CUPCCAA Registration & Public Works Information
CUPCCA (informal bidding)
Public projects of sixty thousand dollars ($60,000) or less may be performed by the employees of a public agency by force account, by negotiated contract, or by purchase order. (b) Public projects of two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000).
San Jacinto Unified School District has contracted with Colbi Technologies to provide a web-based process for our informal bidders list called Quality Bidders. To get started go to https://www.qualitybidders.com/.
- For detailed instructions in completing your application, please navigate to the bottom of the page from this link Contractor Instructions
Please contact Mary Diaz with any questions at [email protected] or (951) 929-7700 ext. 4681.
Thank you for your interest in working with San Jacinto Unified School District.
The District is not currently accepting pre-qualification applications. Once a project is determined to require pre-qualification, the District will accept begin accepting applications.
California Assembly Bill (AB) 1565 went into effect on January 1, 2014. AB 1565 requires ALL General Contractors and M/E/P Subcontractors be pre-qualified, if the project is valued at $1 million or more and funded whole or in part with State Facility Bond funds, per…
Public Contract Code 20111.5 enables districts to require prime contractors to be pre-qualified prior to accepting bids.
Public Contract Code 20111.6 requires the district to do so for certain projects. This applies to prime contractors and MEP sub-contractors with the following licenses:
- General Contractors (A and B), Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing subcontractors (C-4, C-7, C-10, C-16, C-20, C-34, C-36, C-38, C-42, C-43, and C-46)
- The District must receive complete applications at least ten (10) business days prior to the scheduled bid opening on any advertised project in order for the candidate to qualify for a project in excess of $1,000,000 and partially funded by the State. Pre-qualification approval will remain valid for one (1) calendar year from the date of notice of qualification except as noted in the pre-qualification documents.
San Jacinto Unified School District has contracted with Colbi Technologies to provide a web-based process for the District’s Pre-Qualification list called Quality Bidders. To get started go to https://www.qualitybidders.com/.
For detailed instructions in completing your application, please navigate to the bottom of the page from this link Contractor Instructions
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 $400, 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: