Minority Business Certification
Certification of Minority/Female owned businesses for City sponsored contracting opportunities. Assists with DBE certification for Ohio Department of Transportation and State HUB's and MBE's certification.
Affirmative Action Plans
Review and approve Affirmative Action Plans for City sponsored contracting opportunities for Equal Employment Opportunities.
To register a business contact the Department of Community Development at 324-7379 or visit the department in person on the second floor of City Hall located at 76 East High Street.
Registered companies can receive assistance with writing a business plan. The Minority Business Developemnt office can also arrange and explore ways of financing a new or existing business.
Assist companies with contracting opportunities for Minority, Female and Disadvantaged businesses through City sponsored projects.
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Minority Business/ Disadvantaged Business, and Contracts Compliance Office?
The City of Springfield, Department of Community Development provides services to Minority/Female and Disadvantage owned businesses through its Minority Business Office. You may contact the office at 324-7379.
Various services provided by this office include the Minority/Female/Disadvantaged and Historically Underutilized Business Enterprises Certification. This is the certification of Minority or female owned business for City sponsored contracting opportunities. This office assists with DBE certification for the Ohio Department of Transportation and the State HUBs and MBEs certification.
How does the City of Springfield handle Affirmative Action Programs?
The Affirmative Action Program reviews and approves affirmative action plans for City sponsored contracting (exceeding $10,000.00) and Equal Employment Opportunities.
Each prospective contractor bidding on a city contract shall be required to submit with his/her bid a written affirmative action program.
Private corporations, firms, or persons receiving tax abatement or tax credit development incentives from the city shall submit a written affirmative action plan to the Contracts Compliance Officer. This person can be contacted by phone at 324-7379 or visited in person on the second floor in City Hall, located at 76 East High Street.
Didn't find your answer?
Contact the Minority Business Development Office at 324-7379 or visited in person on the second floor in City Hall, located at 76 East High Street.