The Port of Whitman County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, or sex in the administration of its programs or activities, and, The Port of Whitman County does not intimidate or retaliate against any individual or group because they have exercised their rights to participate in actions protected, or oppose action prohibited, by 40 C.F.R. Parts 5 and 7, or for the purpose of interfering with such rights. The Port of Whitman County complies with applicable state civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of creed, gender, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability.

The Operations and Administration Director is responsible for the coordination of compliance efforts and receipt of inquiries concerning non-discrimination requirements implemented by 40 C.F.R. Parts 5 and 7 (Non-discrimination in Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Assistance from the Environmental Protection Agency), including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 13 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 (hereinafter referred to collectively as the federal non-discrimination laws), and applicable state civil rights laws.

The Port of Whitman County will take reasonable steps to ensure access for all, and that accommodation is available to facilitate the participation of those persons with limited English language proficiency (LEP). The Port provides at no cost appropriate auxiliary aids and services including qualified interpreters to LEP persons, to those who are deaf or hard of hearing, or other individuals as necessary to ensure effective communication or an equal opportunity to participate fully.

If you have any questions about this notice or any of The Port of Whitman County’s non-discrimination programs, policies, or procedures, you may contact its Civil Rights Coordinator: 

Operations and Administration Director
Port of Whitman County
302 N. Mill Street
Colfax, WA 99111
Phone:  509-330-6649

Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice has a right to file a complaint. To file a complaint, individuals may contact the Port’s Coordinator to seek informal resolution. If the matter cannot be resolved informally, the following steps will be followed:

Within 180 days of the alleged discrimination, complainants may submit a written or verbal complaint to the Port’s Coordinator. Complaints must include the complainant’s name, the nature of the complaint, the dates of the complaint, requested action, and contact information.