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Legislation #: 070067 Introduction Date: 1/11/2007
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER SCHUMACHER
Title: Directing the City Manager to request occupational license applicants to voluntarily disclose their race, ethnicity or gender in order to identify potential additional businesses to participate in the City's MBE/WBE Program.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
1/11/2007 Filed by the Clerk's office
1/11/2007 Referred to Operations Committee
1/17/2007 Immediate Adoption
1/18/2007 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 070067

 

Directing the City Manager to request occupational license applicants to voluntarily disclose their race, ethnicity or gender in order to identify potential additional businesses to participate in the City's MBE/WBE Program.

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, Missouri has operated a Minority Business Enterprise and Women Business Enterprise program based on race, ethnicity and gender since December 1981; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council continues to encourage participation by minorities and women in the City contracting process and desires to increase participation by eligible Minority Business Enterprises and Women Business Enterprises in the City's MBE/WBE program; and

 

WHEREAS, the City's occupational license applicants are a potential source of additional MBE/WBE firms which may be able to participate in the City's MBE/WBE program; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Council hereby directs the City Manager to request occupational license applicants to voluntarily disclose their race, ethnicity or gender in order to identify potential businesses that may be eligible to participate in the City's MBE/WBE Program.

 

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