Brent Wendholt,  County  Engineer/ Title VI/ ADA Program Manager

phone 812-482-5505

fax 812-482-5511

envelope bawendholt@duboiscountyin.org

Title VI


Dubois County Title VI Mission Statement:

Dubois County will implement compliance with Title VI 49 CFR § 26; and its related statutes and regulations to ensure that no person is excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on the grounds of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, low income status or limited English proficiency.

Dubois County Non-Discrimination Statement:

Dubois County values each individual’s civil rights and wishes to provide equal opportunity and equitable service for the citizens of this county.  As a recipient of federal funds, Dubois County is required to conform to Title VI and all related statutes, regulations, and directives, which provide that no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied benefits of, or subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance from the DOT on the grounds of race, color, age, sex, disability, national origin, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, low income status or limited English proficiency.

In accordance with these values, INDOT has appointed a Title VI Coordinator. 
The current coordinator is:

Brent A. Wendholt, PE
Title VI Coordinator/County Engineer
1066 S. State Road 162
Jasper, Indiana 47546

The Title VI Coordinator oversees compliance efforts and relies on Title VI Liaisons in each county department to ensure county-wide compliance with Title VI.

Dubois County's Title VI / ADA Non-Discrimination Notice & Policy:  Click Here


Dubois County Complaint Policy and Procedure
Any person who believes that he or she as a member of a protected class, has been discriminated against based on race, color, national origin, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, low income status or limited English proficiency in violation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended and its related statutes, regulations and directives, Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disability Act of 1990, as amended, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, as amended, and any other Federal nondiscrimination statue may submit a complaint.  A complaint may also be submitted by a representative on behalf of such a person.

It is the policy of Dubois County, Indiana to conduct a prompt and impartial investigation of all allegations of discrimination and to take prompt effective corrective action when a claim of discrimination is substantiated.

No one may intimidate, threaten, coerce or engage in other discriminatory conduct against anyone because they have taken action or participated in an action to secure rights protected by the civil rights laws.  Any individual alleging such harassment or intimidation may submit a complaint by following the procedure printed below.

Any individual who feels that he or she has been discriminated against may submit a written or verbal complaint.  The complaint may be communicated to any County Government Supervisor or to the County Title VI Coordinator.  The complaint should be submitted within 180 days of the alleged discrimination.  Complaint form may be found at the Auditor’s Office in the County Court House.  Individuals are not required to use the County’s complaint form.  If necessary, the County will help an individual reduce his or her complaint to writing for his or her signature.

Generally a complaint should include the name, address and telephone number of the individual complaining (complainant) and a brief description of the alleged discriminatory conduct including the date of harm.  An individual submitting a complaint alleging discrimination may include any relevant evidence, including the names of witnesses and supporting documentation.

Complaints should be directed to:
Brent A. Wendholt P.E.
County Highway Engineer/ Title VI/ADA Coordinator
1066 S. State Road 162
Jasper, IN 47546
(812) 482-5505
bawendholt@duboiscountyin.org 

Within 60 days of the receipt of the complaint the County will conduct an investigation of the allegation based on the information provided and issue a written report of its findings to the complaint.  The County will try to obtain an informal voluntary resolution to all complaints at the lowest level possible.

A complainant’s identity shall be kept confidential except to the extent necessary to conduct an investigation.  All complaints shall be kept confidential. 

These procedures do not deny the right of any individual to file a formal complaint with any government agency or affect an individual’s right to seek private counsel for any complaint alleging discrimination.

Complaints may also be filed with the following government agencies: 

Indiana Department of Transportation
Economic Opportunity Division
100 N. Senate Ave., Room N750
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 233-6511
Fax: (317) 233-0891

Indianapolis District EEOC Office
101 West Ohio Street, Suite 1900
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (800) 669-4000
Fax: (317) 226-7953
TTY: 1 (800) 669-6820  

Indiana Civil Rights Commission
100 N. Senate Ave., Room N103
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Toll Free: 1 (800) 628-2909
Phone: (317) 232-2600
Fax: (317) 232-6560
Hearing Impaired: 1 (800) 743-3336

Title VI Discrimination Grievance Form:  Click Here

Complaint Consent / Release Form:  Click Here

Dubois County Department Heads / Liasons:   Click Here

Voluntary Title VI Public Involvement Survey:  Click Here