Public Notice and Invitation to RIC’s Stakeholder Consultation Meeting on the Proposed DBE Participation Goals for Federal Fiscal Years 2021-2023

In accordance with requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation as set forth in 49 CFR Part 26, the Capital Region Airport Commission hereby notifies the public that its proposed goal for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation in federally-assisted contracts at Richmond International Airport (RIC) for federal fiscal years 2021 -2023 is 7.92%. The goal represents the overall percentage of DBE participation anticipated in our FAA-funded contracts during that three-year period. The proposed DBE goal and its methodology is available at

I hope you will join us for a stakeholder consultation meeting to share your views on the proposed DBE goal and to learn about the anticipated federally-assisted contracts at RIC. The video conference meeting will be held Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time.

If you are able to participate in the video conference meeting, please send an email to or] by Friday, September 4, 2020 and the video conference information will be sent to you prior to the September 10th meeting. If you are unable to participate in the stakeholder consultation meeting and want to provide written comments on the proposed goal, please send them to:

Russell L. Peaden
Director of Real Estate & Facilities Capital Region Airport Commission
1 Richard E Byrd Terminal Drive, Suite C Richmond, Virginia 23250

Written comments on the proposed goal will be accepted for 30 days from the date of this notice. If no substantive comments are received during the stakeholder consultation or in writing, then this Notice shall serve as the final overall DBE participation goal for the Federal Fiscal Years cited above.

Please share this information with other individuals, businesses and professional organizations that you believe would want to participate in the stakeholder consultation meeting and/or comment on the Commission’s proposed DBE goal.

Thank you in advance. Sincerely,

Perry J. Miller, A.A.E., I.A.P. President & Chief Executive Officer

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