There are a variety of  compliance requirements for construction projects when federal dollars are incorporated.

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964  prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, and national origin in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. Larimer County is committed to achieving full compliance with Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and all related non-discrimination laws, and makes every effort to ensure that no person is excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise subject to discrimination in any Larimer County program or activity on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age, as described in Policy Directive 604.0.

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The Davis-Bacon Act as amended, requires that each contract over $2000 to which the United States or the District of Columbia is a party for the construction, alteration, or repair of public buildings or public works shall contain a clause setting forth the minimum wages to be paid to various classes of laborers and mechanics employed under the contract.

Under the provisions of the Act, contractors or their subcontractors are to pay workers employed directly upon the site of the work no less than the locally prevailing wages and fringe benefits paid on projects of a similar character. The Davis-Bacon Act directs the Secretary of Labor to determine local prevailing wage rates.

Davis-Bacon wage determinations are issued by the U.S. Department of Labor.  Larimer County also uses wage determinations listed on CDOT's web page

For information regarding Davis-Bacon Wages, contact the U.S. Department of Labor at (866) 487-9243.

Required Contract Provisions Federal-Aid Construction Contracts, Form FHWA 1273, is required to be included in all contracts and subcontracts for projects receiving Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) funding.  Larimer County's federal funding

is also required.

FEMA provides supplemental Federal disaster grant assistance for debris removal, emergency protective measures, and the repair, replacement, or restoration of disaster-damaged, publicly owned facilities and the facilities of certain Private Non-Profit (PNP) organizations. The PA Program also encourages protection of these damaged facilities from future events by providing assistance for hazard mitigation measures during the recovery process.  Larimer County's

 is a required part of every FHWA grant funded project.

Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding is authorized under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended. Public Laws are the appropriation acts that provide funding for each disaster.  The Section 3 program requires that recipients of certain HUD financial assistance, to the greatest extent possible, provide training, employment, contracting and other economic opportunities to low- and very low-income persons, especially recipients of government assistance for housing, and to businesses that provide economic opportunities to low- and very low-income persons.  The Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) has developed a

to ensure compliance with Title 24. Larimer County's is also a required part of every CDBG-DR contract.

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
Per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Larimer County will provide a reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with a disability who need assistance. Services can be arranged with at least seven business days' notice. Please email us at or by calling (970) 498-5700 or Relay Colorado 711. "Walk-in" requests for auxiliary aids and services will be honored to the extent possible but may be unavailable if advance notice is not provided.