Cherokee County Title VI Policy Statement

Cherokee County is committed to compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and all related regulations and directives. Cherokee County assures that no person shall on the grounds of race, color, 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 the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity. Cherokee County further assures every effort will be made to ensure nondiscrimination in all of its programs and activities, whether or not those programs and activities are federally funded. In addition, Cherokee County will take reasonable steps to provide meaningful access to services for persons with Limited English Proficiency.

As provided under Section 162a of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1973 (section 324, title 23 U.S.C.), Cherokee County shall not discriminate on the ground of sex and Cherokee County shall submit a certification to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) indicating that the requirements of section 162a of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1973 have been added to its assurances.

When Cherokee County distributes federal aid funds to sub-recipients, sub-recipients will include Title VI language in all written agreements and will monitor for compliance.

Cherokee County's Title VI Coordinator is responsible for initiating and monitoring Title VI activities, preparing required reports and other responsibilities as required by 23 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) 200 and 49 Code of Federal Regulation 21.

For additional information contact: TitleVI@cherokeega.com