City updating list of contractors

DOWNEY - General contractors interested in being added to the city of Downey Housing Division's bidders list must attend a meeting Jan. 28 at 8 a.m. in the Gallatin Room at the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center.The city is updating its list of general contractors who are interested in bidding on projects for the Home Improvement Program for low and moderate income property owners. A typical project may include re-roofing, kitchen and bathroom remodeling, re-stucco, plumbing re-piping, window replacement, and painting. Projects typically range from $1,000 to $40,000. Contractors must have a valid California contractor's license, liability insurance in the amount of $1 million per occurrence and $2 million total liability with the city of Downey listed as an additional insured, and workman's compensation insurance. Contractors must also supply the name, address and telephone number and Department of Health Services license number for the sub-contractors to be used in lead-based paint treatment. For more information, call Mark Morris at (562) 904-7167.

********** Published: January 15, 2010 - Volume 8 - Issue 39