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DHHS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

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Section VI:

Property and Construction

Title:

HUB Policy for DHHS Construction

Current Effective Date:

8/1/02

Revision History:

 

Original Effective Date:

8/1/02

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Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to clarify the department’s position on the use of Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB).

Policy

It is the policy of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) to provide businesses owned by minority persons equal access and opportunity to participate fully in all aspects of our construction program; to prohibit discrimination against businesses on the basis of race, color, national origin or gender; to promote and encourage full and open competition; and to promote equal access to contracting opportunities among the various contractors and vendors that do business with the department. Minority persons are defined in NC G.S. 143-128.

Implementation

The Division of Property and Construction is responsible for compliance with all aspects of S914, Session Laws 2001 for construction contracts, project-related procurements, and design and other construction-related professional service contracts administered by the department. The Director of the Division of Property and Construction or his designee will be responsible for implementing, managing, and evaluating the HUB program for both formal and informal projects.

Reference

DHHS Directive Number II-17 and G.S. 143 B-10; 122C-403(1) through (8); G. S. 160A-148 and S914, Session Laws 2001

For additional relevant information and forms:

Office of Historically Underutilized Businesses http://www.doa.state.nc.us/hub/


For questions or clarification on any of the information contained in this policy, please contact Property and Construction. For general questions about department-wide policies and procedures, contact the DHHS Policy Coordinator.


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