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Established by Ordinance through Administration of Government, Chapter 15 (§15-127&8) to establish rules and procedures for hearing complaints, requests or suggestions from disabled persons regarding access to and participation in public facilities, services, activities and functions of the community.


                                            WEST MILFORD TOWN HALL
                                               MAIN MEETING ROOM
                                                         3:30 P.M.


2018 Meeting Dates
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February 13, 2018
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April 10, 2018
May 8, 2018
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July 10, 2018
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September 11, 2018
October 9, 2018
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December 11, 2018

Contact: Cathy Shanahan 728-2710

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance Committee (A.D.A.)
The ADA Compliance Committee advises and suggests resolutions/solutions to various ADA issues.  The members are as follows:
1)   Ada Erik, Council Liaison
2)   Tim Ligus, Construction Official
3)   Tim Roetman, Recreation Director
4)   Eric Sandve, Board of Education
5)   Janice Sangle, Medical Representative
6)   Janet Laycox, Citizen
7)   Vacant, Citizen
8)   Vacant, Citizen
9)   Vacant, Citizen
10) Catherine Shanahan, ADA Coordinator (973-728-2710)
ADA Meetings are scheduled for the second Tuesday of the month (excluding January, March, June, August and November) in the Main Meeting Room at 3:30 pm - Please visit
www.ada.gov for more ADA compliance information.


 This notice is provided as required by the Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
As required by the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Township of West Milford does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services or activities. Nor does the Township of West Milford discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices.
Questions, concerns, requests for accommodation, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding the ADA may be forwarded to the Township of West Milford’s designated ADA Compliance Coordinator.  Please give 2 weeks notice in order to help meet requirements.
Name:  Catherine Shanahan
Title:    ADA Coordinator
Office Address:   1480 Union Valley Road, West Milford, NJ 07480
Phone Number:    973-728-2710
Days/Hours Available: Monday-Friday/8:30 am- 4:30 pm
Individuals who need auxiliary aids for effective communication in programs and services of the Township of West Milford are invited to make their needs and preferences known to the ADA Compliance Coordinator.  Please be aware that the Building, Tax and Engineering Departments are not currently ADA accessible.  The employees will, however, make all programs/services available to all.

ADA Transition Plan/
Self Evaluation
Town Hall
·        Move Tax Department, Building Department and Planning Department out of the basement –
·        Lines in front of Library Sidewalk
·        Parking (8’ wide with 8’ wide access sign enforcement)
·        Display (needs to come down)
·        Doors (need new handles and close slower)
·        Door Receptionist to Library (widen)
·        Move bookcase over 2”
·        Bathroom accessible
·        36” apart – shelves
·        Computer use – 27” height desktop (@24” right now) – Complete 12/2007
·        Fire exit door need lever and exit door lever
·        Kid’s room – move furniture
·        Sign for accessible entrance
·        Re-strip Parking Lot – Complete 9/2008
·        Install Updated Handicapped Parking Sign
Johner Building
·        Add Handicapped Parking (mark and display)
·        Threshold needs to be beveled
·        Door pressure is 20; should be 5
·        Install Ramp to front entrance
·        Lower Bell for easier access
·        Lower Counter and Window

Teen Center

The sidewalk to the building will be updated. Girls Restroom:
-  Threshold too high
-  Privacy screen needs to be moved in order for ADA accessibility
-  Partition on other side needs to be moved
-  Add button to enter girls room (the door is presently at 12 pounds) 
Boys Restroom:
-  Move partition back
-  Threshold too high
-  Door (the door is presently at 15 pounds)
 Elevator will be installed
 Exit door – The threshold is too steep
Basement:  Remove stage (most likely when the elevator goes in, the stage will be removed)
Add paving outside of basement 

Completed Projects
Town Hall
·        Cross Patching in Front of Handicapped Spot (blue)
·        Sign w/ arrow pointing to handicapped accessible entrance (both sides)
·        Recess both fire extinguishers
·        Police Department - Ramp
·        Clerk’s Office - Pamphlets accessible area out of reach
·        Hallway – Install a Lift to Health Department offices
·        Hallway - Rails up and around corner down and straighten out
·        Bathroom – Tilt Mirror
·        Bathroom - Soap dispenser on side
·        Bathroom - Handicapped sign


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