Doing Business

ANNOUNCEMENT

ATTENTION: Roofing Contractors

San Jose Evergreen Community College District is partnering with The Garland Company for upcoming roofing projects. For these projects, the materials will be owner-furnished and THE INSTALLATION CONTRACTOR MUST BE PRE-APPROVED BY GARLAND.

Experienced roofing contractors may apply to the Garland Company to become pre-approved. CONTACT Miles Taylor at 310-367-7655 or mtaylor@garlandind.com.


DOING BUSINESS WITH THE DISTRICT 

VENDORS

Thank you for your interest in Doing Business with San Jose Evergreen Community College District.  We are committed to providing an equal opportunity for all business enterprises to participate in our purchasing and contracting activities.  For vendors providing general goods or services, please forward your contact information and description of goods or services to the Purchasing Department for distribution to the appropriate departments. For general contractors and professional service providers interested in participating in District solicitations for public works and RFP/Q’s, please register with PlanetBids.

To begin the process, please REGISTER AS A VENDOR by clicking here:

PLANETBIDS PORTAL

Once registered, you will be able to:

    •       View and/or participate in District solicitations
    •       Maintain your own vendor profile
    •       Search for all bids and proposals
    •       Download documents
    •       Submit Bids or Proposals electronically 

Both formal and informal solicitations may be processed through our online system.  All responses are due at or before the time shown on each solicitation.  Late responses cannot be accepted.  It is the bidder's/proposer's responsibility to ensure that the most complete and current version of the solicitation, including addenda, has been downloaded.

If you have any technical issues with our PlanetBids Portal, please contact PlanetBids  
at 818-992-1771 ext. 0  or access PlanetBids Tech Support for online assistance.

For any District-related questions, please contact Purchasing Department at 408-270-6420.

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS

The San Jose Evergreen Community College District (SJECCD) has adopted the California Public Construction Cost Accounting Act (CUPCCAA) and Informal Bidding Procedures under CUPCCAA. Per California PCC 22032, any public works project that is estimated to be above $60,000 and below $200,000 is subject to Informal Bidding Procedures set forth by CUPCCAA. Projects estimated to be above $200,000 are subject to Formal Bidding Procedures set forth by CUPCCAA.

All licensed contractors are invited to submit their firm’s information to SJECCD for inclusion on SJECCD's LIST OF REGISTERED BIDDERS for the current calendar year. An interested contractor must register and provide, at minimum, their company name, address, and EIN; their contact name, email, and phone; and their CSLB license information. To register, access the District's PlanetBids portal at the link above. 

The registration process is for the purpose of being notified of bid opportunities according to your license classification.  To submit a Bid, a Contractor must be properly licensed by the CSLB and must be registered with the state Department of Industrial Relations at the time of submitting the bid.

Please note that San Jose-Evergreen Community College District has a Construction Careers Agreement  with the Santa Clara & San Benito Building & Construction Trades Council. Applicable for projects greater than $200,000. 

OUTREACH PROGRAM FOR QUALIFIED BUSINESSES

The District recognizes the importance of supplier diversity and seeks to identify and encourage small and disadvantaged businesses to participate in the District's procurement and bidding process.

On March 13, 2018, the Board of Trustees approved Action Item H-8 - Outreach Program for Qualified Businesses (Outreach Program).  This Outreach Program has been created to implement, and adhere to, the District's Board's End Policy and Administrative Procedure 6380.

MEASURE X-2016

On November 8, 2016, voters residing within the San-Jose Evergreen Community College District passed Measure X, allowing the District to issue $748 million in bonds to repair and upgrade San Jose City College and Evergreen Valley College Campuses and classrooms, including:

  • Updating labs for nursing, science, technology and engineering;
  • Expanding educational resources for veterans;
  • Improving campus safety and security; and
  • Removing asbestos and lead paint, among other priorities.

Measure X will help SJECCD meet the facilities, safety, technology, programs and services needs for student success as identified in the Evergreen Valley College and San Jose City College Facilities Master Plans 2030, which was approved by the Board of Trustees on January 12, 2016.


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