Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Bay County government serves over 106,000 people and has ensured that all county business and recreational facilities are accessible to all citizens. Some of the facilities in Bay County include the Civic Arena, Community Center, Dog Park, Fairgrounds, Golf Course and Pinconning Park. Bay County government has remained committed to ensuring that all county business and recreational facilities are accessible to all citizens. Other accommodations are available, such as an interpreter at meetings or audio tapes of printed material, by request only. Bay County also has barrier-free recreational equipment, such as a mobility cart at the Golf Course and a lift at the Community Center Pool.
The County of Bay will provide necessary and reasonable auxiliary aids and services such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials to individuals with disabilities upon 10 days notice to the County of Bay. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the County of Bay by writing or calling:
Amber Davis-Johnson, ADA Coordinator
515 Center Avenue, Suite 402
Bay City, MI 48708
(989) 895-4131; (989) 895-4049 TDD
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications, and governmental activities. The ADA also establishes requirements for telecommunications relay services.
The Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) provides publications and other technical assistance on the basic requirements of the ADA. It does not enforce any part of the law.
In addition to the Department of Labor, four federal agencies enforce the ADA: