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Recognizing that small businesses provide employment and economic growth in Hamilton County, the Board of County Commissioners of Hamilton County established its Small Business Program ("Program") in 1998. The Program has an objective of increasing the participation of small businesses on County projects. The Program applies to construction projects undertaken by County departments reporting to the Board of County Commissioners ("Board") through the County Administrator. The departments reporting to the Board include Administrative Services (which includes Purchasing), Building Inspections, Communication Center, Community Development, Economic Development, Environmental Services, Facilities, Job & Family Services, Personnel, Public Works, and Zoning Enforcement.
each construction project, Hamilton County, in conjunction with
the Construction Manager, if any, will establish goals for the
utilization of small businesses for each contract related to the
The County encourages the use of small businesses as
prime contractors, first-tier subcontractors, and/or joint
venture partners. In addition, for those businesses that are eligible, we
encourage certification as a Small Business Enterprise (SBE),
Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), and/or Women Business
Enterprise (WBE). Click
here to view a list of recognized certifying agencies.
Hamilton County has more than forty departments that utilize outside contractors for a wide variety of goods and services.
For professional services, a Request for Qualifications (RFQ), Request for Proposals (RFP), or other solicitation will be issued. Please contact County Facilities for information on the Standing List of Consultants for professional architectural, engineering, construction management, and environmental services at 513-946-5025.
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