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Title VI

Johnson County Senate Bill 40 Board operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, or national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

If you believe you have been discriminated against on the basis of race, color, or national origin by Johnson County Senate Bill 40 Board, you may file a Title VI Complaint by completing, signing and submitting the agency’s Title VII Complaint Form.

How to file a Title VI complaint with Johnson County Senate Bill 40 Board:

Complaint Acceptance:

Johnson County Senate Bill 40 Board will process complaints that are complete. Once a completed Title VI Complaint Form is received, Johnson County Senate Bill 40 Board will review it to determine if Johnson County Senate Bill 40 Board has jurisdiction. The complainant will receive an acknowledgement letter informing them whether or not the complaint will be investigated by Johnson County Senate Bill 40 Board.

Investigations:

Johnson County Senate Bill 40 Board will generally complete an investigation within 90 days from receipt of a completed complaint form. If more information is needed to resolve the case, Johnson County Senate Bill 40 Board may contact the complainant. Unless a longer period is specified by Johnson County Senate Bill 40 Board, the complainant will have then (10) days from the date of the letter to send requested information to the Johnson County Senate Bill 40 Board investigator assigned to the case.

If the requested information is not received within that timeframe the case will be closed. Also, a case can be administratively closed if the complainant no longer wishes to pursue the case.

Letters of Closure or Finding: After the Title VI investigator reviews the complainant, the Title VI investigator reviews the complaint, the Title VI investigator will issue one of two letters to complainant: a closure letter or letter of finding (LOF).

-A closure letter summarizes the allegations and states that there was not a Title VI violation and that the case will be closed.

-A Letter of Finding (LOF) summarizes the allegations and provides an explanation of the corrective action taken.

If the complainant disagrees with Johnson County Senate Bill 40 Board’s determination, complainant may request reconsideration by submitting the request in writing to the Title VI investigator within seven (7) days after the date of the letter of closure or letter of finding, stating with specificity the basis for the reconsideration. Johnson County Senate Bill 40 Board will notify the complainant of the decision either to accept or reject the request for reconsideration within ten (10) days. In cases where reconsideration is granted, Johnson County Senate Bill 40 Board will issue a determination letter to the complainant upon completion of the reconsideration review.

A person may also file a complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration, at the FTA Office of Civil Rights, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590.

If information is needed in another language, contact Johnson County Board of Services at 200 N Devasher Rd, Warrensburg, MO 64093, or at 660-747-2619.

Title VI Compliance Contact Information:

Blake Lawrence, JCBSSW Transportation and Maintenance Manager
607 N. Ridgeview Dr.
Warrensburg, MO 64093
(660) 747-7990
blawrence@jcmbs.com

JCBS Office
200 N. Devasher Rd.
Warrensburg, MO 64093
(660) 747-2619

JCBS Workshop
607 N. Ridgeview Dr.
Warrensburg, MO 64093
(660) 747-7990