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Contract Pre-Qualifications


California Assembly Bill (AB) 1565 went into effect on January 1, 2014. AB 1565 requires ALL General Contractors and M/E/P Subcontractors be prequalified, 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.   
  • Link to law: Click Here
Little Lake City School DIstrict has contracted with Colbi Technologies to provide a web-based process for pre-qualification called Quality Bidders. To get started Click Here to Sign Up...
  • For detailed instructions in completing your application, please navigate to the bottom of the page from this link Contractor Instructions
Please contact Jorge Vargas, Buyer with any questions at [email protected] or (562) 868-8241 Ext. 2268. You may also contact [email protected] with any questions about the use of the Quality Bidders web-based tool.
Thank you for your interest in pre-qualify and working with Little Lake City School District.

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