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Oakland Unified School District

Outreach and Meetings

OUSD Facilities has partnered with 360 Total Concept to administer the District’s Local Business Utilization Program. The District and Team 360 work in concert to host outreach events throughout the year to maximize the utilization of small, local businesses on OUSD’s Bond Program. These events include General Outreach, Matchmaking Events for Prime and Sub firms to connect, and technical assistance workshops to help small local firms navigate working on OUSD construction projects. 

If you have questions regarding the District’s Local Business Program, please contact 360 Total Concept Consulting at lbucompliance@ousd.org.

November 1, 2023 - 6 Month Virtual Look-Ahead

On November 1, 2023, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) hosted its 1st 6 Month Project Lookahead Outreach event of the year. Over 50 guests were in attendance, including District Leadership, local firms, and community members. In the meeting, OUSD presented an overview of the upcoming major projects, local business (LBU) requirements, steps to get prequalified, and ways to stay connected with the District. The District’s Local Business Consultants, 360 Total Concept, Inc., facilitated the meeting.

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October 18, 2023 - Supplier Diversity Event 

On October 18, 2023 - On behalf of the Oakland Unified School District’s Facilities Planning and Management Department, 360 Total Concept - OUSD’s Local Business Compliance Consultants attended the Supplier Diversity Day Mixer as a part of Construction Inclusion Week. The event was geared toward Small, Minority, Women, Disabled Veteran, Disability-Owned, and LGBT-owned firms/certified businesses. 360 Total Concept shared information on the District’s 50% Local Business Policy, invited firms to attend the upcoming 6 Month Project Look-Ahead outreach event, and compiled contact information from firms interested in additional information. Attendees walked away with resources to assist in their continued and/or future participation on OUSD projects.

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August 31, 2023 - LBU Compliance Workshop - LBU Payment Verification Webinar

On August 31, 2023 - 360 Total Concept, Oakland Unified School District's Local Business Compliance Consultants, hosted the second virtual Local Business Utilization (LBU) Payment Verification Portal of the year. Emphasizing the District’s commitment to equity and timely payments for the small and local subs, the workshop reviewed a step-by-step process on how firms will access the new portal system. During the workshop, contractors and consultants were invited to ask questions of the LBU team, and encouraged to continue their monthly verification process through the portal.

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August 16, 2023 - LBU Compliance Workshop - Tracker Training and Refresher Course

On August 16, 2023, in coordination with the Oakland Unified School District Facilities Planning and Management Team, 360 Total Concept - the District's Local Business Compliance Consultants hosted the second virtual Local Business Utilization (LBU) Workshop of the year. Focused on reviewing best practices for completing the LBU Tracker Worksheet, Contractor/Consultant questions, and common mistakes to avoid, 360 provided an in-depth look at how to successfully complete the Monthly LBU worksheet.

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July 19, 2023 - In Person Matchmaking Outreach Event - Roosevelt Middle School Modernization Project (LLB)

On July 19, 2023, the Oakland Unified School District Facilities Planning and Management Department partnering with 360 Total Concept hosted the first in-person Business Outreach Matchmaking Event for the Roosevelt Middle School Modernization Project. The overall objective of the outreach event was to update the community on the project, provide local, small contractors with an opportunity to meet with the project's Lease-Leaseback team, and to reach out to a diverse contractor pool to help meet local program requirements.

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March 15, 2023 - Virtual Outreach Event - Roosevelt Middle School Modernization Project (LLB)

On March 15, 2023, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) hosted its 1st Virtual Outreach event for the Roosevelt Middle School Modernization project. Over 40 guests were in attendance including District Leadership, local firms, and community members. In the meeting, OUSD presented an overview of the upcoming $49 million modernization project, information regarding District prequalification, and the Local Business Utilization Policy. The District’s Local Business Consultants: 360 Total Concept, Inc. facilitated the meeting.

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February 15, 2023 - Local Business Compliance - Tracker Training & Refresher Course

On February 15, 2023, in coordination with the Oakland Unified School District Facilities Planning and Management Team, 360 Total Concept - the District's Local Business Compliance Consultants hosted the first virtual Local Business Utilization (LBU) Workshop of the year. Focused on reviewing best practices for completing the LBU Tracker Worksheet, Contractor/Consultant questions, and common mistakes to avoid, 360 provided an in-depth look at how to successfully complete the Monthly LBU worksheet.

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September 28, 2022 - Virtual Outreach Matchmaking Event 

On September 28, 2022, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) hosted its 1st Virtual Matchmaking Outreach event for the McClymonds High School Modernization project. Over 83 guests were in attendance, including District Leadership, local firms, and community members. In the meeting, OUSD presented an overview of the upcoming Design-Build Project, information regarding District prequalification, and the Local Business Utilization Policy. The District’s Local Business Consultants, 360 Total Concept, Inc., facilitated the meeting.

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December 10, 2021 - Contractors Outreach Meeting

On December 10th, 2022, OUSD hosted a virtual outreach meeting to provide information on upcoming opportunities with the District. In the meeting, OUSD presented an overview of upcoming bids and projects, information regarding certification, the Local Business Utilization Policy as well as the Project Labor Agreement. The District’s former Local Business Consultants, Luster National, Inc., and Lowe Consulting Group, Inc., facilitated the meeting.

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June 22, 2021 - Measure Y Program Update & Contract Opportunities Meetings

On June 22, 2021, OUSD hosted a virtual outreach meeting to provide information on upcoming contract opportunities with the District. Over the next several years there will be multiple construction, professional service, and vendor contracts funded by Measure Y and deferred maintenance projects overseen by the Building & Grounds department. The District’s former Local Business Consultants: Luster National, Inc., and Lowe Consulting Group, Inc. facilitated the meeting. 

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