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File #: 4636    Version: 0 Name: Jaco Code, 1984 relating to Affirmative Action Programs
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/30/2014 In control: Justice and Law Enforcement Committee
On agenda: 6/30/2014 Final action: 7/28/2014
Title: AN ORDINANCE repealing sections 600., 601., 602., 603. 611., 612., 613., 615., 616., 617., 621., 622., 623., 624., 625., 626., 630., 631., 632., 633., 634., 635., 636., 637., 638., 639., 640., 641., 642., 643., 644., 650., 651., 652., 653., and 654., Jackson County Code, 1984 relating to Affirmative Action Programs - Contractors, and enacting, in lieu thereof, forty-five new sections, relating to minority- and women-owned business enterprises, with an effective date.
Sponsors: Theresa Garza Ruiz, Crystal Williams, James D. Tindall, Dennis Waits, Dan Tarwater III, Scott Burnett
Indexes: AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAMS, JACKSON COUNTY CODE
Code sections: section 600 - Affirmative Action - Jackson County Code 1984
Attachments: 1. 4636adopt
Related files: 18795, 18749, 4695, 18692, 5087, 5107, 5059, 5123
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI


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AN ORDINANCE repealing sections 600., 601., 602., 603. 611., 612., 613., 615., 616., 617., 621., 622., 623., 624., 625., 626., 630., 631., 632., 633., 634., 635., 636., 637., 638., 639., 640., 641., 642., 643., 644., 650., 651., 652., 653., and 654., Jackson County Code, 1984 relating to Affirmative Action Programs - Contractors, and enacting, in lieu thereof, forty-five new sections, relating to minority- and women-owned business enterprises, with an effective date.


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ORDINANCE NO. 4636, June 30, 2014

INTRODUCED BY Theresa Garza Ruiz, Crystal Williams, James D. Tindall, Dennis Waits, Dan Tarwater and Scott Burnett, County Legislators


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WHEREAS, Jackson County, Missouri government has a long-standing policy to promote equal opportunity for employment, advancement, and continuation of employment among all qualified persons regardless of their race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability; and,

WHEREAS, Holt and Associates of Oakland, CA, is a firm nationally recognized as expert in the area of minority- and women-owned business enterprise (MBE/WBE) law and has been retained to develop recommendations for an ordinance that more clearly sets out required M/WBE practices; and,

WHEREAS, after review of the County's practices related to MBE/WBE contracting, a revised proposed ordinance has been recommended; and,

WHEREAS, implementation of the recommended MBE/WBE practices will require the amendment of chapter 6 of the Jackson County Code; and

WHEREAS, such amendment is in the best interests of the health, welfare, and safety of the citizens of Jackson County; now therefore

BE IT ORDAINED by the County Legislature of Jackson County, Missouri, as follows:

Section A. Enacting Clause. Sections 600., 601., 602., 603. 611., 612., 613., 614., 615., 616., 617., 621., 622., 623., 624., 625., 626., 631., 632., 633., 634., 635.,...

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