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802 Proposals/Bids
PUBLISHED: Monday January 10, 2005


The City of Del Mar
NOTICE INVITING BIDS
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The City of Del Mar, OWNER, invites sealed bids for:
BID REQUEST 2005-01:
CONTRACT SERVICES FOR TESTING AND REPAIR OF THE CITY OF DEL MAR BACKFLOW PREVENTION ASSEMBLIES;
BID REQUEST 2005-02: CONTRACT SERVICES FOR TESTING, CALIBRATION AND REPAIR OF THE CITY OF DEL MAR WATERMETER ASSEMBLIES;
BID REQUEST 2005-03: CONTRACT SERVICES FOR TESTING, CALIBRATION AND REPAIR OF THE CITY OF DEL MAR WASTEWATER FLOW METERS.
Bid packages are available without charge from the City Clerk at 1050 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA. 92014.
RECEIPT AND OPENING OF PROPOSALS: Sealed proposals using this bid sheet will be received at the office of the City Clerk, City of Del Mar, located at 1050 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, California, until 2:00 P.M., on Wednesday February 2, 2005, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud at said office. Mailed bids will be addressed to: City Clerk (Bid for Backflow Prevention Assembly Testing), or (Bid for Testing and Calibration of Watermeter Assemblies), or (Bid for Testing and Calibration of Wastewater Flow Meters) 1050 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, California 92014 and must be received by bid closing.
COMPLETION OF WORK: All WORK for each contract must be completed within 45 calendar days after the commencement date stated in the Notice to Proceed, unless stated otherwise.
WAGE RATES: Contractor shall pay wages to contractor's employees according to the current "General Prevailing Wage Rates" issued by the State of California for the locality and trade in which the work is to be performed. Not less than these rates shall be paid to all workers employed under the contract.
CONTRACTOR'S LICENSING: Attention is directed to the CONTRACTOR's License Law concerning the licensing of CONTRACTORS. CONTRACTORS are required to be licensed as regulated by the CONTRACTOR's State License Board. Contractors shall maintain a City Business License.
CERTIFICATION: CONTRACTOR shall maintain Certifications per specifications.
PROJECT ADMINISTRATION: All questions relative to this project prior to the opening of bids shall be directed to David Scherer, Public Works Director, for the project listed. It shall be understood, however that no specification interpretations will be made by telephone. Questions shall be in writing and delivered to 2240 Jimmy Durante Boulevard by hand or by FAX addressed to Public Works Director at (858) 481-0254.
OWNER'S RIGHTS RESERVED: The OWNER reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informality in a bid, and to make awards in the interest of the OWNER.
OWNER: City of Del Mar
By: CITY OF DEL MAR, CITY CLERK
Pub. Jan. 10,18-k113174




CITY OF CHULA VISTA
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
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SEALED PROPOSALS will be received at the office of the City Engineer, City of Chula Vista, until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 2, 2005 at which time they will be publicly opened and read for performing work as follows:
GUARDRAIL INSTALLATION Along
EAST FLOWER STREET, MARINa parkway, AND SURREY DRIVE
IN THE CITY OF CHULA VISTA, CALIFORNIA
(stl-290)
The City of Chula Vista hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any Contract entered into pursuant to this Notice, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award.
No bid shall be received unless it is made on a Proposal Form furnished by the City Engineer. Each bid must be accompanied by cash, certified, of cashier's check, or bid bond in an amount equal to at least ten percent (10%) of the amount bid, such Guaranty to be forfeited should the bidder to whom the Contract is awarded fail to enter into the Contract. No bidder's Guaranty is required if the bid amount is $50,000 or less.
City requires that throughout the duration of this contract insurance be placed with licensed insurers admitted to transact business in the State of California with a current A.M. BestÕs rating of no less than A- V in the amounts specified in the contract. If insurance is placed with a surplus lines insurer, insurer must be listed on the State of California List of Eligible Surplus Lines Insurers (LESLI) with a current A.M. BestÕs rating of no less than A, X. Evidence of insurance must be submitted within ten (10) days after the awarding of the Contract, and approved prior to commencement of work under the contract. Any insurance terminating during the course of the contract must be renewed and evidence of renewal must be submitted to the City within 15 days prior to the expiration of the prior policy and must meet the same criteria. Contractor must include all subcontractors as insured under its policies or furnish separate certificates and endorsements for each subcontractor. All coverage for subcontractors is subject to all of the requirements as above. No substitutions shall be allowed.
City requires Performance, Labor and Material Bonds, be issued by a Surety authorized to transact such business in the State of California, be listed as approved by the United States Department of Treasury Circular 570, and who Underwriting Limitation is sufficient to issue bonds in the amount required by the contract. Approved listing can be obtained through the United States Department of TreasuryÕs website address http://www.fms.treas.gov/c570/c570.html. Any renewal certificates required during the course of the contract must be renewed and received by the City within 15 days prior to expiration and must meet the same criteria. No substitutions shall be allowed.

