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File #: 210835    Version: 1 Name: Administrative Code - Local Business Enterprise Program
Type: Ordinance Status: Pending Committee Action
Introduced: 7/20/2021 In control: Rules Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Ordinance amending the Administrative Code to revise the Local Business Enterprise (LBE) and Non-Discrimination in Contracting Ordinance (Chapter 14B) to: 1) increase the LBE certification size thresholds and authorize an automatic increase to the thresholds every five years based on the consumer price index; 2) change the LBE certification size threshold term of calculation from an average of gross annual receipts in the prior three to the prior five years; 3) increase penalties for violations of Chapter 14B from up to 10% to up to 25% of the contract or subcontract amount; 4) require prime contractors to include LBE subcontractors’ approved payment requests in payment applications within 30 days of receipt of an invoice; 5) authorize application of separate LBE subcontract participation requirements for micro, small, and SBA-LBEs; 6) extend the bonding assistance program to certain City-funded construction projects; 7) authorize a pilot Mentor-Protégé expansion program, a pilot micro-LBE set-aside program for certain design-build and construction manager/general contractor projects, and a pilot Neighborhood LBE program; 8) increase the contracting Threshold Amount from $709,000 to $1,000,000 and the Minimum Competitive Amount from $129,000 to $200,000; and make various other changes and clarifications to Chapter 14B.
Sponsors: Mayor, Shamann Walton, Ahsha Safai, Myrna Melgar
Attachments: 1. Leg Ver1, 2. Leg Dig Ver1, 3. 210835 FYI, 4. 210835 SBC
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