Borough of Larksville, PA
Luzerne County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Larksville 10-10-1984 by Res. No. 6-1984 (Ch. 15 of the 1987 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
A. 
A Handicap Nondiscrimination Committee is hereby established, to be chaired by the Handicapped Nondiscrimination (HND) Coordinator, and with the following additional members:
(1) 
One senior citizen.
(2) 
One handicapped person.
(3) 
Two Borough employees.
B. 
In addition to other duties of the position, the Handicap Nondiscrimination Coordinator is hereby designated as the municipal representative for citizens who feel aggrieved concerning handicap discrimination.
A. 
Nonuniform employees.
(1) 
Employees who feel aggrieved should bring the matter to the attention of their Supervisor. The Supervisor shall listen carefully to the complaint, shall attempt to discover all pertinent facts and shall attempt to adjust the matter and shall respond within five working days.
(2) 
If the grievance has not been settled, a written complaint will be submitted to Council Committee Chairman of Department who must respond within 10 working days.
(3) 
If the grievance still remains unsettled, the employee shall have the right to apply for hearing before the Nondiscrimination Committee. The Committee, after hearing all facts, shall send a recommendation for solution to the governing body.
B. 
Citizens.
(1) 
Citizens who feel aggrieved should bring the matter to the attention of the Handicap Nondiscrimination Coordinator.
(2) 
If no satisfaction is received, a written complaint should be submitted to the governing body.
(3) 
If the grievance remains unsettled, the citizen can request a hearing before the Nondiscrimination Committee.
(4) 
The Committee will submit in writing its recommendation to the governing body.
C. 
This policy encompasses all employees of the Borough of Larksville and all residents of this municipality. It does not apply to applicants for employment. It will become effective 30 days after the approval date.