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Source : Contractor News
June 18, 2022
Author : Patty Allen
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has drafted plans for its Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) goals for the next three years.
A CDOT press release explains, “The methodology is open for public comment through July 21, and you may reach out to CDOT's Civil Rights DBE Program Manager, Jun Arcilla, with questions.”
You can read the full methodology here.
The Press Release goes on to explain:
Determination of the triennial DBE goal includes identifying a base figure for the relative availability of DBEs based on demonstrable evidence of the availability of ready, willing, and able DBEs as compared to the availability of all businesses participating on federally?funded DOT?assisted contracts. In accordance with 49 CFR 26.45, CDOT’s goal methodology consists of two steps:
To establish the base figure and determine the relative availability of DBEs to perform work on CDOT projects, CDOT evaluated:
The public is invited to provide feedback through July 21, 2022. You can attend CDOT's Small Business Collaborative Forum, send a snail mail to CDOT's Civil Rights & Business Resource Center at 2829 W. Howard Pl., 1st Floor, Denver, CO 80204, email email@example.com or call: (303) 757-9234