Pre-Qualification - Contractors & Subcontractors


Public Contracting Code 20111.6 (per AB 1565) requires General Contractors and MEP first-tier subcontractors be “Pre-qualified” prior to working on state funded projects over $1,000,000. Contractors/subcontractors must submit completed Pre-qualification Questionnaire at least ten (10) business days prior to the date fixed for a public opening of sealed bids.   In addition, the contractor/subcontractor must be pre-qualified for five (5) business days prior to that bid opening.   After the School District's evaluation of the Pre-qualification Questionnaire and the contractor/subcontractor is deemed qualified, that qualification will be valid for a one (1) year period.  After that one (1) year period, the contractor/subcontractor must re-qualify. Questions and completed questionnaires should be directed to

We are transitioning to an on-line pre-qualifiecation and review system. 
The District is NOW POSTING ALL proposal solicitations and bid opportunities via the Santa Maria Times Newspaper and online through PlanetBids™.  First-time users will be required to register as a bidder/vendor. Once registered, your company will receive an email notification when a new bid opportunity has been posted for the applicable categories identified in your vendor profile.  Registered users will also have full access to search the District's current bid opportunities, download documents, and view bid results.

To register please visit the following link below

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Return completed questionnaire to