Become a Prequalified Vendor or Contractor
Metro Code of Ordinances § 37.27
The Human Relations Commission shall prequalify those persons, firms, corporations, and associations seeking a contract, lease or other agreement with the Metro Government that requires an expenditure exceeding $10,000, if, on an analysis of the workforce of that entity, the Commission determines that:
The entity is not deficient in the utilization of minority groups, females, or handicapped persons in proportions to population or, if a construction entity, it is utilizing minority groups and females in accordance with the United States Department of Labor currently published goals;
or, The entity has an Acceptable, Bona Fide Affirmative Action Plan;
or, The entity is a small business, which employs ten or fewer individuals, including seasonal or part time employees;
or, The entity has a current federally-approved affirmative action program;
or, The Commission has made a finding based on other reasonable criteria, and after consideration of the provisions of 41 C.F.R. 60-2, has determined that the entity does not require an affirmative action plan.
NOTE: All forms and documents required to be submitted to the Louisville Metro Human Relations Commission must be completely thoroughly, completely, and accurately.
To fulfill this requirement, the contractor or vendor must submit:
Workforce Analysis Form Instructions (pdf)
Company Profile (pdf)
Minority Workforce Analysis (pdf)
Female/Handicapped Workforce Analysis (pdf)
Goals & Timetables for Affirmative Action Plan (xls)
Company Profile (xls)
Minority Workforce Analysis (xls)
Female/Handicapped workforce analysis (xls)
[Note: If you do not have Excel capability, please contact us for alternative formats. In addition, please note that all prequalification forms should be returned to the Human Relations Commission with an updated Company Profile form.]
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