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Small Business Development
Small Business Development (SBD) is a division of the Internal Services Department. SBD is responsible for the administration of Miami-Dade County's Small Business Enterprise, Wage and Workforce Programs. Additionally, SBD is responsible for the County’s Department, Cone of Silence, Selection Committee Formations, Change Order Coordination Process, Anti-Discrimination Ordinance, Prompt Payment Ordinance, Equitable Distribution Program, and Miscellaneous Construction Contracts Program as mandated by County Code, implementing orders, and federal regulations.
Serving the County’s small business community and ensuring workforce requirements are met are our main priorities. For more information, please contact us at 305-375-3111 or via email.
There were approximately 1,559 firms certified in the Small Business Enterprise Programs during fiscal year 15-16. As a result of the efforts of SBD in applying small business measures, over $166 million was awarded to certified small businesses during fiscal year 15-16.
Small Business launches new contract compliance software
Miami-Dade County is pleased to announce a new web-based Business Management Workforce System (BMWS) being implemented and managed by the Small Business Development (SBD) Division of the Internal Services Department. BMWS will be utilized to apply online for Small Business Enterprise (SBE) certification, manage County contracts, and track compliance with SBE Program measures, Workforce Program requirements, and subcontractor payments.
The use of this web-based system will be mandatory for firms contracting with Miami-Dade County for the submission and verification of payment information and certified payrolls. Therefore, attending a hands-on training session is strongly encouraged. You may register for a monthly hands-on training session conducted by SBD at the Stephen P. Clark Government Center in the “events” tab and free B2GNow-hosted webinars in the “training” tab. For more information regarding BMWS, please contact SBD at 305-375-3111 or via email.
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