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Mayor Catherine E. Pugh Kicks off 2018 Small Business Development Program – GROWTH By Design

SBD2018: Growth by Design will commence Thursday, September 6, 2018. If you are a certified or certifiable Minority, Woman, or Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (M/W/DBE) interested in advancing your company with enhanced knowledge of construction and project management, you are encouraged to apply for this program.

The 10-week training program includes topics such as pre-qualification and certification as a M/W/DBE company, contract administration, estimating and bidding, and scheduling, to name a few. The program was designed to assist local M/W/DBEs in becoming contract-ready for more than $3 billion in utility construction work, including Consent Decree sewer rehabilitation and replacement, and capital improvements under drinking water, storm water and wastewater programs. This training program is available primarily for M/W/DBEs specializing in: concrete construction, construction program/project management, excavating, landscaping, pipeline installation, post-construction clean-up, scheduling, sediment and erosion control, sewer construction, site work, traffic control and underground utilities.

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