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