I. POLICY STATEMENT
It is the policy of City of Plattsburgh prevent and to eliminate discrimination in all of its operations and services as well as all aspects of employment. All City of Plattsburgh Divisions, Offices, Bureaus and Regions shall plan, develop and implement their programs, services and activities so that no person is subjected to unlawful discrimination based on race, creed, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or Vietnam-era veteran status.
This policy fully incorporates throughout all of City of Plattsburgh’s operations the requirements of applicable State and Federal laws and executive orders to prohibit any discriminatory practices, procedures and policies. All administrators, managers, supervisors andemployees are directed to comply with these laws and orders.
The City of Plattsburgh’s Civil Rights Policy reflects the City of Plattsburgh’s firm commitment to achieving equal opportunity in all programs, services and activities for which the City of Plattsburgh has direct and oversight responsibilities; and to achieve a workplace free from discrimination, where all employees have an equal opportunity to improve their employment status. The Title VI Coordinator, is charged with monitoring the continued development and implementation of City’s external Civil Rights program for achieving our agency’s goal to ensure equal opportunity for all. The Title VI Coordinator reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer on all matters regarding Title VI compliance and enforcement.
The Title VI/Nondiscrimination program shall have the full support of agency staff and managers. Additionally, all of the City of Plattsburgh’s partners, contractors and consultants, sub-recipients, community based organizations, faith based organizations and advocacy groups are urged to give the City of Plattsburgh’s their full support and cooperation.
This policy shall be conspicuously placed on the City of Plattsburgh’s bulletinboards, websites and made available to all organizations and entities doing business with the City of Plattsburgh. A copy shall be provided to contractors at the City of Plattsburgh’s pre-construction and scope of service meetings. Any complaints involving allegations of discrimination should be sent to the Title VI Coordinator at, 6Miller Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901.