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File #: 15-20317    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Reference Status: Filed
File created: 5/2/2023 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 5/22/2023 Final action: 5/22/2023
Title: Reference - Charlotte Business INClusion Policy
Reference - Charlotte Business INClusion Policy

The following excerpts from the City of Charlotte's Charlotte Business INClusion Policy are intended to provide further explanation for those agenda items that reference the Charlotte Business INClusion Policy in the business meeting agenda.

Part A: Administration and Enforcement

Part A: Section 2.3: Targeted Outreach and Designated Contracts for Small Business Enterprises (SBEs). When feasible, the Charlotte Business INClusion (CBI) Office may designate certain Contracts or categories of Contracts in which solicitation efforts will be directed only to SBEs. In designating Contracts for targeted outreach or SBE participation, the CBI Office takes into account the size and scope of the Contract and the availability of SBEs to provide the applicable services or products.

Part A: Section 3.1: Subcontracting Goals. The city shall establish one or more Subcontracting Goals for all Construction Contracts of 200,000 or more and for all Architecture, Engineering, and Surveying Contracts of $100,000 or more. Contracts estimated to be less than these thresholds are exempt from the goal setting process.

Appendix Section 20: Contract: For the purposes of establishing a (Minority, Women, and Small Business Enterprise (MWSBE) subcontracting goal on a Contract, the following are examples of contract types:
* Any agreement through which the city procures services from a Business Enterprise, other than Exempt Contracts.
* Contracts include agreements and purchase orders for (a) construction, re-construction, alteration, and remodeling; (b) architectural work, engineering, surveying, testing, construction management, and other professional services related to construction; and (c) services of any nature (including but not limited to general consulting and technology-related services), and (d) apparatus, supplies, goods, or equipment.
* The term "Contract" shall also include Exempt Contracts for which an SBE, Min...

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