Alma | Colorado

Alma, Colorado

Highest Incorporated Town in North America

Town of Alma Website Accessibility Policy

Purpose

The Town of Alma is committed to ensuring that our website is accessible to everyone, including individuals with disabilities. This policy outlines our commitment to accessibility and provides guidelines for making the Town of Alma website as inclusive as possible.

Scope

This policy applies to all web content produced or updated by the Town of Alma and covers all digital content including text, images, audio, video, and documents.

Accessibility Standards

Our website aims to conform to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, Level AA. These guidelines are developed through the W3C process in cooperation with individuals and organizations around the world and provide a single shared standard for web content accessibility.

Key Principles

  1. Perceivable

    • Provide text alternatives for non-text content.
    • Ensure that all website content is adaptable and distinguishable.

  2. Operable

    • Make all functionalities available from a keyboard.
    • Provide users enough time to read and use content.
    • Avoid content that may cause seizures.
    • Provide ways to help users navigate, find content, and determine where they are.

  3. Understandable

    • Make text content readable and understandable.
    • Make web pages appear and operate in predictable ways.
    • Help users avoid and correct mistakes.

  4. Robust

    • Maximize compatibility with current and future user tools.

Implementation and Testing

    • Regular Audits: Conduct regular accessibility audits of the website using automated tools and manual testing.

    • Feedback Mechanism: Provide an accessible way for users to provide feedback on accessibility issues.

    • Training: Ensure that staff responsible for website content and development are trained in accessibility best practices.

    • Continuous Improvement: Regularly update and improve the website based on user feedback and changes in accessibility standards.

Contact Information

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the Town of Alma website. If you encounter any accessibility barriers or have suggestions for improvement, please contact us:

  • Email: info@townofalma.com
  • Phone: (719) 836-2712
  • Mail: P.O. Box 1050, Alma, CO 80420

We strive to respond to requests for accommodation or modification as soon as reasonably practicable, and in any event, within three (3) business days.

Policy Review

This accessibility policy will be reviewed annually to ensure it remains current with technological advancements and legal requirements.

Date of Last Review

June 18, 2024

By adhering to this policy, the Town of Alma is committed to making our digital content accessible to all community members and visitors, ensuring that everyone can enjoy a fully inclusive online experience.

Alma | Colorado uses Accessibility Checker to monitor our website's accessibility. Read our Accessibility Policy.

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