Scott County, Tennessee
Title VI Plan Policy Statement
As the recipient of federal funds, Scott County Government assures that no person shall on the grounds of race, color, sex, age, disability or national origin, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 (P.L. 100.259) be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any programs or activity. The Scott County further assures every effort will be made to ensure nondiscrimination in all its program activities, whether those programs and activities are federally funded or not.
In the event that Scott County Government distributes federal aid funds to another entity, Scott County will include Title VI language in all written agreements and will monitor for compliance.
Dale Perdue, Scott County Mayor
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
“No person in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and supplemental legislation prohibits agencies that receive federal assistance from discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, low income and limited English proficiency.
Anyone who believes that an agency or local government receiving federal funding mentioned above has discriminated against them, they have the right to file a complaint within 180 days of the alleged discrimination.
Mary Ann Perdue
Title VI & ADA Coordinator
Administrative Assistant to the Scott County Mayor, Dale Perdue