PUBLIC NOTICE CONCERNING THE SOUTHEAST AREA TRANSIT DISTRICT (SEAT)
DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE)
GOAL FOR FISCAL YEARS 2023 – 2025
In accordance with the requirements of the U.S. Department of transportation as set forth in 49 C.F.R. Part 26, as amended, the Southeast Area Transit District (SEAT) hereby notifies the public that it is recommending the Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) goal, whereby 17.1% of all applicable professional services and procurement contracts during Fiscal Years 2023 – 2025, beginning October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2024 involve DBE firms. The DBE Program is a federal program designed for business owners deemed socially and economically disadvantaged.
The proposed goal and the rationale are available for review between 8:00 am and 4:30 p.m.; Monday through Friday at 21 Route 12, Preston CT 06365. It is also available online at www.seatbus.com. Written comments on the DBE goal will be accepted from the public for 30 days following the day of this notice, which is July 1, 2022. The comments are for information purposes only and may be directed to: Cherise Simpson, Programs Manager, at CSimpson@seatransit.org or at the above address. The Southeast Area Transit District does not discriminate based on race, color or national origin and operates its programs in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.