TITLE IV CIVIL RIGHT ACT OF 1964

April 18, 2018

This is designed to serve as a source of information so that it is fully understood one the basic civil rights laws that protect your benefits and rights to fair and equal public service as provided by the Licking Bridge Builders, Inc., specifically, as it is related to protections by the Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Program Administrator
Cynthia Wampner
114 Green Street
Licking, Missouri 65542
Phone – (573-674-3558)
E-Mail – www.lickingbb.com

The Licking Bridge Builders, Inc. Transportation grants all citizens equal access to all its transportation services.  Licking Bridge Builders Inc., endeavors  to ensure that all citizens are aware of their rights to  such access.  Licking Bridge Builders Inc. provides services and operates programs without regard to race, color, and national origin in full compliance with title VI.

Your Rights Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

What is Title VI?

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a Federal law that protects individuals and groups from discrimination on the basis of their race, color, and national origin in programs and activities that receive Federal financial assistance. Reference to Title VI includes other civil rights provisions of Federal statutes and related authorities to the extent that they prohibit discrimination in programs and activitiereceiving Federal financial assistance.

 TitlVI Compliance

Title VI compliance is a situation where a recipient has effectively implemented all othe Title VI requirementor can

demonstrate that every good faith effort has beemade toward achieving this end.

 Recipient

A recipient is any State, territory, possession, political subdivision, instrumentality, public oprivate agency, organization,

entity or individual to whom Federal financial assistance is extended either directly or through another recipient, or transferee, but not the ultimatbeneficiary of a program or activity. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is recipient of Federal financial assistancand complies with TitlVI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in its programs and activities.

 

Programs Covered

Programinclude any highway, transit, project, program or activity fothe provision of services, financial aid, and other benefits. This includes education or trainingwork opportunities, health, welfare, rehabilitation, housing or other services, whether provided directly by the recipient of financial assistance or other agents, through contracts or othearrangementwith the recipient.

 What discrimination does the Title VI Program prohibit?

Discrimination under the MoDOTs TitlVI program is an act (action or inaction), whetheintentional or unintentional, througwhich a person or group, solely because of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, age or income status, has been otherwise subjected to unequal treatment or impact, under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

 Who may file Title Vcomplaint?

A complaint may be filed by any individual ogroup that believes that they have been subjected to discrimination or

retaliation based on their race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or income status. The complaint may be filed by the affected party or a representative and must be reduced twriting within 180 days of the alleged incident.

 Complaint Investigation

Once a complaint is filed with the department’s External Civil Rights Office, review will bmade to determine if

MoDOT has jurisdiction to investigatthe issues raisedIf MoDOT does not have jurisdiction, the complaint will be forwarded to the appropriate agency.  If MoDOT does have jurisdiction, thallegations will binvestigated and an attempt will be made to resolvthe matter. Iviolations arfound and negotiations to correct the violations are unsuccessful, enforcement proceedingmaybe initiated to attain compliance.

 

Retaliation Prohibited

A recipient is prohibited from retaliating against any person because they reported an unlawful policy or practice, or made

charges, testified, or participated in any complaint action under Title VI. If you believe a recipient haretaliated againsyou, immediately contact MoDOT’s External Civil Rights Officto investigatyour allegation. Filing a complaint with MoDOT does not prevent an individual or group from seeking remedy through other sources.

 

Filing a Complaint or Requesting Additional Information:

For additional information or if you believe a recipient has discriminated against you or others protected by Title VIyou may inquire and/or file a complaint with MoDOT.  Please direct your inquiries and complaints to:

 

MoDOT Office oExternal Civil Rights

Attn:  Title VI Program Coordinator 1617 Missouri Blvd

P.O. Box 270

Jefferson City, MO 65102 573-526-2978

http://www.modot.org/titlevi/

 The complaint / Grievance Policy and form is on our website on the tab at the top called Complaint / Grievance.

Need a Translator:

Information on Title VI obligations and complaint procedures will be translated as needed. Please contact Cynthia Wampner at 573-674-3558 and ask her for a translator.

 

Individuals and organizations may also file a Title VI complaint with the FTA by completing a TitlVI complaint form.  Complaints must be signed, include contact information and mailed to:

 

Federal Transit Administration OfficoCivil Rights

Attn:  Title VI Program Coordinator East Building,

5th Floor  TCR 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE

Washington, DC 20590

http://www.fta.dot.gov/civilrights/title6/civil_rights_5104.html


 

Federal Highway Administration OfficoCivil Rights

Attn:  Title VI Program Coordinator

8th Floor E81-314

1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20590

http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/civilrights/programs/iecd.html

 

 


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TIMES OF SERVICE

Texas County Transportation is open from 

8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Please call 573-674-3558 to schedule a ride to your doctor or any place you need to go.

Reservations for a ride needs to be made 24 hours in advance.