Non-Discrimination

The City of Hialeah is committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the ADA, it is the City’s policy that a qualified individual with a disability shall not be excluded from participation in or denied the benefits of the City’s services, programs or activities because of that individual’s disability, or otherwise be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The City will provide reasonable modifications in its policies, practices or procedures for a qualified individual with a disability unless the modification would fundamentally alter the nature of the City’s service, program or activity, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.

It is the policy of the City of Hialeah that no individual shall be discriminated against, excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of the City’s services, programs and activities because of that individual’s:

  • Race
  • Color
  • Religion
  • National origin
  • Age
  • Sex
  • Any other protected status under state or federal law

Procedure to Request a Reasonable Modification

Request Related to a Public Meeting

A request for a sign language interpreter or other auxiliary aid or service to ensure effective communication for a qualified individual with a disability to attend or participate in a public meeting should be directed to the Coordinator. The request must be submitted at least seven business days in advance.

Request Related to a Service, Program or Activity (Other Than a Public Meeting)

A request for a reasonable modification of a policy, practice or procedure of the City or for a sign language interpreter or other auxiliary aid or service in order to attend or participate in a service, program or activity of the City should be directed to the City’s Coordinator. The request must be submitted to the ADA Coordinator at least seven business days in advance of the scheduled service, program or activity.

The City has appointed a Coordinator to assist and provide information to individuals concerning this policy prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability, or any other protected status under state or federal law:

City Clerk/ADA Coordinator
City of Hialeah
501 Palm Avenue
3rd Floor
Hialeah, FL 33010

Phone: 305-883-5820
Fax: 305-883-5814
Email ADA Coordinator