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North Lake Chamber to host disabled access seminar

Pettit Gilwee
Special to the Sun

TAHOE CITY, Calif. and#8212; As part of its Chamber EDucation program, the North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Disabled Access Seminar Tuesday, May 3, 1-4 p.m., at the Tahoe City Public Utility Districtand#8217;s Board Room, 221 Fairway Drive, Tahoe City.

The seminar is geared for commercial business owners and tenants and will cover the history of disabled access regulations and the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) as it pertains to buildings, the difference between California Title 24 Disabled Access Code Provisions and the ADA, Placer County building permit deadlines and timelines, and SB1608 and CA access.

Attendees will also take away steps to evaluate their business compliance with all ADA requirements, how to reduce the risk of litigation, and strategies for dealing with lawsuits if an individual gets sued for ADA access violations.

Speakers to include Chief Building Official Tim Wegner of Placer County, Certified Access Specialist Mike Gardner of CASp Inspections and Tony DeCristoforo of Stoel Rives Law Offices.

This seminar is free to North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce members and is $20/person for non-members. For details, contact North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce Manager Kym Fabel at 530-581-8764 or kym@PureTahoeNorth.com.

The North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce is operated under the umbrella of the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association (NLTRA), which also operates the Tahoe North Convention and Visitors Bureau and is a partner with the Incline Village Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau in the North Lake Tahoe Marketing Cooperative. The NLTRA also serves as a partner with Placer County and other public agencies in the development and funding of infrastructure, transit and community mobility projects designed to enhance tourism and community quality of life for the benefit of all in the North Lake Tahoe region. For more information about the NLTRA, visit http://www.nltra.org. For details about the North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce, click to http://www.NorthLakeTahoeChamber.com.

and#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com


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