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PROCEDURES FOR NOTIFYING THE PUBLIC OF TITLE VI RIGHTS AND HOW TO FILE A COMPLAINT
Shen-Paco Industries includes the following language on all printed information materials, on the agency’s website, in press releases, in public notices, in published documents, and on posters on the interior of each vehicle operated in passenger service:
Shen-Paco Industries is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of its transit services on the basis of race, color or national origin, as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
For additional information on Shen-Paco’s nondiscrimination policies and procedures or to file a complaint, please visit the website at www.shenpaco.com or contact Barbie Sharp, Program Director, 34 Stoney Brook Lane, Luray, VA. 22835 (540) 743-4761.
Instructions for filing Title VI complaints are posted on the agency’s website and in posters on the interior of each vehicle operated in passenger service, and are also included within Shen-Paco’s employee handbook.
If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination under Title VI based on your race, color, national origin, or any aspect of this policy, you may file a complaint up to 180 days from the date of the alleged discrimination.
The complaint should include the following information:
· Your name, address, and how to contact you (i.e., telephone number, email address, etc.)
· How, when, where, and why you believe you were discriminated against.
· The location, names and contact information of any witnesses.
The complaint may be filed in writing to:
Barbie Sharp, Program Director
34 Stoney Brook Lane, Luray, VA. 22835
COMPLAINT PROCEDURES – HANDLING,
RESOLVING, AND REPORTING INVESTIGATIONS/
individual may exercise his or her right to file a complaint with DRPT if that person
believes that s/he or any other program beneficiaries have been subjected to unequal
treatment or discrimination in the receipt of benefits/services or prohibited
requirements. DRPT will make a concerted effort to resolve complaints
locally, using the agency’s Nondiscrimination Complaint Procedures, as described
below. All Title VI complaints and their resolution will be logged as described
under “Data collection” and reported immediately.
any Title VI investigations be initiated by FTA, or any Title VI lawsuits be filed
against DRPT, the agency will follow these procedures:
procedures apply to all complaints filed under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act
of 1964 as amended, and the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, relating to
or activity administered by DRPT, as well as to subrecipients, consultants, and/or
contractors. Intimidation or retaliation of any kind is prohibited by law.
do not deny the right of the complainant to file formal complaints with other
state or federal agencies, or to seek private counsel for complaints alleging discrimination.
These procedures are part of an administrative process that does not provide
for remedies that include punitive damages or compensatory remuneration for
complainant. Every effort will be made to obtain early resolution of complaints
lowest level possible. The option of informal mediation meeting(s) between the affected
parties and the Title VI Compliance Officer may be utilized for resolution. The
VI Compliance Officer will make every effort to pursue a resolution to the
Initial interviews with the complainant and the respondent will request information
regarding specifically requested relief and settlement opportunities.
1. Any individual, group of individuals, or
entity that believes they have been subjected
to discrimination prohibited by Title VI nondiscrimination provisions
may file a written complaint with DRPT’s Title VI Program Compliance
Officer. A formal complaint must be filed within 180 calendar days
of the alleged occurrence or when the alleged discrimination became known
to the complainant. The complaint must meet the following requirements.
Complaint shall be in writing and signed by the complainant(s).
Include the date of the alleged act of discrimination (date when the
became aware of the alleged discrimination; or the date on which
that conduct was discontinued or the latest instance of the conduct).
Present a detailed description of the issues, including names and job titles of
those individuals perceived as parties in the complained-of incident.
Allegations received by fax or e-mail will be acknowledged and
once the identity(ies) of the complainant(s) and the intent to proceed
with the complaint have been established. The complainant is required
to mail a signed, original copy of the fax or e-mail transmittal for DRPT
to process it.
Allegations received by telephone will be reduced to writing and
to complainant for confirmation or revision before processing.
A complaint form will be forwarded to the complainant
him/her to complete, sign, and return to DRPT for processing.
