Jefferson CountyAbatements

HUB's and DBE's

        On February 5, 2005, Jefferson County Commissioner’s Court passed three resolutions enacting the support of local and Minority Businesses. The support of this decision was under the direction of Commissioner Alfred who saw a need for local contractors and minorities to be given an opportunity at work if any company or corporation was in need of an abatement within Jefferson County. As a result of this action, corporations will be required to comply with setting their standards to allow for participation of local and minority contractors. These resolutions were adopted unanimous and are as follows:

Approve Resolution to adopt The City of Beaumont’s Minority Business Utilization Program at 20% Professional Services ($25,000 and above) and 10% of construction ($50,000 and above).

Approve Resolution to adopt Jefferson County Historically Underutilized Business Program (HUB) for procurements under $24,999 to meet Jefferson County’s goal of 30% participation.

Consider and possibly approve the Southeast Texas Regional Airport’s Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) Program.