Title VI Notice to Public

Skagit Council of Governments (SCOG) hereby gives public notice that it is the policy of the agency to assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, Executive Order 12898 on Environmental Justice, Executive Order 13166 on limited English proficiency, and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities.  Title VI requires that no person in the United States of America shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, 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 SCOG receives federal financial assistance.

Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI has a right to file a formal complaint with SCOG.  Any such complaint must be in writing and filed with SCOG’s Title VI Coordinator within 180 calendar days following the date of the alleged discriminatory occurrence.  Title VI Complaint Forms may be obtained from SCOG at no cost and are available on SCOG’s website.

Title VI Complaint Form

A Title VI complaint may be filed with any of the following offices:

  • Skagit Council of Governments
    Attn: Title VI Coordinator
    315 South Third Street, Suite 100
    Mount Vernon, Washington 98273
    Phone: (360) 416-7871
  • Washington State Department of Transportation
    Public Transportation Division
    Attn: Title VI Coordinator
    PO Box 47387
    Olympia, WA 98504
  • Washington State Department of Transportation
    Office of Equal Opportunity, Title VI Program
    PO Box 47314
    Olympia, WA 98504
    (360) 705-7082
  • Federal Highway Administration
    Washington State Division Office
    711 Capitol Way South, Suite 501
    Olympia, WA 98501
    (360) 534-9325
  • Federal Transit Administration
    Office of Civil Rights
    Attention: Complaint Team
    East Building, 5th Floor – TCR
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC 20590
  • United States Department of Justice
    Civil Rights Division
    Federal Coordination and Compliance Section – NWB
    950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Washington DC, 20530

Title VI Plan