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File #: 15-0671    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/14/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/9/2015 Final action: 6/9/2015
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board adopt new policy C-19, Design-Build Contracts - Conflict of Interest, to establish guidelines, as required under California Public Contract Code section 22162 for a standard organizational conflict-of-interest policy, consistent with applicable law, regarding the ability of a person or entity to submit a proposal as a design-build entity or to join a design-build team (“Proposer”) for a design-build project procured pursuant to California Public Contract Code section 22160 et seq. (Cont. 6/2/15, Item 11) FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Draft Policy C-19 Design Build Conflict of Interest 6-2-15
Title
Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board adopt new policy C-19, Design-Build Contracts - Conflict of Interest, to establish guidelines, as required under California Public Contract Code section 22162 for a standard organizational conflict-of-interest policy, consistent with applicable law, regarding the ability of a person or entity to submit a proposal as a design-build entity or to join a design-build team (“Proposer”) for a design-build project procured pursuant to California Public Contract Code section 22160 et seq. (Cont. 6/2/15, Item 11)

FUNDING: N/A
Body
DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Adopt Policy C-19 as presented.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
“Design-build” refers to a selection process in which a contract for the construction or remodel of a public facility is awarded, based on best value, to a single entity which will design and construct the project. The California Public Contract Code (PCC) allows Counties to use the design-build process, on certain projects, as an alternative to the traditional method of design-bid-build. Under the traditional method, the County would develop a complete set of plans and specifications and solicit bids for the construction of the project. The contract would be awarded to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder. The PCC sets forth the design-build process and specifies which types of projects may be procured using this method. Eligible projects must exceed $1 million, and do not include construction of streets and highways or certain other types of infrastructure improvements.

The Facilities Division is planning to use a design-build process to complete the project to remodel Buildings A and B at the Placerville government center. Under new legislation that took effect January 1, 2015 (SB 785) to revise the PCC, before a County can issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a design-build project, it must develop conflict of interest guidelines for design-build teams. The proposed policy sets fort...

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