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EQUAL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY PRACTICES AND POLICIES STUDY

On November 7, 2016, Council Chairman Calvin Ball introduced CR 181-2016, calling on the Equal Business Opportunity Commission to make certain studies related to the County’s Equal Business Opportunity Program and purchasing practices, to study polices and experiences of other jurisdictions with respect to contracting and purchasing and the use of businesses owned by women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities; to recommend to the County Council measures to improve the County’s purchasing policies and practices; and generally relating to fostering equal business opportunities for businesses owned by women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities in Howard County. On December 5, 2016, the Council passed CR 181-2016.

EBOC Study on CR 181-2016