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06/14/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 06/14/2021 12:48

Public Notice: DBE Goal Methodology FFY 2022-2024

Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments () is committed to engaging small disadvantaged, minority and women-owned business enterprises in all contracts to the maximum feasible extent, and will continue working to ensure the maximum feasible opportunity for these businesses to participate in contracts financed in whole or in part with Federal funds.

The Maine Department of Transportation administers the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise ( program and certifies all s in Maine are in compliance with federal regulations under 49 CFR Part 26. Visit the Maine website for more information.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that in accordance with US DOT regulation 49 CFR Part 26, the Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments (AVCOG) has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (DBE) for disadvantaged business participation in projects funded in whole or in part with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funds including consulting, supplies, manufacturing, and service contracts.

For FFY 2022-2024 (October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2024) AVCOG has established an annual DBE participation goal of 0.16% to be achieved through race/gender neutral means. Contractors/providers should examine each element of work on Federally Funded projects for DBE subcontracting or sub-consulting opportunities.

Interested parties may view AVCOG's DBE and FTA Goal Methodology for the next 30 days during normal business hours (8:00 am-4:30 pm, Monday-Friday) at the Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments, 125 Manley Road, Auburn, Maine or on AVCOG's website: AVCOG DBE Goal and Methodology Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2022-2024 (PDF)

AVCOG will accept written comments on the Program through the close of business on July 15, 2021. Comments should be addressed to Joan Walton, DBE Liaison Officer, AVCOG, 125 Manley Road, Auburn, Maine 04210 or e-mail: [email protected].

Comments may also be sent directly to the Federal Transit Administration by contacting:

Ms. Margaret Griffin
Civil Rights Officer, Region I
Federal Transit Administration
55 Broadway, Suite 904
Cambridge, MA 02142
Tel: (617) 494-2397
E-mail: [email protected]

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AVCOG DBE Goal and Methodology Federal Fiscal Year () 2019-2021 (PDF)

AVCOG DBE Program-Rev 6-2017 (PDF)

AVCOG DBE Program-Rev 6-2017 (DOC)