Milwaukee County’s goal is to enrich your life by providing essential services that meet your needs and those of your family, neighbors, co-workers and friends.
We enhance the quality of life in Milwaukee County through great public service.
Milwaukee County is home to over 950,000 people living in one of 19 communities, which range in size from the City of Milwaukee, with 595,000 residents, to the Village of River Hills, with roughly 1,600 residents.
Still a manufacturing stronghold, the region features 16 Fortune 1000 companies and thousands of others in the financial services, medical device, hospitality and retailing industries.
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On July 26, 1990, President George H. W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) saying these words: “Let the shameful wall of exclusion finally come tumbling down.” One of the most important civil rights law to be enacted since the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the ADA prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities.
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Report an accessibility issue within Milwaukee County government (e.g., buildings, grounds, employment).
Submit a Report
Effective Communication Procedure
Service Animals Procedure
Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids and Other Power-Driven Mobility Devices Procedure
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Federal Communication Commission (FCC)
U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design
ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Final Rule
ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Q & A from DOJ
ADA Amendments Act of 2008, FAQ from US. Dept of Labor
ADA Audio Conference Series
ADA Fact Sheets
ADA National Network - Information, Guidance & Training
Beach Access Routes (U.S. Access Board)
Bicycle and Pedestrian Program (U.S. DOT)
Camping Facilities and Camp Shelters (U.S. Access Board)
Create Accessible Documents (Section 508, IT Accessibility)
Customer Service (20 minute video), "At Your Service"
Emergency Preparedness and Response Programs, Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities
Employment, A Guide to People with Disabilities Seeking Employment
Great Lakes ADA Center
HIV / AIDS and the ADA, Questions and Answers
Law Enforcement Officers, Guide for When Communicating with People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Maintaining Accessible Features in Retail Establishments
Medical Care, Access to Medical Care for Individuals with Mobility Disabilities
Meetings, Accessible Information Exchange
National ADA Symposium
Outdoor Developed Areas (U.S. Access Board Publication)
Outdoor Recreation Access Routes (U.S. Access Board)
Parking Spaces, Restriping; ADA Compliance Brief
Pedestrians and Accessible Design (U.S. DOT)
Picnic Facilities (U.S. Access Board)
Pools, Accessible - Means of Entry and Exit
Public Right of Way (U.S. Access Board)
Service Animals (Department of Justice)
Service Animals, How Can You Tell (Video)
State and Local Governments, ADA Update
Temporary Events, A Guide to Making Them Accessible
Ticket Sales (Department of Justice)
Title I (Employment) Technical Assistance
Title II (State & Local Governments) Technical Assistance
Title III (Public Accommodations & Commercial Facilities) Technical Assistance
Trailheads and Trail Facilities (U.S. Access Board)
Trails (U.S. Access Board)
Transportation, ADA Guidance, U.S. DOT
Voters with Disabilities, ADA & Other Federal Laws Protecting the Rights of
Websites, Accessibility of State & Local Government Websites
Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power-Driven Mobility Devices
Approach & Entrance (Priority 1)
Access to Goods & Services (Priority 2)
Toilet Rooms (Priority 3)
Drinking Fountains, Public Telephones & Fire Alarms (Priority 4)
Fishing Piers & Platforms
Recreational Boating Facilities
Sports Activities, Team/Player Seating, Exercise Machines, Bowling, Saunas, Shooting Facilities, Etc
Swimming Pools, Wading Pools & Spas
Website Accessibility (Title II)
Maneuvering at Doors
Parking and Passenger Loading Zones
Sales and Service Counters
If you see or know about a barrier to accessibility with a Milwaukee County government entity (e.g., buildings, grounds, employment), use the following form to report it to the ADA Coordinator's Office. The ADA Coordinator's Office will follow up on this report.
Complete the following:
Location of Issue: (Building/Address if known)
Description of Issue:
We received your report of an accessibility issue within Milwaukee County Government. We are checking into the issue, and will get back to you if we need further information.
Thank you for submitting this report.
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53205
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Established in 1835, Milwaukee County is home to more than 950,000 residents and is the hub of the 37th largest regional economy in the United States.
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