PUBLIC NOTICE — Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goals

Milwaukee County Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goals for United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Assisted Projects Federal Fiscal Years 2014-2016.

PUBLIC NOTICE

In accordance with USDOT Regulations, Milwaukee County has established goals for participation by certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) firms on the County’s federally assisted aviation projects anticipated for Federal Fiscal Years 2014-2016.

The County anticipates receiving $130,419,000 in federal financial assistance from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over this three (3) year period. Of this amount, $115,180,800 is slated for expenditures related to construction activities and $15,238,200 is expected to be spent on professional services.

The County recommends an overall DBE goal of 20.40% for all construction and construction related FAA assisted contracts. The methodology used for this recommendation is provided by the FAA, reviewed by our legal counsel and will be shared during these meetings.

Additionally, it is federally mandated that Milwaukee County collects, documents and considers stakeholders input during this process. Input may be provided in person during public meetings or via email to CBDPcompliance@milwcnty.com. Public comments will be accepted until August 8, 2013.

Public information meetings for interested parties and members of the public will be conducted as follows:

Date: June 24, 2013    Time: 2:00-4:00 PM 

Place: Wilson Park Senior Center

2601 W. Howard Avenue, Milwaukee, WI

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Date: July 2, 2013      Time: 9:00-11:00 AM

Place: MLK Community Center

1531 W. Vliet Street, Milwaukee, WI

Please call (414) 278-4747 or email CBDPcompliance@milwcnty.com to confirm attendance at this meeting.

A hardcopy of the FAA FFY 2014-2016 DBE Goal Report is available for viewing at the following address during normal business working hours:

Community Business Development Partners

City Campus, Suite 830A

2711 West Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53208

414-278-4747