Please note: this meeting has been deferred.
Meeting Name: Committee on Contracts Agenda status: Deferred
Meeting date/time: 6/6/2019 Deferred Minutes status: Deferred  
Meeting location: Committee Room - City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
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Int 1293-2018 *Deborah L. Rose  Minority and women-owned business enterprises.IntroductionThis bill would amend the definition of “Minority group” for purposes of the city’s Minority and Women-owned business enterprises (M/WBEs) program to include Native Americans in all covered procurement categories and Asian Americans in the professional services category. The bill would also update citywide procurement goals for all minority groups across all procurement categories in accordance with the findings in the most recent citywide disparity study.   Action details Not available
Int 1452-2019 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.  Minority and women-owned business enterprises.IntroductionThis bill would, among other things, require the chief procurement officer, in conjunction with the mayor’s office of minority and women’s-owned businesses, to more frequently update operational protocols for the city’s M/WBE program, as well as facilitate additional agency and contractor training of M/WBE program implementation. The bill would also empower agency chief contracting officers to require contracting agencies to identify MBE, WBE or EBEs that such agencies intend to employ for certain contracts. Lastly, the bill would enable the chief procurement officer to exempt portions of certain contracts from the M/WBE program in instances where, after an exhaustive search by a contracting agency, it is determined that there are no eligible MBE, WBE or EBE firms eligible to perform the work required.   Action details Not available