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2017 Pre-Qualified Contractor Program

2017 Pre-Qualified Contractors 05/23/17

2017 List begins January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017



 Please call Gale Stevens @ 831-477-5613 or 831-479-5764 with any questions.  There is no deadline for new applications, we have an ongoing approval and add contractors throughout the year.

The first review date for submission of completed 2017 applications is

December 01, 2016, 2:00PM

To be included in the initial 2017 calendar year list. 

The Pre-Qualified Contractors List is used to solicit bids under the Informal Bid Process for projects between Forty-Five Thousand Dollars ($45,000) and One Hundred Seventy-Five Thousand Dollars ($175,000).

Pre-Qualification Application

Cabrillo College has elected to adopt a provision of Public Contract Code (Section 22003), enabling the College to increase the informal

bid limits.  By adopting the Code, the College is now able to award contracts for public works between $45,000 and $175,000 without

going through the formal bid process.  The College will maintain a list

of qualified contractors according to the trade categories of work that they perform.  The College may then award contracts between

$45,000 and $175,000 to the pre-approved contractor who submits

the lowest responsible informal bid.  In order to be eligible to submit

an informal bid, a contractor must be on file as a “qualified” contractor.  In order to be “qualified”, a contractor must submit a pre-qualification application and be selected by the College as qualified.   Qualified contractors would be solicited on each informal bid between $45,000 and $175,000 (the College would still reserve the right to formally bid a project in this range if desired).  Bid bonds, performance bonds, and payment bonds would continue to be required of all contractors doing work under these provisions. Projects of more than $175,000 would

be subject to formal bidding requirements, and would be open to all contractors.

SB 854 bill was signed into law on June 20, 2014 and became effective immediately.  Cabrillo College requires all contractors who submit a 2016 Pre-Qualification application to be registered with the Department of Industrial Relations.


The purpose of enacting the changes is (1) to more efficiently and effectively manage small to medium sized projects and (2) provide opportunities for  contractors who are deemed “qualified”. 


We will be reviewing and approving Pre-Qualification application forms throughout the year.  Please download, complete the application in full and submit as outlined in the Informal Bidding, Qualifications

Application Instructions. 

The first review date for submission of completed applications is

December 01, 2016, 2:00PM

To be included in the initial 2017 calendar year list which

begins on January 1, 2017 and ends on December 31, 2017

If you have any questions or would like more information please call Gale Stevens at 831-477-5613.




Michael Robins

Director of Purchasing, Contracts & Risk Management

  Updated 05/23/17


Contact Information
Michael Robins, Director, Purchasing, Contracts, & Risk Management
Voice: 831.477.3521
Fax: 831.477.5640
Gale Stevens, Buyer
Voice: 831.477.5613
Fax: 831.477.5640
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