NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS/SUBCONTRACTORS TO PREQUALIFY
FOR PRIME CONTRACTORS AND ELECTRICAL, MECHANICAL OR PLUMBING WORK ON
PARTICIPATING SCHOOL DISTRICT PROJECTS
Notice is hereby given that the governing board of the Tracy Unified School District (“District”) has determined that, pursuant to Public Contract Code section 20111.6, all prime contractors and electrical, mechanical or plumbing contractors holding C-4, C-7, C-10, C-16, C-20, C-34, C-36, C-38, C-42, C-43, and/or C-46 licenses (“MEP Subcontractors”) must be prequalified to be submitted as a first-tier subcontractor for (1) all District lease-leaseback projects or (2) District projects using funds received pursuant to the Leroy F. Greene School Facilities Act of 1998 or any funds received, including funds reimbursed, from any future state school bond for a public project that involves a projected expenditure of $1 million or more.
All prime contractors and any subcontractor interested in being listed as a MEP Subcontractor by prime contractors for participating District projects must submit fully completed prequalification forms and financial information (“Prequalification Package”) and shall be received no later than ten business days prior to the fixed due date for the opening of bids for specific participating projects or on a continuous basis to maintain eligibility with the District. To get started, please visit http://pqbids.com/tracy-unified-school-district/ and follow the Contractor Prequalification instructions for creating an account. After creating an account, you will be able to complete and submit the prequalification application on-line. Contractors who submit a complete Prequalification Package will be notified by e-mail of their qualification status; such notice to be e-mailed no later than fifteen business days after submission of the information. Prequalification approval will remain valid for one (1) calendar year from the date of notice of qualification except as noted.
To prequalify, a subcontractor is required to possess one or more of the aforementioned State of California Contractor Licenses, which must remain active and in good standing throughout the term of the contractor’s prequalification or the term of any awarded contract, whichever is longer. In addition, a contractor is required to be registered as a public works contractor with the Department of Industrial Relations.
For all work performed on District projects, contractors shall pay all workers not less than the general prevailing rate of per diem wages and the general prevailing rate for holiday and overtime work as determined by the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations, State of California, for the type of work performed and the locality in which the work is to be performed within the boundaries of the District, pursuant to section 1770 et seq. of the California Labor Code.
Prequalification Packages submitted by contractors are not public records and are not open to public inspection. All information provided will be kept confidential to the extent provided by law. The contents, however, may be disclosed to third parties for purposes of verification, or investigation of substantial allegations, or in the appeal process. State law requires that the names of contractors applying for prequalification status shall be public records subject to disclosure.
A contractor may be denied prequalification status for either omission of requested information or falsification of information.