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ADM-1.02 - Fair Contracting & Employment Strategy - 3 Year Review

FAIR CONTRACTING & EMPLOYMENT STRATEGY - 3 YEAR REVIEW
Binding City Policy
BCP-ADM-1.02

PURPOSE
 
WHEREAS, the 1996 Oregon Regional Consortium Disparity Study was an examination of race and gender bias issues within the regional construction industry as well as City purchasing practices; and
 
WHEREAS, the Study recommended that the City expand its efforts to generate capacity and business opportunities for minority, women and emerging small businesses (M/W/ESBs) by developing specific programs for this purpose; and
 
WHEREAS, the City developed the Fair Contracting and Employment Strategy which includes a number of programs designed to assist M/W/ESBs with training and access to City contracting opportunities; and
 
WHEREAS, a three-year review of the Strategy revealed an increase in participation by M/W/ESBs; and
 
WHEREAS, the Office of Management and Finance, Bureau of Purchases has made recommendations to continue the existing programs with minor changes in program administrative process with no increase in costs; and
 
WHEREAS, the Office of Management and Finance, Bureau of Purchases should be directed to implement these changes and continue the Fair Contracting and Employment Strategy programs since it currently manages the Strategy;

POLICY
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Portland City Council that the Office of Management and Finance, Bureau of Purchases, is hereby directed to continue implementation of the Fair Contracting and Employment Strategy, attached hereto as Exhibit A.
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Fair Contracting and Employment Strategy is Binding City Policy.
 
*Note: Exhibit A is in PDF format and requires the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

HISTORY
 
Resolution No. 36050
Adopted by Council January 9, 2002.

Table of Contents
ADM-1.01 - Purchasing Policies
ADM-1.02 - Fair Contracting & Employment Strategy - 3 Year Review
ADM-1.03 - Sustainable Procurement Strategy (Superseded)
ADM-1.04 - Fair Contracting & Employment Strategy
ADM-1.05 - Professional, Technical and Expert Services Contracting Manual
ADM-1.06 - Purchasing Manual (Deleted)
ADM-1.07 - EEO Certification
ADM-1.08 - Purchasing Board of Appeals Rules of Procedure
ADM-1.09 - Sustainable Procurement Policy
ADM-1.10 - Sustainable Paper Use Policy
ADM-1.11 - Proposal to Increase Minority-Owned, Women-Owned and Emerging Small Business Utilization in Professional, Technical and Expert Contracting
ADM-1.12 - Biofuels Requirements for Petroleum-Based Fuels Sold in Portland and City-Owned Vehicles
ADM-1.13 - Assigning Confidence Ratings to Project Cost Estimates
ADM-1.14 - Professional, Technical, and Expert Policy Documents Modification to Address Minority, Women, and Emerging Small Business Subcontractor Concerns and Public Notice Requirement of City Intent to Execute Sole Source PTE Contracts
ADM-1.15 - City Equal Benefit Requirements Expansion to Include Contract Amendments and Revenue Generating Contracts
ADM-1.16 - Sweatshop Free Procurement Policy and Code of Conduct for Apparel Contractors
ADM-1.17 - Sweatshop Free Procurement Policy Administrative Rules
ADM-1.18 - Minority Evaluator on Contractor Evaluation and Selection Panels
ADM-1.19 - Social Equity Contracting Strategy to Increase Minority-Owned, Women-Owned and Emerging Small Business Utilization in City Contracting
ADM-1.20 - Workforce Training & Hiring Program Administrative Rules
ADM-1.21 - Prime Contractor Development Program Administrative Rules
ADM-1.22 - Construction Prequalification Program Administrative Rules
See Also - Independent Contractors