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Posted on: May 17, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Disparity Study Public Meeting


The City of Hampton and Schools is conducting an Update Disparity Study and invites all interested parties to a public meeting. The Disparity Study will review the utilization of Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) for the City of Hampton and Schools (City). The study will examine 1) the procurement of construction, architecture and engineering, professional services, goods and supplies, and services for the City; 2) the subcontracting practices of prime contractors who do business with the City, and 3) the anecdotal evidence collected from a broad cross section of M/WBE and non-M/WBE firms.

The purpose of the public meeting is to hear an overview of the tasks included in the disparity study, learn how area businesses may be asked to participate, and obtain testimonies and accounts of experiences working with or seeking work from the City.

WHAT:
Disparity Study Public Meeting
WHEN:
Tuesday, June 4, 2012
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
WHERE:
Hampton City Hall, 8th floor Council Chambers
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, VA 23669

NOTICE FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: Persons with disabilities who plan to participate in this activity and who may need auxiliary aids or services such as interpreters for persons who are deaf or hearing impaired, readers, large print or Braille, also non-English speaking persons who may need assistance are requested to contact Vernetta Mitchell at 704-531-4099.

Individuals or business owners with questions or comments about this study can contact MGT of America, Inc., Vernetta Mitchell, (704) 531-4099, Vmitchell@mgtamer.com.

To verify the information in this announcement contact Jessica Spencer, Minority Business Coordinator at (757) 728-5179, or jrspencer@hampton.gov.

The City of Hampton and Schools and MGT of America would like to thank you in advance for your participation in and support of this important study.

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