Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program
The DBE Program, which has been developed under the Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) policies, is administered by the Office of Employee Services. Authority for the department's DBE Program is derived from, but is not limited to:
- Title VI of the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 and any amendments.
- Executive Order 11625 and any amendments.
- Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU).
- 49 CFR Part 26 of the Federal Register and any amendments.
U.S. Department of Transportation DBE Program
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November 4, 2014 DBE Goal Setting Meeting. The meeting will be at 1 p.m. central time in the First Floor North Conference Room, Administration Building at the Iowa DOT, 800 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa.
This meeting will establish DBE goals for the December 16, 2014, letting. The new DBE annual goal of 5.75% established for the FFY 2015-2017 is in effect with this letting. For additional information call 515-239-1422 or e-mail questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
2015-2017 Proposed DBE Goal Methodology
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Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program
The Iowa DOT takes affirmative action to ensure that Disadvantaged business enterprises have the maximum practical opportunity to get Iowa DOT contracts for construction, professional and technical service. The Iowa DOT also has taken specific steps to ensure there is no discrimination in the awarding and administering of contracts. The attached DBE Program Plan has been submitted to the Federal Highway Administration for approval.