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FFY 2021-2023 FHWA DBE Goal Methodology Public Comment

The Civil Rights Office (CRO) would like to invite you to participate in the upcoming public comment period for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) FFY 2021-2023 draft proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal Methodology. The public comment period is open from December 15, 2020 to January 31, 2021.

The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) proposes the following overall DBE goal: 9.97% race-neutral and 0.00% race-conscious. You may find the preliminary draft of the goal methodology online here.

(FHWA) FFY 2021-2023 draft proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal Methodology

Email Your Comment
Emailed comments are welcome at any time during the comment period. Send to: dbegoalmethodology@alaska.gov

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Virtual Public Meeting
A statewide virtual public meeting to discuss the goal will be held via Zoom and teleconference on

Jan 12, 2021 10:00 AM AKST

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Meeting ID: 957 6425 8971
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Comments regarding the overall goal methodology may be submitted during the comment period via fax, mail, or e-mail, and should follow the Comment Form available here.

Mail comments:

Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities
Civil Rights Office
P.O. Box 196900
Anchorage AK 99519-6900

All comments must be submitted prior to the close of business (5:00 PM AKST) January 31, 2021.

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Public Meeting Draft Disparity Study - Public Notice

ALASKA DOT&PF
DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE) PROGRAM DISPARITY STUDY RESULTS PRESENTATION PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

You are invited to attend the Alaska DOT&PF/MGT Consulting Group DBE Disparity Study Results virtual presentation public meeting on December 22nd from 10 AM to 12 PM AKDT. The DOT&PF and MGT Consulting Group has finalized the most recent Disparity Study and is presenting the results to the public. As you may recall the purpose of the Study is to measure the success of its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program (DBE). The ultimate goal is to provide fair opportunities for all firms interested in doing business with the DOT&PF.

The final report will soon be released and will be available at www.alaskadotpfdisparitystudy.com.

PUBLIC COMMENT

The public can provide comments on DOT&PF’s Availability and Disparity Study. DOT&PF will hold the virtual public meeting and give a presentation related to the draft report on December 22, 2020 at 10 AM to 12 PM AKDT. Please register for this event at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1582485715769828875

The public can also submit comments about DOT&PF’s Availability and Disparity Study Update via https://alaskadotpfdisparitystudy.com/contact-us-n/ or via mail to: DisparityStudyPublicComment2020@alaska.gov

The Civil Rights Office is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for all businesses and personnel on Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) projects. It is the policy of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) that no on shall be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability, regardless of the funding source, including Federal Transit Administration, Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Highway Administration, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association and State of Alaska funds.”

Our Mission is to "Keep Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure."

The Civil Rights Vision is to ensure transportation services are provided in a non-discriminatory manner.

IMPORTANT NOTE: For all projects advertised after July 1, 2018: All prime contractors, subcontractors, and DBEs must be on the Alaska DOT&PF AASHTOWare Project Vendor list in order to register on plan holder’s lists. Bidders must have an AASHTOWare Project Vendor ID or your bid may not be accepted. You can get on the Alaska DOT&PF AASHTOWare Project Vendor List now!

For more information, please visit the IRIS Vendor Self Service (VSS) website

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