DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE)

by / Wednesday, 05 August 2015 / Published in News & Hot Topics

LEGAL NOTICE

Hattiesburg Department of Federal and State Programs

DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE)

PARTICIPATION IN FEDERALLY FUNDED PROJECTS

The City of Hattiesburg has proposed to implement a goal of 1 % for DBE participation in projects funded through Federal Funds appropriated to the Department by the Federal Transit Administration for Fiscal Years 2016-18 in accordance with MAP-21 and 49 CFR Part 26 to bring it into alignment with Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) proposed guidelines.  The methodology used to calculate the goal consist of counting the number of DBE firms contained in official, available DBE Directories and dividing this number by the total number of available firms in relevant NAICS Codes.  This resulted in a base figure of 1%.

The City of Hattiesburg plans to achieve 0.08% of the goal through race neutral and 0.02% race/gender conscious measures.  The goal and its rational are available for inspection and comments during normal business hours at the Department of Federal and State Programs for 30 days following the date of this notice.  Written comments about the FTA funds should be directed to Ms. LaKeylah White, Director, Post Office Box 1898, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39403-1898, phone number (601) 554-1006.  The City of Hattiesburg is an equal employment employer and shall not discriminate on the grounds of sex, age, race, religion, color, disability or national origin in the award and performance of federally assisted contracts.   This document is available in accessible format upon request.  Paper copies of this notice as well as information regarding accessible formats may be obtained by calling HUB City Transit 601-545-6220.

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