Construction Intake Center

SLATE's Construction Intake Center assists companies working on City of St. Louis construction projects with workforce development

Construction Intake Center is a SLATE program whose purpose is to assist construction project developers and contractors operating in the City of St. Louis achieve workforce development and diversity goals required by City Ordinance 69427.

SLATE's Construction Intake Center maintains a list of eligible construction workers for referral to area contractors. Contractors operating under MSD's First Source Contract need only fill out our Referral Request form and email it to Once we have received your Referral Request Form we will reach out to our applicant pool, screen applications based on your criteria, and then refer the qualified applicants to you. 

If your company is interested in requesting our BUD graduate, please fill out Request for BUD Graduate form. To learn more about SLATE's Construction Skills Training and Building Union Diversity (BUD) program, visit our Construction Skills Training webpage.

To start the MSD First Source process, contact CJ Neu, at (314) 657-3551 or Cassandra Williams, at (314) 657-3599. You may also send an email to 


>> First Source Referral Request
>> First Source Follow Up Survey
>> Download Important Notice to Bidders on City Projects
>> Download Request for BUD Graduate form
>> Download Workforce Diversity Report Form (in Word)
>> Download Union Hall Worker Request Form (in Excel)


>> Construction Ordinance Annual Reports
>> Ballpark Village Minority/Progress Reports

Questions and requests for assistance and support should be directed to Armand Paulet, SLATE Labor Resource Specialist, at (314) 657-3601.


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Disclaimer: An equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Missouri Relay Service at 711.

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