Month: October 2018

City of Columbus issues RFI for Automated Vehicle (AV) shuttle services in Columbus, Ohio

Connected Electric Autonomous Vehicle RFI Request for Information The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to solicit feedback and input from consultants and vendors on the deployment of Automated Vehicle (AV) shuttle services in Columbus, Ohio. The objective is to understand AV shuttle capabilities and receive input regarding potential AV routes, not to…

In-person Absentee Voting schedule

#OhioMBE: “#DidYouKnow that in #Ohio voters have 4 weeks to #vote in each election? Below are the remaining in-person voting hours. Be sure to cast your ballot in the November 6 #GeneralElection & make your voice heard. Learn more at https://t.co/CinRkl7zgV”

October is Energy Efficiency Month

October is Energy Efficiency Month Throughout October, the agencies will provide ways to increase energy efficiency, as well as information on programs to help Ohioans having trouble paying their energy bills. “As we head into cooler temperatures, it’s important for Ohioans to remember the benefits of energy efficiency.” said Chairman Asim Z. Haque. “Improved efficiency…

Business Advocate: Marleise K. Wicker

Marleise K. Wicker Small & Emerging Business Coordinator Franklin County Board of Commissioners  Marleise Wicker is the Small and Emerging Business Enterprise Coordinator with Franklin County, Board of Commissioners. Her primary focus is to provide Small and Emerging Businesses the opportunity to do business with the 13 Board of Commissioner agencies, 42 independently elected officials and…

Publisher’s Note: No barriers. Goal met!

Publisher’s Note:  No barriers! Goal Met! By Ronda Watson Barber I have questioned the commitment of the Columbus City School district to meet the board mandated  20 percent purchasing goal. Are those that are charged with procuring good and services doing their best to include Black businesses? According to a report released Oct. 15, the…

Kokosing Industrial seeks bids for the Water Reclamation Facility Improvements in Upper Sandusky, Ohio

“Attention ODOT Certified DBE Companies” Kokosing Industrial, Inc. is preparing bids for the Water Reclamation Facility Improvements in Upper Sandusky, Ohio which bids November 1, 2018.  We are seeking quotes for any portion of the project listed that you are qualified to perform or provide supplies for which includes the following: Demolition, Concrete Repair, Rebar,…