Program Level
Local

Certification & Administration Level
Local

Program Authority

Article VII of Chapter 28, D.R.M.C.; Ordinance #86, Article V of Chapter 28: Covered Goods and Services

Applicability

Construction, services, and goods contracts with local funding only; defined selection pool

Mechanism
Contract goals, Restricted projects

Application fee
$200

Reciprocity
None

Certification Term
Yearly

Application
Electronic only
Eligibility

Small, for-profit businesses at least 51% owned and controlled by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged individuals

Business Size
Construction: SBA size standard. Professional services: 1/2 the SBA size standards; overall cap is $23.98 million

Personal Net Worth
$1.32 million

Citizen
US citizen or lawful permanent resident

Minimum Time in Business
6 months