|The purpose of EBOP is to:
increase participation by minorities, women, and small businesses in the City of Knoxville, KCDC and KAT contracting, procurement and professional services contracts
provide a concise method for increasing minority, women, and small business participation
establish numerical goals/benchmarks for increased participation of M/WBEs
increase capacity of M/W/SBEs.
The policy of the City of Knoxville (the "City") prohibits discrimination against any person in pursuit of business opportunities on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability or veteran status.
It is also the policy of the City to provide minorities, women and small businesses equal opportunity for participation in all aspects of the City's contracting and procurement programs, including but not limited to construction, development projects, procurement, professional services, and lease agreements.
For more information about EBOP please visit www.cityofknoxville.org/eqbusop/.