Public Notice

MILWAUKEE COUNTY DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE) GOALS FOR UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (US DOT)

FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION (FTA) ASSISTED PROJECTS IN FEDERAL FISCAL YEARS (FFY) 2018-2020

Public notice of proposed FTA Triennial goal setting including solicitation of feedback and evidence of ongoing discrimination.  TWO (2) public hearings are scheduled

to solicit feedback and evidence:

August 22, 2017

10:30 AM and 2:30 PM

Milwaukee County Transit System’s Administration Building

Main Conference Room

1942 North 17th St, Milwaukee

The draft PROPOSED FTA DBE FFY 2018-2020 Report is available for electronic viewing at: http://county.milwaukee.gov/cbdp/DBEGoalReports.htm

RSVP to (414) 278-4932 or email

[email protected]  or RSVP at our web page:

https://mke.diversitycompliance.com/Default.asp –

If you have an account, Log In and go to View/Events to RSVP.

If not, Scroll to System Training/Training and Events and choose a link for event and time – (Public Hearing RSVP Notice: New FTA-assisted DBE Project Goal FFY2018-2020)

Attendance at one of these hearings is strongly encouraged for those contractors interested in hearing directly from the MCTS project management team and staff about the expanded opportunities under the proposed goals.

Proposed FTA goal report setting Triennial Goals on Milwaukee County projects at for Milwaukee County Transit System for federal fiscal years 2018-2019-2020.  Available to the public, internal county management, the Milwaukee County Board and the Milwaukee County Executive for the period of August 15, 2017 through September 15, 2017.  Feedback is welcome and strongly encouraged.

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To achieve these goals by setting the highest feasible portion of the goals as Race Neutral, per 26.51, Milwaukee County has set the following local procurement goals by the type of activity:

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Suggested feedback and evidence may include:

Comments and feedback on this report, goals, methodology, and Milwaukee County’s contracting on FTA-assisted projects at Milwaukee County Transit System

DBE and non-DBE availability of ready, willing and able firms

Effects of discrimination

Efforts to establish a level playing field

These goals are expected to go in effect as of October 1, 2017 and remain in effect unless otherwise requested to alter them by the FTA and/or

changes in plans for projects at the airport require a change to the goals as currently calculated.

Interested parties who wish to provide input, ask questions and/or share concerns, as well as understand the methodology utilized in establishing

the DBE goals are encouraged to attend.  Whenever possible, please bring your feedback in writing, so we have an accurate accounting of your information.

A hardcopy of the draft report is available for viewing at the following address during normal business working hours, please call ahead:

Milwaukee County logoCommunity Business Development Partners

633 West Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 902

Milwaukee, WI  53203

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