Civil Rights and Access to City Services
The City of Glen Cove is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or discriminated against under its projects, programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, national origin (including Limited English Proficiency), or gender, as provided in Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and related statutes and regulations.
City of Glen Cove Title VI Notice to Public
The City of Glen Cove hereby gives public notice that it is the City of Glen Cove’s policy to assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. Title VI requires that no person in the United States of America shall, on the grounds of race, color, gender, or national origin be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity for which the City of Glen Cove receives federal financial assistance.
Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI has a right to file a formal complaint with the City of Glen Cove. Any such complaint must be in writing and filed with the City Title VI Coordinator within one hundred eighty (180) days following the date of the alleged discriminatory occurrence. Title VI Discrimination Complaint Forms may be downloaded at no cost to the complainant using the link below or obtained from the City of Glen Cove’s Department of Public Works, City Hall, 9 Glen Street, Glen Cove, NY 11542 or by calling (516) 676-4402.
City of Glen Cove Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan
The City of Glen Cove has made a significant and long-term commitment to improving the accessibility of its pedestrian facilities. The purpose of the ADA Transition Plan is to ensure that the City of Glen Cove creates reasonable, accessible paths of travel in the public right-of-way for everyone, including people with disabilities. The Transition Plan identifies physical barriers and prioritizes improvements that should be made throughout the City of Glen Cove. The ADA Transition Plan describes the existing policies and programs to enhance the overall pedestrian accessibility.
Formal complaints regarding the ADA compliance of public facilities in the City’s right-of-way, or suggestions/requests regarding accessibility of a sidewalk or curb ramp, can be made directly to the City of Glen Cove’s ADA Coordinator using the ADA Public Comment and Response Form (which may be downloaded below or obtained from the City of Glen Cove’s Department of Public Works, City Hall, 9 Glen Street, Glen Cove, NY 11542). The City follows the complaint/request procedure described in the ADA Transition Plan.