The Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District (“District”) is requesting submission of:

    • A prequalification application (“Prequalification Application(s)”)), if contractor is not currently prequalified with the District, and
    • A statement of qualifications (“SOQ(s)”)
    (together, “Response(s)”), from qualified firms, partnerships, corporations, associations, persons, or professional organizations (“Contractor(s)” or “Firm(s)”) to perform preliminary services and construction services for projects pursuant to a lease-leaseback structure. (Education Code section 17406.)


    Pool.  This request is not a formal request for bids or an offer by the District to contract with any Contractor responding to this Request to Prequalify and for Statement of Qualifications (“RFQ”).  The District intends to create a pool of qualified Contractors that the District intends to maintain for one (1) year from which, proposals on certain projects will be solicited.  The projects that the District intends to award pursuant to this RFQ are listed in Attachment 1 to this RFQ (“Project(s)”). Contractors that intend to submit a Response must:

    • Hold a Class B Contractors License, which is current, valid, and in good standing with the California Contractor's State License Board; and
    • Maintain a full-service office within one-hundred (100) miles of the District, and
    • Prequalify through the District’s prequalification process, and
    • Have completed five (5) lease-leaseback projects during the past seven (7) years.


    Responses.  Interested Contractors are invited to submit a Response as described below,

    • Prequalification Applications must be completed by the date indicated in the RFQ Schedule. The District highly recommends all Contractors complete the District’s Prequalification Application as soon as possible to expedite the District’s evaluation, but no later than the dated indicated below in the RFQ Schedule.


    SOQs must be received by the date indicated in the RFQ Schedule, with four (4) copies of requested materials as well as a digital copy on a thumb drive, to:

    Fairfield- Suisun Unified School District
    2490 Hillborn Road, Fairfield, CA 94534
    Attn.: Kim VanGundy


    Questions.  Questions regarding this RFQ must be in writing and direct only to: 

    Paul Speed at paulsp@fsusd.org AND Kim Van Gundy at kimva@fsusd.org

    by the date indicated in the RFQ Schedule. Contractors are directed to not contact any other person regarding this RFQ.

    RFQ Addenda.  If the District issues addenda to this RFQ, Contractors are solely responsible for and must acknowledge receipt of addenda in the Contractor’s SOQ. Failure to acknowledge and respond to any addenda issued by the District may, in the District’s sole discretion, render the Contractor’s SOQ to be deemed non- responsive and may be rejected.


    RFQ Schedule (REVISED via ADDENDUM 4/26/17).  The District has set the following RFQ Schedule that all Contractors must adhere to.  The District reserves the right to modify this RFQ Schedule and will issue an addendum if it modifies this RFQ Schedule.


    Event / Occurrence

    Date / Deadline

    District Issues RFQ

    April 22, 2017

    Deadline for Contractors to complete Prequalification Applications

    3:00 PM, May 4, 2017

    Deadline for Contractors to submit questions regarding this RFQ

    3:00 PM, May 5, 2017

    District to respond to Contractors’ questions regarding this RFQ

    May 11, 2017

    District to notify Contractors of Prequalification status

    May 11, 2017

    Deadline for Contractors to submit SOQ

    3:00 PM, May 16, 2017

    Potential interviews of qualified Contractors

    May 30, 2017

    District approves short-list of Contractors

    June 22, 2017

    To download the Prequalification packet, please click here