Title VI Policy
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SUBJECT: TITLE VI
ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY ROAD COMMISSIONERS: February 13, 2013
The Berrien County Road Commission is committed to ensuring that the fundamental principles of equal opportunity are upheld in all decisions involving our employees and contractors/consultants, and to ensure that the residents of our county are afforded access to our programs and services.
The Board of Berrien County Road Commissioners designates the Managing Director as the Title VI officer with the responsibility of ensuring the Berrien County Road Commission’s compliance with Title VI regulations in association with the Michigan Department of Transportation Title VI Department. The head of each department is responsible for ensuring that, within their department, no person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any Berrien County Road Commission program or activity on the grounds of race, color, national origin, income, sex, age, disability, or limited English proficiency. The Berrien County Road Commission assures all its programs and activities will be free from discrimination, whether those programs and activities are federally funded or not.
Inquiries concerning the Berrien County Road Commission’s policies, investigations, complaints, compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and concerns regarding compliance with Title VI may be directed to the Director of Berrien County Road Commission, 2860 E. Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022
This policy statement will be circulated throughout the Berrien County Road Commission and included by reference in all contracts, agreements, programs and services administered by the Berrien County Road Commission