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CERTIFIED DIRECTORY: Find a certified MBE, WBE or SBE firm

APPLICATION: Download, complete, submit or fax to (216) 881-2330

RE-CERTIFICATION:
Construction & Engineering

RE-CERTIFICATION:
Goods & Services

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Contracts/Bids, Purchasing

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POLICY REVISIONS & UPDATES 2013
MBE | WBE
SBE


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DISPARITY STUDY
Download the Disparity Study complete report [PDF]


About the study
In 2009, the District engaged the firm of NERA Economic Consulting to perform a Disparity Study to determine whether, and to what extent, race- and gender-based discrimination exists in the District's contracting marketplace. Such determination was required to establish the legal basis for the development and implementation of a minority- and women-owned business enterprise (MBE/WBE) program.

Conclusions
The study determined that race- and gender-based discrimination is present in the District's contracting marketplace, and provided information necessary to develop a new MBE/WBE program. The Business Opportunity Program, formerly known as the Small Business Enterprise (SBE) program, is the result.


Download the Disparity Study complete report [PDF]


  Business Opportunity Program

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The Business Opportunity Program of the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District provides procurement opportunities to minority-owned, women-owned, and small businesses, thereby contributing to the economic health and vitality of the region.

The District's program focuses an economic impact in the geographic area it serves. In this way, our customers have a greater opportunity to do business with the District, resulting in job and business growth for the local business community. Bringing new companies into the District's procurement process enhances our competitive bidding process and it helps get the greatest value for the money it spends.

We are currently accepting applications for the Business Opportunity Program. If you are a minority-owned, woman-owned, or small business owner and would like to apply for our Opportunity program, you may download an application, or call (216) 881-6600 for more information.

Certified SBEs currently working on District contracts will remain under the SBE guidelines.

Tiffany Jordan
Contract Compliance Manager
(216) 881-6600 x6640
Elizabeth Biggins-Ramer
Contract Project Coordinator
(216) 881-6600 x6027

Diana D. Jones
Certification Officer
216-881-6600 x6028
Mark Sullivan
Prevailing Wage Officer
(216) 881-6600 x6754

Ben Holbert
Business Outreach Coordinator
216-881-6600 x6031






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BUSINESS COMMUNITY:

APPLICATION: Download, complete and submit or fax to (216) 881-2330

How to apply for MBE, WBE or SBE status

Applicant FAQs

Business Resource Guide



CUSTOMERS AND PUBLIC:
By establishing a MWSBE program, the Sewer District will make more investments in the regional economy by working with local companies, increasing business opportunities with local MWSBE companies, and offering more opportunities to qualified MWSBEs in our service area.


UPCOMING EVENTS

MBE to MBE Showcase
November 17, 2014 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cleveland Convention Center, 300 W. Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113

Morning breakout sessions include a presentation on the Affordable Care Act by CareSource, and Workers Compensation by BWC. Includes a lunch panel discussion and an afternoon tradeshow.

RSVP online today



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