Title VI Complaint Procedure
The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin Title VI Complaint Procedure is made available in the following locations:
- Agency website, either as a reference in the Notice to Public or in its entirety Hard copy in the central office
- Available in appropriate languages for LEP populations, meeting the Safe Harbor Threshold.
Any person who believes she or he has been discriminated against on the basis of race, color, or national origin by the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin may file a Title VI complaint by completing and submitting the agency's Title VI Complaint Form.
The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin investigates complaints received no more than 180 days after the alleged incident. The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin will process complaints that are complete.
Once the complaint is received, the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin will review it to determine if our office has jurisdiction. The complainant will receive an acknowledgement letter informing her/him whether the complaint will be investigated by our office.
The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin has ten (10) business days to investigate the complaint. If more information is needed to resolve the case, the Tribe may contact the complainant.
The complainant has five (5) business days from the date of the letter to send requested information to the investigator assigned to the case.
If the investigator is not contacted by the complainant or does not receive the additional information within seven (7) business days, the Tribe can administratively close the case. A case can be administratively closed also if the complainant no longer wishes to pursue their case.
After the investigator reviews the complaint, she/he will issue one of two (2) letters to the complainant: a closure letter or a letter of finding (LOF) .
- A closure letter summarizes the allegations and states that there was not a Title VI violation and that the case will be closed .
- A letter of finding (LOF) summarizes the allegations and the interviews regarding the alleged incident, and explains whether any disciplinary action, additional training of the staff member or other action will occur.
If the complainant wishes to appeal the decision, she/he has five (5) business days after the date of the closure letter or the LOF to do so. A person may also file a complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration, at FTA Office of Civil Rights, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590.
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View the Title VI Complaint Form.