Columbia County Respects Civil Rights
Columbia County operates its programs without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age or disability in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, ORS Chapter 659A or other applicable law. For more information related to the County’s non-discrimination obligations, contact Jean Ripa, Human Resources Director, at 503-397-3874 for employment related information, Janet Wright for Columbia County Rider Transportation (CC Rider) Information, at 503-397-1035, and Jan Greenhalgh, Board Secretary at 503-397-4322 for all other inquiries.
Columbia County Title VI Policy Statement
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 states:
"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."
Columbia County is committed to complying with the requirements of Title VI in all of its federally funded programs and activities.
Making a Title VI Complaint
Any person who believes he or she has been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with Columbia County. Any such complaint must be in writing and filed with Columbia County within 180 days following the date of the alleged discriminatory occurrence. For information on how to file a complaint related to employment please contact the Human Resources Director, for employment related complaints, the CC Rider Director for CC Rider related complaints, and the Board Secretary for all other complaints, by any of the methods provided below.
Human Resources Director
Jean Ripa230 Strand Street
St. Helens, OR 97051
CC Rider Director
Janet Wright230 Strand Street
St. Helens, Oregon 97051