The City of Charlotte has created a standing city council advisory committee to provide
advice and policy recommendations to improve participation in city construction
and maintenance projects by MWSBE companies. Carolinas AGC and several of
its member companies have been appointed to the committee. Committee
members include former CAGC President Edison Cassels from Edison Foard , Steven
Bimbo of Shumaker Loop and Kendrick and Bill Stricker of Carolinas AGC.
Other organizations represented include, Metrolina Minority Contractors Association , Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce , Charlotte Chamber of Commerce , National Association of Women Business Owners , Latin American Chamber of Commerce , Hispanic Contractors Association of the Carolinas and Metrolina Native American Association . The committee met for the first
time March 8th. Members attended an orientation and took the
oath of office.