Construction Services and Facilities Planning
California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act (CUPCCAA):
Effective April 17, 2019, the Imperial Community College District Board of Trustees adopted the California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act (CUPCCAA) (Public Contract Code, section 22030, et seq.)
Invitation to Contractors
In accordance with CUPCCAA, the District shall maintain a list of qualified contractors identified according to specific categories of work.
The District invites all licensed contractors to submit their information and qualifications for inclusion on the District's list of qualified contractors. Notice to contractors for informal bids on public works projects from $60,000 to $200,000 will be sent via email from the qualified contractors list.
- Contracting for construction services would be exempt from bidding requirements; these projects would be performed by negotiated contract or by purchase order.
- The District may select a qualified contractor from the list for project without going through an informal or formal bid process.
- Public Works Projects in excess of $25,000 requires payment and performance bonds (Civil Code section 9550-9566).
View the list of qualified contractors (coming soon)
How to Join the Qualified Contractors List
Contractors must submit a CUPCCAA Pre-Qualification Form to be included on the District's list of qualified CUPCCAA contractors.
Steps to join the qualified contractors list:
- Complete the CUPCCAA Pre-Qualification Form CUPCCAA Pre-Qualification Form (PDF)
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 registered with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) per California Labor Code section 1725.5. Department of Industrial Relations website
Citizens Bond Oversight Committee
The Citizens Bond Oversight Committee is charged with informing the public concerning the District's expenditures of bond proceeds, reviewing bond expenditures, and providing an annual report to the Imperial Valley College Board of Trustees. Oversight Committee Webpage
In November, 2010, voters approved Measure J to authorize the college to issue $80 million in General Obligation Bonds.
In November, 2004, voters approved Measure L to authorize the college to issue $58.6 million in General Obligation Bonds