Amendment to Agreement for ADA Training and Consulting Services in the Jails

DATE: December 15, 2015

TO: Board of Supervisors

FROM: John Hirokawa, Chief of Correction

SUBJECT: Amendment to Agreement for ADA Training and Consulting Services in the Jails

The Department undertook an evaluation of ADA issues related to mobility issues for inmates who are incarcerated at County jail facilities. As one component of an ongoing, 18 Packet Pg. 161 Board of Supervisors: Mike Wasserman, Cindy Chavez, Dave Cortese, Ken Yeager, S. Joseph Simitian Page 2 of 3 County Executive: Jeffrey V. Smith Agenda Date: December 15, 2015 larger effort to ensure compliance with all ADA-related requirements, County Counsel requested additional analysis and a comprehensive evaluation of the Department of Correction's ADA compliance as related to non-mobility disabilities; a review and revision, if necessary, of policies and procedures; and the provision of ADA training for all staff that have contact with inmates.

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