Non-Discrimination

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 can be downloaded below.

A Title VI complaint may be filed with any of the following offices:

Skagit Council of Governments

Attn:  Title VI Coordinator
315 South Third Street, Suite 100
Mount Vernon, Washington 98273
Phone: (360) 416-7871

Federal Highway Administration
Washington State Division Office

711 Capitol Way South, Suite 501
Olympia, WA 98501
Phone: (360) 534-9325

Federal Transit Administration
Office of Civil Rights

Attn:  Complaint Team
East Building, 5th Floor – TCR
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590

Washington State Department of Transportation
Public Transportation Division

Attn:  Title VI Coordinator
PO Box 47387
Olympia, WA 98504

Washington State Department of Transportation
Office of Equal Opportunity, Title VI Program

PO Box 47314
Olympia, WA 98504
Phone: (360) 705-7082

United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division
Federal Coordination and Compliance Section – NWB

950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington DC, 20530

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