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

 

1011 Bryant Ave, South St. Paul

Rehab Affordable 8-unit Apartment Building

 

September 24, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Michelle Franke, Scott Dakota Carver CAP Agency – 651-322-3518 or mfranke@capagency.org

Rehab Affordable 8-unit Apartment Building with the Dakota County Community Development Agency

 

Park ADA Access Upgrade

City of Rosemount

 

2:00 PM on Thursday, September 26, 2019

Dan Schultz

Parks and Recreation Director

City of Rosemount

651-322-6012

dan.schultz@ci.rosemount.mn.us

ADA Ramps & Pads in several Rosemount Parks.

Please see bid packet.

 

Demolition of 489 Sherburne Ave

 

Open date: September 26, 2019 5:00 PM

Close date: October 4, 2019 2:00 PM

Log in to www.stpaulbids.com to review or respond to this event.

Demolition of Single Family Home/Vacated Property.

 

Training Workshops, Capacity Building, and Open Houses

 

Event

Date/Time/Location

Contact

Description/Flyer

Navigating the State Procurement Process

Tuesday, November 5 from 9:00AM to 1:00PM

University of Minnesota Robert J. Jones Urban Research & Outreach-Engagment Center

https://mngov.ecenterdirect.com/events/1423 This event will allow vendors to gain a better understanding of government contracting at the State level to position them for success. Topics covered will include: Procurement Processes from the Buyer Standpoint; Pre-and Post-Bid Meeting Expectations; and De-Mystifying Sustainability in State Procurement.

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.

 

 

Bidding & Estimating Workshops

 

 

10:00 AM To 2:00 PM

Saturdays September 7, 14, 21 and 28

Eastside Enterprise Center

804 Margaret Street

Saint Paul, MN 55106

Workshop is Free

Visit www.tfscorporation.com, then Click on the CONTACT  Button

Call 651-649-4714

E-mail  info@tfscorporation.com

Beginning September 7th, there will be 4 free Saturday workshops in

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

  • Sept. 7       Calculating Prevailing Wages, Benefits, and Payroll Taxes
  • Sept. 14     Estimating Overhead, Direct and Indirect C.O.G.S.
  • Sept. 21    Making Job Cost Adjustments, and Calculating Contingency Cost
  • Sept. 28    Competitive Bidding Strategies

WHO SHOULD TAKE THESE WORKSHOPS?

Any Saint Paul Section 3, MBE, WBE, SBE, DBE, or VOSB businessimage with limited or no estimating and bidding experience.

ONE-ON-ONE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE ALSO AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING:

  • Customizing and Using Computerized Estimating Software
  • Registering with St. Paul Supplier Portal and CERT Program, Section 3 and Other Certification  Programs
  • Developing Business Loan and Cash Flow Financial Projections