November 24, 2017

DBE Good Faith Effort Complaint Process

FORMAL COMPLAINT PROCESS FOR DBE PROGRAM GOOD FAITH EFFORT REVIEW

If the good faith efforts submitted with the bid are deemed insufficient, the DBE
Review Officer will inform the DBE Liasion Officer, who will make the
final award determination. If the DBE Liasion Officer rejects the bid, the
decision is subject to an appeal by the bidder. The request shall be made in
writing and should provide documentation or arguments concerning the issue of
adequate good faith efforts. The DBE Oversight Committee will hear the appeal.
The bidder will have the opportunity to meet in person with the Committee to
discuss the issues leading to the bid rejection. A final recommendation will be
made to the Board of Supervisors by the DBE Oversight Committee.

Location

Public Services Building
2700 M Street, Suite 400 
Bakersfield, CA 93301-2358
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Phone: 661-862-8850
FAX: 661-862-8851