Valley Regional Transit (VRT) is in the process of preparing its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) 3-year goal for Federal Fiscal Years 2017-19. Please share this information with any potentially interested individuals and/or groups. A draft version of VRT's DBE goal and methodology may be viewed on the Civil Rights page of the VRT website at:
The finalized goal will be submitted to the Civil Rights Office of the Federal Transit Administration by December 1, 2016.
VRT will hold a public outreach meeting to consult with area officials, organizations, or individuals who may have information concerning the availability of disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged businesses, the effects of discrimination on opportunities for DBEs, and VRT's efforts to establish a level playing field for the participation of DBEs. The public outreach meeting will be held at 6:00 P.M. on November 29, 2016, at Valley Regional Transit, 700 E. 2nd St. Meridian ID 83642. This meeting location is ADA accessible to individuals with disabilities. Contact Jim McMahon the Valley Regional Transit DBELO (208 258-2709) by November 23, 2016 if special services are required during the meeting (such as signing for the hearing impaired or interpreting for the limited English proficient).
Comments and/or information concerning VRT’s DBE Program, the availability of area disadvantaged and nondisadvantaged businesses, the effects of discrimination on opportunities for DBEs, and VRT's efforts to establish a level playing field for the participation of DBEs, may be submitted by anyone wishing to attend the public meeting but unable to do so, by contacting Jim McMahon, DBE Liaison Officer, Valley Regional Transit, 700 E. 2nd St. Meridian ID 83642, firstname.lastname@example.org (208-258-2709).