Bill No. 95 Ordinance 1114
AN ORDINANCE TO IMPLEMENT THE FOLLOWING SPECIFIC AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STEPS DIRECTED AT INCREASING THE UTILIZATION OF SECTION 3 BUSINESS CONCERNS AS DEFINED UNDER CURRENT CDBG PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS.
Be it ordained by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City ofRich Hill, State of Missouri, as follows:
A. To identify eligible business concerns for CDGB-assisted contracts through: the Chamber of Commerce, the Urban League, local advertising media (including public notices) applicable area committees, or citizen advisory boards; lists available through the are HUD program office and Missouri Department of Economic Development; regional planning agencies, and all other appropriate referral sources.
B. To maintain a list of businesses for utilization in CDBG-funded procurements, to insure that all appropriate Section 3 business concerns are notified of pending contractual opportunities, and to make this list available for general city procurement needs.
C. To require all potential contractors to submit a written Section 3 plan including utilization goals and the specific steps planned to accomplish these goals, and to incorporate the Section 3 clause in all solicitations and contracts. (Note: loans, grants, contracts and subsidies for less than $100,000 are exempt from this requirement.)
D. To notify Section 3 residents and businesses of the training and economic opportunities generated by the Section 3 covered assistance.
E. To facilitate the training and employment of Section 3 residents and the award of contracts to Section 3 business concerns by undertaking activities to reach the numerical goals.
F. To maintain records including copies of correspondence, memoranda, etc., which document that all applicable Section 3 steps have been taken.
G. To appoint or recruit an executive official of the city as Equal Opportunity Officer to coordinate the implementation of this Section 3 plan.
H. As officers and representatives of the City ofRich Hill, we have read and fully agree to this Section 3 Affirmative Action Plan, and become a party to full implementation of this program.
Read two times and passed by the City Council of the City of Rich Hill, State of Missouri, on the 12th day of September 2000.
Alvin Briscoe, Mayor
Rose Entrikin, City Clerk
Ayes: Wills, Stephens, Humble
Rich was absent.