Note: If the list of MBE/WBE’s for a particular subcontracting/supplier opportunity is ten or less, the Offeror must contact the entire list within such area of opportunity to be in compliance with (c) and (d). If the list of MBE/WBE’s for a particular subcontracting/supplier opportunity is more than ten, the Offeror must contact at least two-thirds of the list within such area of opportunity, but not less than ten, to be in compliance with (c) and (d).
Provide plans and specifications or information regarding the location of plans specification to MBE/WBE’s.
Submit list of all subcontractors/suppliers, other than M/WBE’s, their scope of work and the dollar amount that will be utilized on the contract.
Submit affidavit and/or documentation if MBE/WBE bids were rejected on the basis of quotation (TCCD will not accept as a good and honest effort, the rejection of M/WBE bids for an insignificant amount), qualifications, etc.
Documents may be requested to be produced for an in camera inspection.
GOOD FAITH EFFORTS - Steps taken to achieve a M/WBE goal or other requirements, which by their scope, intensity, and appropriateness to the objective, can reasonably be expected to fulfill the program requirement.
Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) - (1) Which is at least 51 percent owned and controlled by one or more minority persons, or in the case of any publicly owned business, at least 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more minorities; and
(2) Whose management and daily operations are controlled by one or more of minority individual(s) owner(s). Minority persons include Blacks, Hispanics, Asian Pacific Americans, Asian Indian Americans, and Native Americans.
SMALL BUSINESS – Small Business Administration has established a size standard for most industries in the economy. The most common size standards are as follows:
500 employees for most manufacturing and mining industries
100 employees for all wholesale trade industries
$6 million for most retail and service industries
$28.5 million for most general & heavy construction industries
$12 million for all special trade contractors
$0.75 million for most agricultural industries
About one-fourth of industries have a size standard that is different from these levels. They vary from $0.75 million to $28.5 million for size standards based on average annual revenues and from 100 to 1500 employees for size standards based on number of employees. Several SBA programs have either alternative or unique size standards, such as the .
Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) - (1) Which is at least 51 percent owned and controlled by one or more women, or in the case of any publicly owned business, at least 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more women; and (2) Whose management and daily operations are controlled by one or more women owner(s).