Mission Statement:

The mission of the APWA Small Business Committee is to provide APWA members opportunities to connect small businesses with large companies and agencies in order to provide new teaming opportunities that provide quality deliverables that meet agency’s demands and commitments.

Committee Chair: Annie Aguilar

Small Businesses are welcomed to join the Caltrans District 11 Small Business Council meetings. Due to the space available, RSVP is required. Please RSVP Dennis La Salle at lasalle.calif@gmail.com

Professional Services Committee Meetings are from 8:00 to 9:15 am, and Council Meetings are from 9:30 am to Noon:

February 28, 2023
April 26, 2023
June 28, 2023
August 23, 2023
October 25, 2023

Upcoming Small Business Events:

APWA San Diego/Imperial County will be the host for the annual PWX 2023. Small Businesses are sought to offer educational sessions registrants. Please let Annie Aguilar know if you have some suggestions at smallbusiness@apwa-sd.net. If you are interested in co-hosting a booth with other small businesses, please let Annie Aguilar or Tim Thiele know at smallbusiness@apwa-sd.net. As plans develop, updates related to Small Businesses will be posted here.

All Small Businesses, please register here to be part of the APWA Small Business Directory: Small Business – Sign Up (apwa.org)

Caltrans D11 Small Business Programs was showcased at the January 2022 Statewide Small Business Council Meeting (7:37 minutes long)! Way to go District 11. See the presentation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2BFyDTzeC4

Small Business Committee Schedule of Meetings:

Small Business Committee (SBC) 2023 meetings will take place in February, April, June, August, October, and December at 5:00 pm at the Mission Valley Library Community Room, 2123 Fenton Parkway, San Diego, CA 92108 (next to Ikea), unless otherwise noted. Topics will vary and are subject to change. Please email Annie Aguilar at smallbusiness@apwa-sd.net if you have any questions.

April 24, 2024 Time: 2:00 to 3:00p
Proposed Agenda:

1. Presentation from James Nagelvoort, City of San Diego Director of Strategic Capital Projects Department. Topic: City of San Diego Project Labor Agreement

2. Discuss Caltrans D11 Updates: Pilot program to mimic SANDAG Bench Program.

June 5, 2023, Time 5:00 pm

Proposed Agenda:

1. APWA PWX Expo August 27-30, 2023 “Small Business” participation

2. Public Agency Spotlight, plan for next meeting to have a speaker

August 7, 2023, Time 5:00 pm

Proposed Agenda, TBD

October 2, 2023, Time 5:00 pm

Proposed Agenda, TBD

December 4, 2023, Time 5:00 pm

Proposed Agenda, TBD

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