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Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)




DBE & ACDBE NOTICE - The Charlotte County Airport Authority has established Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) programs and Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) programs at the Punta Gorda Airport in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26 and 23; respectively.

The following are the proposed goals for these programs for the FAA Fiscal Years (FY) 2018 – 2021:

Punta Gorda Airport:

o   FAA FY 2018-2020 DBE goal of 8.4%; (Click here for Methodology Report)

o   FAA FY 2018 ACDBE goal of 0.26% for car rental concessions, and ACDBE goal of 0.50% for non-rental car concessions; (Click here for Methodology Report) and

o   FAA FY 2019-2021 ACDBE goal of 0.26% for car rental concessions, and ACDBE goal of 0.50% for non-rental car concessions. (Click here for Methodology Report)

The proposed goal methodologies are available for public inspection at the respective Airport Administration Offices during normal business hours.  The proposed goal methodologies are also available on the Airport’s website (http://www.flypgd.com/dbe/). The public inspection period is thirty (30) days beginning February 1, 2018.  

Written comments will be accepted for a period of forty-five (45) days beginning February 1, 2018. Written comments should be sent to: Sandy Cauley, Director of Finances, Charlotte County Airport Authority, 28000 Airport Rd., Punta Gorda, Florida 33982, e-mail: scauley@flygpd.com.

To learn more about the Disadvantage Business Enterprise program visit: https://www3.dot.state.fl.us/EqualOpportunityOffice/biznet

Sandy Cauley, Director of Finance
941-639-1101  ext. 103