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To provide an additional race and gender-neutral tool for the Authority to use in it efforts to ensure that all segments of its local business community have a reasonable and significant opportunity to participate in Clayton County Water Authority (CCWA) contracting.
To also foster effective, broad-based competition from all segments of the vendor community, including, but not limited to, minority business enterprises, women-owned business enterprises and small business enterprises. And, to provide additional avenues for the development of new capacity and new sources of competition for CCWA contracts from the growing pool of small and locally-based businesses.
This program was established in an effort to promote the participation of small and local firms in the procurements of Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Goods and Services and Professional Services. Small firms locally based inside Clayton County and locally based outside of Clayton County but within the following ten (10) counties, specifically, Cherokee, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Rockdale and Spalding, should complete the SLBE Certification Application.
Certifications currently held with Clayton County, DeKalb County or the City of Atlanta will be recognized for a period of two years following approval of a CCWA Provisional Certification Application, after which a CCWA Certification Application will need to be completed.
All firms will be required to completed CCWA's Vendor Registration.
To find out more about the SLBE Program, contact our office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at 770.960.5880 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The SLBE Certification Application should be returned (by mail, email or in person) to:
Clayton County Water Authority
Contract, Compliance and Risk Management
Attn: Tami McKenzie
1600 Battle Creek Road
Morrow, GA 30260
Learn about CCWA's Small Local Business Enterprise Program and procurement opportunities during our monthly workshops. For convenience, these workshops are held on various days and times of the month in our Headquarters Community Room at 1600 Battle Creek Road in Morrow.
You may register for any of these sessions in advance:
Feb 16th 2 pm (Thursday)
April 18th 9 am (Tuesday)
June 14th 9 am (Wednesday)
Aug 15th 2 pm (Tuesday)
Oct 12th 9 am (Thursday)
Click here to register online
SAVE THE DATES!!
2017 Special Topic Workshop Dates Set:
March 9th 10 am (Thursday) - Effective Communication for Small Business
May 16th 10 am (Tuesday)
July 12th 10 am (Wednesday)
Sept 13th 10 am (Wednesday)
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