CUPCCAA (informal bidding)

CUPCAA defintion

(a)Public projects of sixty thousand dollars ($60,000) or less may be performed by the employees of a public agency by force account, by negotiated contract, or by purchase order. (b) Public projects of two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000) If all bids received are in excess of two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000), (c) the governing body of the public agency may, by adoption of a resolution by a four-fifths vote, award the contract, at two hundred twelve thousand five hundred dollars ($212,500) or less, to the lowest responsible bidder, if it determines the cost estimate of the public agency was reasonable.

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.

Goleta Union School District has contracted with Colbi Technologies to provide a web-based process for submitting to their CUPCCAA list called Quality Bidders. 

Sign up to get started . . .

  • For detailed instructions in completing your application, please navigate to the bottom of the page from this link Contractor Instructions

Please contact Shawn Dahlen with any questions at or 805-681-1200 extension 2210.  You may also contact with any questions about the use of the Quality Bidders web-based tool.

GUSD approved Contractors List for CUPCCA

Thank you for your interest in working with Goleta Union School District.



CA Uniform Construction Cost Accounting Commission:

Cost Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual of the CUPPCCA Commission:

Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) Public Works Contractor Registration Information:

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