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RESOLUTION NO. 10-92 <br />A RESOLUTION IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH <br />DISABILITIES ACT BY THE VILLAGE OF ELK GROVE VILLAGE <br />WHEREAS, the Congress of the United States has recognized the rights of <br />people with disabilities, and stated that it shall be a policy of the <br />United States to have full participation in society by people with <br />disabilities; and <br />WHEREAS, The Congress of the United States has adopted the Americans <br />With Disabilities Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-336) for the purpose of <br />eliminating discrimination against peoples with disabilities; and <br />WHEREAS, the Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination <br />on the basis of disability by all units of state and local government; and <br />WHEREAS, the rule implementing the Act was published July 26, 1991 (28 <br />CFR Part 35) by the Department of Justice; and <br />WHEREAS, the rule requires that the Village of Elk Grove Village shall <br />make information concerning the Act and its application to the services, <br />programs, and activities available to applicants, participants, <br />beneficiaries and other interested persons. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the President and Board of Trustees <br />of the Village of Elk Grove Village, Counties of Cook and DuPage, State of <br />Illinois as follows: <br />Section 1: That the Village of Elk Grove Village, Counties of Cook <br />and DuPage, State of Illinois, hereby intends to comply with the Americans <br />with Disabilities Act in the delivery of its services, programs, and <br />activities, by making reasonable accommodations for people with <br />disabilities, such as removing architectural, transportation, and <br />communication barriers; amending rules, policies, and practices; and <br />providing auxiliary aids or services for the enhancement of communication <br />with people with hearing or sight impairments, when such reasonable <br />accommodations will enable people with disabilities to meet essential <br />eligibility requirements for services, programs, and activities provided by <br />the Village of Elk Grove Village. <br />Section 2: That all contracts entered into by the Village of Elk <br />Grove Village which shall result in the delivery of services, programs, and <br />activities shall include a requirement that such services, programs and <br />activities be delivered without discrimination on the basis of disability, <br />in a manner consistent with the Act and the rule; <br />