Bureau of Building Construction – 2019
A copy of OSHA/MOSH safety reports for each of the company’s projects reported in
the application for the past five years.
The Bureau of Building Construction staff oversees and is responsible for evaluating
the prequalification applications. They will routinely be assisted by the County
Attorney, the Comptroller’s Office, the Bureau of Purchasing and the County’s Risk
All of the elements and information requested in the previous section,
REQUIREMENTS FOR PREQUALIFICATION, shall form the criteria of the evaluation.
Performance on past and current projects, particularly projects of similar size and
nature with respect to government ownership will be carefully reviewed.
The Owner may contact any references as necessary. References will be contacted
in part, about the reference’s opinion of such items as the experience of the
personnel of the Applicant, the quality and organization of Applicant’s personnel,
how well the work was planned and accomplished, cooperation with others on
projects, change order and claim history, and how problems were resolved.
Examples of unsatisfactory references include, but are not limited to: inappropriate
project staffing, untimely performance, defective work, and submission of
unreasonable claims. Unsatisfactory references may serve as a basis for
disqualification of an Applicant.
A bid limit will be established for each Applicant based on bonding limit and their
previous successful project experience. That bid limit shall be restricted in the
The Applicant will not be qualified for any project in excess of its
available bonding capacity at the time of bid. Under no circumstances
will a bidder be awarded a contract if their available bonding limit at
the time of bid does not equal or exceed the contract amount.
An Applicant will not be qualified for any project over five million
($5,000,000.00) dollars unless they can show previous success with
An unsatisfactory rating in any one of the categories listed above will be considered
sufficient cause to determine that an Applicant is not qualified to bid. In considering
a prospective Applicant for prequalification, the Owner shall be the sole judge of
whether or not the Applicant possesses a sufficient number of experienced, qualified
personnel at its management and supervisory levels, financial soundness, history of
satisfactory project performance on similar projects, all of which indicates its ability