The City of Scottsdale procures materials and service that are sometimes funded by various local, state and federal agencies. These other agencies often have additional requirements and provisions dealing with small and disadvantaged businesses. The following links offer additional information to those vendors seeking to better understand such requirements and how they may impact their work.

U.S. Department of Transportation


Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is dedicated to serving our community, including those businesses contracting with state agencies and recipients of DOT funds. The Department's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program is designed to remedy ongoing discrimination and the continuing effects of past discrimination in federally-assisted highway, transit, airport, and highway safety financial assistance transportation contracting markets nationwide. The primary remedial goal and objective of the DBE program is to level the playing field by providing small businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals a fair opportunity to compete for federally funded transportation contracts.

Learn more about the U.S. DOT DBE Program

Departmental Office of Civil Rights

The Departmental Office of Civil Rights (DOCR) enforces civil rights laws and regulations, which prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, genetic information, equal pay compensation, and reprisal in employment and the provision of government services.

Learn more about the U.S. DOT DOCR

Federal Aviation Administration - Airport Improvement Program Sponsor Guide

This supplemental guidance serves to assist Central Region airport owners and their consultants with obtaining and administering an Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant. Users of this guidance shall note that requirements for AIP participation are established within applicable United States Code, Public Law, Federal Regulations and official FAA policy. The supplemental guidance and best practices provided within this guide is not intended to create additional participation requirements over and above that established by statute, regulation or official FAA policy. In the event this guidance conflicts with current AIP policy, the AIP policy has precedence.

Learn more about the AIP Sponsor Guide

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) ensures that small businesses, including disadvantaged business enterprises (DBEs), are provided maximum opportunity to participate in the USDOT contracting process. This includes ensuring that small businesses and DBEs receive valuable technical assistance, develop relationships within the industry and have the opportunity to compete for USDOT funded contracts.

Learn more about OSDBU Services & Programs

Federal Transit Administration

DOT's DBE Program seeks to ensure nondiscrimination in the award and administration of DOT-assisted contracts in the Department's highway, transit, and airport financial assistance programs and to create a level playing field on which DBEs can compete fairly for DOT-assisted contracts. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Office of Civil Rights is responsible for monitoring FTA recipients' DBE programs and ensuring their compliance with DOT's DBE regulations found at 49 CFR Part 26.

Learn more about OSDBU Services & Programs

Federal Highway Administration - Construction Program Guide

The Federal Highway Administration (FHA) - Construction Program Guide is intended to provide fast, easy access to Federal-aid construction program regulations, policy, guidance, and training. All construction related information is consolidated under key subject areas, with links to related information.

The provisions of Form FHWA-1273 generally apply to all Federal-aid highway construction projects, and must be physically incorporated into the construction contract, subcontracts and lower-tier subcontracts. A STA is not permitted to modify the provisions of Form FHWA-1273. However, a STA may develop a separate supplemental specification or special provision as long as the content does not conflict with Federal requirements or change the intent of the provisions of Form FHWA-1273.

Learn more about Required Contract Provisions Federal-Aid Construction Contracts

Arizona State - Department of Transportation


ADOT - Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program

ADOT has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with the regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), 49 CFR Part 26. As a condition of receipt of funding, ADOT has signed an assurance that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 26. It is ADOT’s policy to ensure that DBEs, as defined in Part 26, have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in USDOT-assisted contracts.

Learn more about ADOT DBE Program

Engineering Consultants Section

The Engineering Consultants Section (ECS) seeks to ensure compliance with the regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26, through proper contract execution and successful management of all DBE contracts.

ECS is committed to providing proper advertisement, fair and reasonable award selection, and other measures to ensure that DBE requirements are met.

Learn more about ECS

ADOT - Title VI: Nondiscrimination Program

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is the main legal authority for the Arizona Department of Transportation's external nondiscrimination programs. ADOT's Title VI Program includes the American's with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other nondiscrimination statutes that prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability in programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance. Once an agency accepts federal funds, all of its programs and activities are covered, regardless of their funding source. Related statutes and presidential executive orders under the umbrella of Title VI address environmental justice (EJ) in minority and low-income populations and services to those individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP), women and the disabled.

Learn more about ADOT Title VI Nondiscrimination Program

City of Scottsdale

Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

Scottsdale's anti-discrimination ordinance is part of the city's commitment to a Scottsdale free from discrimination based on actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability anywhere within city limits.

Learn more about Scottsdale Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

Title VI Implementation

Additional protections are provided in the Scottsdale City Code for religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, and gender identity for City employment. The City of Scottsdale strives to ensure nondiscrimination in all of its programs and activities, whether those programs and activities are federally funded or not. As a subrecipient of federal funding, the City of Scottsdale is responsible pursuant to 28 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)§ 42.401 et.seq. and 28 CFR§ 50.3 and the U.S. Department of Transportation Title VI implementing regulations at 49 CFR part 21 and Ord. No. 02014.10, 2-27-14.

Learn more about Scottsdale Title VI Implementation

Office of Diversity & Dialogue

We exist to foster fairness in organizational diversity, initiate strategies that intervene in discrimination or prejudice attitudes, and most importantly, to celebrate and educate one another about who we are to promote conscious inclusion. In addition, we develop and sponsor training, services, programs, and events that create work and community environments where differences are valued, respected, and embraced.

Learn more about Scottsdale Office of Diversity & Dialogue

Last Updated: Apr 18, 2024

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