Disadvantaged Business Enterprises
Thank you for your interest in becoming certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) for Columbus Consolidated Government (the City). The City is committed to using DBEs to the fullest extent possible in all FTA-assisted procurement contracts, construction projects, as well as the day-to-day procurement needs of the City.
In accordance with 49 CFR Parts 23 and 26 and as approved by Resolution No. 373-99 of Columbus Council, the City is a participant of the statewide Unified Certification Program. As part of this program, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is the certifying agency for Columbus Consolidated Government. Applications are available from
If you answer "Yes" to the following questions, your firm may be eligible for certification as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise.
(Refer to State of Georgia GDOT website for the definition of socially and economically disadvantaged)
(SBA Information is available at http://www.sba.gov/
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If you require additional information, contact the DBE Coordinator via email at Della Lewis or telephone 706.225.3072.
Della A. Lewis
Della Adams Lewis, CPPB
Buyer Specialist/DBE Coordinator