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File #: 20-0747    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/27/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/23/2020 Final action: 6/23/2020
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 103-2020 and the Local Agency Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Annual Submittal Form for Federal Fiscal Year 2020/21, and further to authorize the Department of Transportation to submit said Form to the California Department of Transportation. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Route Sheet, 2. B - Resolution, 3. C - Annual Submittal (9B) FFY 20-21, 4. D - FE AGMT 09-52635, 5. Executed Resolution 103-2020, 6. Executed Local Agency DBE Annual Submittal Form (Exhibit B)
Related files: 19-0753, 18-0757, 09-0344, 21-0939
Title
Department of Transportation recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 103-2020 and the Local Agency Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Annual Submittal Form for Federal Fiscal Year 2020/21, and further to authorize the Department of Transportation to submit said Form to the California Department of Transportation.

FUNDING: N/A
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
In order to receive federal transportation funds, the County must follow 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 the Operating Administrator 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 the Caltrans Federal Fiscal Year (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, Legistar 09-0344, Item 27, the Board adopted Resolution 088-2009 approving the new Caltrans DBE Program and authorized the Board Chair to sign the Caltrans DBE Program Implementation Agreement for Local Agencies 09-52635 (DBE Implementation Agreement) (Attachment D). On behalf of the FHWA, Caltrans provided its approval on May 8, 2009. 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) (Attachment C) for each FFY, which includes the name, phone number, and electronic mailing address of the designated DBE Li...

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