326-30-030 - Procedure for setting overall annual goals

326-30-030. Procedure for setting overall annual goals

The director of the office of minority and women's business enterprises will establish overall annual goals for participation in state contracts by qualified MBEs and WBEs for all state agencies and educational institutions. The annual period shall be the state fiscal year. The goals will be a percentage of the reporting base which includes all expenditures for public works, personal services, and for the procurement of goods and services by state agencies and educational institutions.

(1) Time for establishment of goals. The overall annual goals will be adopted each year by June 15.

(2) Distribution. The overall annual goals will be distributed to the head of each agency and educational institution on or before June 30 each year.

(3) Process used to establish goals. The director will review the overall annual goals each year and establish goals for the upcoming year. In establishing the new goals, the director shall consider the following categories of information, to the extent that such data is reasonably obtainable: (a) The number of certified businesses available to perform work in each class of contract; (b) the state's success in attaining goals over the last year; (c) information regarding the percentage of available MBEs and WBEs as compared to the percentage of dollars awarded to MBEs and WBEs, per class of contract; (d) information indicating discrimination against minority and women-owned businesses in each class of contract; (e) and such other relevant information as may be available.

Statutory Authority: RCW 39.19.030(7). 92-20-079 and 92-20-124, § 326-30-030, filed 10/6/92 and 10/7/92, effective 11/6/92 and 11/7/92; 90-06-040, § 326-30-030, filed 3/1/90, effective 4/1/90. Statutory Authority: 1983 c 120. 84-03-005 (Order 83-7), § 326-30-030, filed 1/5/84.

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