Title VI Notice to Public
Skagit Council of Governments (SCOG) hereby gives public notice that it is the policy of the agency to assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, Executive Order 12898 on Environmental Justice, Executive Order 13166 on limited English proficiency, and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. Title VI requires that no person in the United States of America shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity for which SCOG receives federal financial assistance.
Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI has a right to file a formal complaint with SCOG. Any such complaint must be in writing and filed with SCOG’s Title VI Coordinator within 180 calendar days following the date of the alleged discriminatory occurrence. Title VI Complaint Forms may be obtained from SCOG at no cost and are available on SCOG’s website.