Title VI

About the Civil Rights Act


Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in any program or activity that receives Federal financial assistance. Specifically, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 states:
  • No person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
  • The City of Gallatin is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of its programs on the basis of race, color or national origin, as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination under Title VI, you may file a written complaint with the City of Gallatin's Human Resources Department.

Title VI Policy Statement


It is the policy of the City of Gallatin to ensure compliance with the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; 49 CFR, Part 21; related statues and regulations to the end that no person shall be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal assistance from the United States Federal Government on the grounds of race color, gender or national origin.

This policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment and all policies of the City, including hiring, placement, training, employee development, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, grievances, educational assistance, layoffs, termination and retirement.

The local government will not discriminate on the basis of a person’s national origin or citizenship status with regard to recruitment, hiring, or discharge.  However, the local government will not knowingly employ any person who is or becomes an unauthorized immigrant. 

EEO Statement


Equal Employment Opportunity - It is the obligation and policy of the City of Gallatin to provide equal opportunity employment to all employees and applicants for employment.  No person will be discriminated against in employment because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, military status, communication with an elected public officials, free speech, refusing to participate in or remain silent about illegal activities exercising a statutory constitutional right or any right under clear public policy, political affiliation, genetic information or any other basis protected by law.  The City of Gallatin will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified disabled individuals unless the accommodation would pose an “undue hardship” on the City.