Title VI Program

Title VI Program

TRPA/TMPO, as a federal grant recipient, is required by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to conform to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and its amendments TRPA/TMPO’s sub-recipients and contractors are required to prevent discrimination and ensure non-discrimination in all of their programs, activities and services.

What is Title VI?

¿Qué es el Título VI?

The TRPA/TMPO Title VI Program is embedded in all aspects of the programs and planning activities carried out by TRPA/TMPO. This includes contractors and sub-recipients that provide services for TRPA/TMPO. Other documents that speak to Title VI include the Public Participation Plan (PPP), Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP), and TRPA Contracting Procedures.

Any person who believes that he or she has, individually, or as a member of any specific class of persons, been subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin may file a Title VI complaint with TRPA/TMPO.

Complaint Forms:

Title VI Complaint Form English

Title VI Complaint Form Spanish

TRPA/TMPO Title VI Policy Non-Discrimination Policy

The Tahoe Regional planning Agency (TRPA) and acting as Tahoe Metropolitan Planning Organization (TMPO is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of its transportation planning activities or programs on the basis of race, color or national origin as afforded by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended.

TRPA/TMPO, as a federal grant recipient, is required by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to conform to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and its amendments TRPA/TMPO’s sub-recipients and contractors are required to prevent discrimination and ensure non-discrimination in all of their programs, activities and services.

Any person who believes that he or she has, individually, or as a member of any specific class of persons, been subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin may file a Title VI complaint with TRPA/TMPO.

The complaint must be filed within 180 days of the date of the alleged discrimination. Using the attached form, written complaints may be sent to:

Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
RE: Human Resources
PO BOX 5310
Stateline, NV 89449

TRPA/TMPO will assist with writing a complaint if the complainant is unable to do so. If requested by complainant, a language or sign interpreter will be provided.

In addition to the Title VI complaint process at TRPA/TMPO, a complainant may file a Title VI complaint with the Federal Highway Administration, Office of Civil Rights, CA Division, 650 Capitol Mall, Suite 4-100, Sacramento, CA 95814.

Within fifteen (15) working days of receipt of a complaint, TRPA/TMPO will begin an investigation.

The complainant will be contacted in writing no later than thirty (30) working days after receipt of complaint for additional information, if needed. If complainant fails to provide the requested information in a timely basis, TRPA/TMPO may administratively close the complaint.

The investigation will be completed within ninety (90) days of receipt of the complaint. If additional time for investigation is needed, the Complainant will be contacted. A written investigation report will be prepared by the investigator. This report shall include a summary description of the incident, findings and recommended corrective action.

A closing letter will be provided to the complainant. The respondent or respondent department will also receive a copy of the closing letter. Each will have five (5) working days from receipt of the report to appeal. If neither party appeals, the complaint will be closed.

For additional information or assistance, please call 775/588-4547 (Hearing Impaired: 711 TDD/TTY).