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Title: 14 - Buildings and Constructions

Chapter: 30 - Small Business Preference For Public Works Projects

Section: 40 - Small business certification

A. The Community Development Director or his or her designated contract administrator shall be responsible for certifying a business as a small business (SB) and shall maintain records of all certified businesses and their participation on County public works projects.
B. To qualify for certification as an SB, a business must present satisfactory documentation to the County establishing the following as true:
1 . The business had 20 or fewer employees immediately preceding the date of the bid
Advertisement by the county, and
2.  The business has average annual gross receipts of three million dollars ($3,000,000) or
Less over the previous three tax years.
C. Every bidder for a public works project who requests the SB preference must complete and sign under penalty or perjury a Request for Certification as a Small Business, on the form provided in the county ' s bid package, and submit the request with the sealed bid no later than the date and time of the scheduled bid opening. Bidders shall attach to the Request documentary evidence supporting bidder ' s qualification as an SB.
(Ord. 2010-004 ยง 1 (part), 2010.)