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File #: 20-1839   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/6/2020 In control: PUBLIC HEARING
On agenda: 10/20/2020 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO ENACT Ordinance, the title of which is as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, PERTAINING TO THE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY ACT AND COUNTY BUSINESS ENTERPRISE ("CBE") AND SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE ("SBE") ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; AMENDING SECTION 1-81.2 OF THE BROWARD COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES ("CODE") ADDRESSING ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATION AS A CBE OR SBE; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (Sponsored by Mayor Dale V.C. Holness)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Copy of Proposed Ordinance, 2. Exhibit 2 - Copy of Fiscal Impact Statement, 3. Additional Material - Information
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Andrew J. Meyers
Department: County Attorney

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO ENACT Ordinance, the title of which is as follows:

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, PERTAINING TO THE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY ACT AND COUNTY BUSINESS ENTERPRISE ("CBE") AND SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE ("SBE") ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; AMENDING SECTION 1-81.2 OF THE BROWARD COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES ("CODE") ADDRESSING ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATION AS A CBE OR SBE; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
(Sponsored by Mayor Dale V.C. Holness)

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Why Action is Necessary
A Resolution directing the County Administrator to publish notice of public hearing to consider enactment of the Ordinance was adopted by the Board of County Commissioners at its meeting of October 6, 2020.

What Action Accomplishes
Amends Section 1-81.2 of the Broward County Code of Ordinances addressing eligibility requirements for certification as a CBE or SBE.

Is this Action Goal Related
Yes

Previous Action Taken


Summary Explanation/Background
This item supports the Commission Value "Ensuring economic opportunities for Broward's diverse population and businesses and the Commission Goal "Utilize goals and policies to create employment opportunities and support for economically disadvantaged members of the community."

On September 22, 2020, the Board of County Commissioners directed the Office of the County Attorney to draft amendments to the Business Opportunity Act of 2012 addressing County Business Enterprise ("CBE") and Small Business Enterprise ("SBE") eligibility requirements. Under certain Broward County ("County") contracts, firms that are certified as CBEs or SBEs contract with nonaffiliated subcontractors or subconsultants for various services. In certain circumstances, the payments received by the CBE or SBE from the Cou...

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