Americans with Disabilities Act
This Grievance Procedure is established to meet the requirements of the
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"). It may be used by anyone
who wishes to file a complaint alleging discrimination on the basis of
disability in the provision of services, activities, programs, or benefits
by the City of Kendallville. The City’s Personnel Policy
governs employment-related complaints of disability discrimination.
The complaint should be in writing and contain information about the
alleged discrimination such as name, address, phone number of complainant
and location, date, and description of the problem. Alternative means of
filing complaints, such as personal interviews or a tape recording of the
complaint, will be made available for persons with disabilities upon
The complaint should be submitted by the grievant and/or his/her designee as
soon as possible but no later than 60 calendar days after the alleged
ADA Coordinator, Engineering Administrator
234 South Main Street, Kendallville, IN 46755
Within 15 calendar days after receipt of the complaint, Scott Derby or
his designee will meet with the complainant to discuss the complaint and the
possible resolutions. Within 15 calendar days of the meeting, Scott
Derby or his designee will respond in writing, and where
appropriate, in a format accessible to the complainant, such as large print,
Braille, or audio tape. The response will explain the position of the
City of Kendallville and offer options for substantive
resolution of the complaint.
If the response by Scott Derby or designee does not
satisfactorily resolve the issue, the complainant and/or his/her designee
may appeal the decision within 15 calendar days after receipt of the
response to the Board of Public Works and Safety.
Within 30 calendar days after receipt of the appeal, the Board of
Public Works and Safety will meet with the complainant to discuss
the complaint and possible resolutions. Within 15 calendar days after the
meeting, the Board of Public Works and Safety will respond
in writing, and, where appropriate, in a format accessible to the
complainant, with a final resolution of the complaint.
All written complaints received by Scott Derby or his
designee, appeals to the Board of Public Works and Safety,
and responses from these two offices will be retained by the City of
Kendallville for at least three years.