Form Center

By signing in or creating an account, some fields will auto-populate with your information and your submitted forms will be saved and accessible to you.

Pre-Qualification Application for Construction Projects

  1. Qualification Application of Prospective Bidder for Construction Projects


    Bidders must be on the City’s pre-qualified bidders list to submit bids for any construction project estimated to cost $250,000 or more. Your attention is called to the following five items which must accompany the application:
    1. A current audited financial statement completed within the last year. The financial information may be satisfied by providing written verification of bonding capacity.
    2. Three letters of reference.
    3. A list of major projects completed within the past three (3) years (each project is to include type of work, dollar volume, name and phone number of project representative or owner).
    4. A letter from the Tax Collector’s Office indicating the applicant has paid all taxes.
    5. Florida Department of Transportation Certification for Road Construction Work, if necessary.

    All of the above items must be received before review of the application can begin. For contractors interested in any particular project, the completed pre-qualification package must be on file with the City or be delivered to the City within two (2) business days of the pre-bid conference which occurs at least 14 days prior to the bid opening date of this project. Once determined qualified by the City to bid on specific types of work, the contractor’s active status will remain in effect for a period of 36 months.

  2. Purpose:

    To provide the City with reasonable assurance that the prospective bidder on City construction contracts has the financial assets, resources, work force, and work experience to successfully complete construction projects with the City.

  3. (Sole Proprietor, Corporation, Partnership, Etc.)

  4. (President, Vice-President, Secretary-Treasurer, General Partner(s), Etc.)

  5. Pre-qualification is limited to particular construction categories or construction activities in which the Contractor has successfully completed construction projects or extensive work in the category in conjunction with larger project work. Following are the general categories of construction work which are available for contractor pre-qualification approval by the City. Check those categories for which your firm is seeking prequalification approval. To receive approval in a particular construction category, your application must contain documentation of successfully completed work experience in that category. This documentation is to be included in your firm’s completed project list as described above. In addition, your application must exhibit that your firm has sufficient equipment, resources, and employees on your firm’s direct payroll to complete work as a prime contractor in each approved construction work category. Contractors with an insufficient work force or insufficient resources will not be approved for pre-qualification or will not receive pre-qualification in particular work categories.

  6. Prequalification categories to be considered for

  7. *FDOT pre-qualification documentation required

  8. The following three additional items are to be uploaded with this application.


    1. A current audited financial statement such as balance sheet and statement of operations and bonding capacity, which will be returned uncopied upon completion of review. The financial information may be satisfied by providing written verification of bonding capacity.
    2. A list of major projects completed during the past three (3) years (each project is to include type of work, dollar volume, name and phone number of project representative or owner).
    3. A minimum of three letters of reference from owners for which your company has performed work. The reference letters shall be on the owner’s letterhead and contain the following information: a. Location and type of work.
    b. Dollar volume with your company.
    c. Project owner’s name, address, and telephone number.
    d. Surety Company involved, if any.
    e. Consulting Engineer or Architect, address, and telephone number.
    f. Starting and completion dates.
    g. Overall evaluation of contractor’s performance, i.e., timeliness, cost control, quality, etc.

  9. Leave This Blank:

  10. This field is not part of the form submission.