Contractors Letter of Interest

Informal Bid List
LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE INVITING INTERESTED CONTRACTORS FOR THE INFORMAL BID LIST
FOR SONOMA VALLEY HEALTH CARE DISTRICT
The Sonoma Valley Health Care District ("District") has adopted the California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act and invites all interested licensed contractors to submit their company for inclusion on the District's Informal Bidding Contractors List for each respective calendar year.  NOTE: Companies must resubmit each year.
 
Per California Public Contract Code 22032, any Public Works Project that is estimated to be below $175,000 is subject to the Informal Bidding Procedures set forth by the State of California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Commission. All trade categories are subject to Informal Bidding Procedures. Contractors that are interested in being on the Informal Bidding Contractors List are required to have a current license and are subject to verification through the Contractors State License Board.
 
Additionally, pursuant to SB 854, no contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid or awarded a contract for a public works project unless register with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) per California Labor Code section 1725.5.
 
If you or your company would like to be placed on the District's Informal Bidding Contractors List, please complete the District's informal bidding prequalification questionnaire below.
 
If you need additional information regarding the prequalification questionnaire, you can direct questions via e-mail to engadmin@svh.com.
 
References:
 
CA Uniform Construction Cost Accounting Commission:
http://www.sco.ca.gov/ard_cuccac.html
 
Cost Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual of the CUPCCA Commission
http://www.sco.ca.gov/Files-ARDLocal/cuccac_cuccac_man.pdf
 
Department of Public Relations (DIR) Public Works Contractor Registration Information:
http://www.dir.ca.gov/Public-Works/PublicWorks.html
 
Contractor will be immediately disqualified if the answer to any of questions 15 through 17 is “no.
Contractor will be immediately disqualified if the answer to any of questions 19, 20, 21 or 22 is “yes.” If the answer to question 21 is “yes,” and if debarment would be the sole reason for denial of pre-qualification, any pre-qualification issued will exclude the debarment period. 
 
 

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* 1. Select the year you want to be on the District's Informal Bidding Contractors List

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* 2. Minimum 5 yrs. experience working in or 5 projects in a General Acute Hospital setting.

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* 3. Firm Name:

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* 4. Business Contact Name:

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* 5. Business Street Address:

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* 6. City:

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* 7. State:

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* 8. Zip Code:

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* 9. Business Phone Number

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* 10. E-mail Address:

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* 11. Business Website Address:

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* 12. Tax ID Number:

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* 13. Current License Information:

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* 14. DIR Registration Information:

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* 15. Contractor possesses a valid and current California Contractor’s license for the project or projects for which it intends to submit a bid.

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* 16. Contractor has a liability insurance policy with a policy limit of at least  $1,000,000 per occurrence and $2,000,000 aggregate.

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* 17. Contractor has current workers’ compensation insurance policy as required by the Labor Code or is legally self-insured pursuant to Labor Code section 3700 et. seq.

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* 18. Have you attached a notarized statement from an admitted surety insurer  (approved by the California Department of Insurance) and authorized to issue bonds in the State of California, which states: (a) that your current bonding capacity is sufficient for the project for which you seek pre-qualification if you are seeking pre-qualification for a single project; or (if you are seeking pre-qualification valid for a year) (b) your current available bonding capacity?[1]

NOTE:  Notarized statement must be from the surety company, not an agent or broker and can be emailed to survey contact - engadmin@svh.com
 
[1]  An additional notarized statement from the surety may be requested by Public Entity at the time of submission of a bid, if this pre-qualification package is submitted more than 60 days prior to submission of the bid.

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* 19. Has your contractor’s license been revoked at any time in the last five years?

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* 20. Has a surety firm completed a contract on your behalf, or paid for completion because your firm was default terminated by the project owner within the last five (5) years?

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* 21. At the time of submitting this pre-qualification form, is your firm ineligible to bid on or be awarded a public works contract, or perform as a subcontractor on a public works contract, pursuant to either Labor Code section 1777.1 or Labor Code section 1777.7?

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* 22. At any time during the last five years, has your firm, or any of its owners  or officers been convicted of a crime involving the awarding of a contract of a public works construction project, or the bidding or performance of a public works contract?

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* 23. How many years has your organization been in business in California as a contractor under your present business name?

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* 24. Is your firm currently the debtor in a bankruptcy case?

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* 25. Was your firm in bankruptcy any time during the last five years?

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* 26. Has any CSLB license held by your firm or its Responsible Managing Employee (RME) or Responsible Managing Officer (RMO) been suspended within the last five years?

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* 27. At any time in the last five years, has your firm been assessed and paid liquidated damages after completion of a project, under a construction contract with either a public or private owner?

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* 28. In the last five years has your firm, or any firm with which an of your company's owners, officers or partners was associated, been debarred, disqualified, removed or otherwise prevented from bidding on, or completing, any government agency or public works project for any reason?

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* 29. In the last five years, has your firm been denied an award of public works contract based on a finding by a public agency that your company was not a responsible bidder?

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* 30. In the past five years, has any claim against your firm concerning your firm's work on a construction project, been filed in court or arbitration?

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* 31. In the past five years, has your firm made any claim against a project owner concerning work on a project or payment for a contract, and filed that claim in court or arbitration?

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* 32. At any time during the last five years, has any surety company made any payments on your firm's behalf as a result of a default, to satisfy any claims made against a performance or payment bond issued on your firm's behalf in connection with a constructions project, either public or private?

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* 33. In the last five years, has any insurance carrier, for any form of insurance, refused to renew the insurance policy for your firm?

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* 34. Has your firm, or any of its owners, officers, or partners ever been found liable in a civil suit, or found guilty in a criminal action, for making any false claim or material misrepresentation to any public agency or entity?

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* 35. Has your firm, or any of its owners, officers or partners ever been convicted of a crime involving any federal, state, or local law related to construction?

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* 36. Has your firm or any of its owners, officers or partners ever been convicted of a federal or state crime of fraud, theft, or any other act of dishonesty?

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* 37. If your firm was required to pay a premium of more than one percent for a performance and payment bond on any project(s) on which your firm worked at any time during the last three years, state the percentage that your firm was required to pay. You may provide an explanation for a percentage rate higher than one percent, if you wish to do so.

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* 38. During the last five years, has your firm ever been denied bond credit by a surety company, or has there ever been a period of time when your firm had no surety bond in place during a public construction project when one was required?

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* 39. Has CAL OSHA cited and assessed penalties against your firm for any "serious," "willful" or "repeat' violations of its safety or health regulations in the past five years?

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* 40. Has the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited and assessed penalties against your firm in the past five years?

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* 41. Has the EPA or any Air Quality Management District or any Regional Water Quality Control Board cited and assessed penalties against either your firm or the owner of a project on which your firm was the contractor, in the past five years?

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* 42. How often do you require documented safety meetings to be held for construction employees and field supervisors during the course of a project?

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* 43. List your firm's Experience Modification Rate (EMR) (California workers' compensation insurance) for each of the past three premium years:
If your EMR for any of these three years is or was 1.00 or higher, you may, if you wish, attach a letter of explanation.

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* 44. Within the last five years, has there ever been a period when your firm had employees but was without workers' compensation insurance or state-approved self-insurance?

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* 45. If your firm operates its own State-approved apprenticeship program:

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* 46. Indicate License Classifications (check all that apply)

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* 47. Please add additional comments here:

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* 48. How did you hear about the program? (check all that apply)

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