Sherburne County provides auxiliary aids and services for deaf and hard of hearing individuals. This includes an iPad that can be used to contact an American Sign Language interpreter for visitors to the Government Center who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Hearing enhancers are available in the County Board Room, Jury Assembly room and Maple meeting room.
Wheelchairs also are available for visitors who need them. They can be requested at the reception desk at Door A.
Sherburne County makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that our website and web applications are accessible in commonly used browsers and operating system platforms. We strive to meet the accessibility standards required of government websites and accessibility guidelines of the World Wide Web Consortium, as well as to conform to WCAG 2.0 Level AA standards where feasible.
We work closely with our website designer to make sure content complies with ADA requirements, including periodically having a third party scan the site for deficiencies.
Accessing multimedia and downloaded files
The county strives to make the majority of the information it provides on its website accessible through commonly used web browsers. In some cases, unique circumstances or special content characteristics require that content be provided in a format that may not be viewable in a standard web browser.
In these cases, it may be necessary to download and install additional software to view content on the Sherburne County website. Below are links to free applications that can be downloaded to view such content on the Sherburne County website.
Viewing PDF documents
Viewing DOC, DOCX, and RTF documents
ADA and web standards
Sherburne County complies with ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) recommendations for text size and also supports technologies that translate web pages into speech for the visually impaired.
Detailed information on implementing ADA guidelines is available from the federal government. Read more about Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
If you experience an accessibility problem with this website or need information in alternate formats, contact the department that provides the information.