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File #: 15-0787    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/15/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/14/2015 Final action: 7/14/2015
Title: Community Development Agency, Administration and Finance Division, recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 111-2015 authorizing the Chair to sign the Local Agency Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Annual Submittal Form for Federal Fiscal Year 2015/16. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - CRS Reso 7-14-15, 2. B - Reso 7-14-15, 3. C - CRS Annual Submittal 7-14-15, 4. D - Annual Submittal 7-14-15, 5. E - AGMT 09-52635 FE Contract 7-14-15, 6. Executed Resolution 111-2015 7-14-15 item 20.pdf
Title
Community Development Agency, Administration and Finance Division, recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 111-2015 authorizing the Chair to sign the Local Agency Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Annual Submittal Form for Federal Fiscal Year 2015/16.

FUNDING: N/A
Body
DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Community Development Agency (CDA), Administration and Finance Division, recommends the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign the resolution authorizing the Chair to sign the Local Agency Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Annual Submittal Form for Federal Fiscal Year 2015/16.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
In order to receive federal transportation funds, the County must follow the State of California Department of Transportation's (Caltrans) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program for implementation into projects funded with United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) funds. The DBE Program does not apply to projects without USDOT funding. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is an Operating Administration for USDOT funding of transportation projects.

On May 5, 2009, the Board approved the County’s adoption of Caltrans' DBE Program and authorized the Board Chair to sign the new DBE Implementation Agreement (AGMT 09-52635, reference Attachment E). Caltrans provided its approval on May 8, 2009 on behalf of FHWA. In accordance with 49 Code of Federal Regulations Part 26.21, this approval of the Program counts for all of the County’s USDOT-assisted programs.

The DBE Implementation Agreement requires that local agencies provide to the Caltrans District Local Assistance Engineer a completed Local Agency DBE Annual Submittal Form (Exhibit 9B, reference Attachment D) for each Federal Fiscal Year (FFY), which includes the name, phone number, and electronic mailing address of the designated DBE Liaison Officer; the Race Neutral measures that the local agency intends to implement in that year; and the choice of th...

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