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All-day onsite program
  • October 22, 2019
  • Sacramento, CA
  • 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

California Public Contracting Requirements and Competitive Bidding

Sacramento, CA — October 22, 2019

Managing projects under California's Public Contracting Laws.

This seminar will review the key issues and tradeoffs at each stage of a California public works construction project. Starting with selection of a project delivery method, the seminar will move through the life cycle of a project, including professional services agreements, prequalification and best value selection, key construction contract terms, limiting liability and risk transfers, labor compliance, liquidated damages, disputes, statutory claim procedures, closeout and prompt payment of retention. The seminar will cover the recently expanded scope of the California conflict of interest statutes, prevailing wage enforcement and statutory limits on indemnities and damages. Covering more than just the nuts and bolts, the seminar will provide perspectives on the most important issues that arise and how the manager strikes the right balance in the solutions chosen at each stage.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to work effectively with Public Contract Code 9204, the new claim statute.
  • You will be able to work from a checklist to verify that construction contracts meets California Public Contract Code requirements.
  • You will be able to review the time lines and trade-offs between design-bid-build, design-build and CM at-risk.
  • You will be able to procure professional services understanding the key statutes and key contract terms.
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Why Lorman?

Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Event Location

Courtyard Sacramento Midtown
4422 Y Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 455-6800

Agenda

This seminar will be presented by Eric J. Firstman, Esq. and Douglas M. McManamon, Esq.
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Overview
9:10 AM - 9:40 AM Options and Selection of a Contracting Method
  • Design-Bid-Build
  • Design-Build
  • CM at-Risk
  • Lease-Leaseback
  • Revenue Generating Facilities
9:40 AM - 10:00 AM Generally Applicable Statutes and Requirements
  • Public Records Act
  • Brown Act
  • Code § 1090 Conflicts of Interest Under the New Sahlolbei Decision
  • Prevailing Wages
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Procuring Consultants, Architects, Engineers, Construction Managers
  • Statutory Requirements
  • Steps for Selection and Contracting
  • Key Terms and Recommendations
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM Preparing the Construction Contract
  • Working Inventory of Statutory Requirements and Limits
  • Risk Transfers, Limiting Liability and Tradeoffs
  • Consequential Damages and Insurance Coverages
  • New Statutes on Liquidated Damages
  • Delegating and Limiting Change Order Authority
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Procuring the Construction Team
  • Prequalification, Bidding and Award
  • Required Licensing, Certifications and DIR Registration
  • Prequalification Standards, Methods and Time Lines
  • Best Value Selections: Time Line and Methods
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch (Included)
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Common Bidding Issues and Bid Protests
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Managing Construction Issues
  • Using the Project Controls – CPM Schedule, Schedule of Values and Submittals
  • Managing the Quality Issue - Inspections, Corrections and Punch Lists
  • Managing Subcontractor Substitutions, Stop Notices and Payment Disputes
  • Recognizing Insurable Events
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Managing Project Change and Emerging Claims
  • Statutory Requirements for Recognizing and Pricing Changes
  • The Big Three: Unforeseen Conditions, Inadequate Design, Owner Elective
  • Change Order and Pricing Methods – Lump Sum, Force Account, Proceed While Pricing
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Break
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM Understanding and Drafting for Claims on Public Works Projects
  • Claims Limited by Public Contracting Laws
  • Claims Created by Public Contracting Laws
  • Claims Precluded by Public Contracting Laws
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM Managing Project Closeout
  • Punch Lists, O&M Manuals, Warranties
  • Inventory of Final Inspections and Authorities With Jurisdiction
  • Project Acceptance and the Prompt Payment Statutes
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM Managing the Disputes and Claims Process Required Under PCC § 9204
  • The Statutory Time Line, Meet and Confer, and Permitted Additions
  • Contract Notice Requirements
  • Subcontractor Pass-Through Rights
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM Question and Answer
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Why Lorman?

Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Event Location

Courtyard Sacramento Midtown
4422 Y Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 455-6800

Credits

Seminar Registration

Lorman Business Center, Inc. is registered with the AIA Continuing Education System (AIA/CES). This 6.0 hour program offers 6.0 Learning Unit hours, which will be reported directly to the AIA/CES for AIA members.

This course has been approved by the American Planning Association for 6.0 hours of CM credit for AICP members. Additionally, this course has been approved for 1.5 hours of Law Credit.

Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 6.0 CLE hours of participatory credit.

Participants who successfully complete this program will receive 6.0 hours of continuing education. They may be applied toward ISM CPSM, CPSD or C.P.M. recertification. ISM's consent to approve hours for this educational event is not an endorsement of this program or its content by ISM.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

Who should attend?

This seminar is designed for attorneys, presidents, vice presidents, purchasing professionals, construction and project managers, administrators, city officials, engineers, architects, owners, contract managers, planners and government contractors.

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Why Lorman?

Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Event Location

Courtyard Sacramento Midtown
4422 Y Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 455-6800

Faculty

Eric J. Firstman, Esq.

Eric J. Firstman, Esq.

Meyers Nave

  • Practice Group Leader of Meyers Nave’s Construction and Facilities Practice Group and Public Contracts Practice Group
  • Advises clients on all aspects of planning, procurement, design, construction, administration, contract compliance, completion, closeout, dispute resolution and complex litigation on projects varying from small, general projects to large, complicated projects such as airports, hospitals and seaports
  • Tried to final judgment complex construction cases in state and federal bench trials and jury trials, state bench trials, AAA Arbitrations, JAMS Arbitrations
  • Charter Fellow and member of the Advisory Board of the Construction Lawyers Society of America, a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, Achieved the highest rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in Northern California Super Lawyers in Construction Litigation (10 years)
  • Can be contacted at [email protected] or 800-464-3559
Douglas M. McManamon, Esq.

Douglas M. McManamon, Esq.

Meyers Nave

  • Principal in Meyers Nave’s Construction and Facilities Practice Group
  • Degree in architecture and five years of experience practicing architecture for schools and large scale commercial projects
  • More than ten years of experience practicing construction law with significant experience in complex construction litigation, including payment disputes, mechanic's lien and stop notice actions, construction defect, delay and disruption claims, differing site conditions, and insurance recovery
  • Complex trial experience includes hospital design error and omission
  • Advises on all aspects of project design, construction administration and claims
  • Selected as a “Rising Star” in Construction Litigation by Northern California Super Lawyers
  • Can be contacted at [email protected] or 800-464-3559
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Why Lorman?

Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Event Location

Courtyard Sacramento Midtown
4422 Y Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 455-6800

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Product ID: 406317
Published 2019
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