Accessibility Statement

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The City of Clearwater is committed to facilitating the accessibility and usability of its Website(s), MyClearwater.com, for all people with disabilities. If you use assistive technology (such as a Braille reader, a screen reader, or TTY) and the format of any material on this website interferes with your ability to access information, please contact us. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the Web page in your email, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make the page accessible for you. Users who need accessibility assistance can contact Equity Services Manager at 727-562-4866 or at Clearwater Connect. Our Website will be reviewed and tested on an ongoing basis, utilizing assistive technologies by users who have knowledge of and depend on the performance of these technologies.

Accessibility Statement for City of Clearwater

City of Clearwater is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Measures to support accessibility

City of Clearwater takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of City of Clearwater:

  • Provide continual accessibility training for our staff.
  • Assign clear accessibility targets and responsibilities.
  • Employ formal accessibility quality assurance methods.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. City of Clearwater strives to be conformant with WCAG 2.0 level AA. 

Technical specifications

Accessibility of City of Clearwater relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Assessment approach

City of Clearwater assessed the accessibility of City of Clearwater by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation