Minor Construction And Contractor Assistance Program

Minor Construction and Contractor Assistance Programs Photograph of a Wheel Loader

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    City construction projects up to $250,000 will only be awarded to Small and Emerging Businesses. Small businesses will be competing with other registered Minor Construction participants for lucrative government contracts.

    Illustration, Building a New Core Benefits include:

    • Streamlined administrative requirements
    • Less bond requirements
    • Personalized assistance from City staff as needed

    The Minor Construction Program:

    • Levels the playing field for small businesses
    • Lowers the contract amounts to allow development of bond and credit lines
    • Provides opportunities for businesses to develop technical and business experience

    PDF icon [24]***LINK TEXT ISSUE***Minor Construction Program Brings Success to Local Contractor (PDF: 176K)

    Contractor Assistance Program

    Illustration of Assistance Steps Contractor Assistance Program assists emerging businesses with getting into public works contracting. Program representatives help small businesses access local resources, build a network of private and public partnerships, and facilitate mentoring between large firms and small companies.

    • Pipeline To Success: The Training Source offers no-nonsense courses that focus on essential skills for doing business in the public works arena. Courses based on research of industry needs at an unusual value of $20 per person per session.

    Registration

    1. Complete the PDF icon Minor Construction Program Application
    2. Show a California Department of General Services Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise or State Certified Small Business certification. (Community Service Centers and public libraries provide free internet access).+ Small Business


    Certification Application***LINK TEXT ISSUE***Small Business Certification Application

    1. Be a licensed contractor in California
    2. Show that your business does not exceed the income cap for Small/Emerging Business
    3. You will be contacted regarding your application, and when jobs become available

    Contact

    (619) 533-7431 for an application

    (619) 533-4683 for program information