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Address

Mailing Address:

Office of Economic Development
600 East Fourth Street
2nd Floor - Suite 226
Charlotte, NC 28202

Office Location:

600 East Fourth Street
2nd Floor - Suite 226
Charlotte, NC 28202

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Monica Grier
Administrative Support Coordinator
980-314-2941

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Goals

• To increase participation of minority, women and small business customers in Mecklenburg County business opportunities.

• To provide up-to-date and accurate information on all MWSBE Program services to all citizens.

• To have all MWSBE staff adequately and sufficiently trained on technical and practical applications and current issues and industry trends related to the field of procurement.

It is further the policy of Mecklenburg County to prohibit discrimination against any person or business in pursuit of these opportunities on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran's status.


Objectives

• To ensure that Mecklenburg County staff involved in purchasing, make good faith efforts to utilize MWSBE vendors in accordance with formal and informal procurement procedure as mandated by the Board of County Commissioners.

• To track MWSBE good faith efforts and utilization according to recording keeping requirements mandated by the Board of County Commissioners.

• To create and maintain an ongoing outreach effort to MWSBE vendors including, without limitation, assisting MWSBEs to register with the State IPS system and the State E-procurement System, providing information regarding doing business with Mecklenburg County, and encouraging collaboration among MWSBEs.

• To establish partnerships with existing management and technical assistance providers in the Charlotte area to assist MWSBEs with securing and performing Mecklenburg County contracts.

• To provide and administer procedures for resolving complaints of discrimination made against businesses holding construction or equipment and service contracts with Mecklenburg County.

Address

Mailing Address:

Office of Economic Development
600 East Fourth Street
2nd Floor - Suite 226
Charlotte, NC 28202

Office Location:

600 East Fourth Street
2nd Floor - Suite 226
Charlotte, NC 28202

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Monica Grier
Administrative Support Coordinator
980-314-2941

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