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January 7, 2019
 
 
 
 

The Jan. 1 issue of OhioMBE features the City of Columbus’ increase in MBE spending. There is an update of two judges appointed by Governor Kasich and a profile on the OhioMBE Awards Top FBE: Renee Deluca Dolan. There are bid notices and a collection of upcoming events.

Good Reading! 


 
 
 
 
 

Small Business Assessment Advisory Committee

The City of Columbus is accepting applications for the Small Business Assessment Advisory Committee, a component of Mayor Andrew J. Ginther’s “Reimagining Small Business Initiatives” announced last month. Applications are available online and must be turned in by January 8, 2019. All applicants must submit a current resume’ or vitae along with the application.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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City of Columbus
 

The Department of Development is looking for diverse vendors and contractors who are licensed with the City of Columbus working in the following areas:

Graffiti Removal. Contact Eric Voorhees (614-645-7934 or eavoorhees@columbus.gov).

Grass Cutting and Solid Waste Removal. Contact Mike Schwab (614- 645-7122 or mfschwab@columbus.gov).

Demolition and Asbestos Abatement. Contact Mike Farrenkopf (614- 679-5873 or mlfarrenkopf@columbus.gov) or Seth Brehm (614-645-5659 or swhbrehm@columbus.gov).

Mowing, Property Maintenance, and Miscellaneous Services. Contact Audrea Hickman (614-645-8907 or aehickman@columbus.gov).

Construction trades including: General Construction, Home Improvement, Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, and Lead Abatement. Contact Tim Tilton (614- 724-3009 or twtilton@columbus.gov).

Lead Safe Columbus has funding to train contractors for the Lead Abatement and Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Program. Contact Erica Hudson (614- 645-6739 or ejhudson@columbus.gov)

To register for notifications on upcoming bid opportunities, please visit http://vendors.columbus.gov/sites/public.

 
 
 
        
 
 
 
OhioMBE Procurement Fair
 
 
 
 
Save the date:  Jan. 17

Check our social media sites for updates on the organizations attending!
 
 
      
 
 
 
OhioDiversityNetwork.com
 
 
 
 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 5:30pm
Akron MBAC – Business Plan Writing
Canton

Monday, January 21, 2019 at 7:00am
34th Annual Martin Luther King Jr Birthday Breakfast
Columbus

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 5:30pm
Akron MBAC – Business Plan Writing
Canton

Columbus

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 5:30pm
Akron MBAC – Business Plan Writing
Canton

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 6:00pm
Ohio SBDC Small Business Tax Workshop
Columbus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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