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Construction Services and Facilities Planning

Javier Luna, P.E.
Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction
(760) 355-6448

Request for Proposals

California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act (CUPCCAA):

Effective April 17, 2019, the Imperial Community College District Board of Trustees adopted the California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act (CUPCCAA) (Public Contract Code, section 22030, et seq.)

Invitation to Contractors

In accordance with CUPCCAA, the District shall maintain a list of qualified contractors identified according to specific categories of work.

The District invites all licensed contractors to submit their information and qualifications for inclusion on the District's list of qualified contractors. Notice to contractors for informal bids on public works projects from $60,000 to $200,000 will be sent via email from the qualified contractors list.

Under $60,000:

  • Contracting for construction services would be exempt from bidding requirements; these projects would be performed by negotiated contract or by purchase order.
  • The District may select a qualified contractor from the list for project without going through an informal or formal bid process.
  • Public Works Projects in excess of $25,000 requires payment and performance bonds (Civil Code section 9550-9566).

View our list of qualified CUPCCAA contractors here.

How to Join the Qualified Contractors List

Contractors must submit a CUPCCAA Pre-Qualification Form to be included on the District's list of qualified CUPCCAA contractors.

Steps to join the qualified contractors list:

  1. Complete the CUPCCAA Pre-Qualification Form CUPCCAA Pre-Qualification Form (PDF)
  2. Email the completed form to:

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. Department of Industrial Relations website

Bond Measures:

Citizens Bond Oversight Committee

The Citizens Bond Oversight Committee is charged with informing the public concerning the District's expenditures of bond proceeds, reviewing bond expenditures, and providing an annual report to the Imperial Valley College Board of Trustees.  Oversight Committee Webpage


Measure J

In November, 2010, voters approved Measure J to authorize the college to issue $80 million in General Obligation Bonds. 


Measure L

In November, 2004, voters approved Measure L to authorize the college to issue $58.6 million in General Obligation Bonds  



Vice President of Administrative Services: Cesar Vega (760) 355-6241
Administrative Assistant: Cindy Morales (760) 355-6235
Director of Facilities Planning & Construction: Javier Luna, P.E. (760) 355-6448
Maintenance and Operations Manager: Manuel Sanchez (760) 355-5786
Facilities Staff Support Technician: Karina Valdez (760) 355-6427
Maintenance and Operations Staff Support Technician: Casey Marrs (760) 355-6371