Title VI: A Doorway to Nondiscrimination

The City of Beaverton welcomes and includes each of its residents in our programs, services and activities. The city assures that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, English proficiency, religion, sex, age, disability, income, sexual orientation, or gender identity be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination under any City of Beaverton program or activity.

Key Information

Filing a Discrimination / Title VI Complaint

If you believe that you have experienced discriminatory treatment or disparate impact by the City of Beaverton, a city contractor, or a city sub recipient of federal funds on the basis of the protected classes listed above, you have the right to file a complaint with the city’s Title VI Coordinator.

This is an administrative process that does not provide for compensatory or punitive damages.

The complaint must be filed no later than 180 calendar days of the alleged discriminatory incident or when the affected party is made aware or should have been aware of the alleged discrimination.

If the complainant needs assistance in reducing the complaint to writing or signing it, they may request assistance from the Title VI Coordinator or may have another person write and acknowledge the complaint on their behalf. The form may be submitted online or sent, faxed, or emailed to:

Title VI Coordinator
City of Beaverton
12725 SE Millikan Way
PO Box 4755
Beaverton, Oregon 97076-4755

Fax: 503-526-2572
Email: TitleVI@BeavertonOregon.gov
Phone: 503-526-2522

If you need a paper form mailed to you, please send your request using one of the contact methods above.

Processing a Complaint

Within 10 business days of receiving the complaint, the Title VI Coordinator will notify complainant in writing via email or First Class mail of receipt, next steps in the process, and provide information regarding the full complaint process.

The complainant may request translation services at any point during the complaint process. If this occurs, translation shall be provided according to the Language Access Policy. Please allow 5 business days after request for translation services to be made available.

The complainant will receive a written decision within 60 business days of the Title VI Coordinator’s receipt of the complaint.

Appealing the Decision

If the complainant is not satisfied with the Title VI Coordinator’s decision, the complainant has 14 business days from the date of the decision to deliver or postmark written notice of appeal to the Title VI Coordinator. The written notice of appeal may be provided via email, paper mail, physical delivery, or fax.

The appeal shall be considered by the city’s Community Services & Engagement Director. The Community Services & Engagement Director shall issue a decision on the appeal within 30 business days of receipt of the written notice of appeal, which shall be the final decision of the city.

For more information, refer to the Discrimination/Title VI Complaint Procedure.

Contact

For more information, contact the city’s Title VI Coordinator at 503-526-2522 or TitleVI@BeavertonOregon.gov.