Public Works

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Projects which involve the erection, construction, alteration, repair or improvement of any State structure, building, road, or other improvement are considered Public Works projects. Public Works projects at the CSU are divided into Major Capital projects (estimated at greater than $600,000 and Minor Capital projects (estimated at less than $600,000).

Departmental Resources

California State License Board
The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) protects consumers by licensing and regulating California's construction industry. There are more than 310,000 licensed contractors in the state, in 43 different licensing classifications. In addition to educating consumers about contractors and construction law, CSLB activities include administering examinations to test prospective licensees, issuing licenses, investigating complaints against licensed and unlicensed contractors, issuing citations, suspending or revoking licenses, and seeking administrative, criminal, and civil sanctions against violators.

Contractor Prequalification/Bidding
Prequalification of Prospective Bidders, Form No.703.11 Revised January 2011
Affidavit of Joint Venture Form 
Public Solicitations
California State Contracts Register – 
Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Participation Goal Attainment
Small Business Five Percent Bid Proposal Advantage

CSU Builders Risk Insurance Program
The Trustees have established a CSU Builders Risk Insurance Program to be used on the following types of contracts and for all projects with construction estimate greater than $600,000:
Construction Manager at Risk with Guaranteed Maximum Price

NOTE: The Trustees are not utilizing this program for minor capital outlay projects and job order contracts.

CSU Capital Planning, Design & Construction

CSU Labor Compliance Program 
The Trustees have implemented a labor compliance program only for projects funded from either of the following:
Kindergarten-University Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2002 or 2004 (either Proposition 47 or 55), in which the contract starts on or after April 1, 2003, or State-issued bonds such as general obligation or lease revenue bonds (Systemwide revenue bonds are not considered State-issued bonds), in which the contract starts on or after August 1, 2010.The Department of Industrial Relations will not be administering labor compliance for these projects, instead, the Labor Compliance Unit, within the Construction Management Unit, in CPDC will do so. Perceptive Enterprises, Inc. is assisting the CSU with the administration of its labor compliance program.

NOTE: For projects that are not funded from the aforementioned funds, the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) will administer labor compliance.

Planning Design and Construction  (Policy)
Major/Minor Projects
Future Projects
Master Plan

Section 9000 - Capital Construction and Facilities Management Manual

Staff Directories
Name Position Phone Email
Chris Lam-Vazquez Contracts Administrator 510-885-7606 


CSU, East Bay Procurement & Support Services Department is responsible for acquisition of all supplies, equipment, and services for the University. This department is the only office on campus that has the authority to commit purchases and contracts on behalf of the University. No legal commitment of State funds exists without the authority of Procurement & Support Services.

CSU, East Bay WILL NOT be responsible for purchases or other commitments made by individuals who do not have a University-authorized purchase order or contract number. Please do not release merchandise without a purchase order number or perform services without a contract number or fully executed contract.

If assistance is provided to a department in developing bid specifications, designs, layouts, etc., please be aware that it will not guarantee a sale or contract. Award of an order or contract will be made to the lowest responsible bidder meeting specifications. All specifications will be carefully reviewed by Procurement & Support Services to eliminate undue restrictions that would limit competition.

It is the objective of CSU, East Bay to obtain high quality products and services at the best possible price. The highest ethical principles are followed by employees involved in the procurement process. Under no circumstance may vendor/contractor gifts or gratuities be offered in an effort to influence an award.

In accordance with legislative policy, all state agencies are encouraged to promote increased participation in the state's business transactions by Small Businesses and Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Enterprises (DVBE). CSU, East Bay is committed to meeting the goals of this program. To qualify for solicitation by CSU, East Bay as a small or veteran-owned business, certification by the Office of Small Business & DVBE Certification (OSDC) is required.

Contact Us

Public Works
  • Student Services and Administration, SA2750
  • California State University, East Bay
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard
  • Hayward, CA 94542