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DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE
FY 2017 through 2019 GOALS
It is the policy of the Greater Hartford Transit District (the District) to provide Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts financed in whole or part with federal funds. The District will not allow any person or business to be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise be discriminated against in connection with the award and performance of any U.S. Department of Transportation assisted contract on the basis of sex, race, color or national origin. The District has established a proposed DBE participation overall goal for FYs 2017 to 2019 of 5.6%. The District’s proposed goal and its rationale are available for inspection at the Greater Hartford here or at the District’s office, from 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Greater Hartford Transit District, One Union Place, Hartford, CT, 06103.
The US Department of Transportation and the District will accept comments on the goal for 45 days from the date of this notice. The address for the US Department of Transportation is Federal Transit Administration – Region I, Civil Rights Officer, 55 Broadway Street, Suite 920, Cambridge, MA 02142.
Any firm wishing to obtain further information about the DBE program should contact Sandra E. Sheehan at the District's address above, at email@example.com, or by calling 860-247-5329 x3004.