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Ellensburg, WA 98926-2887
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Kittitas (pronounced 'KITT-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), Upper
Kittitas County District Court will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of
disability in its services, programs, or activities.
Employment: Upper Kittitas County District Court does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring
or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment
Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.
Effective Communication: Upper Kittitas County District Court will generally, upon request, provide
appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they
can participate equally in Upper Kittitas County District Court’s programs, services, and activities, including
qualified sign language interpreters, documents in Braille, and other ways of making information and
communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing, or vision impairments.
Modifications to Policies and Procedures: Upper Kittitas County District Court will make all reasonable
modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to
enjoy all of its programs, services, and activities. For example, individuals with service animals are welcomed
in Upper Kittitas County District Court offices, even where pets are generally prohibited.
Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or
procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of Upper Kittitas County District Court , should
contact Lisa Young, Kittitas County ADA Coordinator as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the
The ADA does not require the Upper Kittitas County District Court to take any action that would fundamentally
alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.
Complaints that a program, service, or activity of Upper Kittitas County District Court is not accessible to
persons with disabilities should be directed to Kristine Foreman, Kittitas County ADA Coordinator.
Upper Kittitas County District Court will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services or reasonable
modifications of policy, such as retrieving items from locations that are open to the public but are not
accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.