Business Enterprise for Minorities, Females, and Persons with Disabilities Contracts
305.03 Business Enterprise for Minorities, Females, and Persons with Disabilities Contracts
Introduction: This policy establishes the expectations of the College in meeting the goals of the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Females, and Persons with Disabilities Act (30 ILCS 575/1).
Policy Statement: This Act establishes goals for all state agencies and public institutions of higher education to increase participation of businesses owned by minorities, females, and persons with disabilities for State Contracts, professional service contracts, and requirements for college compliance and reporting as define by the Act (30 ILCS 657/1).
Compliance: In order to remain compliance with the Act, the College will do the following:
The College President shall appoint the Chief Financial Officer as the liaison to the Council;
The College Liaison shall file an annual compliance plan with the Council, which shall include a copy of this Policy signed by the College President, which shall outline and summarize the College’s goals for contracting with businesses owned by minorities, females, and persons with disabilities for the current fiscal year, the manner in which the College intends to reach these goals, a timetable to reach these goals, and procedures to support this Policy as specified by the Act;
The College Liaison shall file an annual report with the Council;
The College Liaison shall provide notice to the Council of proposed contracts for processional services;
The College shall use bid forms identifying the bidder’s percentage or disadvantaged business utilization plans and percentage of business enterprise program utilization plan; and
The College shall comply with all other requirements of the Act.