Former Mayor Annise Parker developed Hire Houston First in an effort to promote economic opportunity for Houston businesses and to support job creation. The City of Houston spends billions of dollars to maintain and improve the City’s infrastructure and provide services for the public. Hire Houston First grants the City the ability to give preference to local companies and local workers, as long as their pricing is competitive.The Office of Business Opportunity (OBO) is the administrator of the Hire Houston First program. It is the policy of the City of Houston as defined in the Hire Houston First Ordinance Chapter 15, Article XI, to use the City’s spending powers in a manner that promotes fiscal responsibility and maximizes the effectiveness of local tax dollars by ensuring City spending provides business opportunity to city and local businesses as a measure to support the local economy.
If you have any questions, please contact 832.393.0951 or email HireHoustonFirst@houstontx.gov.
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Project Description: Demolition and removal of existing play structures, concrete border, fall surface, concrete sidewalks, paving area, and miscellaneous park structures. Installation of landscape areas including turf, solid sod, and planting beds for planting. Installation of playground border, play structures, seating wall, fall surface, ramps, pavement, foundation, and miscellaneous. Installation of concrete trail and sidewalk, concrete paving and border, architectural finishes and miscellaneous. Installation of specified site furniture and concrete pads. Installation of drainage detention, swale, bioswale, rough and fine grading, drainage. pipes, inlets, backfill, utility connections and miscellaneous. Installation of landscape plantings including trees, mulches, turf areas. Mitigation excavation and offsite disposal of soil.
Qualification Submittal Date: Thursday, May 6, 2021
Proposal Submittal Date: Thursday, June 10, 2021
Project Location: 11305 Harwin, Houston TX, 77072.
Project Manager: Duncan Elliott/ 832 393 8044
Estimated Construction Budget: $ 600,000.00
Pre-submittal Meeting: Tuesday, 4/27/21 at 2 PM |Microsoft Teams Meeting +1 936-755 1521 17369330# United States, Huntsville Phone |Conference ID: 173 693 30#
Pre-proposal Meeting: Tuesday, 5/25/21 at 2 PM| Microsoft Teams Meeting, +1 936-755-1521 715517490# United States, Huntsville| Phone Conference ID: 715 517 490#
Project Description: Removal of existing AST and associated dispensing equipment, installation of an elevated concrete slab to meet flood protection requirements, installation of a new dual-compartment AST with associated fill and dispensing equipment, installation of electrical panel to support the upgraded equipment, and installation of other associated fuel management equipment. Installation of six different stormwater interceptor systems, in line with existing stormwater systems, at four solid waste service centers.
Bid Submittal Date: Thursday, June 10, 2021, at 10:30 AM
Project Location: Sims Bayou Maintenance Barn; Southwest Service Center; Northwest Service Center; Northeast Service Center; Southeast Service Center
Project Manager: Tim Duncan/ 832 393 8042
Estimated Construction Budget: $ 500,000.00
Pre-bid Meeting: Tuesday, 5/26/21 at 10 AM |9500 Martin Luther King Blvd, Houston Tuesday, 5/26/21 at 10 AM |1245 Judiway Street, Houston