It is the policy of Pitkin County to provide equal services, programs and activities to eligible individuals without discrimination and in compliance with civil rights laws. Pitkin County prohibits unlawful discrimination or harassment because of race, color, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, political beliefs, creed, public assistance status, military status, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.
Civil Rights Complaint Resolution Process
Pitkin County has a procedure for complaints alleging disability discrimination or violations of Section 504, Title II of the ADA, or Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. Pitkin County is required to promptly investigate Civil Rights complaints. If an individual believes that Pitkin County has failed to provide services or discriminated in another way, a grievance can be filed with the Civil Rights Contact Person by mail, phone, fax, or email (email@example.com) within sixty (60) days of the incident. The Civil Rights Contact Person can also help file the grievance.
Questions, Complaints and Grievances:
Anyone with questions about Pitkin County’s nondiscrimination compliance, or who has a complaint that a department service, program or activity is not accessible, should contact the County Civil Rights and ADA Contact Person. A complaint must be filed within 60 days of the incident by email, mail, or phone.