Our Facilities staff is responsible for the planning and implementation of renovation, modernization, and expansion of our school facilities in order to provide an excellent physical environment for our current and future students and staff. 

Our Mission

Our mission is to execute the facilities program at the Saugus Union School District year round, providing a 21st century, safe, functional, Common Core ready learning environment that supports the district's goal of providing excellence in education, maintaining local accountability and minimizing overhead costs. 

Bids and Vendor Information

From time to time, we look to hire services and purchase goods from registered vendors. You may view our open bids on this page. If you are a vendor or would like us to add you to our vendor list, please give us a call. We’ll be happy to send you the necessary paperwork.

Facilities Staff

Lori Rubenstein
Director of Project Management
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P: (661) 294.5300
Ext. 5154

Dayna Jones
Facilities Accountant II
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P: (661) 294.5300
Ext. 5156

Kathie Pisano
Secretary
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P: (661) 294.5300
Ext. 5106



Facilities FAQ


I would like to work with the Saugus Union School District. Where do I begin?

Start by completing the pre-qualification documents on this page.

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How do I know if I'm pre-qualified?

Please see the list of pre-qualified contractors and subcontractors who have completed the questionnaire for projects $1 million or more. If you’re not sure if you are CUPCCA pre-qualified, please call the facilities office at (661) 294-5300.

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Does the Pre-Qualification expire?

Yes, prequalification needs to be re-submitted by the beginning of every calendar year. All prequalification expires on December 31.
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Where can I find the projects the district has out to bid?

SUSD advertises our projects in The Signal newspaper and on this page under the “Request for Bid Proposal” heading.

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Phases of Construction FAQs


What is CEQA?

CEQA, or the California Environmental Quality Act, is a statute that requires state and local agencies to identify the significant environmental impacts of their actions and to avoid or mitigate those impacts, if any.

A public agency must comply with CEQA when it undertakes an activity defined by CEQA as a "project." A project is an activity undertaken by a public agency or a private activity that must receive some discretionary approval (meaning the agency has the authority to deny the requested permit or approval) from a government agency, which may cause either a direct physical change in the environment or a reasonably foreseeable indirect change in the environment.

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What is DSA?

The Division of the State Architect (DSA) is a part of the Department of General Services (DGS), which by law has central overall responsibility, duties, functions, and powers related to the review of design and construction in state government.

DSA provides design and construction oversight for K–12 schools, community colleges, and various other state-owned and leased facilities. The division also develops accessibility, structural safety, and historical building codes and standards utilized in various public and private buildings throughout the state of California.

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