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CIVIL RIGHTS, ADA & SECTION 504

The Oklahoma City Airport Trust (OCAT) has agreed that no person shall, on the sole ground of a disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination in any program or activity conducted with, or benefiting from, or in the use of facilities where funds were received from federal financial assistance from the Department of Transportation. Further, OCAT has agreed not to discriminate in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, their programs or activities.

The OCAT has also agreed that no person shall, on the grounds of race, creed, color, national origin, sex or age be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subject to discrimination in any activity conducted with, or benefiting from funds received from any federal financial assistance. OCAT's contractors, subcontractors, or tenants must likewise agree not to discriminate any person on the grounds of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

The Oklahoma City Airport Trust has a grievance procedure providing for prompt and equitable resolution of complaints alleging any action prohibited by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973,Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), or The Civil Rights Act of 1964. Any complaints of discrimination based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age or disability whether by OCAT, Airport staff, or any of OCAT's contractors, subcontractors or tenants should be addressed to OCAT's designated coordinator:
Brittany David
Federal Program Manager/ADA § 504 and Title VI Compliance Coordinator
7100 Terminal Drive, Unit 937
Oklahoma City, OK 73159
405-316-3223
brittany.david@okc.gov

Click here to view the complete grievance procedures and complaint form.
Click here to view the nondiscrimination disclosure.
Click here to view 49 CFR Part 21.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE)
& Airport Concession Disadvantage Business Enterprises (ACDBE)

All responses to requests for bids or proposals for the Oklahoma City Airport Trust must be submitted electronically through the City of Oklahoma City's online solicitation vendor, BidSync.  Potential bidders and proposers must pre-register for electronic bidding at www.bidsync.com before being able to review or submit a bid or proposal. Once registered, interested parties may receive notifications of upcoming jobs, updates and submit bids or proposals through the same site, www.bidsync.com. The Oklahoma City Airport Trust will not receive any bids or proposals via mail or in-person delivery. Click here to view a training video that will get you started.

The Oklahoma City Airport Trust will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin or six in the award or performance of any DOT assisted contract covered by 49 CFR Part 26, or in the award and performance of any concession activity contract covered by 49 CFR Part 23. In addition, the Oklahoma City Airport Trust will not discriminate on the same grounds in the administration of its DBE and ACDBE programs. 

The Oklahoma City Airport Trust encourages qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) to bid or to partner with a bidding contractor on all our construction contracts or equipment purchases especially those receiving federal assistance.  DBE's are also encouraged to attend pre-bid or pre-solicitation meetings and to partner with a prime contractor if not bidding directly on a project.  A qualified DBE could provide services, materials or equipment directly or indirectly.  A small business which is not certified as a DBE, but which may qualify for DBE status, is encouraged to contact the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) Civil Rights Division for information and assistance on becoming certified. ODOT's Civil Rights Division can be found on the internet at: www.ok.gov/odot or by phone, 405-521-6046.

Likewise, on concession solicitations any qualified Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Entities (ACDBE) is encouraged to bid or to propose directly as a concessionaire or to contract, partner or enter into a joint venture with a concessionaire to supply services, materials, or equipment.  ACDBE's are also encouraged to attend pre-bid meetings and to partner with a prime concessionaire if not bidding directly on a project.  A qualified ACDBE could provide services, materials or equipment to the Trust or to an Airport concessionaire.  A small business which is not certified as an ACDBE, but which may qualify for ACDBE status, is encouraged to contact the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) Civil Rights Division for information and assistance on becoming certified. ODOT's Civil Rights Division can be found on the internet at: www.ok.gov/odot or by phone, 405-521-6046.

Click here to view the entire DBE program.
Click here to view the entire ACDBE program.