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Pinellas County Housing Authority to Host Section 3 Workshop for Contractors

Pinellas County Housing Authority’s (PCHA) Resident Services Department will conduct a Section 3 workshop for contractors on Thursday, October 18, 2012.  All contractors are encouraged to attend.

Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, most commonly referred to as Section 3, requires that recipients of U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds, to the greatest extent possible, provide job training, employment, and contract opportunities for low- or very-low income residents in connection with projects and activities in their neighborhoods.

PCHA is committed to compliance with Section 3 requirements.  Section 3 is applicable to all projects and activities funded, in part or in whole, with PCHAs federal funds.  Section 3 benefits low income and very-low income residents of Pinellas County.  Residents and businesses that qualify as a Section 3 resident or business concern may receive preferences in hiring, training and contracting opportunities when available.

Pinellas County Housing Authority Hosts Davis-Bacon Compliance Workshop for Contractors

The Pinellas County Housing Authority will hold a workshop for contractors on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 regarding contractor compliance with the Davis-Bacon wage law.  The workshop will begin at 3:00 pm and will cover the basic elements of Davis-Bacon wage requirements and enforcement. 

Workshop participants will learn:

¨ How to complete certified  payrolls

¨ How to ensure that your workers are classified properly and avoid costly mistakes

¨ Requirements of the employee interview  process

Contractors Invited to Learn How to do Business with PCHA

The Pinellas County Housing Authority will hold a free workshop for contractors on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 3:00 pm at the PCHA office located at 11479 Ulmerton Road in Largo.  The workshop is for all potential vendors and contractors and will provide information and guidance on PCHA’s procurement process.

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