Title VI | Nondiscrimination| ADA Plan
“In order to plan forefficient, effective, safe, equitable and reliable transportation systems, theCounty must have the input of its public. The County spends extensive staff andfinancial resources in furtherance of this goal and strongly encourages theparticipation of the entire community. Any person may attend any Board ofCounty Commissioner (BOCC) Meeting including Committee Meetings and speakduring the Public Comment portion of the agenda concerning a matter of the BOCCbusiness or concern of the person. Persons should check the BOCC’s website at www.nassaucountyfl.com for a list ofscheduled meetings and agendas. Persons may also call the CountyAdministrator’s Office to receive a calendar of upcoming meetings. Meetinglocation is accessible to the disabled. The BOCC and/or staff membersalso attend other Community meetings as necessary or when invited.
The Nassau CountyBoard of County Commissioners (County) values diversity and welcomes input fromall interested parties, regardless of cultural identity, background or incomelevel. Moreover, the County believes that the best programs and services resultfrom careful consideration of the needs of all of its communities and whenthose communities are involved in the transportation decision making process.Thus, the County does not tolerate discrimination in any of its programs,services or activities. Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964and other federal and state authorities, the County will not exclude fromparticipation in, deny the benefits of, or subject to discrimination anyone onthe grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion,income or family status.
Section 504 of theRehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), the Americans with Disabilities Actof 1990 (ADA) and related federal and state laws and regulations forbiddiscrimination against those who have disabilities. Furthermore, these lawsrequire federal aid recipients and other government entities to takeaffirmative steps to reasonably accommodate the disabled and ensure that theirneeds are equitably represented in transportation programs, services andactivities.”