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TITLE VI PUBLIC NOTICE 

  • Valley Transit operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act.  Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with Valley Transit.  Complaint forms are available at the Transit Center, Valley Transit’s Administrative Offices, or online: English complaint form, Spanish compliant form, Hmong complaint form

     

  • For more information on Valley Transit’s civil rights program, and the procedures to file a complaint, contact 920-832-5800, (TTY 920-993-7083; email valley.transit@appleton.org; or visit our administrative office at 801 S. Whitman Avenue, Appleton, WI 54914.  You can also find an electronic copy of our Title VI policy by clicking here

     

  • A complainant may file a complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration by filing a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights, Attention: Title VI Program Coordinator, East Building, 5th Floor-TCR, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE Washington, DC, 20590.

     

If information is needed in another language, contact 920-832-5800.


LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY [LEP] PLAN 

Valley Transit’s Limited English Proficiency Plan has been prepared to address its responsibilities as a recipient of federal financial assistance as they relate to the needs of individuals with limited English language skills. The plan has been prepared in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000d, et seq, and its implementing regulations, which state that no person shall be subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin. 

Executive Order 13166, titled Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency, indicates that differing treatment based upon a person’s inability to speak, read, write or understand English is a type of national origin discrimination. It directs each federal agency to publish guidance for its respective recipients clarifying their obligation to ensure that such discrimination does not take place. This order applies to all state and local agencies that receive federal funding, including Valley Transit, which receives federal assistance through the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). 

Click here for Valley Transit's Title VI and LEP Plan 

TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

DISSEMINATION OF THE VALLEY TRANSIT PUBLIC NOTICE AND LEP PLAN 
This Public Notice is posted in all Valley Transit buses and facilities. It, along with Valley Transit’s LEP Plan, and Title VI complaint form are also available for download to any person or agency with internet access from the Valley Transit website, www.myvalleytransit.com. Alternatively, any person or agency may request a copy of any of these documents via telephone, fax, mail, or in person, which will be provided at no cost. Limited English Proficiency individuals may request copies of these documents in translation, which Valley Transit will provide, if feasible. 

Questions or comments regarding the Public Notice and/or the Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan or requests for copies of these documents may be submitted to the Valley Transit Title VI Officer or the City of Appleton’s Diversity Office at: 

Valley Transit 
810 S. Whitman Ave. 
Appleton, WI 54914 
Telephone: (920) 832-5800 
Fax: (920) 832-1631 
TTY: (920) 993-7083 
Email: click here 

City of Appleton 
ATTN: Diversity Coordinator 
100 N. Appleton St. 
Appleton WI, 54911 
Telephone: (920) 832-1564 
Fax: (920) 832-5962 

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