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1 C ITY OF C INCINNATI, O HIO D ISPARITY S TUDY May 2014

2 M EETING A GENDA Introduce Study Team Outline Research Objectives Discuss Data Collection Process Establish a Partnership Present Contracting Opportunities Receive Public Comment

3 Established in 1978 Public Policy Research and Marketing Professionals AWARD WINNING COMPANY  Services Divisions  Business Affirmative Action  Corporate Communication M ASON T ILLMAN A SSOCIATES, L TD.

4 D ISPARITY S TUDIES O N TIME AND U NCHALLENGED Cities- 29 Counties- 20 States- 15 Schools- 15 Districts Total Studies

5 Mason Tillman Municipal Clients City of San Jose, CaliforniaCity of Knoxville, Tennessee City of Richmond, CaliforniaCity of New Haven, Connecticut City of Portland, OregonCity of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania City of Gresham, OregonCity of Durham, North Carolina City of Indianapolis, IndianaCity of Dallas, Texas City of Seattle, WashingtonCity of Cleveland, Ohio City of Oakland, CaliforniaCity of Boston, Massachusetts City of Bridgeport, ConnecticutCity of New York, New York City of Tampa, FloridaCity of Kansas City, Missouri City of Houston, TexasCity of Fort Worth, Texas City of Davenport, IowaCity of Arlington, Texas City of Jacksonville, FloridaCity of Fort Wayne, Indiana M UNICIPAL E XPERIENCE

6 S UBCONSULTANT T EAM Subconsultant Business Status Services Provided Ellington Management Services, Inc. MBE Business Outreach, Anecdotal Interviews, Ethnic and Gender Survey, Data Collection MAE Consulting, Inc.M/WBEData Collection The Voice of Your Customer M/WBE Website Development and Web Hosting, Regression Analysis, Willingness and Expenditure Surveys, Anecdotal Interviews

7 S TUDY O BJECTIVES Determine If Statistical Disparity Exists Determine Practices Affecting Any Documented Disparity Assess Effectiveness of Race and Gender- Neutral Programs Prepare a Legally Defensible Study

8 R ESEARCH C HALLENGES Conduct Outreach to Ethnically Diverse Communities Identify Prime and Subcontract Awards and Payments Recommend Best Management Practices to Eliminate Barriers

9 C ROSON S TANDARD Richmond v. Croson State/Local Adarand v. Pena Federal Compelling Purpose  Evidence of Systemic Racial Discrimination Narrowly Tailored  Remedy Documented Discrimination Update Periodically  Assess Effectiveness of Remedy

10 N ARROWLY T AILORED R EMEDY Disparity Findings are Ethnic and Gender- Specific Race and Gender Goals Limited to Disparity Findings Goals Defined by Availability

11 K EY D ISPARITY S TUDY E LEMENTS Collection of Prime and Subcontracts Analysis of Prime and Subcontractor Utilization Enumeration of Willing and Able Businesses Collection of Anecdotal Accounts Recommendations to Eliminate Contracting Barriers

12 U TILIZATION E LEMENTS Subcontract Expenditure Subcontract Award Subcontract Award Award Date and Number Industry Codes Contractor Ethnicity and Gender Prime Contract Award Contract Amendments and Change Orders

13 AVAILABILITY THE ACHILLES HEEL Pool of Willing Businesses Successful Bidders Potential Bidders Unsuccessful Bidders Contract Size M/WBE Awards Dollar Threshold Access Capacity and Qualifications

14 B USINESS P ROFILE Businesses City of Cincinnati State of Ohio United States Less than 5 employees47.95%49.58%54.6% Less than 10 employees68.18%70.06%73.5% Less than 20 employees82.84%84.45%86.3% Over 100 employees3.1%2.72%2.3% Minority-owned Businesses 22.3%9.18%21.2% Woman-owned Businesses 29.5%27.75%28.8% U.S. Census: County Business Patterns 2009; US Census Survey of Business Owners 2007

15 I N -D EPTH I NTERVIEW P ROCESS Screen Potential Interviewees Select Business Owner Interviewees Conduct 60 In-depth Interviews Transcribe, Code and Analyze Interviews Assess Patterns and Practices

16 WHAT IS AN ANECDOTAL FINDING?

17 G ENERAL D ISCRIMINATION Racial Stereotyping Sexual Harassment Workplace Intimidation Barriers to Financing and Credit

18 B ARRIERS C REATED B Y P UBLIC A GENCIES Bid Information Difficult to Obtain Inadequate Lead Time to Bid Lowest M/WBE Bids Cancelled Excessive Monitoring Contracts Bundling Late Payments

19 B ARRIERS C REATED B Y P RIME C ONTRACTORS Bids Shopped after Awards Low M/WBE Bidder Denied Contract Reduction in Scope of Work Unauthorized Substitution of M/WBEs Higher Performance Standard for M/WBEs Late Payments

20 H ELP U S I DENTIFY AnecdotalAvailability Current Business Owners Retired Business Owners Former Business Owners Utilized Subcontractors

21 P ARTNER W ITH U S Agree to an Anecdotal Interview Complete a Business Survey Websitewww.cincinnatidisparitystudy.com Mail Mason Tillman Associates, Ltd Harrison Street Suite 1440 Oakland, CA Telephone(513)

22 C ONTRACTING O PPORTUNITIES

23 Michael Cervay, Finance Manager/City Purchasing Agent Websitehttp://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/ Telephone(513) U PCOMING C ONTRACTS

24 C OMMENTS L IMIT R ESPONSES TO 2 MINUTES Please State the Following: – Your Name – Your Business – Your Organizational Affiliation

25 T HANK Y OU !


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