Upon receipt of the complaint, the Title VI Compliance Officer will determine its
jurisdiction, acceptability, and need for additional information, as well as investigate
the merit of the complaint. In cases where the complaint is against
one of DRPT’s subrecipients of federal funds, DRPT will assume jurisdiction
and will investigate and adjudicate the case. Complaints against DRPT
will be referred to FTA or the appropriate Federal Agency for proper disposition
pursuant to their procedures.
In order to be accepted, a complaint must meet the following criteria:
The complaint must be filed within 180 calendar days of the alleged
or when the alleged discrimination became known to the
The allegation(s) must involve a covered basis such as race, color, or national
The allegation(s) must involve a program or activity of a federal-aid
subrecipient, or contractor.
A complaint may be dismissed for the following reasons:
The complainant requests the withdrawal of the complaint.
The complainant fails to respond to repeated requests for addition
needed to process the complaint.
The complainant cannot be located after reasonable attempts.
Once DRPT decides to accept the complaint for investigation, the
and the respondent will be notified in writing of such
within seven calendar days. The complaint will receive a case number
and will then be logged into DRPT’s records identifying its basis and alleged
In cases where DRPT assumes the investigation of the complaint, DRPT will provide
the respondent with the opportunity to respond to the allegations in writing.
The respondent will have 10 calendar days from the date of DRPT written
notification of acceptance of the complaint to furnish his/her response
to the allegations.
DRPT’s final investigative report and a copy of the complaint will be
to FTA (or appropriate Federal Agency) and affected parties
60 calendar days of the acceptance of the complaint.
DRPT will notify the parties of its final decision.
If complainant is not satisfied with the results of the investigation of the
and practices the complainant will be advised of their right file a complaint
Non Discrimination Statement
Shen-Paco gives public notice of its
policy to assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
and all related statutes. Title VI requires that no person in the United
States of America shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be
excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise
subjected to discrimination under any program or activity for which Shen-Paco receives Federal financial assistance.
Please contact Shen-Paco to request a copy
of the department’s Title VI program.
Any person who believes that he or she has,
individually, or as a member of any specific class of persons, been excluded
from the participation in, been denied the benefits of, or been otherwise
subjected to discrimination under any program or activity for which SPI provides assistance, and believes the discrimination is based upon
race, color, national origin, gender, age, economic status or limited English
proficiency has the right to file a formal complaint.
If a complaint addresses a particular service
provider, the complaint should be lodged with that provider. A
complaint must be submitted within 180 days of the alleged discriminatory
act. Complaints may also be filed with the US Federal Transit
Administration. If a complaint addresses DRPT, you may file the complaint
thru email via the link below , by phone or in writing.
For complainants who may be unable to file a
written complaint, verbal information will be accepted at Shen-Paco Industries, Inc.
To submit a formal complaint or to request
additional information on Title VI obligations Shen-Paco.
Shen-Paco Industries, Inc.
Barbie Sharp, Title VI Compliance Officer
34 Stoney Brook Lane Luray, Va 22835
NOTICE UNDER THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
In accordance with the requirements of Title II
of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Shen-Paco Industries, Inc. will not
discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of
disability in its services, programs or activities.
Employment: SPI does not discriminate on the basis of disability in
its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations
promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Title I
of the ADA.
Communication: SPI will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services
leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so
they can participate equally in DRPT’s programs, services and activities,
including qualified sign language interpreters, documents in Braille, and other
ways of making information and communications accessible to people who have
speech, hearing or vision impairments.
to Policies and Procedures: SPI will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure
that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its
programs, services and activities.Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service
for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to
participate in an SPI program, service or activity, should contact SPI ADA Coordinator (Barbie Sharp, 540-743-4761, firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon
as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.The ADA does not require SPI to take any action that would fundamentally
alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose any undue financial or
administrative burden.Complaints that an SPI program, service
or activity is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed
to SPI ADA Coordinator (Barbie Sharp, 540-743-4761, email@example.com).
will not place a surcharge on a
particular individual with a disability or any group of individuals with
disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services or
reasonable modifications of policy.