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Section 3 Contracting and Employment Opportunities

Notice – Section 3 Contracting and Employment Opportunities

The City of Friendswood has upcoming construction projects that will be subject to Section 3 requirements. 

 

 

Section 3 Business Concerns

The City will maintain a list of certified Section 3 Business Concerns and notify them about specific Section 3 bid opportunities.  Section 3 Business Concerns interested in being included on this list are invited to complete and submit the Section 3 Business Concern Certification Form along with required documentation to the City’s Section 3 Coordinator, Nick Haby, at 910 S. Friendswood Dr., Friendswood, TX 77546 or nhaby@ci.friendswood.tx.us.

Section 3 Business Concerns:

  • Owned by 51% or more by Section 3 Residents; or

  • Employ at least 30% of employees who qualify as Section 3 Residents (or within 3 years of the date of first employment with the business concern were Section 3 Residents); or

  • Commit to subcontract in excess of 25% of the dollar award of all subcontracts to be awarded to business concerns that meet one of the first two qualifications above.

 

Section 3 Workers

Any job openings related to these construction projects will be posted by the contractors on WorkInTexas.com.  Section 3 Residents interested in employment opportunities should register as a job seeker with WorkInTexas.com or contact their local Workforce Solutions office for assistance.  Section 3 Residents seeking Section 3 hiring preference may also complete and submit a Section 3 Resident Certification Form to the City’s Section 3 Coordinator, Nick Haby, at 910 S. Friendswood Dr., Friendswood, TX 77546 or nhaby@ci.friendswood.tx.us. A list of Section 3 Residents will be maintained for contractors to use in their hiring processes.

Section 3 Residents are either:

  • Public housing residents including persons with disabilities;

  • Low-income or very-low-income person(s) who live in the metropolitan statistical area or non?metro county area of the project;

  • HUD Youthbuild program participants;

  • Homeless, defined under McKinney Act (42 U.S.C. 11301 et seq.).

 

Persons are considered low-income if their household incomes do not exceed 80 percent of the median income for the area.  Persons are considered very-low income if their household incomes do not exceed 50 percent of the median income for the area. Refer to the Section 3 Resident Certification form for income limits by household size for Harris and Galveston Counties.

Searching for Section 3 Job Vacancies
Section 3 Business Concern Certification Form Friendswood
Section 3 Resident Certification Form Friendswood