An MBE is defined as a business owned and managed by a 51% majority of one or more minorities. A WBE is defined as a business owned and managed by a 51% majority of one or more women.
Metro will establish a M/WBE Voluntary Anticipated Level of Participation (VALP) on all state and/or locally funded non-negotiated procurements, determined to have subcontracting opportunities. Adherence to this requirement is strictly voluntary.
Linda B. Wright
Director, Small Business Programs
Director, Economic Development Initiatives & Workforce Compliance
Director, Financial Management Services
Manager, PLA/CCP, Business Outreach
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