Ross Valley Fire Department procures goods and services from suppliers in the local area as well as statewide, regionally, nationwide and in rare cases, internationally. It also enters into contracts with a wide variety of businesses and individuals for a broad spectrum of products and services. All procurement is governed by the Department’s commitment to quality, cost effectiveness, efficiency and fairness in a competitive arena as well as adherence to applicable statutes, rules and regulations; the integrity of its procurement process is of utmost importance.
NEW PUBLIC WORKS CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION LAW (SB 854)
As per the Department of Industrial Relations requirements, as of April 1, 2015 the Department may only award Public Works projects to contractors/subcontractors that are in compliance with the new Public Works Contractor Registration Law (SB 854).
Public Works are defined as projects involving any work done under contract and paid for in whole or in part out of public funds – except work done directly by any public utility company pursuant to order of the Public Utilities Commission or other public authority – in the following categories:
Contractors/subcontractors doing Public Works projects must register and meet requirements using the online application before bidding on Public Works contracts in California. The application also provides agencies that administer Public Works programs with a searchable database of qualified contractors/subcontractors. More information is available at the following links:
State of California Department of Industrial Relations – Law SB 854 Page
Law SB 854 Fact Sheet
If the cost for any Public Works project is expected to exceed $1,000, per the California Department of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE), Prevailing Wage Law shall apply. The Department encourages every contractor/subcontractor to visit the following links for more information on Prevailing Wage Law requirements:
2015 Prevailing Wage Law
Prevailing Wage FAQ
Prevailing Wage Rate Determination
Should any contractor require any additional information regarding the Department’s process for the award of contracts for any project, including Public Works, they are welcome to send correspondence via regular postal mail service to the following location:
Ross Valley Fire Department
777 San Anselmo Ave.
San Anselmo, CA 94960
The following information is provided for convenience:
||Invoices & W-9 Submittals
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Acting Fire Chief
OPEN RFP’S & RFQ’S
ACTIVE CONTRACTS AND AWARDS
ACTIVE CONTRACTORS REGISTERED WITH ROSS VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT