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Kimberly, I'd go straight to the media guy w/ this one. Nothing fixes
things like some serious publicity.
Good luck; let us know how it turns out.
----- Original Message -----
From: Kimberly Herbert <kimberly>
To: ArtsEdNet Talk <artsednet>
Sent: Tuesday, July 18, 2000 8:07 PM
Subject: OT: ADA Tenant Landlord problem
> I know several of you are very well versed in ADA requirements and I hope
> you might be able to help my coworker. She lives a senior citizens complex
> and the building manager is being verbally abusive to those tenants who
> walkers and scooters. He has banned them from one of the two laundry
> Even though the company just bought a bus with a lift, he will not allow
> them to take their scooters on the bus. This is the only transportation
> have to the grocery store. He tell them they have to use the scooters
> provided by the stores, but the number of tenants who need them out number
> the scooters the stores provide. He threatens them if they try to take
> complaints to a higher level.
> I called the city manager and his office gave me the address and phone
> number for the federal DOJ's office on the ADA (civil rights division),
> the building manager here in the cactus is going to give us some state
> information. I have suggested finding out who his supervisor is and filing
> complaint with them giving them 30 days to remedy the situations or
> complaints will be filed with the feds and state of TX. I've also
> they file a complaint the Better Business Bureau. And if nothing else
> call the media in (the anchor for one local station is a docent that
> If you have any other suggestions please e-mail them to me off list at
> Kimberly Herbert (kimberly)
> CAM Administrator
> San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts/Children's Art Museum
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