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Public Meeting Notice: 2023 DBE Goals



Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

Goals FY 2023-2025

Notice is hereby given that on Friday, March 18, 2022 the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) announced its proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal of 23.44% for FY 2023 - 2025.  Funds expended for U.S. Department of Transportation assisted contracts are affected by this goal.  The goal is exclusive of JTA’s expenditures for transit vehicles. 

A virtual public meeting regarding the goal will be held on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 from 2 – 3 p.m.  

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It is the intent of the JTA that this expenditure goal be obtained through a race neutral and race conscious program to the maximum extend feasible.  A copy of the proposed goal statement is available for review during normal business hours at the JTA Administrative Office, 100 LaVilla Center Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32204.

Comments may be directed to:

Ken Middleton, Director, Diversity, Equity & Customer Advocacy or the Federal Transit Administration at the addresses listed below:

Jacksonville Transportation Authority
Attention: Ken Middleton
Director – Diversity, Equity & Customer Advocacy
100 LaVilla Center Drive
Jacksonville, Florida 32204

Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
Office of Civil Rights
East Building
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590

The JTA will accept written or oral comments on the goal for 30 days following the date of this notice.  Public comment period will close on April 22, 2022 at 5 p.m.

Special accommodations (including Braille, large print, sign language interpreters or other assistance) for persons with disabilities are available upon request.  To assist in meeting specific needs during the meeting, please allow five business days for processing prior to the meeting date. 

Please contact Terri James at (904) 633-8533 or via email: