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' significant local programs, projects, etc., that have been initiated to
solve local problems. The Plan can be designed to meet your locations specific
needs for Minority and/or Small Business.
Upon request regarding SBSDB Plans Minority Business Project Office,
Fairfield, Connecticut will provide technical assistance regarding requirements,
interpretations, and implementation of the Format.
As used in the Plan, the term "small business concern"
The contractor shall presume that socially and eco-
Contractors acting in good faith may rely on notarized
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Prepare the introduction of the SBSDB Plan to contain the name and a brief history of the facility; its location - city, county, and state; a product line description; a statement of nature and extent of government contract work conducted at the facility; and a facility organization chart. In the Introduction you should state clearly how your plan meets the requirements of Federal Agencies (DOD, DOT, DOE, etc.) regulations concerning SBSDB subcontracting programs.
SECTION I -- Statement of Corporate Policy on
Disadvantaged Small Business
It is a fact, as stated by Reg Jones at Belleair, "placing business with minority vendors is required as part of the Company's affirmative action concepts. The Federal Procurement Regulation places this responsibility on all government contractors, and we must continue our record of improvement in this respect."
Prepare this Section of the Facility's SBSDB Policy Statements. The corporate
commitment is set forth as a strong commitment to meeting the principles of
Public Law 95-507 and the Federal Procurement Regulations (FPRs) including the
Defense Aquisition Regulations (DARs), direct that business practices and
procedures conform to these Federal Laws and Regulations.
The Corporation will include the clause entitled Utilization of
Prepare this Section to include what you are doing currently and what
you plan to do in order to disseminate the Company Policy Internally and externally as it generally or specifically applies to a contract. Actions
and plans should be supported with plans for implementation and exhibits of
action taken. Who, what, where, and why should be emphasized whenever
practicable. In specifying when action will be taken, use terms such as
monthly, quarterly, annually, etc.
SECTION III - Responsibilities for Implementation
Prepare this Section to identify all personnel responsible for implementing
the methods and requirements of the SBSDB Plan. This Section should outline
all Company management and/or supportive roles of key personnel involved
in both the planning and implementation of the Disadvantaged Small Business
Key Environmental factors
Prepare this section to show that you have conducted a search to discover
the availability of Small and Small Disadvantaged Businesses and their ability
to provide goods or services for the specific contract.
Be alert to concentrations
or absences of small or minority businesses in such specific business areas
as suppliers of goods or services. Cite special problem areas, i.e, locating
Minority Businesses to provide the Company's specific needs for goods and
services and indicate other key areas of concern.
Also provide examples of approaches to solve negative aspects in the Small and
Disadvantaged Small Business environment. It is important to show your involve
ment in fostering the development and growth of the Minority Business community.
This Section can define those procedures you have used to give Small and
Minority Businesses an opportunity to furnish the Company materials, supplies,
or services. Moreover, you should develop a "most probably buy list" defining
goods and services most likely to be furnished by SBSDBs for specific government