Upcoming Contracting, Small Business Training, and Open House Opportunities - Section 3

Below are contracting opportunities with regional Section 3 agencies.  These projects have goals of 10% contracting with Section 3 businesses, 3% of contracting with professional services, and 30% of Section 3 new hires where available.  Please reach out to them if you are interested in participating.    

Contracting Opportunities

Opportunity

Date/Time/Location

Contact

Description/Flyer

614 Oakdale Townhomes

St. Paul Housing and Redevelopment Authority

Deadline July 23, 2019 by 2:00PM Leo Draveling 651-234-8864 Shaw & Lundquist The construction of three new townhomes.

417 Maryland Ave. West

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

 

Bid Due July 26, 2019

Project Manage Moriah Baltz at 612-305-7188.

 

Wanda Coss (612-305-7160) for bid materials.

This project is a new construction single family home. Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity is looking for qualified companies to bid on the following work: Earthwork, Roofing,  Drywall Finishing, HVAC, Concrete, Rain Gutters, Plumbing, Electrical

413 Maryland Ave. West

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

 

 

Bid Due July 26, 2019

Project Manage Moriah Baltz at 612-305-7188.

Wanda Coss (612-305-7160) for bid materials.

This project is a new construction single family home. Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity is looking for qualified companies to bid on the following work: Earthwork, Roofing,  Drywall Finishing, HVAC, Concrete, Rain Gutters, Plumbing, Electrical

1295 Galtier St - Rehab Affordable Single Family Home

Neighborworks Home Partners

Respond by August 15, 2019

Jamie Lewis of J. Lewis Building & Remodeling, LLC.

612-282-0363

JLewisBR@aol.com

Complete Rehabilitation of Single Family Home for Affordable Housing

 

Training Workshops, Capacity Building, and Open Houses

 

Event

Date/Time/Location

Contact

Description/Flyer

Webinar Training

GSA Schedule - Is it Right for You?

July 16, 2019

9:00am - 10:00am

Christina Nebel-Dickerson 

(651) 201-2629

christina.nebel-dickerson@state.mn.us

MN Dept. of Administration - Procurement Technical Assistance Center

In this webinar participants will be equipped with the tools to determine if submitting a proposal for a GSA Federal Supply Schedule is a step their company should take. An overview of the schedules and process will be provided.

Instructions: Call or login the day of - no pre-registration necessary Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Please join from any PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: • https://und.zoom.us/j/115541475 • If you prefer to use phone for audio: US (Long distance) +1 (669) 900-6833 or +1 (646) 558-8656 • iPhone one-tap: US (Long distance) +1(669)900-6833 or +1(646)558-8656 Meeting ID: 115-541-475

State Contracting Resources Workshops

On the Road with the MN Dept. of Administration

Marshall, MN - July 24 @ 1:00pm to 4:30pm, Lyon County Library, 201 C Street, Marshall, MN

Register at http://bit.ly/ADMIN-Marshall

 

Mankato, MN - July 25 @ 1:00pm to 4:30pm, Strategic Partnership Center - MN State University Mankato, 424 Riverfront Drive #210, Mankato, MN 56001

Register at http://bit.ly/ADMIN-Mankato

 

 

For more information, please contact Tammy Gaglioti at Tammy.Gaglioti@state.mn.us or (651) 201-2430.

 

The Department of Administration’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and the Office of Equity in Procurement (OEP) are hitting the road to talk about resources that are offered to businesses wishing to work with state and federal government entities.

Topics: How Things Get Done, Introduction to Government Contracting, Doing Business with the State/State Certifications, and Opportunities in Your Backyard.

CERT Certification and Local Government Contracting Workshop

City of Saint Paul

 

4th Wednesday of each month.

Wednesday, July 24th from 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Rondo Community Library 461 North Dale St.  Saint Paul, MN 55103

 

 

Jef Yang

jef.yang@ci.stpaul.mn.us

651-266-8968

This workshop is important for local and disadvantaged businesses who are interested in contracting opportunities with local government - namely the City of Saint Paul, City of Minneapolis, Ramsey County, Hennepin County.  There are business opportunities worth thousands of dollars with these and other government contracting offices.  This is your chance to find out about them, meet contracting officers, and get in the door.  We can also help you with applying for the various types of certifications (Section 3 and Central CERT), and learn how these certifications can benefit your company.

OPEN HOUSE

Transfer Your Military Experience into Small Business Success

 

Brought to you by SCORE and SBA

 

 

 

Saturday, August 17, 2019 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

 

Thrivent Financial 9220 Bass Lake Road, Suite 385 New Hope MN 55428

Register Now: http://bit.ly/militarysmallbizsuccess

Women veterans and spouses of veterans are invited to a FREE women’s business mini-conference designed specifically to help you start or grow a small business.

TRAINING

Advanced Foundations in Contracting – Proposal Development

 

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

Urban Research & Outreach

Engagement Center of the University of Minnesota

2001 Plymouth Avenue N.

Minneapolis, MN 55411

Ruffin Consulting at jwheeler@ruffinpc.com or 615-528-1110 x2

Training session on Federal Contracting. We welcome all SBA 8(a) firms and other small businesses who are currently, or are interested in, doing business with the Federal Government. This course will provide insight on how businesses can position their firms to successfully win Federal contracts.