6.18 Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Utilization Policy

I. Policy

The College will strive in good faith to meet or exceed the state-established goals for HUB participation in procurement and construction processes.

II. Purpose

The objective of the HUB Plan is to encourage and promote opportunities for all vendors and contractors who participate in the College's procurement and construction processes, without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, or disability, and in accordance with the most current Executive Order issued by the Governor of North Carolina.

The current state-established goals are to procure at least 10% of goods and services from HUB vendors and to achieve at least 10% minority participation in the total value of construction contracts awarded.

III. Procedures

A. To implement this policy, the College has adopted a detailed Plan for Participation by Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs) in the Procurement and Contracting of Goods and Services (PDF).

B. The Vice President for Finance & Administrative Services of Central Piedmont Community College is responsible for the implementation of the HUB Plan but will delegate responsibility for its day-to-day management and reporting of accomplishments to appropriate College personnel.

Changes approved by the Board of Trustees on October 27; 2001; June 25, 2002