NORTHWESTERN

INDIANA

REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION

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RESOLUTION 20-05


6100 Southport Road Portage, Indiana 46368

(219) 763-6060

www.n irpc.org


A RESOLUTION OF THE NORTHWESTERN INDIANA REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION AUTHORIZING AND ADOPTING THE TITLE VI PROGRAM OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNDER PROVISION OF FTA CIRCULAR 4702.1b


WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Transportation requires recipients of federal funding to comply with policies and regulations related to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, and


WHEREAS, the Comm ission is a Direct Recipient of federal funding and is required to develop a Title VI Program and to report Title VI compliance to the Federal Transit Administration for the activities in which it is a Direct Recipient, and


WHEREAS, compliance with the Title VI non-discrimination laws, in regard to providing appropriate access to services and activities provided by federal agencies and recipients of federal assistance, the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission will ensure that individuals are not excluded from participation in, denied benefits of, or otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, religion, or language,


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission approves and submits the 2020 Title VI Program to the Federal Transit Administration and/or U.S. Department of Transportation pertaining to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, on behalf of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission.


DULY ADOPTED by the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission on this twenty-first day of May, 2020.


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Michael Griffin Chair


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liecrfetarty