Westchester County established a DBE program in 2013 in accordance with regulations of the US Department of Transportation. The county has received federal financial assistance from the DOT, and as a condition of receiving such assistance, the county has signed an assurance that DBEs will have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in DOT-assisted contracts. Read the complete policy statement for further details. You may review the county's DBE program organizational chart.
County DBE Federal Transit Administration Goals
Westchester County Department of Public Works and Transportation’s (DPW&T) overall DBE goal for fiscal years 2016, 2017 and 2018 is 3.96 percent of the financial assistance the county will expend in Federal Transit Administration (FTA) assisted contracts and other services related to the Westchester County Bee-Line bus system. Read more about the proposed DBE-eligible, FTA-assisted contracts for Federal Fiscal years 2016, 2017 and 2018.
County DBE Federal Aviation Administration Goals
In addition to the FTA-assisted contracts, the county will participate in FAA-assisted contracts with regards to the Westchester County Airport. Policies for both DBE-eligible FAA-assisted contracts and ACDBE-eligible FAA-assisted contracts have been signed as an assurance that DBEs will have an equal opportunity to receive and particiapte in these contracts.
DPW&T's overall DBE goal for fiscal years 2018, 2019 and 2020 is five percent of the financial assistance the county will expend in FAA-assisted contracts.
The DBE goal for airport-related concessions, other than car rental, is 0.04 percent; and the goal for car-rental-related concessions is 0.2 percent for fiscal years 2016, 2017 and 2018. Review the Airport Concessions DBE goals.
Unified Certification Program Directories for NY, CT and NJ
These state-managed directories allow interested parties to search for local DBE's.
- New York State BizNet UCP Directory
- Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Companies in CT
- New Jersey State BizNet UCP Directory
Minority-Owned Depository Institutions
Historically, the Federal Reserve Board compiled quarterly data on depository institutions that participate in the Treasury’s Minority Bank Deposit Program. Beginning with the June 30, 2015 Release Date, depository institutions that participate in the FDIC’s Minority Depository Institutions Program have been added in addition to depository institutions defined by the Treasury. The data come from the board’s National Information Center database and is generally released about twelve weeks after the end of each quarter