Knox County Tennessee

Notice Under The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)

It is the policy of Knox County not to discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion or disability pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Public Law 93-112), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (Public Law 101-336) in its hiring, employment practices and programs.  In addition, Knox County complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Title I of the ADA.

In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, Knox County will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in its provision of services, facilities, programs or activities.

Knox County will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of Knox County’s facilities, programs, services and activities.

The ADA does not require Knox County to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.

Anyone who requires auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a Knox County program, service or activity of Knox County, should contact the ADA Coordinator as soon as possible, but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.