Bid Title: Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Contractors
Category: Construction Projects
Status: Open

Description:

The City of Rock Island is working with Augustana College to study Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) contractors within the area that perform work on public works projects.

DBEs are for-profit small business concerns where socially and economically disadvantaged individuals own at least a 51% interest and also control management and daily business operations.  African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Asian-Pacific and Subcontinent Asian Americans, and women are presumed to be socially and economically disadvantaged.  Other individuals can also qualify as socially and economically disadvantaged on a case-by-case basis.  To be regarded as economically disadvantaged, an individual must have a personal net worth less than $1.32 million. 

The City of Rock Island is currently seeking DBE contractors to be placed on a list for consideration on future city projects.  In order to be included, the DBE must provide the City with the following information:

  • Name of DBE firm
  • Owner’s Name
  • Business Address
  • Work that the DBE performs (concrete paving, landscaping, traffic control, etc.)
  • Contact information (phone number and/or e-mail address)



Publication Date/Time:
2/1/2019 8:30 am
Closing Date/Time:
Open Until Contracted
Contact Person:
Mike Kane, City Engineer
City of Rock Island
Public Works Department
Engineering Division
1309 Mill Street
Rock Island, IL 61201
309-732-2200
Business Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM

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