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The Council of Governments is committed to the principles of the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is COG's policy to provide equal access for individuals with disabilities to programs, meetings, publications, and activities including employment. Special accommodations will be provided by the Council of Governments upon request. Reasonable accommodations may include modifications or adjustments to a program, publication, activity, or the way things usually are done to enable an individual with a disability to participate. Examples include:
Providing sign language interpreters;
Providing materials in alternative formats (large print or electronic copies);
Providing tables that are “higher” than normal meeting room tables for people using electric wheelchairs;
Alerting security staff that persons with disabilities will need assistance to the meeting room;
Alerting COG garage attendants that a person with a disability will be needing disabled parking spaces;
Offering individuals to participate in meetings through conference calls and other accommodations as necessary.
Meetings and Events
Translation services in sign language and Spanish are available upon request for meetings that are open to the public. Other accommodations, such as special seating requirements, can also be arranged. Please allow up to seven business days to process your request.
Most publications are available on the website. For information on locating reports, meeting agendas, presentations and other documents, click here. Alternative formats of publications are also available upon request. Please allow up to seven business days to process your request.
Advance Notice Requested for Interpreting or CART Services
An individual needing a sign language interpreter or Communication Access Real-time Translation (CART) service to participate in a meeting or event should request the interpreter service within seven days in advance of the event. If the event is more than 12 interpreting hours, such as a two day conference, COG asks that the request be made 14 days in advance. Late requests will be handled based upon the availability of service(s).
If you are looking for a document that is part of an upcoming meeting, click on the “Documents” tab at the top of the page. If you are looking for a document that was part of a previous meeting, click on the “Past Documents” tab at the top of the page. Documents are listed chronologically according to the meeting they were part of. Documents can also be grouped by type, such as agendas and presentations, by selecting “document type” in the drop down menu.