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Bureau of Internal Business Services

BIBS is the provider of central services for the City of Portland

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Room 1250, Portland, OR 97204

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The City of Portland supports the employment of Oregon State Certified Minority, Women and Emerging Small Businesses on City projects.  Recently, we have received complaints that certified firm(s) are in violation of state certification requirements.  This Investigation Request Form is a way to request that the City perform an initial investigation that may lead to a Third Party Complaint being filed with the Office of Minority, Women & Emerging Small Business.


M/W/ESB Certification Ineligibility Complaint Investigation Request

M/W/ESB Certification Ineligibility Complaint Investigation Request - Instructions

Any individual or firm who believes that an applicant certified as a MBE/WBE/DBE does not qualify under the standards of eligibility for State of Oregon certification can file a complaint with the City using this form. However, the use of this form is limited to cases that meet the following criteria: 1. City of Portland projects only (no private or other agency projects); 2. City projects that are currently underway or closed within the past 12 months. Compliants filed that fall outside of these parameters will not be reviewed by Procurement Services.

Identity and Confidentiality

Please note that we need your name and contact information in order to conduct an investigation into the submitted compliant. Procurement Services reserves the right to deny an investigation request if inaccurate contact information is submitted. Your personal information will be kept confidential to the extent permitted by law.
By checking this box you agree that the information you are providing is as accurate and truthful as possible and that you are not intentionally including false or misleading information.*
Your First Name*
Your Last Name*
Your Phone Number*
Your Email Address*
Best time for communication with you:*
Do you wish to have your identity remain confidential to the extent permitted by law?*
Please identify the contractor (name of firm) engaged in the potential violation:*
Please identify any additional contractor(s) engaged in the potential violation:
What is the general nature of this matter?*
Please provide the name of the construction project (if known):
Where did this incident or violation occur? (list address or closest intersection)*
Please provide the specific or approximate time this incident occurred:*
How long do you think this problem has been going on?*
How did you become aware of this potential violation?*
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If other, how?
Please identify any persons who have attempted to conceal this problem and the steps they took to conceal it:
If you have a document or file that supports your report, please upload the documentation here:
(Maximum file size: 30MB)
Please provide any additional information or details that would assist in an investigation into this matter:

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