SBDA "How to do Business with ECUA", June 15, 2016

Wednesday, June 15, 2016, the Florida Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), will offer a free workshop entitled, “How to do Business with the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority” (ECUA). The event will be held at the University of West Florida, Innovation Institute, 321 N. DeVilliers Street, Suite 308, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

The informational meeting will educate attendees about the potential of doing business with the Authority, while increasing participation in obtaining future contracts. Participants will learn about the bidding process, qualification requirements, future business opportunities, and how the ECUA hiring process is conducted.

The featured speakers will include; Bill Johnson, ECUA director of engineering, Tony Howard, ECUA senior purchasing agent, and Chiquita Payne, ECUA human resource generalist.

The workshop is free; however, pre-registration is recommended. For additional information contact Laura Subel, PTAC procurement specialist,  (850) 474-2549 or register on-line @ 

About ECUA: Originally founded as the Escambia County Utilities Authority in 1981, the Authority’s name was officially changed to the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority on June 29, 2004. The ECUA is a local governmental body, existing under the laws of the State of Florida to provide sanitation collection, water, and wastewater services.