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Information on the City's small business programs and business community engagement
A program to build the number of Minority and Women prime contractors working on City construction projects.
The goal of the Workforce Training & Hiring Program is to increase the numbers of women & minorities in the construction trades through apprenticeship opportunities
The Sub Contractor Equity Program requires prime contractors to make an effort to provide subcontracting opportunities to state certified MWESB firms.
Sumbit a MWESB certification ineligibility complaint for a City project
City program to include at least one minority evaluator on contractor evaluation selection panels awarding City contracts
Information about the City's Fair Contracting Forum
Information and link to Portland's Contract Compliance Reporting System
Ensures projects receiving federal housing funds provide employment & contracting opportunities to Section 3 eligible residents and businesses
The City has passed several new initiatives: CEIP, CBA, and COEP. These initiatives along with others help address social equity in the City's construction contracting processes.