective communications policy.

The settlement agreement specifies the modifications that the Town Poestenkill will make to its programs, services, and facilities.  The Town will:

 

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