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Contract Compliance Program Objectives
  • Ensures compliance with all Federal and State Public Contract Codes
  • Ensures all City Council adopted policies regarding public contracts followed
  • Coordination of Public Bid openings and awards
  • Coordination of Requests for Proposals and Professional Service Agreements
  • Negotiation of contract terms and conditions
  • Ensuring that City bonding and insurance requirements are met
  • Monitor terms and expiration dates of various contracts

Contract Categories
  • The City of Chino Hills enters into several types of contracts depending on the service requirements, however contracts typically fall into the following categories:

Public Works Projects
  • Includes contracts for supplies, equipment and contractual services for public works projects as defined by California Public Contract Code Section 20161.
  • These projects are publicly advertised, bid and awarded to the lowest responsible bidder
  • For a list of current public works projects the City of Chino Hills is accepting bids for click here

Professional Services
  • Includes services of attorneys, physicians, architect, engineers, consultants, auditors, artists, or other individuals or organizations possessing a high, degree of specialized professional, technical expertise not adaptable to competitive bidding
  • The selection process for this type of agreement is typically achieved through a Request for Proposal (RFP) process.This process requests firms to submit their qualifications, approach to work, experience regarding similar projects.A selection committee rates the proposals to identify the most qualified firm or individual.Selections are made based on the merits of the proposal, not the lowest price

Consultant Services
  • Includes the services of all others not falling in the above category
  • These agreements are typically considered and approved by the City Council on a fiscal year basis