Common questions

Find answers quickly to your practical questions about Civil Rights in City contracting.

Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity

How do I know which Affirmative Action Plan to fill out?
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HUD Section 3

What is Section 3?
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What is a Section 3 business concern?
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Small Underutilized Business Program

What is the Small Underutilized Business Program?
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Where can I find certified women- and minority-owned businesses?
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How do I know if I qualify as a small underutilized business?
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How does the Department ensure SUBP participation in city contracts?
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Pre-award review

How long does it take for the city to conduct a pre-award review?
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What is a pre-construction booklet?
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How do I utilize WBEs, MBEs and/or Section 3 businesses in my contracts?
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Can the MDCR reject my contract or bid proposal?
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What is a good faith efforts review?
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Does Civil Rights have to review my contract if it is less than $100,000?
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Contact us

Contract Compliance Division

Brian Walsh

Director

Phone

612-673-3012

Address

City Hall
350 Fifth St. S., Room 239
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday