In order to implement updates to the Public Works/Construction Affirmative Action Plan application on 7/1/2022, Public Works/Construction AA Plan applications will be shut down from 6/30/2022 until 7/7/2022. Incomplete Public Works/Construction applications will be voided by 6/29/2022. Contractors will be able to begin new applications on 7/7/2022.

First: Public Works/Construction AA Plan utilization goals will change to 8% racial/ethnic affirmative action group members and 15% women. Currently open AA Plan applications will observe the current AA Plan utilization goals. AA Plan applications started after 7/1/2022 will observe the new AA Plan utilization goals.

Second: the name of the Public Works AA Plan application is changing from “Public Works” to “Construction”.

7/7/2022 Bidders: the deadline for Bid Prequalification application submission remains one week before the bid, at 2pm on 6/30/2022; the deadline for approval remains 2pm on 7/7/2022.

Firms such as Contractors, Subcontractors and any firm providing labor on City of Madison construction projects are required to submit, within thirty (30) days from the effective date of a contract or purchase order with the City, and prior to the release of payment by the City, an approvable Affirmative (AA) Plan.

 

You will be required to submit within thirty (30) days from the effective date of a contract or purchase order with the City, and prior to the release of payment by the City.You have the option of completing the model online Affirmative Action Plan approved by the Common Council linked below or your own AA Plan that meets the requirements of Federal Revised Order No. 4, 41 CFR Part 60-2

Exemption 14 or Fewer: Contracts and/or purchase orders with individuals, partnerships, corporations, associations, or other entities including contractors, vendors, or suppliers, which employ fewer than fifteen (15) employees, qualify for an Affirmative Action Plan Exemption that can be completed online.Exemption Less than $50K: Contracts and/or purchase orders with individuals, partnerships, corporations, associations, or other entities including contractors, vendors, or suppliers whose aggregate annual business with the City for the calendar year in which the contract takes effect is less than fifty thousand dollars ($50,000), qualify for an Affirmative Action Plan Exemption that can be completed online.

Bidders please note: if applying in order to bid on a Public Works contract, BOTH a Bid Prequalification application AND an Affirmative Action Plan application must be submitted by the deadline stated in the contract bid documents. The AA Plan application must be approved prior to bid opening.

Information about Bid Prequalification can be found at: https://www.cityofmadison.com/engineering/developers-contractors/contractors/prequalified-contractor-list.

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