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The City of Hobart has adopted an City of Hobart Transition Plan, a hard copy of which is available for review in the Clerk's Office: City Hall, 414 Main St., Hobart, IN 46342

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was established on July 26, 1990 by President George W Bush. 

The ADA extended Civil Rights Legislation to people with disabilities and has a broad application to public agencies and private businesses in its protection for people with disabilities.

Mike Hannigan, City of Hobart Building Official, is the ADA Coordinator for the City of Hobart.

Hobart was required to inspect all City buildings and structures to complete a self evaluation of accessibility problems.  Streets, sidewalks, curbs, and signs were included in the process also.

Hobart has adopted a Complaint and Grievance Procedure Plan and a Transition Plan.  The plans are on file in the Clerk’s office for anyone who is interested in viewing them.  The Transition Plan is updated annually as improvements are completed.  Complaints and/or Grievances should be directed to Mike Hannigan, ADA Coordinator.

Mike Hannigan can be contacted by phone at 219-947-3407, through the U.S. mail at City of Hobart Building Department, 414 Main Street, Hobart, Indiana 46342, via email at: , or go to “Building Department” on our website at www.cityofhobart.org.

STATEMENT:    THE CITY OF HOBART DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE GROUNDS OF; RELIGION, RACE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, DISABILITY, HANDICAP, OR LOW INCOME, IN REGARDS TO EMPLOYMENT OR PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT.

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

Employment: The City of Hobart 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 ADA.

Effective Communication: The City of Hobart 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 Hobart’s programs, services, and activities.

Modifications to Policies and Procedures:  The City of Hobart will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs, services, and activities.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies and programs to participate in a program, service, or activity of the City of Hobart, should contact the City of Hobart ADA coordinator as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event directed to:

Mike Hannigan, ADA Coordinator
414 Main Street, Hobart, Indiana 46342
Phone: 219-947-3407
Email: 

The ADA does not require the City of Hobart 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 program, service, or activity of the City of Hobart is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to:

Mike Hannigan, ADA Coordinator
414 Main Street, Hobart, Indiana 46342
Phone: 219-947-3407
Email: 

See the City of Hobart’s Grievance Procedure.

The City of Hobart 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, such as retrieving items from locations that are open to the public but are not accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.

Anyone needing further information may also contact the following institutions:

Kimberly Radcliffe, MBA
Title VI/ADA
100 North Senate Avenue, N750
Indianapolis, IN
317-232-0924
Email: 
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Great Lakes ADA Center
University of Illinois at Chicago
Institute on Disability & Human Development (MC 728)
1640 West Roosevelt Road, Room 405
Chicago, IL 60608
800-949-4232 or 312-413-1407
www.adagreatlakes.org
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ADA-Indiana
c/o Indiana Institute on Disability and Community
1905 North Range Road
Bloomington, IN 47408-9801
812-855-6508
www.adaindiana.org



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City of Hobart
414 Main St.
Hobart, IN 46342
Ph: 219-942-CITY