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June 2024


Proposed FHWA and FTA DBE goals public hearing

MnDOT invites public comment on the proposed statewide goals for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation in highway and transit contracts for federal fiscal years 2025-2027. A public hearing is scheduled to discuss the goals and methodology and receive public comment.

Please note that this meeting will be offered twice to accommodate schedules, on June 18 and June 24. The presentation content of both meetings will be the same, followed by a public comment portion.

Results and Transparency Committee meeting

The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. This committee is a subgroup of the Minnesota DBE and Workforce Collaborative.

Youth Outreach Committee meeting

This Collaborative subcommittee identifies recruitment strategies and educational opportunities. This committee is a subgroup of the Minnesota DBE and Workforce Collaborative.


July 2024


Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Committee meeting

The DBE committee identifies issues and recommendations related to building capacity, utilization, and sustainability of DBE firms. This committee is a subgroup of the Minnesota DBE and Workforce Collaborative.

Full DBE and Workforce Collaborative meeting

The DBE and Workforce Collaborative is an advisory group of stakeholders from various industry groups interested in DBE and workforce diversity. The Collaborative’s goal is to increase the diversity of firms and people of color and women participation in the construction industry to reflect the demographics of the State of Minnesota by: Building the future workforce, expanding existing business and workforce skills, ensuring transparency, and connecting people and firms with each other. It is an open group that welcomes the participation of all who support the goal. Any organization or individual committed to the goal may participate by attending a Collaborative meeting.

Results and Transparency Committee meeting

The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. This committee is a subgroup of the Minnesota DBE and Workforce Collaborative.

  • July 24, 2024
  • 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Attend online: Link will be provided closer to the meeting date
  • Contact: robbkent@comcast.net

August 2024


Worksite Cooperation Committee meeting

This Collaborative subcommittee identifies worksite issues related to workforce diversity. It develops recommendations to ensure construction worksites are respectful and welcoming to all. This committee is a subgroup of the Minnesota DBE and Workforce Collaborative.

  • Aug. 8, 2024
  • 9 – 10:30 a.m.
  • Meet online: Link will be provided closer to the meeting date
  • Questions: nmiller@ultcmn.org

Results and Transparency Committee meeting

The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. This committee is a subgroup of the Minnesota DBE and Workforce Collaborative.

  • Aug. 28, 2024
  • 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Attend online: Link will be provided closer to the meeting date
  • Contact: robbkent@comcast.net

September 2024


Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Committee meeting

The DBE committee identifies issues and recommendations related to building capacity, utilization, and sustainability of DBE firms. This committee is a subgroup of the Minnesota DBE and Workforce Collaborative.

Full DBE and Workforce Collaborative meeting

The DBE and Workforce Collaborative is an advisory group of stakeholders from various industry groups interested in DBE and workforce diversity. The Collaborative’s goal is to increase the diversity of firms and people of color and women participation in the construction industry to reflect the demographics of the State of Minnesota by: Building the future workforce, expanding existing business and workforce skills, ensuring transparency, and connecting people and firms with each other. It is an open group that welcomes the participation of all who support the goal. Any organization or individual committed to the goal may participate by attending a Collaborative meeting.

Results and Transparency Committee meeting

The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. This committee is a subgroup of the Minnesota DBE and Workforce Collaborative.

  • Sept. 25, 2024
  • 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Attend online: Link will be provided closer to the meeting date
  • Contact: robbkent@comcast.net

October 2024


Worksite Cooperation Committee meeting

This Collaborative subcommittee identifies worksite issues related to workforce diversity. It develops recommendations to ensure construction worksites are respectful and welcoming to all. This committee is a subgroup of the Minnesota DBE and Workforce Collaborative.

  • Oct. 10, 2024
  • 9 – 10:30 a.m.
  • Meet online: Link will be provided closer to the meeting date
  • Questions: nmiller@ultcmn.org

Results and Transparency Committee meeting

The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. This committee is a subgroup of the Minnesota DBE and Workforce Collaborative.

  • Oct. 23, 2024
  • 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Attend online: Link will be provided closer to the meeting date
  • Contact: robbkent@comcast.net

November 2024


Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Committee meeting

The DBE committee identifies issues and recommendations related to building capacity, utilization, and sustainability of DBE firms. This committee is a subgroup of the Minnesota DBE and Workforce Collaborative.

Full DBE and Workforce Collaborative meeting

The DBE and Workforce Collaborative is an advisory group of stakeholders from various industry groups interested in DBE and workforce diversity. The Collaborative’s goal is to increase the diversity of firms and people of color and women participation in the construction industry to reflect the demographics of the State of Minnesota by: Building the future workforce, expanding existing business and workforce skills, ensuring transparency, and connecting people and firms with each other. It is an open group that welcomes the participation of all who support the goal. Any organization or individual committed to the goal may participate by attending a Collaborative meeting.


December 2024

Results and Transparency Committee meeting

The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. This committee is a subgroup of the Minnesota DBE and Workforce Collaborative.

  • Dec. 4, 2024
  • 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Attend online: Link will be provided closer to the meeting date
  • Contact: robbkent@comcast.net

Worksite Cooperation Committee meeting

This Collaborative subcommittee identifies worksite issues related to workforce diversity. It develops recommendations to ensure construction worksites are respectful and welcoming to all. This committee is a subgroup of the Minnesota DBE and Workforce Collaborative.

  • Dec. 12, 2024
  • 9 – 10:30 a.m.
  • Meet online: Link will be provided closer to the meeting date
  • Questions: nmiller@ultcmn.org