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Small, Minority, and Woman Owned Business Lists and Forms

Below are instructions for generating a list of approved Small, Minority, Woman, and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses that are registered with Metro.

If you are aware of other businesses that you believe meet our Small Business Eligibility Standards, or who are approved as a Small, Minority, or Woman Owned Business that do not appear on a generated list, you may still pursue partnership with them, but their status must be approved by Metro prior to the opening of your response. If you have any questions regarding Small Business Status Confirmation Process, please contact the Business Assistance Office at 615-880-2814.

How to run an approved list

Please note that Metro provides the detail contained in any generated list as a service to offerors who desire assistance in locating potential subcontractors and suppliers, however, proposers are responsible for making contact with any vendors that are being considered for subcontract opportunities to ascertain said vendor's experience, capabilities, or capacity to perform. Additionally, offerors are responsible for ensuring that the approved status of these vendors is still valid at the time any solicitation response is submitted to Metro.

Equal Business Opportunity Forms

Equal Business Opportunity Solicitation Requirements (IMPORTANT NOTE):

All responses to Metro Requests for Proposals and Invitations to Bid are required to demonstrate the prime respondent's compliance with the Equal Business Opportunity Program. The attached forms are required with the submission of the response to Metro. Failure to submit the compliance documentation required by law may result in responses being deemed non-responsive by the Purchasing Agent.

Agency Small, Minority, and Woman Owned Business Utilization Reporting for Procurement Standards Board

Agency representatives from the Metro Nashville Airport Authority, Metro Development and Housing Authority, Metro Nashville Public Schools, Metro Transit Authority, Nashville Electric Service should use this web form to submit quarterly agency utilization figures for review by the Procurement Standards Board.

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Purchasing
615-862-6180 Phone
615-862-6179 FAX

Business Assistance Office
bao@nashville.gov
615-880-2814 Phone
615-862-6175 FAX