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Approved Waivers

Waiver of Goal Requirements: A State agency can grant a partial or total waiver of goal requirements established on a State contract only upon submission of a waiver request by a contractor. Such a request requires documentation of good faith efforts by the contractor to meet the goals requirements of the State contract.

M/WBE Waiver of Goals
Contract Number Contractor
Name
Description/
Reason for Waiver
Start
Date
End
Date
Date
Waiver Granted
C005880 Land Trust Alliance The DED MWBE database was searched for certified Land Trust related businesses and none were found. 09/01/2005 12/31/2010 08/18/2010
C007476 New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission 95% of contract is for personnel, fringe and related overhead expenses. The remainder of the contract is for non-profit sub agreements with watershed groups. 01/01/2010 12/31/2014 08/18/2010
C302566 Westchester Planning Department Approved Sole Source contract, additional opportunities researched, none available. 08/16/2005 08/15/2010 03/30/2010
T304078 Greene County A review of certified MWBE's identified no entities that specialize in the type of education being provided by way of the contract. 10/20/2008 6/30/2011 03/30/2010
C303423 Riverhead Foundation Waiver granted based on contract being a sole source provider completing work with own employees (force account) 4/01/2007 3/31/2012 11/04/2009
C303493 The Nature Conservancy Waiver granted for highly specialized fire mgmt tasks, restoration and research/ no M/WBE availability. 4/01/2006 3/31/2011 11/08/2009
C303408 City of Rome Waiver (partial) granted (17,314) based on speciality work. The remainder of 11,000 will be expected to meet goals. 4/04/2007 3/31/2010 11/12/2009
C303406 City of Rome Waiver (partial) granted (18,910), based on no response to solicitation, and unreasonably high bid from lone response.Remainder of the goals expected to be met (3,250). Also, need ELAP Cert 4/04/2007 3/31/2010 11/12/2009
C303404 City of Rome Waiver (partial) granted (18,910) based on only one qualified response to the solicitation, bid unreasonably high for contract. Remainder of goals to be met (2,207) ELAP Cert. needed. 4/04/2007 3/31/2010 11/12/2009
C303407 City of Rome Waiver (partial) granted (23,056) based on only one qualified response to the solicitation, bid unreasonably high for contract. Remainder of goals to be met (2,850) ELAP Cert. needed. 4/04/2007 3/31/2010 11/12/2009
C303403 City of Rome Waiver (partial) granted (31,840) based on only one qualified response to the solicitation, bid unreasonably high for contract. Remainder of goals to be met (3,500) ELAP Cert. needed. 4/04/2007 3/31/2010 11/12/2009
T304078 Greene County Specialized education program. DED-M/WBE search conducted, no M/WBE providers identified. 10/28/2008 6/30/2011 11/25/2009