May 3, 2002
REPORT NO. 02-106
Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee
Agenda of May 8, 2002
City Manager=s Equal Opportunity Contracting Program (EOCP) Status
Issue - 1) Should the City Council accept the City Manager=s Equal Opportunity
Contracting biannual status report for the First Half of FY 2002; 2) Should the City
Council approve the recommended revision to the Subcontractor Outreach Program?
Manager=s Recommendation - Accept the report.
Adopt the Subcontractor Outreach Program revision.
Fiscal Impact - None to the issuing department.
As prescribed by Council Policy 300-10, the City Manager is required to report to the City
Council on the status of Equal Opportunity Contracting (EOC). The mission of EOC is to ensure
all who do business with the City of San Diego are fair in payment practices; do not discriminate;
and provide opportunities for all citizens through hiring, subcontracting and apprenticeship
policies. The specific functions performed include labor compliance, equal employment
opportunity and subcontractor outreach. This report covers contracting activity monitored by
EOC for the first half of Fiscal Year 2002.
Contract Activity - Construction
For the period July 1, 2001 through December 31, 2001, the City of San Diego issued 58
construction contracts. State, Federal and federally assisted construction projects include
mandatory goals ranging from 8% to 30% for the participation of certified firms with certified
firms being those formally designated by the State and/or the City as Minority Owned Business
Enterprises, Women Owned Business Enterprises, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises and/or
Disabled Veteran Owned Business Enterprises (M/W/D/DVBE). City - funded construction
contracts issued under the Subcontractor Outreach Program (SCOPe), include mandatory, project
specific subcontracting goals.
The Equal Opportunity Contracting Program monitors and tracks the award of contracts. As a
part of monitor