Although Referendum 88 was not successful, Governor Jay Inslee remains “deeply committed to continue efforts that address opportunity for all Washingtonians consistent with current law. ” Read Inslees’s full statement here.
Sound Transit, the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority, hereby gives notice pursuant to 49 Code of Federal Regulations Part 26, issued by the U. S. Department of Transportation, that Sound Transit will set the following DBE utilization goal for Federal Fiscal Years 2020 – 2022.
Federal Transit Administration Federally Assisted Projects to 15.3%
Sound Transit intends to submit the above-referenced DBE utilization goal to the Federal Transit Administration. Persons interested in obtaining a copy of Sound Transit’s submittal to the Federal Transit Administration may find it on the Sound Transit website under the Business and Labor Compliance section: http://www.soundtransit.org/blc , or contact Sound Transit’s Business and Labor Compliance Office via phone at 206-689-4914, or toll-free at-1-800-201-4900, email at email@example.com, or write to the address below. The submittal is also available for review at Sound Transit’s main offices until December 5, 2019, during normal business days from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Union Station, 401 S. Jackson St., Seattle, WA 98104.
Sound Transit will accept written comments on the DBE program and goal, received no later than December 5, 2019, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to Sound Transit, Union Station, 401 S. Jackson St., Seattle, WA 98104-2826, Attention: Business and Labor Compliance.
VendorConnect is the new portal to view Port of Seattle Opportunities. Procurement and contract opportunities for construction, consulting, and goods and services. This one stop location can be used for registering for small works (construction less than $300,000), consulting services, and goods and services rosters.
The Washington State Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) helps businesses through government-contracting marketplace. Their mission is to increase the number of government contracts awarded to Washington businesses. They provide no cost one-on-one technical assistance.
Washington State PTAC will be celebrating National PTAC Day on September 18, 2019. Please see details below from Washington PTAC to learn about the special webinars coming up in September: