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FHWA/MoDOT Partnering Agreements

Civil Rights (External)

April 2011

I. Roles and Responsibilities of MoDOT

Ensure Civil Rights performs in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations while implementing MoDOT's Tracker priorities and goals. For our program area, the following tasks are considered the most important and we will work with FHWA as true partners to ensure success:

Additionally, all individuals responsible for activities assigned will inform and keep the External Civil Rights Administrator abreast of the status of each assignment. If circumstances arise where target dates are potentially challenged or delated, staff and/or the External Civil Rights will inform the FHWA Civil Rights Manager to work through the delays unto the completion of the assignment.

II. Roles and Responsibilities of FHWA

Ensure Civil Rights performs in accordance with federal laws and regulations while implementing FHWA's Performance Plan and required stewardship and oversight. For our program area, the following tasks are considered the most important and we will work with MoDOT as true partners to ensure success:

III. Ground Rules

We agree to concentrate efforts in improving our work by following these ground rules:

IV. Conflict Resolution

In case of conflict, we will resolve it at the lowest level by the following process. If we cannot reach an agreement within 30 days (depending upon issue) we agree to elevate the issue in the following manner:

Conflict Escalation Ladder

V. Performance Measures

The performance of the External Civil Rights Program will be measured by:

V. Performance Evaluation

We will measure our partnering progress and success by the following performance indicators:

VI. Communications with Management

We will keep management informed of our activities and how our partnering agreement is working by having a joint meeting with our appropriate management team at a minimum of twice a year, January and July.

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