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REMINDER: School Districts Must Prequalify Contractors on Certain Projects Beginning 2014

September 2013 Number 55 Adding to the complexity of shepherding a project through public bidding, school districts will soon be required to prequalify bidders on many projects.

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Developer Fees for School Facilities May Not Be Imposed on Replacement Housing Absent Specific Study and Findings

August 2013 Number 44 We are often asked whether a development project that replaces existing housing must pay school impact fees. In the recent case of Cresta Bella, LP v. Poway Unified School District (July 31, 2013) __ Cal.App.4th __ 2013 WL 3942961,

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New DSA Construction Oversight Procedures Begin June 1, 2013

May 2013 Number 26 Significant Changes for Construction Management Beginning June 1, 2013, the Division of State Architects (DSA) will require new procedures and a new series of forms related to the inspection of school district and community college construction projects.

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Court Allows Eminent Domain Action to Proceed Prior to Completion of CEQA Review

April 2013 Number 22 A recent court decision provides authority for public agencies to commence an eminent domain proceeding, in some circumstances, prior to completion of environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

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