M/WBE Advisory Committee
MMBR Liaison: Nikki Mims
Board Type: Orange County
The "Fairness in Procurement" ordinance was adopted October 15, 1984. Amendments included Resolution No. 85-M-07, adopted February 25, 1985; and Resolution No. 91-M-30, adopted June 25, 1991. Ordinance No. 94-02, adopted January 11, 1994, repealed the Fairness in Procurement Ordinance and created the Minority/Women Advisory Committee. Ordinance No. 94-17, adopted August 9, 1994, renamed the committee as the Minority/Women Enterprise Advisory Committee and increased the membership by seven non-voting members.
Seven voting members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. Seven non-voting members designated by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Asian Chamber of Commerce, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the National Association of Women in Construction, the Associated Builders and Contractors, and the Associated General Contractors. Non-voting members are appointed by the County Mayor and confirmed by the Board of County Commissioners.
Powers and Duties:
Hears Certification appeals from applicants that have been found by staff to lack the certification requirements; makes suggestions as it relates to Minority/Women Business Enterprises, and evaluates the Certification and MWBE Utilization reports.
Second Wednesday of each month at 8:30 a.m., Commission Chambers, First Floor, Administration Center, 201 S. Rosalind Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801
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Last Revised: 3/21/2023
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