WSSC Water is seeking a consultant for our 2020 Disparity Study. Solicitation #16295 - Consultant Services for Disparity Study was advertised on Thursday, November 14, 2019 and proposals were due by Friday, December 13, 2019.
Procurement Contract Administrator: Kevin Bellamy
The WSSC Water 2020 Disparity Study will be a five-year retrospective evaluation of procurement procedures for the Fiscal Years 2015 through 2019 (July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2019).
The 2020 Disparity Study will support and recommend any new Participation Preferences, and support the adoption of our new Office of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion Regulations.
The completed 2015 Disparity Study provided the factual predicate for our current regulations -- MBE Program Regulation WSSC Code of Regulations Chapter 6.30 and SLBE Program Regulation WSSC Code of Regulations Chapter 6.35. (See: Code of Regulations/Procurement/Subtitle II. Supplier Diversity/6.30 Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Program or 6.35 Small Local Business Enterprise (SLBE) Program).