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is seeking qualified DBEs, MBEs, WBEs, SBEs, SBA MBEs, SDBs, SBA SDVOBs, SBA VOBs, WOSBs, HUBZone, Section 3s, DVBEs

Project Name

Low Barrier Navigation Center Laundry and Shower Upgrade

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Awarding Agency

County of Kern

Project Location

2900 M Street, Kern County, CA

Bid Date

07/23/2024 at 10:59

Project Details

Vortex is actively soliciting bids from prospective subcontractors or materials suppliers whose businesses qualify as Section 3, SB, DBE, MBE and WBE Business Concerns. Bids from prospective subcontractors or material suppliers are sought in connection with the LBNC Laundry and Shower Upgrade project to be located in the County of Kern and funded by HUD. Interested Section 3, SB, DBE, MBE or WBE Business Concerns may leave their firm’s names and addresses with Andi Jones at andi@vortex-usa.com, 07/17/204 at 5:00 PM. A Section 3 Business Concern is a business meeting at least one of the following criteria, documented within the last six-month period: (i) It is at least 51 percent owned and controlled by low- or very low-income persons; (ii) Over 75 percent of the labor hours performed for the business over the prior three-month period are performed by Section 3 workers; or (iii) It is a business at least 51 percent owned and controlled by current public housing residents or residents who currently live in Section 8-assisted housing. Subcontracts may be let for the following categories of work on this project: Electrical, Plumbing, Demolition, Cement Mason, Carpenter, Painter, Operator Engineer, Laborer. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Procurement of Bidding Documents: Interested Bidders and subcontractors may obtain Plans, Specifications, Addenda, and Bid Proposal forms to be used for bidding this project at https://pbsystem.planetbids.com/portal/59079/portal-home.

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Outreach Coordinator

Andi Jones

Project Estimator

Dennis Ullrich


(661) 324-5846


(661) 324-5864


4048 Commercial Street
Bakersfield, CA 93308

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