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Chapter 509: Disparity and Economic Inclusion

Section 509.01 Disparity Study

The County shall conduct a Disparity Study and, if required by law, shall validate the Disparity Study every five (5) years thereafter.  All such studies shall be designed to meet the legal standards established by court rulings with respect to the constitutionality of programs designed to encourage greater participation of women and minorities in our economy.

(Ordinance No. O2011-0048, Enacted 10/8/2013, Effective 10/10/2013)

Section 509.02 Monitoring Corrective Action

The County Executive shall monitor the effectiveness of any corrective action implemented as a result of the Disparity Study and shall annually update the Disparity Study.

(Ordinance No. O2011-0048, Enacted 10/8/2013, Effective 10/10/2013)

Section 509.03 Approval of Contracts and Agreements

All contracts and agreements performed in furtherance of the Disparity Study shall be reviewed and approved by the appropriate approval authority depending on the monetary threshold of each contract or agreement in accordance with Chapter 501 of the County Code.

(Ordinance No. O2011-0048, Enacted 10/8/2013, Effective 10/10/2013)