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OUT"g� <br /> rFACR./ a <br /> x <br /> 1865 <br /> CITY OF SOUTH BEND <br /> PETE BUTTIGIEG, MAYOR <br /> OFFICE OF THE MAYOR <br /> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE <br /> January 3,2013,2012 <br /> Contact: City of South Bend Legal Department <br /> Phone: 574-235-9241 <br /> CITY OF SOUTH BEND TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON ADA TRANSITION PLAN <br /> FOR PEDESTRIAN FACILITIES IN THE PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY <br /> SOUTH BENDThe City of South Bend has developed a Transition Plan under the Americans <br /> With Disabilities Act (ADA) for Pedestrian Facilities in the Public Right of Way. The Plan <br /> describes how the City of South Bend intends to remove barriers for disabled persons who enter <br /> or who are in the public right of way. The City is also in the process of assessing its buildings <br /> for ADA accessibility which will be described in a later Transition Plan or in a later Addendum <br /> to the current Plan. <br /> A public hearing on this Transition Plan will take place before the South Bend Board of Public <br /> Works on Tuesday,January 8, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. in the Board of Works Public Hearing Room, <br /> 13th Floor, County City Building, South Bend, Indiana. The South Bend Common Council will <br /> then consider adopting the Transition Plan at its regular meeting on January 28, 2013. <br /> Accommodations for hearing- and sight-impaired persons are available upon request at both <br /> meetings. (Please notify of the need for such accommodation at least 24 hours in advance). <br /> Public comments are important to this process. South Bend's ADA Transition Plan for <br /> Pedestrian Facilities in the Public Right of Way can be reviewed easily on the City of South <br /> Bend's website at There, you will also find a convenient form for <br /> your direct comments. A copy of the Transition Plan is available for public view in the Office of <br /> the South Bend City Clerk(4th Floor County City Building) or the Department of Public Works <br /> (13th Floor County-City Building). A copy is also available at the South Bend Public Library, <br /> Main Branch, downtown South Bend. Comments may be sent to the City's ADA Coordinator, <br /> Aladean M. DeRose, any time through January 25, 2013, either by regular mail to: South Bend <br /> 1400 COUNTY-CITY BUILDWG•227 W.JEFFERSON BOULEVARD•SOUTH BEND,INDIANA 46601 <br /> PHONE 574/235-9261 • FAx 574/235-9892 <br />