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Title VI (Civil Rights) & ADA Compliance

The City of Carroll is commited to the non-discrimination provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and related Federal and State nondiscrimination statutes and regulations.

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act

The City of Carroll operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with City of Carroll. The Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 amended Title VI to specify that entire institutions receiving Federal funds, whether schools, colleges, government entities, or private employers must comply with Federal civil rights laws, rather than just the particular programs or activities that receive federal funds.

If you feel you are being denied participation and/or benefits in this program, or otherwise being discriminated against because of your race, color, or national origin, or would like more information on the City of Carroll’s civil rights program and the procedures to file a complaint you may contact:

City of Carroll
City Manager’s Office
627 N Adams St
Carroll, Iowa 51401
Phone: 712.792.1000

Iowa Department of Transportation
Office of Employee Services – Civil Rights
800 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa 50010
Iowa DOT: 800.262.0003
Civil Rights Commission: 800.457.4416

A complainant may file a complaint directly with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) by filing a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights at 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE. (HCR-40), Washington, DC 20590.

Complaints should be filed within 180-calendar days from the date of the alleged discriminatory act. Complaints should be in writing and provide an explanation of what happened, the complainant’s contact information, basis of the complaint, identification of the respondent, sufficient information regarding the allegation(s), date(s) of the alleged act(s), and be signed by the complainant or the complainant’s representative.

Complaints may be filed in person, via mail, fax, e-mail (which includes a copy of the signed/dated complaint as an attachment), or by other alternatives for any person requiring a reasonable accommodation.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990

The City of Carroll maintains a plan to ensure its services and programs comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). The plan includes information regarding facilities, programs, policies, and accommodations provided by the City, as well as information on how to file a complaint related to access to services or programming.

Below is a copy of the City’s ADA Transition Plan

ADA Coordinator for City of Carroll Programs
City of Carroll
City Engineer’s Office
627 N Adams St
Carroll, Iowa 51401
Phone: 712.792.1000