(Added by Ordinance No. 171418, effective July 23, 1997)
A. Actions by Bureau. The Bureau may deny, suspend or revoke an EEO
certification of the contractor or subcontractor if:
1. Employs a workforce that shows underutilization of minorities and
women, as reflected by their availability in the workforce, and thereafter
fails to take positive steps to diversify its workforce after notification
from the Bureau that such steps are required to maintain the EEO
certification. Underutilization determinations shall be based on federal Title
VII standards including the "Four-Fifths Rule" and "Manifest Imbalance"
2. Engages in discrimination prohibited by state, federal or local
3. Refuses to provide information to the Bureau of Purchases to
determine whether it should be EEO certified or recertified;
4. Refuses to provide information when the Bureau is conducting a
5. Intentionally provides false information to the Bureau in regard
to its EEO certification or in response to the Bureau’s request for
6. Intentionally employs subcontractors that are not EEO
B. Appeal. EEO certification that has been denied, suspended or
revoked may be appealed to the City Council by filing a written notice with the
City Auditor within 10 days after the date of denial, suspension, or revocation.
Action on such appeal shall be as directed by the City Council.
C. Enforcement. If no appeal to the City Council is filed within the
time allowed, or if the appeal is denied by the City Council, the decision of
the Bureau immediately shall go into effect.