Council News

Posted on: May 30, 2017

LOCAL BUSINESS PARTICIPATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE HOST FORUM FOR LOCAL SMALL AND MINORITY BUSINESSES

Group Provides Platform for Local Businesses and Policy Oversight for County Council

 Business Community Encouraged to Attend Special Briefings

 

The Local Business Participation Advisory Committee, established by Council Resolution 100-2014 to provide a formal platform for addressing the needs and concerns of the business community, will convene on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Surratts-Clinton Library, 9400 Piscataway Road in Clinton, Maryland.

The Advisory Committee meeting will feature a briefing on Council Bill 74-2016 - Local Economic Opportunity and Employment Act - by Council Member Mel Franklin (D) – District 9. Supplier Development and Diversity Division Executive Director Cydnee Phoenix will discuss the County’s Certification Programs. Attendees will have an opportunity to address issues and concerns that arise in their efforts to successfully compete for major development projects in the public and private sectors.

The stated mission of the Local Business Participation Advisory Committee is to increase the participation and capacity of local businesses and local minority businesses in public and private sector procurements.

What:

Local Business Participation Advisory Committee Meeting

Who: 

Council Member Mel Franklin (D) – District 9

Local Business Participation Advisory Committee Chair- Mirinda Jackson

Local Business Advisory Committee Members

Cydnee Phoenix, Executive Director, Supplier Development and Diversity Division

Local Business Community

When: 

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: 

Surratts-Clinton Library

9400 Piscataway Road

Clinton, MD 20735


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