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Purchasing EUHSD Public Works Contract Process

Public Works & CUPCCAA:

As of December 18th, 2018, Escondido Union High School District became a member of California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act (CUPCCAA for short). The District is now governed by the Public Contract Code that pertains to CUPCCAA. Also, please find attached the process for Public Works Agreements attached below. Please follow the Public Works Agreements (PWA) Process / ProceduresPublic Works Agreements (PWA) Process / Procedures when trying to schedule a public works project.

CUPCCAA:
If you or your department knows of a specific contractor that would be interested in bidding an upcoming project, they are required to do the following:

  • Have a current license, hold the correct classification to perform the work, and are subject to verification from the Contractor State License Board (CSLB);
  • Have registered with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) if the contractor plans on completing projects above the project thresholds. No contractor or subcontractor may be awarded a contract for a public works project (Awarded on or after April 1, 2015) unless registered with the DIR per California Labor Code section 1725.5;
  • Complete the District’s on-line “Contractors Application for Qualification” each calendar year by logging on to the Contract Services’ webpage: CUPCCAA Registration

Questions may be directed to Purchasing by contacting Karley Ioviero, Buyer at 760.291.3230 or kioviero@euhsd.org .

PUBLIC WORKS PROJECT:PCC [20117 (b), 20651 (b)]
A public works project refers to:

  • Construction, alteration, demolition, installation, maintenance, or repair work,
  • Done under contract, and
  • Paid for in whole or in part out of public funds

It can include preconstruction and post-construction activities related to a public works project.

Under $60,000 Project Requirements:
<$25,000.00: California State Contractors License, Dept. of Industrial Relations registration, Insurance and approved as a CUPCCAA contractor required

$25,000.00 to < $60,000.00: California State Contractors License, Dept. of Industrial Relations registration, Performance & Payment Bonds, Insurance and approved as a CUPCCAA contractor required – see Public Works Agreements (PWA) Process / Procedures below.

Questions may be directed to Purchasing by contacting Karley Ioviero, Buyer at 760.291.3230 or kioviero@euhsd.org .

Informal Bidding:

$60,000.01 – <$200,000.00 (if all bids exceed $200,000.00, may award up to $212,500.00 with special Board resolution).
Advertised with required three (3) planning rooms, notified only CUPCCAA approved contractors, California State Contractors License, Dept. of Industrial Relations registration, Performance & Payment Bonds, Insurance and approved as a CUPCCAA contractor required.

Questions may be directed to Purchasing Department, Nick Brizeno, Director, at 760.291.3223 or nbrizeno@euhsd.org .

Formal Bidding:

>$200,000.00
Please contact the Purchasing Department, Nick Brizeno, Director, at 760.291.3223 or nbrizeno@euhsd.org .

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