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File created: 1/16/2024 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 3/25/2024 Final action:
Title: Reference - Charlotte Business INClusion Program
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Reference - Charlotte Business INClusion Program

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

Section 7.11 Small Business Market Strategy

Section 7.11: The Business Inclusion Officer may develop a market strategy for SBEs that may consist of setting aside certain classes or sizes of contracts for targeted Solicitations to SBEs.

Section 3.1 Contract Goals

Section 3.1.2: Contract Goals: One or more contract goals may be established for all Contracts of $100,000 or more.
Section 3.1.3: Types of Contract Goals: A Contract Goal can be a (i) MWSBE Goal, (ii) MBE Goal, (iii) SBE Goal, (iv) WBE Goal, (v) MSBE Goal, (vi) WSBE Goal or (vii) MWBE Goal.
Section 3.1.4: Participation Plan for Specific City Agreements: Participation Plans shall be used for Contracts using the Infrastructure Reimbursements Agreements, Developer Agreements, Financial Partner agreements, design-build construction delivery method, construction manager at-risk delivery method, and public-private partnership construction delivery method. The Business Inclusion Officer may require a Participation Plan for other Contracts not specified in this section. The Business Inclusion Officer shall draft a Participation Plan describing what outreach and other efforts the Contractor will be required to undertake to meet the Contract Goals established for the Contract. Any revisions to a Participation Plan after submission shall be approved in writing by the Business Inclusion Officer.
Section 3.1.5: Negotiated Contract Goals: The City may negotiate with a Business Enterprise regarding prospective MWSBE utilization on a Contract prior to its Solicitation. In such instances, the negotiation regarding any Contract Goals may involve scopes of work that ...

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