3 in 1: Labor compliance program changes/Builder's risk insurance/Best value selections

  • Labor Compliance Programs:  New Requirements - Labor Compliance Programs are changing again. The State is implementing additional requirements and options. Deborah Wilder J.D., president of Contractor Compliance and Monitoring, Inc., reviewed the new statute and regulations, what must now be done to operate your own LCP and what new types of funding will now trigger the LCP requirement.
  • Builders Risk Insurance - New Policy, New Changes - Following a general description of the University’s new Master Builders Risk policy, the presenters highlighted important differences between the new policy and the prior one.  Lori Jacinth and Kristen Bennett, both UC construction account representatives with Aon Insurance Services, were the primary presenters.  Cynthia Low, manager of the construction program in UCOP Risk Services, will join us in San Diego and Gary Leonard, manager of the property and casualty program in Risk Services, will join us in San Francisco.
  • Best Value Implementation.  As of January 1, 2012 all campuses and medical centers at the University are authorized to award construction contracts over $1,000,000 based on the best value to the University. Chri s Hornbeck, Associate Director of Construction Services for UCOP, Julie Lau, Contracts Manager for UCSF Medical Center, Design and Construction, and University Counsel David Bergquist, shared ideas on how best to implement this process to attract high quality bidders and individuals to UC projects, and discussed their experiences, challenges, lessons learned, and how they adapted their procedures to provide the best results for the University and to maintain a fair and impartial process.