Opelika Hires New ADA Coordinator

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The city of Opelika is pleased to announce Jerry Scott has been hired as the new ADA coordinator. Scott has been brought on to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act on all city projects.

“We look forward to working with Jerry as Opelika’s new ADA coordinator,” said Scott Parker. “Jerry has extensive experience with quality control that will serve him well as he manages and monitors the ADA compliance efforts within the City of Opelika.”

Scott worked at West Point Pepperell after graduating from Auburn with a degree in textile management. After, that he went on to work for Hyundai Motors America in quality control.

“I look forward to serving the city of Opelika and its great citizens in this capacity,” Scott said. “We have many ongoing projects and upgrades underway throughout the city that are being brought into ADA compliance which will benefit not only those with disabilities but to all of our citizens.”

The city’s ADA coordinator will oversee, recommend, monitor and coordinate the city’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan as related to facilities management, private development and public access. Additionally, the ADA coordinator is responsible for overseeing ADA building inspections, ADA building codes and ordinance compliance, reviewing building plans, customer service, related clerical functions and reporting on events and activities to senior management.

For more information, please contact Scott, ADA coordinator at jscott@opelika-al.gov.

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