Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) Updates to the Local-let Process in Ohio Webinar, The Ohio Department of Transportation’s (ODOT’s) Office of Local Programs and Office of Diversity & Inclusion hosted a webinar on May 11th, 2016, to inform Ohio Local Public Agencies (LPAs) about important updates regarding the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) process for Local-let Projects.
Beginning July 1, 2016, the process for how contractors will fulfill their DBE obligation will be updated to be in compliance with the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA’s) requirements.This webinar will detail the procedures, timeframes and steps for maintaining compliance for contractors and how these processes will affect the Sale and Award of locally administered transportation projects.
The webinar includes the following:
Part I – Proposal Note 13
Part II – Utilization Plan
Part III – Affirmation from DBEs
Part IV – Good Faith Efforts
Part V – Questions and Discussion
Who Should watch this webinar? – Ohio local agency employees/officials who are involved in the management or administration of Local-let Projects. ODOT LPA Managers, consultants and other persons involved in the Local-let process will also benefit from viewing the webinar recording.,