The Purchasing Department of Hesperia Unified School District is devoted to providing excellent customer service as we procure all goods and services necessary in the education of our students and support of our staff, while adhering to various governmental codes.
Our current bids and RFPS can be viewed here:
Current Bids and RFPS
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS OF OPPORTUNITY TO BE INCLUDED IN THE HESPERIA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT’S LIST(S) OF QUALIFIED CONTRACTORS FOR INFORMALLY BID CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS (PER SECTION 22036 OF THE PUBLIC CONTRACT CODE)
In accordance with the State of California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act (CUPCCAA), the District is inviting all interested licensed contractors to submit their company information for inclusion to the District’s List(s) of Qualified Contractors for Informally Bid Construction Projects during 2019 calendar year. Contractors that are interested in being on the 2020 List(s) of Qualified Contractors for Informally Bid Construction Projects are required to have a current license, are subject to verification through the Contractors State License Board. Contractors are also required to be registered with DIR (Department of Industrial Relations).
The Hesperia Unified School District uses PQ Bids as the electronic pre-qualification tool for CUPCCAA. Please use the following website http://pqbids.com/hesperia/ to register. Interested contractors must complete the Pre-Qualification Application on PQ Bids no later than December 30, 2019.
Any questions can be directed to the Assistant Director of Purchasing and Facilities by calling 760-244-4411, ext: 7317 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Electronic Pre-Qualification Tool
In order to do business with Hesperia Unified School District, all contractors must be prequalified through the State of California.
Contractors can apply for or renew prequalification online by going to PQbids.com/hesperia. Required information includes but is not limited to: completing the safety questionnaire, company history, references, insurance certificates, bonding documents, and financial statements.
Prequalification status can be viewed on the PQ Bids website.
The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) is informing public works contractors that registrations expire each year on June 30. Contractors now have the option to renew current registrations for one, two or three fiscal years.
California law requires all contractors to register with DIR prior to bidding, being listed on a bid proposal, being awarded or engaging in the performance of any public works contract on or after April 1, 2015. Fees and penalties may be assessed for a lapse in renewal or failure to register when engaged in public works.
The public works contractor registration application was recently updated to process applications within one business day when paid by credit card, and provide the applicant with a credit card receipt.
Registration and requirements are available on DIR’s public works website, including information on responsibilities related to prevailing wages, apprenticeship and certified payroll records.
DIR protects and improves the health, safety and economic well-being of over 18 million wage earners, and helps their employers comply with state labor laws.
DIR’s Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE), also known as the Labor Commissioner’s Office, enforces prevailing wage rates and apprenticeship standards in public works projects, inspects workplaces for wage and hour violations, adjudicates wage claims, investigates retaliation complaints, issues licenses and registrations for businesses and educates the public on labor laws.
Registration and Renewal can be processed on the Public Works Contractor (PWC) website.