Minority- and Women-owned Business Bid Opportunities

Your business does not have to be a certified minority- or women-owned business to bid on city contracts for goods and services. However, being certified will allow the city to contact your business and inform you of those opportunities that are available here. This page lists opportunities for construction projects.

To become a certified minority- or women-owned business, you must become certified with the State of North Carolina HUB Office. The State's HUB office is the certifying agency for the entire state.  For more instructions, go to the M/WBE Certification. To register as a vendor please visit the Purchasing Department's website.

For more information, please contact Walter Farabee, M/WBE Coordinator at (336) 734-1262.

 

City/County Formal Contract Opportunities

Underground Facility Locating Services (no MWBE goals)
Bid opening 07/18/2014 in City/ County Purchasing, room 324, City Hall 12:00 p.m.

Request Letters of Interest- Convention Center Improvements (no MWBE goals)
Submission 07/31/2014 to robertp@cityofws.org 3:00 p.m.


City/County Utility Commission Opportunities

Muddy Creek WWTP Influent Piping Rehab
Trades available, may include: Paving, curb & gutter, erosion control and seeding
Re-bid opening 07/22/2014 in room 16, City Hall 2:00 p.m. 


NOTE: All projects are open for public bid and are available to M/WBE businesses. Plans and project specifications can be reviewed in the City/County Purchasing Department. You can contact them at (336) 747-6929 or visit the Purchasing web site.

According to the M/WBE program regulations, general contractors bidding on Formal-Range Projects are responsible for soliciting M/WBEs for participation. M/WBEs should submit questions and quotes to general contractors bidding on projects.

Pre-bid conferences provide opportunities for M/WBE subcontractors to learn about upcoming projects and to meet general contractors interested in bidding on these projects.  M/WBEs can contact the M/WBE Coordinator or the Purchasing Department after the pre-bid conference to get a contact list of general contractors that attend the pre-bid conferences.
For more information contact Walter Farabee, M/WBE Coordinator, (336) 734-1262. WalterF@cityofws.org


Informal Bid Opportunities

Water Main Relocation (Ogden School Road)
Bid opening 07/17/2014 in room 16, City Hall 12:00 p.m.

Site Preparation for Leinbach Park Playground 
Trades available, may include: grading, subsurface drainage, demolition, seat wall construction and concrete sidewalks and curbing
Bid opening 07/24/2014 in room 16, City Hall 12:00 p.m.

HVAC Controls Replacement at Tanglewood Clubhouse 
Trades available, may include, HVAC work, electrical and painting
Pre-bid 07/22/2014 at Golf Clubhouse, Tanglewood in Clemmons, 10:00 a.m.
Bid opening 08/05/2014 in room 16, City Hall 12:00 p.m.


 

Informal Bid Opportunities include projects such as sidewalk repairs, curb and gutter repairs, small construction, and mowing. These projects are estimated to cost less than $300,000 and don't have M/WBE participation requirements. Any business with adequate bonding and valid insurance can bid on these projects. To get more information, please call Darren Redfield in Purchasing at (336) 747-6936.


Other Area Opportunities

See the following links for other bidding opportunities in the area.
(Links to other web sites will open in a new window)

Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Consultants' Business Opportunity & Networking Fair 
The Support Center- Free Small Business Loans Training    
Business Connections Marketplace 2014 
CVMSDC Business Opportunity Conference 
NC Aerospace Supplier & Advanced Manufacturing Summit 
NC Defense & Economic Development Trade Show 

NC Military Business Center- Construction, Service & Subcontracting Opportunities
UNC School System Construction Opportunities
State of North Carolina Government Construction

Your business does not have to be a certified minority- or women-owned business to bid on city contracts for goods and services. However, being certified will allow the city to contact your business and inform you of those opportunities that are available here. This page lists opportunities for construction projects.

To become a certified minority- or women-owned business, you must become certified with the State of North Carolina HUB Office. The State's HUB office is the certifying agency for the entire state.  For more instructions, go to the M/WBE Certification. To register as a vendor please visit the Purchasing Department's website.

For more information, please contact Walter Farabee, M/WBE Coordinator at (336) 734-1262.

 

City/County Formal Contract Opportunities

Underground Facility Locating Services (no MWBE goals)
Bid opening 07/18/2014 in City/ County Purchasing, room 324, City Hall 12:00 p.m.

Request Letters of Interest- Convention Center Improvements (no MWBE goals)
Submission 07/31/2014 to robertp@cityofws.org 3:00 p.m.


City/County Utility Commission Opportunities

Muddy Creek WWTP Influent Piping Rehab
Trades available, may include: Paving, curb & gutter, erosion control and seeding
Re-bid opening 07/22/2014 in room 16, City Hall 2:00 p.m. 


NOTE: All projects are open for public bid and are available to M/WBE businesses. Plans and project specifications can be reviewed in the City/County Purchasing Department. You can contact them at (336) 747-6929 or visit the Purchasing web site.

According to the M/WBE program regulations, general contractors bidding on Formal-Range Projects are responsible for soliciting M/WBEs for participation. M/WBEs should submit questions and quotes to general contractors bidding on projects.

Pre-bid conferences provide opportunities for M/WBE subcontractors to learn about upcoming projects and to meet general contractors interested in bidding on these projects.  M/WBEs can contact the M/WBE Coordinator or the Purchasing Department after the pre-bid conference to get a contact list of general contractors that attend the pre-bid conferences.
For more information contact Walter Farabee, M/WBE Coordinator, (336) 734-1262. WalterF@cityofws.org


Informal Bid Opportunities

Water Main Relocation (Ogden School Road)
Bid opening 07/17/2014 in room 16, City Hall 12:00 p.m.

Site Preparation for Leinbach Park Playground 
Trades available, may include: grading, subsurface drainage, demolition, seat wall construction and concrete sidewalks and curbing
Bid opening 07/24/2014 in room 16, City Hall 12:00 p.m.

HVAC Controls Replacement at Tanglewood Clubhouse 
Trades available, may include, HVAC work, electrical and painting
Pre-bid 07/22/2014 at Golf Clubhouse, Tanglewood in Clemmons, 10:00 a.m.
Bid opening 08/05/2014 in room 16, City Hall 12:00 p.m.


 

Informal Bid Opportunities include projects such as sidewalk repairs, curb and gutter repairs, small construction, and mowing. These projects are estimated to cost less than $300,000 and don't have M/WBE participation requirements. Any business with adequate bonding and valid insurance can bid on these projects. To get more information, please call Darren Redfield in Purchasing at (336) 747-6936.


Other Area Opportunities

See the following links for other bidding opportunities in the area.
(Links to other web sites will open in a new window)

Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Consultants' Business Opportunity & Networking Fair 
The Support Center- Free Small Business Loans Training    
Business Connections Marketplace 2014 
CVMSDC Business Opportunity Conference 
NC Aerospace Supplier & Advanced Manufacturing Summit 
NC Defense & Economic Development Trade Show 

NC Military Business Center- Construction, Service & Subcontracting Opportunities
UNC School System Construction Opportunities
State of North Carolina Government Construction

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