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File #: 13-476    Version: 1 Name: RESO Adopt Title VI Program for MTC Freedom Grant
Type: Resolution - Council Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Meeting Date: 10/21/2013 Final action: 10/21/2013
Enactment date: 10/21/2013 Enactment #: Reso 2013-136
Title: ADOPT: Resolution Adopting the San Leandro Title VI Program (fulfills a requirement to receive a Metropolitan Transportation Commission [MTC] Cycle 4 New Freedom Program grant)
Sponsors: Uchenna Udemezue
Attachments: 1. Civil Rights and Accessibility Notice to the Public-04-30-13.pdf, 2. Title VI Complaint Form - 04-30-13.pdf, 3. Complaint Procedure Title VI - 04-30-13.pdf, 4. FINAL LANGUAGE ACCESS PLAN with Appendices-04-30-13.pdf, 5. Request for Language Assistance Notice (LEP Plan) Title VI 04-30-13.pdf, 6. San Leandro PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PLAN final.pdf
Related files: 13-475
Title
ADOPT:  Resolution Adopting the San Leandro Title VI Program (fulfills a requirement to receive a Metropolitan Transportation Commission [MTC] Cycle 4 New Freedom Program grant)
 
Body
WHEREAS, the City of San Leandro received a grant from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission  (MTC) Cycle 4 New Freedom Program to install accessible pedestrian signal (APS) devices at 13 signalized intersections; and
 
WHEREAS, the MTC is a direct recipient of the Cycle 4 New Freedom Program from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and requires that all New Freedom sub-recipients establish a Title VI Program to ensure that no person is excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or discriminated against under its projects, programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex or age, as provided in Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and 49 United States Code Section 5332.; and
 
WHEREAS, a new update requirement in 2013 demands that the Title VI Program must be approved by the sub-recipient's board of directors or appropriate governing entity or official(s) responsible for policy decisions prior to submission to the MTC; and
 
WHEREAS, the San Leandro Title VI Program was established in June 2012; and
 
WHEREAS, the updated 2013 San Leandro Title VI Program containing six documents is attached; and
 
WHEREAS, the City Council is familiar with the contents thereof; and
 
WHEREAS, the City Manager recommends approval of said Program.
 
NOW, THEREFORE, the City Council of the City of San Leandro does RESOLVE as follows:
 
That said San Leandro Title VI Program is hereby adopted.