Information Technology Policies and Standards
To Be Reviewed
|Applies to the City websites www.cabq.gov and eweb.cabq.gov.|
|The City of Albuquerque shall make City websites comply with level 1 accessibility guidelines as set by the World Wide Web Consortium.|
The City shall work with contractors to ensure that all work for and related to City websites complies with level 1 accessibility as set by the World Wide Web Consortium.
|This policy ensures a professional City of Albuquerque web presence that meets current conventions in government website management.|
The City of Albuquerque wishes to provide information and services that are accessible to as many people as possible.
Federal websites are required to comply with even more stringent accessibility guidelines, commonly known as Section 508 Compliance. (More information on section 508 here: http://www.section508.gov/)
More information on these guidelines can be found on the World Wide Web Consortium website: http://www.w3.org/WAI/
Additionally, here is a very nicely written explanation of how to develop for accessibility: http://www.access-board.gov/sec508/guide/1194.22.htm
|Contact: Mark T. Leech, (505) 768-3731|