Participate in the Clark County Business Development "Meet the Public and Private Agencies Buyers and Purchasing Agents Forum".
Three District employees representing both Purchasing and Construction Management attended the forum on June 16, 2005 and distributed brochures on how to do business with the District. Contact information, staff directories, and current bid information was also distributed.
Purchase and staff a booth at the International Supply Management (ISM) Local Supplier Opportunity Faire.
Eight Purchasing Department employees organized a CCSD Booth at the ISM Supplier Opportunity Faire held in March 22, 2005. Information regarding both Construction Management and Purchasing was distributed to over 2,000 suppliers.
Collect and define spend data for reporting.
Fiscal Year 04 spend data was collected and categorized for reporting. Reporting was split into two groups: Facilities purchases (FAC) and Purchasing (non-FAC) purchases. Spend reports were published on both the formally competed purchases and the informally competed purchases. As there are different statutes (NRS 338 vs NRS 332) with different dollar thresholds that govern these purchases, the reporting was as follows:
Identified action item for next year: Significant percentage of suppliers have not completed District's supplier information page that asks for business type, size, and enterprise type, if applicable.
Establish Supplier Outreach Committee, Goals & Objectives.
Supplier Outreach Committee was established within the Purchasing area. Facilities will designate representatives to participate as well as assist with funding if needed. Goals and Objectives were proposed for a 4-year period.
"Doing Business with CCSD" webpage.
Webpage "Doing Business with CCSD" was initially created in 2004. Website was updated and "went live" in September 2005.
Offer training, outreach, and other tools to assist local and MWDBE firms.
Negotiated free automatic notification and download services from Demandstar.com, the current internet hosting site for the Purchasing Department's competitive activities. Information on how to sign up was distributed at both the ISM Supplier Faire and the Clark County Forum.