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Santa Clara LAFCO implemented this website with the intention of providing accessibility features that are consistent with state and federal law, including the Americans with Disabilities Act and WCAG 2.0, Level AA Guidelines. These features include:

  • A clean and crisp design
  • Consistent navigation structure
  • A public portal Site Map
  • Minimal use of frames and image maps
  • Alt attributes of non-decorative images
  • Linear, logical web page content that works well with screen readers and other assistive computer technology
  • Logical tab order through links, form controls, and objects
  • Font and background color contrast for visitors with low vision and users of monitors and Internet devices with black and white screens
  • Navigation bars for access to the navigation mechanism
  • Identifying English as the natural language of the website to improve accessibility for assistive technologies, search engines, and foreign language translation software

Website visitors are welcome to provide feedback on the accessibility and usability of the website by emailing LAFCO Staff