How To Do Business With TxDOT April 18, 2012

How To Do Business
With TxDOT
Tamela Saldana, Ph.D.
Office of Civil Rights
DBE/HUB/SBE Programs Director
April 18, 2012
What Businesses Need To Know
 Where to find contracting information
 What types contracts TXDOT procure
 Requirements to do business
 Where to find subcontracting
 Who to contact
Types of Contracting
• Heavy Highway Construction
• Professional Services Consultant
• Goods and Non-Professional Services
• Information Technology
• Public-Private Partnerships
– Comprehensive Development Agreements
– Local Government
– Municipalities, Counties or Regional Mobility Authorities
Minority/Women/Small/Disabled Veteran
Owned Business Programs
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
Historically Underutilized Business (HUB)
Small Business Enterprise (SBE)
What We Do…
Project Goal Setting
Contract Compliance
Program Reporting
Business Support Services
Program Coordination
– TxDOT District/Division/Office’s
– Prime Contractors
– Federal/State/County/City Agencies
– Minority Business Development
– Legislative Contacts
TxDOT’s Business Support Services
• Learning, Information, Networking, Collaboration (LINC)
Mentor- Protégé Program
• Technical Assistance Program (TAP)
• Texas Business Opportunity Development Program (TBOD)
• Small Business Briefings (SBB)
• DBE/HUB/SBE Specialized Workshops & Forums
• Economic Opportunity Forums
Doing Business with TxDOT
For More Information Contact
Office of Civil Rights
DBE/HUB/SBE Programs
Toll Free 1-866-480-2516