Title VI Civil Rights

The Siouxland Regional Transportation Planning Association (SRTPA)/Regional Planning Affiliation 4 (RPA 4) and SIMPCO Metropolitan Planning Organization (SIMPCO MPO), assures that no person shall on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 (P.L. 100-259) be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity. The SRTPA and SIMPCO MPO further assures every effort will be made to ensure nondiscrimination in all of its federally funded program activities.

Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with the SRTPA or SIMPCO MPO Title VI Coordinator.

Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Attention: Title VI Program Coordinator, 400 East 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319.  Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) by filing a complaint with the Office of Employee Services, Attention: Civil Rights Section, 800 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa 50010

A Title VI complaint may be filed by completing and submitting the complaint form or by sending an email or letter with the necessary information to:

Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council / SRTPA or

Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council / MPO

Attn: Title VI Complaint

Michelle Bostinelos, Title VI Coordinator

1122 Pierce Street

Sioux City IA 51105

Email:  mbostinelos@simpco.org

Phone:  (712) 279-6286 ext. 101

TDD/TTY 800-735-2942

Siouxland Regional Transportation Planning Association (SRTPA) / RPA 4

Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)