MINEOLA – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today reminded small business owners in Nassau County of a networking workshop for contractors ahead of the beginning of the Phase 2 construction of the Nassau County Family and Matrimonial Court. The workshop, which will detail upcoming opportunities for contractors, will take place 10:30am – 12:00pm on Wednesday, May 8 at Nassau County Department of Public Works, Fire Marshal Conference Room – 1194 Prospect Avenue, Westbury, NY.
Key information provided at the workshop will include:• Project Overview / Scope of Work• How to Register as a Contractor• How to Find Plan Holders and Download Specifications• How to Register and Get Certified as an MWBE Vendor
“We’re always looking to open doors of opportunities for our residents– especially when it comes to doing business with Nassau County,” said Nassau County Executive Laura Curran. “As Phase 2 of construction kicks off for the Family and Matrimonial Court, I encourage all small business owners in Nassau to come learn about the opportunities associated with this major renovation project.”
Located at 101 County Seat Drive, Mineola, NY, the Family and Matrimonial Court building is nearing completion of Phase 1 of construction, which included site improvements, structural modifications and a new building envelope.
Phase 2 will include the complete interior fit out of the building’s program spaces, including all mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC and life safety systems and site improvements, such as landscaping and pavements.
The Nassau County Department of Public Works aspires for the project to mirror the local diverse community in terms of corporate and labor participation. The Office of Minority Affairs is co-sponsoring Wednesday morning’s workshop, which will provide key information for women and minority-owned businesses with regards to eligibility and certification.