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


3:30 pm (unless otherwise indicated)

2024 Meeting Dates

February 6, 2024

April 9, 2024 

May 7, 2024

July 9, 2024 (3:00 Animal Shelter)

September 10, 2024

November 12, 2024 

Contact: Cathy Shanahan 973-728-2710


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 Department
3)   Chuck Carbone, Engineering
Dan Kochakji, Recreation Director
5)   Douglas Glenn, Board of Education
6)   Janice Sangle, Medical Representative
7)   Janet Laycox, Citizen
8)   Vacant, Citizen
9)   Vacant, Citizen
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11) Catherine Shanahan, ADA Coordinator (973-728-2710)

Please visit for more ADA compliance information.

The Building Department and the offices of the Tax Collector and Tax Assessor are currently not accessible, please contact the ADA Coordinator at 973-728-2710 for arrangements.

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  
Teen Center  
  • 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
  • Ramp in Front of Building (by Clerk's Office)
  • Cross Patching in Front of Handicapped Parking Spot (blue)
  • Sign w/ arrow pointing to accessible entrance (both sides)
  • Recess both fire extinguishers
  • Police Department - Ramp
  • Clerk’s Office - Pamphlets accessible area out of reach
  • Hallway – Lift to Health Department offices
  • Hallway - Rails up and around corner down and straighten out
  • Bathrooms – ADA Accessible

Teen Center
Girls Restroom:

  • Threshold corrected
  • Privacy Screen moved and shortened
  • Interior Door pressure corrected
  • Exterior Door pressure corrected 

Boys Restroom:

  • Threshold corrected
  • Privacy Screen moved and shortened
  • Interior Door pressure corrected
  • Exterior Door pressure corrected

Emergency Exit:

  • Door Planed off so door doesn't get hung up

Recreation Center

  • Correct signage erected in parking lot
  • Towel dispenser moved to accessible area in bathroom by the mahjong room

High School

  • New Door Knobs Installed
  • Braille Installed
  • New Water Fountains Installed (correct height)
  • Audio in the Auditorium Upgraded for the Hearing Impaired


Website (

  • Purchased UserWay to make website accessible