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Targeted Group Eligibility - Matrices and Orders

On June 6, 2011, the commissioner of Administration renewed the orders designating Targeted Group businesses for all state agencies conducting purchasing and contracting under Minn. Stat. Chapter 16C, for Mn/DOT's non-federal highway construction contracting & subcontracting, and for four Metropolitan Agencies. These orders replace similar orders issued on May 5, 1999, November 17, 2000, and March 16, 2010 on the same subject matter.

State agency personnel: Please take note of the following excerpts from the Commissioner's Order regarding state agency purchasing:

  1. Businesses owned and operated by minorities, women, veterans and disabled individuals make significant contributions to Minnesota's economy.
  2. Small businesses are major contributors to jobs and revenue growth in Minnesota.
  3. Public spending can leverage small business development which in turn can help address issues such as job growth, increased tax revenue, increased human capital and reduction in dependency and crime.
  4. Public spending to leverage small business development is a priority for Minnesota's executive branch leadership and part of a larger strategy to make Minnesota globally competitive.
  5. State and local government agencies are strongly encouraged to develop programs to help build the capacity of Minnesota's small businesses.
  6. State executive branch agency purchasing and contracting conducted under the authority of Minnesota Statutes Chapter 16C must, at minimum, comply with this order.

Targeted Group Eligibility Matrices

The following .pdf files provide a matrix of Targeted Group Business eligibility for preferences and subcontracting in purchasing and contracting for each of the designated agencies:

State Agencies - Purchasing & Contracting Conducted Under Minn. Stat. Chapter 16C

Mn/DOT - Non-Federal Funded Highway Construction

Metropolitan Council

Metropolitan Airports Commission

Metropolitan Mosquito Control District

Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission

Commissioner's Orders Designating Targeted Group Eligibility

The following .pdf files contain the full orders of the Commissioner of Administration designating Targeted Group Business eligibility for preferences and subcontracting in purchasing and contracting.

State Agencies - Purchasing & Contracting Conducted Under Minn. Stat. Chapter 16C

Mn/DOT - Non-Federal Funded Highway Construction

Metropolitan Council

Metropolitan Airports Commission

Metropolitan Mosquito Control District

Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission

 


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