Conn. Agencies Regs. § 4a-100-3 - Criteria for prequalification

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) The Commissioner shall determine whether to prequalify an applicant on the basis of the following criteria:
(1) Record of performance. The applicant shall provide written or electronic evaluations for completed projects for each classification for which it is seeking prequalification, as requested in the application. The applicant itself, and not through any subcontractors or other third parties, shall have performed all of the work for each classification for which the applicant seeks prequalification. The applicant shall submit the evaluations on the standard contractor evaluation form established by the Commissioner pursuant to section 4a-101-1 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies.
(2) Experience. The applicant shall describe with specific details, as requested in the application, its most recently completed projects for each type of classification for which it is seeking prequalification. In detailing the projects, the applicant shall include projects that demonstrate that the applicant is experienced with the type and size of projects for which it is seeking prequalification.
(3) Skill, ability and integrity of applicant and subcontractors, including substantial subcontractors.
(A) The department shall evaluate the applicant's skill, ability and integrity on the basis of the content of the completed application, any relevant completed contractor evaluations in the department's possession and such other information the Commissioner receives that has a direct bearing on the applicant's skill, ability or integrity. The applicant shall list, as requested in the application, its most recently completed projects that demonstrate its level of skill and ability to perform work in the classification or classifications for which it is seeking prequalification. Completed contractor evaluations for the projects listed by the applicant shall be included with the application.
(B) The department shall evaluate the performance of subcontractors, including substantial subcontractors, used by the applicant on the projects listed on the application on the basis of the information that the department receives from the contractor evaluations and such other information the Commissioner receives that has a direct bearing on the skill, ability, or integrity of the subcontractor or substantial subcontractor.
(4) Experience and qualifications of supervisory personnel. The applicant shall provide all of the information relating to supervisory personnel and principals and key personnel employed by the applicant requested in the application. The department shall evaluate the experience and qualifications of supervisory personnel on the basis of the completed application and such other information the Commissioner receives that has a direct bearing on the experience and qualifications of the supervisory personnel, principals and key personnel employed by the applicant.
(5) Maximum amount of work the applicant can undertake. The applicant shall demonstrate the amount of work that the applicant is capable of undertaking by providing the following information, as set forth in the application:
(A) The financial condition of the applicant. The applicant shall provide all of the information relating to the applicant's financial condition requested in the application, including a statement of financial condition prepared by a certified public accountant for the applicant's most recently completed fiscal year. In the application, the applicant shall indicate the aggregate work capacity and single project limit for which it is bonded, and for which it is requesting prequalification; and
(B) The size of its past projects and present and anticipated work commitments. The applicant shall indicate the nature and dollar amount of its past projects and present and anticipated work commitments.
(6) Other relevant criteria. The applicant shall also provide the following information:
(A) Information about the applicant's safety practices, specifically:
(i) Its experience modification rating for the current year, as requested in the application;
(ii) Information about citations for violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, as amended; and
(iii) Information about its safety meetings, safety inspections and safety manual.
(B) A letter from the applicant's bonding company, stating the applicant's bonding capacity, including the applicant's aggregate work capacity and single project limit;
(C) A status letter (commonly referred to as a "letter of good standing") from the Department of Revenue Services;
(D) Confirmation that the applicant possesses all such current licenses or registrations as are required under state and federal law for the classifications for which the applicant seeks prequalification;
(E) Confirmation that the applicant is currently registered with the office of the Connecticut Secretary of State and has filed its Annual Report in accordance with the Secretary of State's requirements; and
(F) A fully executed signature sheet, as requested in the application.
(b) Each of the criteria set forth in subsection (a) of this section shall have separate designated numerical values and weights as determined by the department. The applicant shall be assigned an overall numerical rating on the basis of all criteria.

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Conn. Agencies Regs. § 4a-100-3
Adopted effective June 12, 2009

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