Business Advisory Council Meeting Agenda

August 11, 2021
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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Agenda ItemResponsible PartyDuration
I. Welcome & Introductions
Catrina Blair1:00 - 1:10
II. Approval of May 2021 BAC Meeting MinutesCatrina Blair1:10 - 1:15
III. BAC Strategic Meeting Follow upRussell Burgess1:15 – 1:45
IV. HSR Prime ContractorTBA1:45 – 2:00
V. SB Updates

  1. Small Business Program

  2. Small Business Compliance
Catrina Blair
Peggy Chiok
2:00 -- 2:10
2:10 – 2:40
VI. Project Updates

  1. Construction Package 1 – TPZP

  2. Construction Package 2-3 –DFJV

  3. Construction Package 4 – CRB

  4. Rail Delivery Partner –WSP

  5. Early Train Operator - ETO

Prime Small Business Liaison Officers 2:40 – 3:30
VII. Committee Meeting Updates

  1. Professional Service Committee

  2. Construction Committee

BAC Committee Chairs3:30 – 3:40
VIII. Open Forum/Public Comment3:30 – 3:55
IX. Closing Remarks 3:55 – 4:00


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The Mission of the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) Business Advisory Council (Council) is to cultivate a partnership between the Authority and its Small Business and contracting community. The Council will serve as a forum to provide essential input and advisement to the Authority in implementing its policies and practices that affect and/or impact Small Business utilization and participation in all of the Authority’s contracting programs. The collaboration and insight will serve to advance the Authority’s success in meeting its 30% Small Business Goal on this historic infrastructure project.

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Any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate may request assistance by contacting the Authority at (916) 324-1541. Requests for additional accommodations for the disabled, signers, assisted listening devices, or translators should be made no later than one week prior to the meeting.

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