Title VI Non-Discrimination Program

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 states that no person in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. Benton County receives federal grant funding from the Department of Transportation and operates its transportation programs and services without regard to race, color, sex, or national origin, in accordance with Title VI of the federal Civil Rights Act.  Any person who believes he or she has been or may have been discriminated against or have been the victim of any unlawful practice under Title VI, in requesting or receiving transportation services from Benton County and/or its contractors, may file a complaint with Benton County.

To file a complaint, please fill-out the form at the bottom of this page (ADA & Title VI Complaint Form) and have it returned to the following address:

Benton County Rural & Special Transportation Services
Attn:  Public Works Director
Benton County Public Works
360 SW Avery Ave.
Corvallis, OR 97333
Phone: 541-766-6821
Fax: 541-766-6891
email: Gary.Stockhoff@co.benton.or.us

This statement is also available in Spanish.

For more information on the County's civil rights program, including a copy of the adopted Title VI Plan, as well as more information about filing a complaint with Benton County, please contact the Benton County Transportation Coordinator at 541-754-1748, or by email at brad.dillingham@corvallisoregon.gov.

Language interpretation and TTY service for the hearing impaired is also available.  For persons who wish to file a complaint and who may have hearing impairment, are deaf or are speech-impaired, please use our free Oregon TTY Relay Service by calling 1-800-735-2900.  Let the TTY operator know the number you wish to call.  A TTY device on your computer or phone is required to utilize this service.  Services are also available in Spanish.  For more information, please go to Oregon Relay Information.

A written complaint may also be filed directly with the Federal Transit Administration, by writing to: 

Federal Transit Administration, Office of Civil Rights,
Attn:  Title VI Program Coordinator,
East Building, 5th Floor-TCR,
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE,
Washington DC 20590.

 

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