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Meeting Name: Committee on Contracts Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/20/2019 1:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 14th Fl.
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Int 0346-2018 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Establishing auditing requirements for minority and women-owned business enterprise procurement.IntroductionThis bill would make it a requirement that the Comptroller conduct annual audits focused solely on MWBE procurement. This bill would also allow the Comptroller to appoint someone in the Comptroller’s office to oversee and execute such audit.   Not available Not available
Int 1293-2018 *Deborah L. Rose Proposed Int. No. 1293-AMinority 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 add Native Americans. The bill would also update citywide procurement goals for all minority groups across all procurement categories.   Not available Not available
Int 1379-2019 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Requiring a minority and women-owned business enterprise consultant for city projects with budgets in excess of ten million dollars.IntroductionThis 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.   Not available 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.   Not available Not available