(Refers to traditional Title VI along with other nondiscrimination efforts, such as ADA, etc.)
ECWRPC will not:
o Deny any protected individual service, financial aid or benefit under the program or the opportunity to participate as a member of a planning or advisory body.
o Restrict a protected individual in the employment of any advantage or privilege enjoyed by others.
o Treat protected individuals differently in terms of whether they satisfy admission, eligibility, or membership requirements.
o Subject a protected individual to segregation or separate treatment.
o Use criteria or methods of administration that have the effect of subjecting individuals to discrimination.
o Make decisions in regard to facility location with the purpose or effect of subjecting persons to discrimination.
o Discriminate with regard to the routing, scheduling, or quality of transit service.
o No specific written complaint form for individuals who feel they are be discriminated against based on age, sex or disability.
o East Central did receive one complaint in a form of a letter from an individual who claimed East Central was not complying with MAP-21. The letter accused East Central of using performance measures to lobby for state and federal funds. East Central responded to this individual with a letter explain MAP-21 and how and why we collect performance measures. The letter directed the individual to WisDOT if they were not satisfied with East Central’s response.
o Hmong American partnership, Hispanic Interagency, ESTER, Farmers Market
o We do track number of complaints on an annual basis.
o Through the evaluation criteria in the Public Participation Plan.
Please be prepared to discuss the following at the meeting. A written response is not required.