Public Works ProjectsThe San Jacinto Unified School District (“District”) adopted the Uniform Construction Cost Accounting Procedures under Public Contract Code §22000 et seq. In accordance with the State of California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Commission, the District is inviting all interested licensed contractors to submit their company for inclusion on the District’s list of qualified bidders for the calendar year. Per California Public Contract Code 22032, any Public Works Project that is estimated to be below $175,000.00 is subject to the Informal Bidding Procedures set forth by the State of California Uniform Construction Cost Accounting Commission. All trade categories are subject to Informal Bidding Procedures. Contractors that are interested in being on the Informal Bidding Contractors List are required to have a current license subject to verification with the Contractors State License Board and a registration subject to verification with the *Department of Industrial Relations.
If you or your company would like to be placed on the District’s Informal Bidding Contractors List, please click below and complete the application.
Department of Industrial Regulations
The registration with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) is required by March 1, 2015, for any/all contractors to bid public works projects, pursuant to Division 2, Part 7, Chapter 1 (commencing with section 1720) of the California Labor Code. The requirement to only use registered contractors and subcontractors of public works projects applies to all projects awarded on or after April 1, 2015. Application and renewal are completed online with a non-refundable fee of $300, found at the Department of Industrial Regulation Web Site.
Davis-Bacon Act (Federally Funded Projects)
The Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, apply to contractors and subcontractors performing on federally funded or assisted contracts in excess of $2,000 for the construction, alteration, or repair (including painting and decorating) of public buildings or public works. Davis-Bacon Act and Related Act contractors and subcontractors must pay their laborers and mechanics employed under the contract no less than the locally prevailing wages and fringe benefits for corresponding work on similar projects in the area. The Davis-Bacon Act directs the Department of Labor to determine such locally prevailing wage rates. The Davis-Bacon Act applies to contractors and subcontractors performing work on federal or District of Columbia contracts. The Davis-Bacon Act prevailing wage provisions apply to the “Related Acts,” under which federal agencies assist construction projects through grants, loans, loan guarantees, and insurance. Prevailing wages, compliance guide, etc. can be found at: