Town website and W2s cause problems for Flomaton

The town of Flomaton has taken its website down in wake of multiple lawsuits being filed claiming municipalities and counties do not have websites that meet the Americans Disabilities Act requirements.

Flomaton's town attorney Chuck Johns told the town council Monday night it needed to take its website down until it could be made ADA compliant.

He said Escambia County, Fla., recently settled such a lawsuit that cost the town in excess of $11,000. That lawsuit was filed by a man claiming the county's website was inaccessible to blind and visually impaired individuals.

“We need to make sure we a...