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Notice of Public Comment - Draft Proposed Amendment to FTA Overall DBE Goal-Setting Methodology for FFY 2010-2012

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) Board of Directors has authorized release of a Draft Proposed Amendment to Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Overall Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal-Setting Methodology for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2010-2012 for public comment. SANDAG currently proposes an FTA DBE overall goal of 7.04% for the FFY 2010/12 goal period. The DBE goal would be applicable to FTA-assisted contracts scheduled to be solicited and awarded during the period of October 1, 2010, through September 30, 2012. SANDAG currently proposes to meet 3.40% of its overall goal utilizing race-neutral measures in accordance with Title 49 CFR Part 26.51, and 3.48% of its overall goal utilizing race-conscious measures for construction contracts. Additionally, SANDAG currently proposes to meet 0.16% of its overall goal utilizing race-neutral measures and 0% utilizing race-conscious measures for professional service contracts. After making any changes needed to address public comments and additional review by the SANDAG Board, the goal-setting methodology will be sent to FTA for approval.

SANDAG’s proposed goal amendment and its rationale (developed in response to DOT’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program Regulations published under Title 49 CFR Part 26, the FTA Master Agreement and Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 22 [Docket No. OST–2010–0021], February 3, 2010, rules and regulations) is available for inspection and public review for forty-five (45) days following the date of this Notice, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, Monday through Friday at our administrative office located at: 

San Diego Association of Governments
401 B Street, Suite 800, San Diego, CA 92101
Attn:  Elaine Richardson
Phone:  (619) 699-6956

SANDAG will accept comments for forty-five (45) days from the date of this Notice. Comments can be forwarded to SANDAG at the above stated address or to the Regional Civil Rights Officer, U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transportation Administration, Region IX, 201 Mission Street, Suite 1650, San Francisco, CA 94105-1839.

Dated at San Diego, CA, this 2nd day of June 2010.

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