The Compliance Buzz

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February 12, 2017

DGS Commercially Useful Function for SB & DVBE

Performing a Commercially Useful Function is a critical requirement of doing business with the state. As such, the Office of Small Business and Disabled Veteran Business […]
February 11, 2017

DGS Adoption of Small Business Regulations Revisions

The Department of General Services, Procurement Division, Office of Small Business & Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Services (OSDS) has revised California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title […]
February 11, 2017

Caltrans: What if you only receive 1 A&E proposal?

The Caltrans Division of Local Assistance is excited to announce a new informational tool for local agencies – the Selected Shorts Video Series.  These videos will […]
February 8, 2017

USDOT Approves Separate Goals for Women and African American Businesses

On Jan. 19, 2017, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx approved a waiver of U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations to allow the San Francisco Municipal […]
January 26, 2017

Caltrans LAPM 2017 Edition

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance is pleased to present the 2017 edition of the Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM). This 2017 edition incorporates all updates, changes, […]
January 18, 2017

Caltrans Training through LTAP

The California Department of Transportation Division of Local Assistance has partnered with Sacramento State’s College of Continuing Education (CCE) to provide trainings and technical assistance as […]
January 18, 2017

MBDA Releases Report on Contracting Barriers Impacting Minority Firms

Minority Business Development Agency Releases Report on Contracting Barriers Impacting Minority Firms PR Newswire January 18, 2017 WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Department […]
January 15, 2017

DGS FY 2015 – 16 Consolidated Annual Report

The Department of General Services (DGS) is pleased to announce the release of the 2015 –16 Consolidated Annual Report (CAR).  Public Contract Code (PCC) §  10111 […]
January 13, 2017

The Transit Award Management System (TrAMS): FTA’s Next Generation of TEAM

Welcome to the Transit Award Management System (TrAMS), FTA’s platform to award and manage federal grants. TrAMS was created to provide greater efficiency and improved transparency […]
January 3, 2017

USDOT DBE Program Guidance

The U.S. Department of Transportation issued guidance in its Questions and Answers section on the relationship and obligations between prime contractors and subcontractors and recipients’ duties to monitor […]
January 3, 2017

SBA Targets Access to Capital

SBA Works to Increase Capital Access for Underserved Markets The Small Business Administration (SBA) has been the leading source of capital for American small businesses to start and […]
January 2, 2017

Free DBE Certification Workshop

Caltrans is providing a FREE DBE certification workshop on January 12, 2017. 100 South Main Street, Los Angeles Increase your Business opportunities to perform work with […]
January 2, 2017

Safe Harbor Cost Rate Test and Evaluation

Beginning in July 1, 2013, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) initiated a Safe Harbor Cost Rate Test and Evaluation program for Architectural and Engineering (A&E) consulting […]
December 22, 2016

Caltrans DBE Supportive Services Survey

Tell us how we’re doing! Your feedback is critical in providing an effective DBE Supportive Services program. For more information about the program, please visit the […]
December 10, 2016

WASHTO Civil Rights Training Symposium

2017 WASHTO Civil Rights Training Symposium February 20 – 23, 2017 San Diego, CA The Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (WASHTO) invites you […]