Contract Compliance

Contract Compliance

KWA provides assistance to our clients in the implementation of Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) programs and Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) programs that comply with all requirements of either federal (USDOT – 49 CFR Part 26), or state (NC Senate Bill 914/General Statute 143-128.2) guidelines.  The array of services offered by KWA in Contract Compliance includes:

Review of bid documents in coordination with A/E firms to ensure inclusion of appropriate DBE language in documents.

Attendance at pre-bid or pre-proposal meetings to explain requirements of the DBE program.

Conducting detailed good faith efforts’ reviews, following receipt of bids/proposals, to determine sufficiency of efforts.

Development and maintenance of client DBE databases and/or bidders’ lists.

Development and implementation of localized DBE outreach and training programs.

Monitoring projects for compliance with DBE program requirements.

A sample list of clients for whom we have provided Contract Compliance services:

Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) – Charlotte

Chatham Area Transit Authority (CAT) – Savannah, Georgia

Fayetteville Area System of Transit (FAST) – Fayetteville, North Carolina

New Hanover County Jail

Clancy & Theys

University of North Carolina – Wilmington

N.C. State HUB

Southwest Georgia Regional Airport


1 Comment

  1. Hi Ken,

    I attended your training back in 2012. I have finally taken the leap and started my own DBE consulting business here in Texas. You were an inspiration! If you have time, I would like to discuss with you future mentoring opportunities. Thanks for all that you do and inspire.

    LaVonia Horne-Williams
    HWM Consulting, LLC

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