File #: Int 1021-2015    Version: Name: Requiring a minority and women-owned business enterprise consultant for city projects with budgets in excess of ten million dollars.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Contracts
On agenda: 12/7/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring a minority and women-owned business enterprise consultant for city projects with budgets in excess of ten million dollars
Sponsors: Helen K. Rosenthal, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Elizabeth S. Crowley, Margaret S. Chin, Corey D. Johnson, Peter A. Koo, Rosie Mendez, Deborah L. Rose, Donovan J. Richards, Annabel Palma, Karen Koslowitz, I. Daneek Miller, Antonio Reynoso
Council Member Sponsors: 13
Summary: This bill would require that City contractors hire an independent MWBE consultant for every contract over ten million dollars as a way to enhance city procurement opportunities for minority and women-owned businesses.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1021-A, 2. Int. No. 1021 - 12/7/15, 3. Summary of Int. No. 1021, 4. December 7, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Committee Report 12/14/15, 6. Hearing Testimony 12/14/15, 7. Hearing Transcript 12/14/15, 8. Proposed Int. No. 1021-A - 7/25/17
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12/14/2015*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Small Business Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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12/14/2015*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Women's Issues Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2015*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Women's Issues Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2015*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Women's Issues Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2015*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Contracts Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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12/14/2015*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Contracts Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/2015*Helen K. Rosenthal City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/2015*Helen K. Rosenthal City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Proposed Int. No. 1021-A

 

By Council Members Rosenthal, Cornegy, Crowley, Chin, Johnson, Koo, Mendez, Rose, Richards, Palma, Koslowitz, Miller and Reynoso

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring a minority and women-owned business enterprise consultant for city projects with budgets in excess of ten million dollars

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Paragraph 2 of subdivision h of section 6-129 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to add new subparagraph g to read as follows: 

(g) For each agency project with a contract budget in excess of ten million dollars and for which minority and women-owned business participation goals have been established pursuant to this section, the contracting agency shall hire an independent consultant with expertise in minority and women-owned business procurement to perform the following functions: (i) assisting the prime contractor in recruiting minority and women-owned businesses for procurement opportunities on such project; (ii) monitoring the prime contractor’s compliance with minority and women-owned business participation goals; and (iii) reporting to the contracting agency on the prime contractor’s performance in meeting minority and women-owned business participation goals.

The prime contractor shall pay all costs associated with such independent consultant.

§2.  This local law shall take effect 120 days after its enactment into law.

ASB
10/29/15

LS # 6651