ADA Golf Course Standards to Take Effect January 31, 2013
The U.S. Congress enacted the Americans with Disabilities Act creating the ADA Access Board to recommend standards of access for persons with a disability to golf courses. The guidelines were formalized and sent to the Department of Justice for enforcement purposes. Adoption of the guidelines by the Department of Justice was made in April, 2012 but enforcement was delayed until January 31, 2013. These standards have not been challenged in a court of law as of now, but it may be expected that a body of law may follow as courses are cited and prosecuted.Read More
PALM DESERT — NOTE:
The following questions and answers for the Coachella Valley Water District candidates initially ran in Thursday’s Desert Sun, however it inadvertently left off a candidate.
More and more communities have shifted control of public water utilities to private companies in recent decades. A combination of forces is at work: shrinking public revenue, looming costs for long-overdue capital improvements, and a widening perception that private operators run systems more efficiently.Read More