Administrative Reconsideration Panel

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Description of Board and Responsibilities:

The Cuyahoga County Administrative Reconsideration Panel (Reconsideration Panel) conducts informal hearings to review good faith efforts by suppliers to include Small Business Enterprise (SBE), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Women Business Enterprises (WBE) in the procurement process. The Reconsideration panel acts on behalf of the County and is comprised of independent Cuyahoga County personnel who are not involved in the determination that the supplier was a non-responsible bidder.


Section 11 of the Cuyahoga County SBE/MBE/WBE Policies and Procedures manual identifies the panel requirements. The panel shall consist of at least three (3) but not more than five (5) County employees appointed by the Cuyahoga County Executive.

Section 11 of the Cuyahoga County SBE/MBE/WBE Policies and Procedures identifies the panel to adopt its own rules of procedure. The officers of the Administrative Reconsideration Panel shall be the Chairperson and the Co-Chairs.


Administrative Reconsideration Panel Rules
Administrative Reconsideration Panel Vendor Document Submission

Enabling Legislation:

A. Ordinance O2021-0013 establishes Administrative Reconsideration Panel as the County's authority for reconsiderations of Good Faith Effort compliance with jurisdiction over certain transactions, as outlined in Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program Policies and Procedures Manual Section11 and the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) & Women Business Enterprise (WBE) Program Policies and Procedures Manual Section11.

B. Ordinance O2021-0013 mandates the Administrative Reconsideration Panel to adopt its own rules of procedure consistent with SBE/MBE/WBE Policies and Procedures.

Meeting Information:

The Administrative Reconsideration Panel may schedule a minimum of 24 meetings, each calendar year.

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Name Term Ends Appointed By/Representation
N/A Housing and Community Development
N/A Manager Business Services
N/A Performance Consultant
N/A Deputy Chief Treasurer
N/A Deputy Director Office of Budget and Management


Date Title Files
3/28/2024 ARP Meeting - 03/28/24

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