PUBLIC NOTICE CONCERNING THE
SOUTHEAST AREA TRANSIT DISTRICT (SEAT)
DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE)
GOAL FOR FISCAL YEAR 2024
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 a Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) goal, whereby 21.4% of all applicable professional services and procurement contracts during Fiscal Years 2024 – 2027, beginning October 1, 2024 through September 30, 2027 involve DBE firms. The DBE Program is a federal program designed for business owners deemed socially and economically disadvantaged.
The proposed goal and the rational are available for review between 8:00 a.m. 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 this goal will be accepted until August 1, 2023. The comments are for information purposes only and may be sent to the SEAT DBE Staff, Cherise Simpson or via email at CSimpson@seatransit.org. 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.