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MWBE Alert: New York City Council to Host Important Committee Hearing on December 14

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MWBE Alert: Important Committee Hearing

The New York City Council will be holding a joint hearing with the Committees on Contracts, Small Business and Women’s Issues to discuss oversight on the implementation of a series of Minority Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) bills.

When: Thursday, December 14 at 1PM
Where: City Hall

Here are the bills being discussed:

  • Int 923 – By Council Members Cumbo, Cornegy, Rosenthal, Chin, Eugene, Gentile, Koo, Rose, Williams and Dickens – A Local Law in relation to requiring the department of small business services to submit an annual report regarding the satisfaction of MWBE requirements by recipients of economic development benefits who contract with the economic development corporation.
  • Int 976 – By The Public Advocate (Ms. James) and Council Members Chin, Gentile, King, Mendez, Palma, Richards, Rose and Dickens – A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring training for agency chief contracting officers and agency M/WBE officers and posting related information on the city’s website.
  • Proposed Int 981-A – By Council Members Cumbo, the Public Advocate (Ms. James), Rosenthal, Crowley, Cornegy, Arroyo, Chin, Dickens, Eugene, Gibson, Koo, Rose and Wills – A Local Law in relation to the creation of an advisory board to enhance procurement opportunities for minority and women-owned businesses.
  • Int 1005 – By Council Members Crowley, Mealy, Cumbo, Rosenthal, Cornegy, Chin, Gentile, King, Koslowitz, Rose and Wills – A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring agency minority and women-owned business enterprise utilization plans to be published online.
  • Int ____ – By Council Member Rosenthal A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to amending reporting requirements related to M/WBE participation.
  • Int ____ – By Council Members Rosenthal, Cornegy and Crowley – A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to establishing auditing requirements for minority and women-owned business enterprise procurement.
  • Int ____ – By Council Member Rosenthal – A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to amending reporting requirements and agency goals related to M/WBE participation.
  • Int ____ – By Council Members Rosenthal, Cornegy and Crowley – A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring a minority and women-owned business enterprise consultant for city projects with budgets in excess of ten million dollars.
  • Res ____ – By Council Member Rosenthal – Resolution adopting the rule amendment of the Procurement Policy Board to raise the micro-purchase limit for the procurement and award of construction contracts to $35,000.

If you are interested in obtaining more information and continued updates regarding these bills, please contact Senior Vice President Tunisha Walker, head of Capalino+Company’s MWBE consulting group, at tunisha@capalino.com.


 

Tunisha WalkerThe Capalino+Company MWBE Consulting Group, led by Senior Vice President Tunisha W. Walker, works with MWBEs to build their capacity and secure government contracts, and assists companies seeking to hire MWBEs to comply with MWBE goals.

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