Bidder acknowledges the duty to provide bonds from a surety specified in the bid specifications. By bidding on this job, (1) Bidder waives any rights they may have under Civil Code Sections 995.660 and 995.670; and (2) Bidder agrees to indemnify and hold City harmless against any loss, expense or expenditure, including attorneys fees and costs, which City may suffer in any claim, action, suit or other proceeding that may be brought by a surety submitted by Bidder that does not meet the United States Department of Treasury's Circular 570 specifications for a surety. Bidder acknowledges that City may reject any and all bids, and that if a low bidder bids with a lower cost premium for sub-specification performance and payment bonds, other bidders not similarly taking advantage of the lower cost premium will be put in a cost disadvantage in the bid process, and that this may, in the City's judgement, necessitate re-bidding the job.
Contractors are not required by bid specifications to pay prevailing wage ("NOT Prevailing Wage Rates") to persons employed by them for work under this Contract in accordance with Section 2.58.070 of the Chula Vista Municipal Code regulating payment of prevailing wages for Contracts let by the City.
No bid will be accepted from a Contractor who has not been licensed in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 9, Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code and its implementing regulations. All Contractors and subcontractors are required to have a valid City of Chula Vista business license prior to start of work.
Plans, forms of proposals, bonds, Contract special provisions, and specifications may be examined at the office of the City Engineer, Public Services Building, 276 Fourth Avenue, Chula Vista, California. Copies of plans and specifications may be obtained at the office upon payment of $9.00. Remit $12.00 if you wish to have the plans and specifications mailed to you. If payment is to be made by check, it should be made payable to the "City of Chula Vista."
NO REFUND WILL BE MADE.
The special attention of prospective bidders is called to proposal Requirements and Conditions for instructions regarding bidding on the following page.
The City Council reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularity or informality in any bid to the extent permitted by law.
DATED: January 10,2005
Samir Nuhaily, P. E.
Senior Civil Engineer
General Services, Traffic Engineering
Pub. Jan 10-k113168




San Diego County Water Authority
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
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The San Diego County Water Authority is soliciting proposals for the following project:
Title: Twin Oaks Valley Water Treatment Plant Design-Build-Operate and for the Design and Construction of Related Water Control Facilities
The following firms have been selected based on their Statement of Qualifications to receive the Request for Proposal. Only the following firms may submit proposals in response to the RFP. Please contact the following firms for information:
Twin Oaks Valley Water Treatment Plant Design-Build-Operate and for the Design and Construction of Related Water Control Facilities
PROPOSER CONTACT TELEPHONE EMAIL
American Water B. Kent Turner (619) 409-7703 kturner@amwater.com
Services, Inc. James L.Bloomquist (714) 435-6220 Jim.Bloomquist@ch2m.com
CH2M Hill Harold Glaser (619) 239-3888 Harold.Glaser@mwhhglobal.com
Constructors, Inc.
MWH Americas,
Inc.
PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING January 12, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. at 4677 Overland AND SITE VISIT: Avenue, San Diego, California 92123
INITIAL SUBMITTAL DUE: February 8, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. PST
PROPOSAL DUE DATE: April 25, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. PST
SCOPE OF WORK:

The Base Project scope of services includes design, construction, obtaining governmental approvals for acceptance testing, operation and maintenance (including all repair and replacement) of the Base Plant (50 mgd with Option 1, or 100 mgd with Option 2), and, in addition, the design and construction of the water control facilities (untreated water piping, an untreated water control facility, an untreated water pump station, a treated water control facility, and treated water piping), access road improvements from Twin Oaks Valley Road to the Project Site, and all other incidental facilities necessary to result in a fully-functional Base Project.
SMALL CONTRACTOR OUTREACH AND OPPORTUNITIES PROGRAM:
The Water AuthorityÕs SCOOP is designed to maximize participation of diverse qualified small contractors, consultants, and material suppliers seeking to do business with the Water Authority. Effective implementation of SCOOP is a requirement of the project and award of a contract will be determined, in part, by the ContractorÕs demonstrated effort in conducting effective outreach to small contractors.
Pub. Dec 21,Jan 10-k113083




802 Proposals/Bids
PUBLISHED: Monday January 10, 2005


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