he Township of Jefferson Dial a Ride program has committed resources to improving access to its services and programs for Limited English Proficient (LEP) persons. Today, bilingual information (English/Spanish) is distributed in an extensive number of mediums. To date, the costs associated with these efforts fit within the Township of Jefferson’s marketing and outreach budget. Costs are predominantly associated with material production.
Four Factor Analysis
Following the Four Factor Analysis, the Township of Jefferson concluded that there are currently extensive outreach materials for the languages spoken by persons with Limited English Proficiency in the service area. Based on all aspects of the Four Factor Analysis, the availability of interpreters is sufficient to meet the needs of the LEP population. The current translation of vital documents into Spanish and the availability of interpreters are sufficient to meet the needs of the Spanish-speaking LEP population. The Township of Jefferson will continue to apply its monitoring process to ensure accessibility of services and information to the LEP population.
Board Minority Representation Analysis
|Population of the Service Area||92.5%||5.7%||1.1%||0.7%|
Senior Advisory Board
The Senior Advisory Council consists of 7 members, the Mayor of the Township of Jefferson appoints all seven members. To be on The Board, residents would submit letter of interest to Mayor, no other ethnicity race has submitted letter of interest. The Township of Jefferson community’s racial diversity is primary Caucasian.