Title VI/Nondiscrimination Plan

The County of Hidalgo, as a recipient of Federal financial assistance and under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statues, ensures that no person shall on the grounds of race, religion (where the primary objective of the financial assistance is to provide employment per 42 U.S.C. §2000d-3), color, national origin, sex, age, or disability be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination or retaliation in any federally or non-federally funded program or activity administered by the County of Hidalgo.

Title VI/Nondiscrimination Coordinator

The Title VI Coordinator is authorized to ensure compliance with the provisions of the County’s policy of nondiscrimination and with the law. The Title VI Coordinator is responsible for initiating, monitoring, and ensuring Hidalgo County’s compliance with Title VI requirements and will ensure implementation of Hidalgo County’s nondiscrimination policy.

If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination under Title VI, you may submit a complaint to Hidalgo County. Please send your complaint to:

Hidalgo County Executive Office
ATTN: Title VI/Nondiscrimination Coordinator
505 S. McColl Rd., Suite J
Edinburg, Texas 78539
Phone: (956) 292-7655
Fax: (956) 292-7034

Compliant forms can be obtained at the Hidalgo County’s Title VI Coordinator’s office located at the same address above or through the links below:

Title VI/Nondiscrimination Plan

Complete Title VI/Nondiscrimination Plan

You can view the plan by individual sections below:

A. Cover, Table of Contents
B. Introduction
C. Authorities
D. Policy Statement & Standard DOT Assurances
E. County Organizational Chart
F. Roles & Responsibilities
G. Title VI Plan Administration
H. Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan
I. Environmental Justice Plan
J. Public Participation Plan
K. Title VI Complaint Processing Procedures
L. Annual Work Plan & Accomplishment Report Process
M. Glossary
N. Summary of Attachments
Attachment 01: Title VI Nondiscrimination Statement – English/Spanish
Attachment 02: Title VI Assurances
Attachment 03: Form FHWA 1273
Attachment 04: Acknowledgement of Receipt of Title VI Plan
Attachment 05: LEP Interpreter Services Poster
Attachment 06: Employee Language Report
Attachment 07: LEP Requests Log
Attachment 08: LEP Annual Report
Attachment 09: Environmental Justice Checklist
Attachment 10: Environmental Justice Demographic Survey – English/Spanish
Attachment 11: Environmental Justice Log
Attachment 12: Public Meeting Comment Form – English/Spanish
Attachment 13: External Complaint Form – English/Spanish
Attachment 14: External Complaint Process Flowchart
Attachment 15: External Complaint Log
Attachment 16: External Complaint Poster – English/Spanish

Annual Work Plan & Accomplishments Reports

For additional information please contact the Title VI/Nondiscrimination Coordinator, County of Hidalgo Executive Office at (956) 292-7655 or via email.

Para obtener información adicional, por favor póngase en contacto con el Coordinador / No Discriminación Título VI , Condado de Hidalgo Oficina Ejecutiva al (956) 292-7655 o al correo electrónico.