Americans with Disabilities Act

Americans with Disabilities Act

ADA Compliance and Education 

Access to civic life by people with disabilities is a fundamental goal of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  The ensure this goal is met, Title II of the ADA requires the City of Manhattan and other State and local governments make their programs and services accessible to persons with disabilities.  An important part of ensuring compliance is providing training to city employees so they maintain a high level of awareness with regard to the city’s requirements and obligations.  

The City of Manhattan does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities. The City of Manhattan does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices. This notice is provided as required by Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals who require auxiliary aids and services for effective communication in programs, activities, and services of the City of Manhattan are invited to make their requirements and preferences known to the ADA Coordinator as soon as possible, preferably at least 48 hours before the event or activity.    

For information or assistance regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the ADA Coordinator / Human Resources Specialist, at 785-587-2443 or email.

ADA Grievance Procedures

This Grievance Procedure is established to meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”). 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 City of Manhattan. The City’s Personnel Policy governs employment-related complaints of disability discrimination.

Print the ADA Grievance Instructions and Form (PDF).