Summary: The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Advisory Board serves the City of Atchison by advising the City Commission and City staff on all matters related to accessibility at public facilities within the City of Atchison. The City of Atchison has adopted a comprehensive ADA Transition Plan. That document is available in Part 1 and Part 2. Have a complaint about accessibility in Atchison? (example: poor wheelchair access) Follow our Accessibility Grievance Procedure to get it corrected.
This annual program is intended to fund accessibility improvements at City parks and facilities to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In previous years, the City’s ADA Advisory Board and City Commission have allocated this annual funding to larger sidewalk projects, such as Downtown West Sidewalks. For 2017, the ADA Advisory Board has recommended spending the $25,000 on a series of improvements at City parks, focusing first on accessible parking spaces, picnic tables, water fountains, and sidewalk access.
Cost: To preserve the integrity of the bidding process, we avoid publishing detailed estimates prior to the bidding process.
Funding: This project will be entirely funded by the City of Atchison. The full package of improvements is budgeted at $25,000.
Contractor: To be determined
Status: Planning and Bidding
Construction Start Date: March 2017
Completion Date: Year end 2017