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Peralta Bond Project Outreach Program

12 June 2020

The Peralta Community College District is sincerely thankful for the generosity and support of the citizens of Alameda County. We are actively building the new Peralta our community deserves.

In fulfilling this vision for a new Peralta, the district is committed to making sure the process has a direct, positive impact on the community and economy. It is district policy to work towards at least 25% small local business participation in capital improvement projects.

To achieve this goal, the district held a community outreach forum sponsored by AECOM (the company helping manage district bond projects). Emails were sent to hundreds of vendors and the event was publicized on social media along with advertisements in six local newspapers

More than 120 people attended representing businesses interested in working on the bond project. This is the first of several such events; the district will continue to reach out to local community vendors, providing them the training and tools to bid be a part of this tremendous opportunity.

After an initial presentation by AECOM describing some of the upcoming projects, there was an extensive question and answer period that allowed panelists to answer over 75 questions during the workshop. Attendees voluntarily answered online survey to provide crucial information about their firms. The feedback provided will allow for data collections on firms’ ownership ethnicity, business experience, and interest in technical assistance support related to the bond program.

A new Auto and Diesel Technology building at College of Alameda, a replacement for the Horticulture building at Merritt College, Berkeley City College expanding into a new, additional building, a new Library Learning Resource Center at Laney College: these are just some of the many projects in various stages of planning. There are opportunities to provide architectural services, civil/structural engineering, records management and inspection, surveying, information technology, landscape architecture, hazardous materials disposal and more.

Go to Build.Peralta.edu to catch a glimpse of the exciting future and to find out how we can help make it a reality together.

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Citizens’ Oversight Committee’s Annual Report for 2015

25 February 2016

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At the Peralta Community College District Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, the Chairperson of the Citizens’ Oversight Committee, Michael Mills, presented the Committee’s Annual Report for 2015 on the use of Measure A Bond funds.

Chairperson Mills said, “The most recent audits [of Measure A spending] earned ‘unqualified’ opinions, confirming that the bond is being handled correctly and within the legal requirements, and the auditor has no qualifications that need to be addressed or other performance concerns.”

You can read the full Citizens’ Oversight Committee’s Annual Report here:

https://web.peralta.edu/publicinfo/files/2015/02/COC-Measure-A-Annual-Report-2015.pdf

For more information, please visit the Committee’s Website at:

https://web.peralta.edu/publicinfo/citizens-oversight-committee/

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