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File #: 171915    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/27/2018 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 6/20/2018
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution relating to the creation of a Disparity Study Independent Review Committee.
Sponsors: ALD. HAMILTON, ALD. STAMPER, ALD. JOHNSON, ALD. COGGS, ALD. LEWIS, ALD. RAINEY
Indexes: BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
Attachments: 1. Proposed Substitute A
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
6/29/20182 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/20/20182 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTED

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs, Lewis, and Rainey asked to be added as a co-sponsors, there were no objections.
Pass14:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
6/6/20182 COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTED

Minutes note: Proposed Substitute B accepted. Nikki Purvis - Dept. of Administration, Small Business Development Rhonda Kelsey - Purchasing Director Bernadette Karanja - Workforce Development Coordinator, City Clerk's Office Ald. Johnson asked to be added as a cosponsor.
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
6/6/20182 COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
5/16/20181 COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIR

Minutes note: Held at the request of Ald. Hamilton to work through some more details.
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3/27/20180 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
171915
Version
SUBSTITUTE 2
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. HAMILTON, STAMPER, JOHNSON, COGGS, LEWIS AND RAINEY
Title
Substitute resolution relating to the creation of a Disparity Study Independent Review Committee.
Analysis
This resolution creates a 13-member Disparity Study Independent Review Committee to engage small-business community stakeholders in efforts relative to the upcoming Disparity Study to be conducted on behalf of the City.
Body
Whereas, In 2010, an independent consultant, D. Wilson Consulting Group, LLC, conducted a community disparity study and found that a statistically significant disparity existed between the number of minority-owned and women-owned business enterprises that were ready and able to provide goods and services, including construction, to the City, and the number of those businesses that were providing such goods and services; and

Whereas, The consultant’s recommendations for addressing that disparity were subsequently implemented through the creation of chapter 370 of the Code (Common Council File No. 110086); and

Whereas, The ordinance was challenged in court, in a lawsuit which claimed that the ordinance was based on a statistically-invalid disparity study, causing the City to repeal those portions of the ordinance that included race- or gender-based participation goals; and

Whereas, The Common Council desires that a new, more rigorously researched and executed community Disparity Study be conducted; and

Whereas, The Department of Administration - Purchasing Division has indicated that a request for proposals will be issued for the services of a consultant to conduct a Disparity Study; and

Whereas, To ensure that the terms of the Disparity Study request for proposals, and any actions taken to implement recommendations of the Disparity Study, reflect the perspectives, interests and desires of businesses, property owners, residents and other stakeholders of the city, it is essential that the City create an ...

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