Doing Business With NCTD

Doing Business With NCTD Doing Business With NCTD

Working With NCTD

We welcome the opportunity to work with you. Find helpful information regarding the bidding process, DBE program, advertising opportunities, and working around the rails.


Contracting Opportunities

We are committed to providing an equal opportunity for all business enterprises to participate in our procurement and contracting activities through our online bidding system.

To begin the process, visit the PlanetBids Vendor Portal for NCTD where you can register as a bidder online, search for bid requests, order and download documents, bid electronically (where applicable), and much more.


Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Information

It is NCTD’s policy to ensure that Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), as defined in 49 CFR Part 26 (Code of Federal Regulations), have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in Department of Transportation (DOT) assisted contracts. As of October 1, 2016, NCTD has established an Overall DBE Goal of 4.6% for federally-funded contracts to be awarded by NCTD. Should you wish to receive additional information about NCTD’s DBE Program or have additional questions, please contact NCTD’s DBE Liaison Officer, Bradley Saran, at civilrightsoffice@nctd.org or (760) 966-6631.

Click here for more information on how to register to do business with NCTD.

 

NOTICE TO PUBLIC – June 4, 2019

NORTH COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT
FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION
DBE GOAL FEDERAL FISCAL YEARS 2020-2022

In accordance with 49 CFR Part 26.45(g), the North County Transit District (NCTD), a recipient of U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) assistance, announces a proposed Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal of 4.2% for the triennial period October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2022. This race-neutral goal represents the percentage of work to be performed by certified DBE firms on NCTD’s FTA-assisted projects during the triennial period.

We will be hosting a webinar and in-person meeting for public participation on Thursday, June 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The in-person meeting will be held at NCTD’s Administrative Office 810 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92054 in the Board Room.

If you are interested in participating in the webinar or in-person meeting, please contact Nicole Chang at nchang@gcapservices.com to receive the additional information.

NCTD’s Proposed FTA Overall DBE Goal and Methodology for FFY 2020-2022.

In addition, the proposed DBE Goal and Methodology will be available for public inspection for thirty (30) days from the date of this notice at the following locations:

NCTD Front Desk (810 Mission Ave, Oceanside)
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Oceanside Transit Center and Escondido Transit Center – Customer Service
Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Vista Transit Center – Customer Service
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

*The U.S. DOT and NCTD will accept comments on this proposed goal for thirty (30) days from the date of this notice.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program
Finding California Certified DBEs and Other Small Businesses

Prime contractors who are looking to use DBEs as subcontractors on upcoming contracts may do so by searching the
Caltrans Office of Business & Economic Opportunity’s DBE Database.

 

Prime contractors who are looking to use other California certified small businesses, such as a Minority-Owned Business (MBE), Women-Owned Business (WBE), Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Owned Business (LGBT), Small Business (SB), or Disabled Veteran Business (DVBE) may do so by searching the
Cal eProcure Small Business/ Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Database.

Financial Services for Contractors

NCTD highly encourages contractors to use minority and women-owned banks when seeking financial services. A list of minority and women-owned financial institutions can be found here.

Helpful Business Links

The Caltrans Office of Business & Economic Opportunity

The Caltrans Office of Business & Economic Opportunity provides businesses with resources and materials to assist them in becoming a certified firm, finding advertised contracts, working with Caltrans, upcoming events, and more.

 

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides aspiring and current small business owners a variety of free business consulting and low-cost training services including: business plan development, manufacturing assistance, financial packaging and lending assistance, exporting and importing support, disaster recovery assistance, procurement and contracting aid, market research help, 8(a) program support, and healthcare guidance.

 

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) also provides resources and materials to help aspiring and current small business owners help with loans, investment capital, bonds, counseling sessions, and other forms of assistance to small businesses.

Event Calendar

The calendar below posts up-to-date information on events that will either be hosted or attended by NCTD. If you wish to attend an event, please follow the identified instructions for each event.

  • SBDC – Meet the Buyers
    City of Poway Community Center
    13094 Civic Center Drive, Poway, CA 92064
  • San Diego Unified School District Construction Expo
    TBD
  • California Construction Expo
    Anaheim Convention Center
    Anaheim, CA
  • UCSD Event
    TBD
  • San Diego County Regional Airport Authority – Meet the Primes Event
    TBD
  • Caltrans District 11, Procurement & Resource Fair
    TBD

Department Contact Information

Procurement & Contract Administration Division
ATTN: Jennifer M. Taylor
Chief Procurement and Contract Administration Officer
jtaylor@nctd.org | (760) 967-2862

Please direct Purchase Order/Contract questions to poinquiry@nctd.org and invoice inquiries to Accounts Payable (760) 967-2825.

Provisions for
Purchase Orders

Seller is required to adhere to NCTD’s Terms and Conditions.

Special Conditions
Federal procurements must comply with all applicable federal contract provisions as established by various laws and regulations. The requirements for the provisions will vary depending on the type and size of the procurement action. Application of a certain provision also depends on established contract dollar thresholds and whether the contract is for construction or for another purpose, click below to view the:

Federal Transit Administration Required Clauses
GM Policy #8 – Standard of Conduct Policy and Procedure