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2016 Oregon DOT Disparity Study Public Meeting
April 5, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDTFree
The Oregon Department of Transportation 2016 Disparity Study is analyzing whether there is a level playing field for minority- and women-owned firms in the Oregon transportation contracting industry and in its own contracts. This information will help ODOT operate the federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program for its federally funded contracts. ODOT’s last disparity study was conducted in 2011. Keen Independent Research is leading this current study.
REVIEW & COMMENT ON THE DRAFT REPORT
Representatives from highway construction, engineering related and other businesses, community groups and interested parties are invited to review the study’s draft report and provide comments from March 18th through April 30th,2016. Public input will help the project team finalize the study.
There are a number of ways stakeholders can review and comment on the draft report.
• Visit the study website – www.ODOTDBEstudy.org.
• Attend a public meeting in April to meet with ODOT and the study team (see details to the right).
• Contact the study team any time through the project hotline, online comment form, email, or by mailing a letter to the address below