Title VI Nondiscrimination Policy Statement
Bexar County, as a recipient of Federal financial assistance and under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes, ensures that no person shall on the grounds of race, religion (where the primary objective of the financial assistance is to provide employment per 42 U.S.S. § 2000d-3), color, national origin, sex, age or disability be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination under any Department programs or activities.
Complaints of Discrimination Procedure:
These procedures cover transportation-related external discrimination complaints filed under Title VI with the sub-recipient in which Bexar County is named as the respondent.
Intimidation or retaliation of any kind is prohibited by law. The procedures 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. Every effort will be made to obtain early resolution of complaints at the lowest level possible. The option of informal mediation meeting(s) between the affected parties and the Title VI Coordinator may be utilized for resolution.
- Inform the public as to Bexar County’s Title VI obligations.
- Inform the public how to enter a complaint of discrimination.
- Implement and maintain a procedure for receiving and administering complaints
- Implement and maintain a process for record keeping for all areas of the Title VI program.
- Documents will be available for compliance review audits.
Bexar County has established a discrimination complaint procedure and will take prompt and reasonable action to investigate and eliminate discrimination when found. Any person who believes that he or she has been subjected to discrimination based upon race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, family or income status in any of county/city’s programs, services or activities may file a complaint with the county Title VI Coordinator:
: Renee Watson
: 101 W. Nueva, Ste 112, San Antonio, Texas, 78205
: [email protected]
: (210) 335-2478
: (210) 335-0673