Notice is hereby given that in accordance with US DOT regulation 49 CFR
Part 26, the Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments (AVCOG) has established a DBE Program for disadvantaged business participation in projects funded in whole or in part with Federal Transit Administration funds including consulting, supplies, manufacturing, and service contracts.
For FFY 2014-16 (October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2016) AVCOG has established an annual DBE participation goal of 0.7% to be achieved through race/gender neutral means. Contractors/providers should examine each element of work on Federally Funded projects for DBE subcontracting or sub-consulting opportunities.
Interested parties may view AVCOG’s DBE and FTA Goal Methodology for the next 45 business days during normal business hours (7:30-4, M-F) at the Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments, 125 Manley Road, Auburn, Maine. AVCOG’s DBE goal methodology can also be viewed at: http://www.avcog.gov.
AVCOG will accept written comments on the Program through the close of business on June 25, 2014. Comments should be addressed to Marsha Bennett, DBE Liaison Officer, AVCOG, 125 Manley Road, Auburn, Maine 04210 or by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comments may also be sent directly to the Federal Transit Administration by contacting:
Ms. Margaret Griffin
Civil Rights Officer, Region I
Federal Transit Administration
55 Broadway, Suite 920
Cambridge, MA 02142
Tel: (617) 494-2307