Title VI Policy

Title VI/Nondiscrimination Information

Policy Statement 

It is the policy of the Okaloosa County Board of County Commissioners, under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Section 324 of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1973; Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987; and related statutes and regulations, that no person shall on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination or retaliation under any federally or non-federally funded program, service or activity administered by the County or its sub-recipients.

 

Complaint Procedure

The County does not tolerate discrimination in any of its programs, services or activities; and will not exclude participation in, deny the benefits of, or subject to discrimination anyone on the basis of actual or perceived race, national origin, color, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, marital status, polical affiation, or protected activity. The County values diversity and both welcomes and actively seeks input from all interested parties.

Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against on the basis of actual or perceived race, national origin, color, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, marital status, polical affiation, or protected activity by the Okaloosa County Board of County Commissioners may file a discrimination complaint by completing and submitting the County’s Title VI Complaint Form (direct PDF download link). All complaints should be submitted to the County’s Risk Manager:

Laura Porter, Risk Manager
Okaloosa County BCC
5479-B Old Bethel Road
Crestview, Florida 32536
E-mail: lporter@co.okaloosa.fl.us
Phone: 850-689-5977

 

To view the Okaloosa County Board of County Commissioners Title VI/Nondiscrimination Assurance, Policy and Complaint Procedures, please click here.

 

Title VI/Nondiscrimination Coordinator 

The Okaloosa County Board of County Commissioners has established the Title VI/ Nondiscrimination Coordinator as: 

Grant Dugre, Executive Assistant II
Okaloosa County BCC
302 N. Wilson Street Suite 302
Crestview, Florida 32536
E-mail: gdugre@co.okaloosa.fl.us
Phone: 850-689-5007