Series 106 2005 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 106-159; Res. 52-05; Adopting the FY 2005 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal and directing its implementation
Council Bill No.
adopting the FY 2005 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal and directing its
WHEREAS, the City of Columbia is the recipient of federal Department
grant funds; and
WHEREAS, the City is committed to affirmative action and has
adopted an Affirmative
Action Plan; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of the United States Department of
disadvantaged business enterprises, as defined in DOT CFR Part 26, shall have the maximum
opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts financed, in whole or in part, with
federal funds and that no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of or
otherwise discriminated against in connection with the awarding and performance of any contract
covered under DOT CFR 49 Part 26 on grounds of race, color, national origin or sex; and
WHEREAS, the City has examined its opportunities for third party
contracting for its
expenditures with federal transit funds, has sought out the number of ready and willing DBE
firms for each type of work to be performed, has compared that figure to the total number of
firms available for the same type of work, and has calculated a goal of 12.23% for awards to
DBE firms using federal transit funds; and
WHEREAS, the City has published a formal notice of the results
of its goal setting process in
accordance with DOT CFR 49 Part 26 and has received no public comments.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA,
MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1. The City Council hereby adopts the FY 2005
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
goal of 12.23%. The City Manager shall implement this program in accordance with Department
of Transportation 49 CFR Part 26 and all other applicable local, state or federal regulations.
SECTION 2. The Citys Finance Director shall serve as DBE
Liaison Officer in regards to the
administration and reporting responsibilities of this program.
ADOPTED this 21st day of March, 2005.