Contact Information

201 4th Street SE
Room 266
Rochester, Mn 55904 (Map)

Phone: 507-328-2000
Fax: 507-328-2727

Mon-Fri 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Development District:
507-328-2003

Department Contacts 

Women and Minority Business Enterprises and Work Force Participation

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  • The DMC legislation included provisions that public infrastructure projects (construction projects) completed using DMC funding are to provide opportunities for women and minority owned business and women and minority employees.

     

  • The City adopted a Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan in 2015 in order to meet the statutory requirements of the DMC legislation.  The Plan can be found by clicking on the following link. 

     

    • The City recognizes three certifications for Targeted Businesses

       

      • CERT –Central Certification Program administered by the City of St Paul.   Information on how to become certified through CERT can be found by clicking on this link. https://www.stpaul.gov/departments/human-rights-equal-economic-opportunity/contract-compliance-business-development/central.

         

      • MnUCP – Minnesota Unified Certification Program developed and maintained by the City of Minneapolis, the Metropolitan Airports Commission, the Met Council and the MnDOT.  Information on how to become certified through MnUCP can be found by clicking on this link.  http://mnucp.org/.

         

      • TG/ED - Targeted Group/Economically Disadvantaged Small Business Program administered by the Materials Management Division of the Minnesota Department of Administration.  Information on how to become certified through the Materials Management Division of the Minnesota Department of Administration can be found by clicking on this link.  http://www.mmd.admin.state.mn.us/mn02001.htm.

         

         

    • GOALS

       

       Workforce Employment

       

        • 4% for minorities

        • 6% for women

             Targeted Business Participation              

 4% of the total value for each construction project