Milwaukee County Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goals

Milwaukee County Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goals for United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Assisted Projects Federal Fiscal Years 2015-2017


In accordance with USDOT Regulations, Milwaukee County has established goals for participation by certified DBE firms on the County’s federally assisted transit projects anticipated for Federal Fiscal Years 2015-2017.

The County anticipates receiving $23,103,890 in federal financial assistance from the FTA over this three (3) year period. Of this amount, $5,550,000 is slated for expenditures related to Paratransit activities, and $17,553,890 is anticipated for expenditures related to procurement of equipment and supplies.

The County has set the following preliminary goals for DBE participation:

• Paratransit Services: 8.5% of funds anticipated for professional services
• Procurement Activity: 4.8% of funds anticipated for procurement of equipment and supplies

The overall DBE goal for all FTA assisted contracts is 5.7%.

These are overall DBE goals, and will be filed with FTA on August 1, 2014. If, and/or when, opportunities arise, goals may be modified accordingly per 49 CFR Part 26.

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

Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Time: 1:30 – 3:30 PM
Place: Wilson Park Senior Center
2601 West Howard Avenue
Milwaukee, WI

Date: Friday, July 11, 2014
Time: 8:30 – 10:30 AM
Place: Washington Park Senior Center
4420 West Vliet Street
Milwaukee, WI

A hardcopy of the FTA FFY 2015-2017 DBE Goal Report is available for viewing at the following address Monday – Friday, 8:00AM – 4:30PM:

Community Business Development Partners
City Campus, Suite 830
2711 West Wells Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53208