What is CUPCCAA?
The California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act (CUPCCAA) is under the umbrella of the CUPCCAA Commission and provides for alternative bidding procedures pursuant to PCC 22000 – 22045 when an agency performs public project work by contract:
(a) Public projects of $60,000 or less may be performed by negotiated contract or by purchase order (PCC22032(a)).
(b) Public projects of $200,000 or less may be let to contract by the informal procedures set forth in the Act (PCC22032(b)).
(c) Public projects of more than $200,000 shall be let to contract by formal bidding procedures (PCC22032(c))
Fresno Unified School District’s adoption of CUPCCAA
The Board of Education adopted Resolution A-10 on January 8, 2014, making Fresno Unified subject to the benefits of the expedited project delivery method.
CUPCCAA CONTRACTORS LIST
- In accordance with PCC 22034, DISTRICT will maintain a list of registered CONTRACTORS. DISTRICT may either: (a) email notices to required construction trade journals; and or (b) email notices to all CONTRACTORS for services registered under.
- To be added to the “CUPCCAA Contractors List”, please complete your company’s registration on Procureware, the District’s online bidding portal.
Fresno Unified School District Procureware System
Online Sourcing is Here!
Bids will be accepted in the format noted in bid package or quote documents.
Notification to Bidders
PCC 22037 Notice inviting formal bids shall state the time and place for the receiving and opening of sealed bids and distinctly describe the project. The notice shall be published at least 14 calendar days before the date of opening the bids in a newspaper of general circulation, printed and published in the jurisdiction of the public agency; or, if there is no newspaper printed and published within the jurisdiction of the public agency, in a newspaper of general circulation which is circulated within the jurisdiction of the public agency, or, if there is no newspaper which is circulated within the jurisdiction of the public agency, publication shall be by posting the notice in at least three places within the jurisdiction of the public agency as have been designated by ordinance or regulation of the public agency as places for the posting of its notices. The notice inviting formal bids shall also be sent electronically, if available, by either facsimile or electronic mail and mailed to all construction trade journals specified in Section 22036. The notice shall be sent at least 15 calendar days before the date of opening the bids. In addition to notice required by this section, the public agency may give such other notice as it deems proper.(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 62, Sec. 1. (AB 2184) Effective January 1, 2011.)
PROOF OF INSURANCE FOR PROJECTS UNDER $25,001
DISTRICT requires all CONTRACTORS to provide acceptable proof of insurance before they are allowed to work on any DISTRICT sites. In order to expedite work on projects under $25,001, DISTRICT is requesting the following documents be on file with DISTRICT Purchasing Department: (a) Endorsed Certificate of Insurance stating under project description “All Operations “. (download insurance instructions below); and (b) Proof of Workers’ Compensation Insurance.
GENERAL CONDITIONS AND GENERAL REQUIREMENTS DIV 00/01
The District’s General Conditions and Requirements applicable to bidding projects between $25,001 and $60,000 may be downloaded below. DIV 00_01 is not contained in the Formal Quotes forms, but the form references this location for bidders to access.)
Fingerprinting Procedure Attachment C (pending updates, check back soon)