Over the past couple of weeks, several updates were provided by the Division of Local Assistance:
- Caltrans Oversight Information Notice (COIN) #18 14-01: Use of Extra Work at Force Account - The purpose of this COIN was to encourage the use of Bid Item Prices and/or Agreed Prices before using Extra Work at Force Account as a method of payment for contract change orders.
- Division of Local Assistance Office Bulletin (DLA-OB) 14-07 - Environmental Procedures - This office bulletin highlighted changes to the Categorical Exclusion (CE) Checklist.
- DLA-OB 14-08: Notice to Proceed Submittal - The purpose of this office bulletin was to inform local agencies will need to submit a copy of their notice of contract award or Notice to Proceed letter to their DLAE when they send it to the contractor.
If you have additional questions about the updates, refer to the linked documents or contact your DLAE.