Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) / Airport Concessions Disadvantage Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Programs 

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) / Airport Concessions Disadvantage Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Programs

 

 

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (DBE)

Ithaca – Tompkins International Airport has an established Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program in accordance with regulation of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CRF Part 26.   Tompkins County will never exclude any person from participation in, deny any person the benefits of, or otherwise discriminate against anyone in connection with the award and performance of any contract covered by 49 CFR Part 26 on the basis of race, color, sex, or national origin.

 

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Attachments:

 

Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (ACDBE)

Ithaca – Tompkins International Airport is a primary airport and has received federal funds and has established an Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 23.

The Ithaca – Tompkins International Airport has signed airport grant assurances that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 23.

 

ACDBE Attachments

 

Interested in becoming a certified DBE / ACDBE Firm

DBEs are for-profit small business concerns where socially and economically disadvantaged individuals own at least a 51% interest and control management and daily business operations.

 

Disadvantaged would include persons who are citizens of the U.S. or lawful permanent residents and who are Blacks (not of Hispanic origin); Hispanics (persons of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race); Asian Americans; American Indians or Alaskan Natives.

 

To be regarded as economically disadvantaged, an individual must have a personal net worth that does not exceed $1.32 million. To be seen as a small business, a firm must meet SBA size criteria AND have average annual gross receipts not to exceed $23.98 million. Size limits for the airport concessions DBE program are higher.

 

For more information in becoming a certified DBE/ACDBE Firm please visit:  NYSUCP (newnycontracts.com)

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