We are committed to ensuring the City's services, facilities and other infrastructure is inclusive and accessible to everyone. Access Arvada is our ongoing campaign to evaluate the City’s progress in meeting the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and to identify and prioritize our next steps. And we are required by law to keep making progress.
- Self Assessment
- As part of Access Arvada, the City has performed a review of compliance with the ADA for resources like City facilities, parks, right-of-way, and on the City’s website and other communications.
- Draft ADA Transition Plan
- Develop a list of opportunities to improve accessibility and creating an action plan, including an ADA Transition Plan, to schedule ongoing work.
- Public Comment Period
- Ask residents to provide feedback on the draft ADA Transition Plan to help prioritize the work. The public comment period was March 5, 2021 through March 26, 2021. Watch a recording of the public meeting held March 9, 2021 on YouTube.
- Council Presentation
- The team will present the prioritized ADA Transition Plan to City Council. The team presented to City Council on April 12, 2021. Watch a recording of the presentation on YouTube.
- Implement the Plan (current milestone)
- The City team will work to complete the ADA Transition Plan and we will share periodic updates with residents.
Resources and Documents
- Arvada's Americans with Disabilities Act Notice
- ADA Standards - Curbs and Ramps
- Draft ADA Transition plan
- ADA Transition Plan Survey
- City of Arvada Policy 6300.08 Grievance Procedure
- Grievance Procedure Flowchart
- City of Arvada Grievance Form
- Resources for Effective Communication
- ADA Reasonable Modification Policy
- Reasonable Modification Request Form
Residents may contact the City to ask questions about the ADA Transition Plan, report an observation or file a grievance. The grievance process is outlined in City of Arvada Policy No. 6300.08.
- by Public Works