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Title VI

The Lake Havasu Metropolitan Planning Organization (LHMPO), as a condition to receiving Federal financing assistance from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) agrees to comply with the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the 1994 Presidential directive of 1994, Executive Order 12898.

Lake Havasu Metropolitan Planning Organization (LHMPO) will consider environmental justice through planning activities according to Federal legislation noted above.  Furthermore, in order to involve and assist the underrepresented and underserved, the MPO will adhere to the Safe Accountable Flexible Efficient Transportation Equity Act:  A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), within the transportation planning process.   The Lake Havasu Metropolitan Planning Organization (LHMPO) will make every effort to hold public meetings in facilities that are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant; and, arrange for reasonable accessibility and accommodation to persons with disabilities.  Further, to provide equally effective communication, Lake Havasu Metropolitan Planning Organization will make due preparation, when appropriate, for persons requiring assistance, such as the hearing or visually impaired, upon request. 


LAKE HAVASU METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION’S

TITLE VI NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

The Lake Havasu Metropolitan Planning Organization (LHMPO) hereby gives public notice that it is the Agency’s policy to assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. Title VI requires that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, limited English proficiency or low-income be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any Federal Aid Highway program or other activity for which Lake Havasu MPO receives Federal financial assistance.

Any person, who believes his/her Title VI protection has been violated, may file a complaint. Any such complaint must be in writing and filed with the Lake Havasu MPO, Title VI Coordinator within one hundred eighty (180) days following the date of the alleged discriminatory occurrence. Title VI Discrimination Complaint Forms may be obtained from the Lake Havasu MPO Office.

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AVISO AL PÚBLICO SOBRE EL TITULO VI DE LA

ORGANIZACIÓN LAKE HAVASU METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION

La organización de planificación metropolitana “Lake Havasu Metropolitan Planning Organization” (LHMPO), por este medio provee un aviso al público con respecto a que es la norma de la Agencia asegurar el cumplimiento total del Título VI del Decreto de los Derechos Civiles de 1964, el Decreto de la Restauración de los Derechos Civiles de 1987, y regulaciones y estatutos relacionados en todos los programas y las actividades. El Título VI requiere que ninguna persona, debido a raza, color, género/sexo, origen nacional, edad, discapacidad, limitada competencia en el idioma inglés o bajos ingresos deberá ser excluida de su participación en, denegada de los beneficios de, o de otra forma verse sujeta a discriminación bajo cualquier programa de Carreteras con Ayuda Federal o de cualquier otra actividad para la cual Lake Havasu MPO reciba asistencia financiera federal.

Cualquier persona que crea que se ha violado su protección bajo el Título VI puede registrar una queja. Dicha queja debe hacerse por escrito y registrarse con la Coordinadora del Título VI de la organización Lake Havasu MPO dentro de ciento ochenta (180) días de la fecha del evento presuntamente discriminatorio. Las formas de quejas por discriminación “Title VI Discrimination Complaint Form” se pueden obtener en la oficina de Lake Havasu MPO.

Jean Knight, MPO Manager/Gerente de MPO
Title VI Coordinator/Coordinadora del Título VI
928-453-2824 ‚óŹ KnightJ@lhcaz.gov