The City of Eustis is committed to maintaining an accessible website ensuring that this website achieves “Level AA” conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, to comply with the National Disability Authority’s Code of Practice on Accessibility of Public Services and Information Provided by Public Bodies and ensuring that new information on the website for a conformance target will achieve “Level AA” conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2. Including accessibility when we procure upgrades to existing systems.
The website currently has an AA rating conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 web accessibility audit and guidelines for this website was on 2-7-18.
We provide links to third party websites, independent from the City of Eustis. These links are provided only as a convenience, we do not manage the content of those sites. The privacy, security, and accessibility policies of external websites will differ from those of the City of Eustis.
We welcome feedback on the accessibility of this website.
Write: City of Eustis, P.O. Drawer 68, Eustis, FL 32727
Accessibility features of this website:
Closed captioning for videos, color contrast, links have discernible text, zooming/scaling to enlarge text, labels on form elements, images of text, tab through, navigation landmarks, labeling, and more.
If you have a disability and the format of any material on our web pages interferes with your ability to access the information, please contact the City Clerk at MontezM@eustis.org or call (352) 483-5441.
To enable us to respond in a manner most helpful to you, please indicate the nature of the accessibility problem, the web address of the requested material, your preferred format in which you want to receive the material (electronic format (ASCII, etc.), standard print, large print, etc.), and your contact information.
Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the web site, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:
The Internet domain (for example, "xcompany.com") and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our web site;
The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
The date and time you access our site;
The pages you visit; and
If you linked to the City of Eustis website from another web site, the address of that web site.
We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors -- to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.
If You Send Us Personal Information
If you choose to provide us with personal information -- as in an e-mail to City staff, or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through our web site -- we use that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information you have requested. We treat emails the same way we treat letters sent to the City offices. We are required to maintain many documents for historical purposes, but we do not collect personal information for any purpose other than to respond to you. However, information we receive may be considered public information which is subject to disclosure under Florida law. Except for information disclosure required by Florida law, we only share the information you give us with another government agency, if your inquiry relates to that agency. Moreover, we do not create individual profiles with the information you provide, or provide such information to any private organizations. The City of Eustis does not collect information for commercial marketing.
Social Media Policy
Social networking has encouraged new ways to communication and share information. Through this policy, the City of Eustis shall establish basic guidelines for use of its current (and any new) social media outlets to ensure proper use. Social media channels are used to increase public awareness of the city’s services, accomplishments, events, and news, as well as an effective and immediate form of communication in emergency/crisis situations when timeliness of the information is crucial.
The goals of the City of Eustis Social Media Policy are:
- To increase public awareness of the City’s programs, policies and services
- To promote the value and importance of the City’s programs, policies and services among government officials, civic leaders, residents and the public
- To maintain open, professional and responsive communications with members of the public and the news media
This policy, and its provisions, apply to and serve as a guide to all City employees, departments, volunteers and contracted entities that share information on behalf of the City while engaging in any social media activities implied or directed. Nothing in this policy is intended to restrict employees from the right to speak freely on matters of public concern and to engage in other protected concerted activities, as defined an interpreted by applicable law.
All social media communications messages and comments are subject to public records law. All of the City’s social media sites shall comply with Chapter 119 and any other applicable sections of the Florida State Statutes. The City of Eustis will use a third-party service provider to automatically capture and retain all social media interaction on City-owned social media accounts.
- defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or violate the legal rights of others,
- include racism, hatred, slander, threats, obscenity, sexual orientation, violence, vulgarity, name calling, spam or advertisements,
- have personal information about another person or that violate a person's privacy interests,
- include copyrighted material belonging to another person,