CCRTA DBE Public Meeting Notice For 2017-2019
Corpus Christi Regional Transit Authority (CCRTA) will hold a public meeting to present its three year DBE goal setting process for Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2017, 2018, and 2019 pursuant to U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Regulations 49 CFR Part 23 and 26.
CCRTA recommends an overall DBE goal of 16% for FFY 2017 – 2019. A description of the goal and information on the methodology used to establish the goal is available at CCRTA’s website, https://www.ccrta.org/. Copies of the methodology will also be available at the public meeting.
The public meeting will be held on:
Date: Friday, September 9, 2016
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Corpus Christi Regional Transit Authority
Board Room – 2nd Fl.
602 N. Staples Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
As part of the meeting, some of the information CCRTA will seek include:
- Whether firms face difficulties or barriers when bidding as prime contractors/consultants, sub-contractors/sub-consultants, or vendors.
- Whether business owners believe they have been treated fairly or unfairly based on their race, ethnicity, or gender.
- Whether prime contractors solicit, or fail to solicit bids or price quotes from DBEs on non-goal projects.
- Whether they feel there is a level playing field for firms accessing capital, bonding and insurance.
During the meeting attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions about the goals and make comments. Please be advised that statements will be limited to three minutes.
For more information please visit our DBE Certifications Page.