Small Business Enterprise Construction Committee

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ATTENTION: The City of St. Petersburg is currently looking to fill two vacancies on the SBE Committee . Interested applicants are encouraged to apply using this form.

Small Business Enterprise Construction Committee

Overview

The Small Business Enterprise (SBE) program is intended to enhance contracting and procurement opportunities for small business enterprises. The SBE Committee uses participation percentages or a sheltered market to maximize SBE participation in construction projects of $50,000.00 or more, excluding construction projects being completed pursuant to a job order contract. 

The SBE Committee, comprised of seven members, consists of (i) five individuals holding City staff positions; (ii) one City resident appointed by the Mayor for a term of two years; and (iii) one City resident appointed by the City Council Chair for a term of two years.

Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. For agendas and information, please contact Natalie Fisher, Economic Development Specialist at natalie.fisher@stpete.org

Members

  • David Malone, Chair
  • Brejesh Prayman, Vice Chair
  • Latifa Jackson
  • Mike Jefferis
  • John Palenchar
  • Erik Smith
  • George Smith

The City of St. Petersburg is currently accepting applications for two residents to join the SBE Committee. Interested applicants should submit their application using this form by July 7.

Application

2022 Agendas, Packets & Minutes