Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) firms are strongly encouraged to participate in the Town of Mammoth Lakes' contract opportunities. Town projects, which are funded in whole or in part with federal funding sources, are subject to DBE requirements as set forth in Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 26, and the State of California Department of Transportation Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program Plan, as well as other Caltrans guidelines. For these projects, specific DBE requirements and project goals are detailed in the project’s bid specifications.
There are many useful resources available to assist you in your DBE program efforts. Please review the information below, and visit the links to the various web sites provided.
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program
The Town strongly encourages the participation of DBE firms for its contract opportunities. For general DBE program information, please visit the Caltrans website by clicking on the following link: http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/bep/dbe_program.htm
California Unified Certification Program
To learn more about how to become a DBE certified firm, including criteria which must be satisfied, please click on the following Caltrans link: http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/bep/ucp.htm
Along with DBEs serving as the prime contractor for Town contracts, the Town strongly encourages the use of DBE certified subcontractors. To assist you in your search for DBE certified subcontractor firms, the California Unified Certification Program (CUCP) database directory can assist you. To access the database, please click on the following link: http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/bep/find_certified.htm
California Construction Contracting Program
Caltrans sponsors the California Construction Contracting Program (CCCP) to its market place contractors, consultants and vendors. DBEs and SBEs are encouraged to participate in and attend Caltrans’ sponsored free courses specifically offered through the CCCP, to assess bid opportunities.
For information about the CCCP, please visit the Small Business Enterprise section of the Caltrans website, by clicking on the following link:
Other DBE Links:
Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49