DBE and ACDBE Monitoring and Enforcement Requirements

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					                                   Federal Aviation
                                   Administration




   Monitoring and
    Enforcement



2009 National DBE Conference

      FAA Office of Civil Rights
       “We are who we serve”
             Monitoring and Enforcement
                   Requirements
    Airport to establish monitoring and enforcement procedures,
    and mechanisms.

    Keep running tally of attainments versus commitments.

    Ensure work committed to DBE is actually performed by the
    DBE.

    Ensure prompt payment and return of retainage.




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         Examples of Program Issues in
          Monitoring and Enforcement
     Running tally of attainment versus commitment
     inconsistently maintained, or done at end of
     contract.

     Inconsistent or no on-site monitoring of DBE’s
     work.

     Complaints of slow payment by DBEs.

     Retainage released by airport at project completion.


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           Examples of Best Practices in
           Monitoring and Enforcement
     A form which identifies each subcontractor coming on-site for
     airport security purposes is also used to confirm the DBE firm
     coming on-site. Form shared with Engineering and DBELO
     office.

     Engineering Dept. does on-site review of work performed by
     the DBE, and coordinates findings with DBELO office.

     DBELO office conducts on-site reviews.

     Engineering maintains database of DBE committed work, and
     attainments; keeps runny tally at 30%,60%, and 90% project
     completion. Database shared with DBELO office.


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                  Best Practices Summary

                          It takes a village…

     Leveraging Resources
               existing mechanisms can be used for DBE monitoring
               purposes.
               engineering or business office can assist in DBE on-site
               monitoring.
     Coordination

     Follow-through

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                                 Questions?




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