Bidder Qualification Requirements
Informal contracts over $15,000 require a performance
bond; those under $15,000 do not require bonding.
Prevailing wage applies to ALL CONTRACTS $15,000 and over, applied to
the contract price, which means that subcontractors also pay prevailing
wage, regardless of their portion of the contract amount.
Usually a specialty license is required depending on the type of project.
The District's Informal projects require $1,000,000 in comprehensive
General Liability insurance and auto insurance through a California-admitted
Insurance Company with an A-VII or higher rating, according to the A.M. Best
Company standards. OCIP is NOT provided on Informal Contracts.
The minimum State Worker's Compensation Insurance.
All specialty contracts that exceed $20,000, and are funded in whole or
in part by monies from local bonds, are subject to the Project Stabilization
All contractors are required to be safety pre-qualified prior to bid award and they must comply with the safety standards. For additional information and/or a Safety Pre-Qualification Questionaire, contact LAUSD Safety Pre-Qualification section at (562) 654-9007/(562) 654-9311 or at http://www.laschools.org/contractor/cc/pq/.