DBE Information

Welcome to the Public Works DBE web page!

All public contracting opportunities must meet certain Federal and State laws regarding individual’s civil rights as contained in the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as well as other Federal and State Regulations.  To learn more about your federal civil rights, please visit the Federal Highways Administration's  civil rights web site: Fed. Highways Civil Rights

The linked pages at left detail the DBE requirements for contractors who wish to bid on the Public Works construction and consulting opportunities for the following public works divisions: Aviation, Engineering Design, and Facilities Maintenance.  You may wish visit look through these page to acquaint yourself with the Department of Public Works bidding requirements before proceeding to Humboldt County’s “Request for Proposal” link to the right.  

The Director of Public Works is the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Liaison officer.  The Engineering Design Section has been designated as Liaison Officer’s support staff. Construction Engineering has oversight responsibilities during construction for civil rights compliance by contractors