Title VI Notice To Public

Mountain Mobility: Title VI Notice To Public

U.S Department of Justice regulations, 28 Code of Federal Regulations, Section 42.405, Public Dissemination of Title VI Information, require recipients of Federal financial assistance to publish or broadcast program information in the news media. Advertisements must state that the program is an equal opportunity program and/or indicate that Federal law prohibits discrimination.  Additionally, reasonable steps shall be taken to publish information in languages understood by the population eligible to be served or likely to be directly affected by transportation projects.

Mountain Mobility hereby gives public notice that it’s the policy of the organization to assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, Executive Order 12898 Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations, Executive Order 13166 Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency, and related nondiscrimination statutes and regulations in all programs and services. It is the Mountain Mobility’s policy that no person in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, age, income status, national origin, or disabilities be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program, activities, or services for which Mountain Mobility received Federal or State financial assistance.

Any person who believes they have been mistreated by unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI has a right to file a formal complaint with Buncombe County and/or the NCDOT. Any such complaint must be in writing or in person with Buncombe County Planning and Development, 46 Valley Street, Asheville, NC 28801, attention Title VI Transportation Planner/Administrator, or NCDOT, Office of Civil Rights, Title VI Unit, 1511 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699, within one hundred eighty (180) days following the date of the alleged discrimination occurrence. Title VI Discrimination Complaint forms may be obtained from the Office of Civil Rights and Business Development at no cost by calling 919-508-1808 or 800-522-0453.