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File #: 16-0464    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/22/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/14/2016 Final action: 6/14/2016
Title: Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 098-2016 authorizing the Local Agency Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Annual Submittal Form for Federal Fiscal Year 2016/17 to also be signed by the Board Chair for submittal. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - CRS Reso 6-14-16, 2. B - Reso 6-14-16, 3. C - CRS Annual Submittal 6-14-16, 4. D - Annual Submittal 6-14-16, 5. E - AGMT 09-52635 FE Contract 6-14-16, 6. Executed Resolution 098-2016 (6-14-16), 7. Executed Annual Submittal Form 6-14-16
Title
Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 098-2016 authorizing the Local Agency Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Annual Submittal Form for Federal Fiscal Year 2016/17 to also be signed by the Board Chair for submittal.

FUNDING: N/A
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Community Development Agency (CDA), Transportation Division, recommending the Board adopt and approve Resolution 098-2016 authorizing the Chair to sign the Local Agency Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Annual Submittal Form for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2016-2017.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
In order to receive Federal transportation funds, the County of El Dorado (County) must follow the State of California Department of Transportation's (Caltrans) 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 March 5, 2009, Caltrans notified the County that it had just received conditional approval from FHWA to immediately implement Caltrans' FFY 2009-2010 DBE goal and methodology. That approval required the immediate implementation of a new DBE Program, which included a Race Conscious component.

On May 5, 2009 (Item No. 27), the Board approved the County’s adoption of Caltrans' new 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 (CFR) 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 A...

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