Portland City Council approves three initiatives to improve contracting opportunities for companies owned by people of color, women
A new contracting disparity study, pilot programs and a regional workforce equity agreement are designed to diversify firms doing business with the City of Portland and workers at City construction projects. Reforms were proposed in partnership with community partners, in response to a 2020 audit.
This is the Annual Report for Procurement Services for the FY 2020-21 Fiscal Year, which runs July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.
Procurement Annual Report outlines how City of Portland spent nearly $800 million in contracts last fiscal year
Despite nationwide COVID-19 related financial woes, the City’s Procurement Division stays on track by distributing $798 million in contracts – providing emergency assistance and improving upon racial equity outcomes.