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Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS
of San Diego County, California, acting by and through its Governing Board, hereinafter referred to as the
District, will receive up to, but not later than 11:00 a.m.
on Friday, February 1, 2008,
sealed bids for the award of a contract for:
B08.018-GROSSMONT COLLEGE General Contractor shall perform the following items:
TEMPORARY PARKING SURFACE AT GILLESPIE FIELD
Prep, grub, grade, install compacted base with asphalt overlay for a temporary surface parking lot. Additional work includes striping for 530 parking spaces including bus stop, accessible spaces and required signage.
Bids shall be received in the Purchasing and Contracts department of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, Grossmont College, Parking Lot 4, 8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon, CA 92020-1799
and shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the above-stated time and place.
Each bid must confirm and be responsive to the Contract Documents and all plans, specifications and any other documents pertaining to the Project, copies of which are now on file and may be obtained after Thursday, January 17, 2008, at the Gafcon Program Headquarters, located in Lot 4A at Grossmont College, 8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon, California.
A pre-bid meeting and job walk
have been scheduled for Thursday, January 24, 2008
at 10:00 a.m.
to review the Project's existing conditions. The pre-bid meeting and job walk will take place at the project site which is near Gillespie Field, (1960 Joe Crosson Drive) east of Joe Crosson Drive, north of Floyd Smith , El Cajon, CA 92020. Representatives of the District, Program Manager, and consulting engineers will be present to answer any questions bidders have regarding this Project. Bidders are expected to visit and become familiar with the project site. If you are unable to attend the pre-bid meeting or would prefer to visit the site at another time, please contact Gafcon to coordinate access.
Each bid shall be accompanied by the security referred to in the Contract Documents, the non-collusion affidavit, the list of proposed subcontractors, and all additional documentation required by the Instructions to Bidders.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish the District with a Performance Bond equal to 100% of the successful bid, and a Payment Bond equal to 100% of the successful bid, prior to execution of the Contract. All bonds are to be secured from a surety company that meets all of the State of California bonding requirements, as defined in Code of Civil Procedure section 995.120, and is authorized by the State of California, and all documents required by Code of Civil Procedure section 995.660, to the extent required by law.
Pursuant to the provisions of Public Contract Code section 22300, the successful bidder may substitute certain securities for funds withheld by District to ensure his performance under the Contract. At the request and expense of the successful bidder, securities equivalent to any amount withheld shall be deposited at the discretion of District, with either District or a state or federally chartered bank, as the escrow agent, who shall then pay any funds otherwise subject to retention to the successful bidder. Upon satisfactory completion of the Contract, the securities shall be returned to the successful bidder.
In accordance with Education Code Section 71028, the District has a participation goal for Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBE) of at least three percent (3%) of the total dollar amount of contracts awarded. Although not specifically required, Bidders are encouraged to seek and include DVBE subcontractor and supplier participation in the bids. Prior to, and as a condition precedent for, final payment under this Contract, the successful bidder will be required to provide documentation to the District identifying the amounts paid to DVBE's in conjunction with this Contract so that the District can assess its success at meeting its DVBE participation goal.
District reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding.
It shall be the owners responsibility to file a Notice of Intent and procure a State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System General Permit for Waste Discharge Requirements for Discharges of Storm Water Runoff Associated with Construction Activity (Permit). The successful bidder shall be solely responsible for implementing a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) prior to initiating work. The successful bidder shall be responsible for implementing and complying with the provisions of the Permit and the SWPPP, including the standard provisions, monitoring and reporting requirements as required by Permit. It shall be the responsibility of all bidders to evaluate and include in the bid the cost to implement and comply with the SWPPP plan and any necessary revisions to the SWPPP. The successful bidder shall also include in his bid the cost of monitoring as required by the Permit.
Pursuant to Labor Code section 1771.7, the District has implemented and shall enforce a Labor Compliance Program (LCP) for this Project. The successful bidder shall be required to comply with all the requirements of the District's LCP and applicable provisions of the California Labor Code. In bidding on this Project, it shall be the bidder's responsibility to evaluate the cost of complying with the District's LCP. The bidders shall include all costs of compliance with specified requirements in the contract amount.
The successful bidder shall be responsible for complying with the provisions of the District's LCP, including the standard provisions requiring payment of prevailing wages, maintenance and submission of weekly certified payrolls, and hiring of apprenticeship as appropriate. The successful bidder shall be required to attend, and invite subcontractors to attend, a pre-construction meeting at which a representative of the District shall discuss labor law requirements. The successful bidder shall work with the District's staff and consultants to ensure the full compliance with the District's LCP and applicable labor law.
The Director of Industrial Relations has determined the general prevailing rate of per diem wages in the locality in which this work is to be performed for each craft or type of worker needed to execute the Contract which will be awarded to the successful bidder, copies of which are on file and will be made available to any interested party upon request at the office of Purchasing and Contracts and the Gafcon Program Headquarters, located in Lot 4A at Grossmont College, 8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon, CA 92020-1799. A copy of these rates shall be posted at the job site.
In accordance with the provisions of the California Labor Code, contractors or subcontractors may not perform work on a public works project with a subcontractor who is ineligible to perform work on a public project pursuant to Section 1777.1 or Section 1777.7 of the California Labor Code. Any contract on a public works project entered into between a contractor and a debarred subcontractor is void as a matter of law. A debarred subcontractor may not receive any public money for performing work as a subcontractor on a public works contract. Any public money that is paid, or may have been paid to a debarred subcontractor by a contractor on the Project shall be returned to the District. The Contractor shall be responsible for the payment of wages to workers of a debarred subcontractor who has been allowed to work on the Project.
It shall be mandatory upon the bidder to whom the Contract is awarded, and upon any subcontractor under him, to comply with all Labor Code provisions, which include, but are not limited to the payment of not less than the said specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the Contract, employment of apprentices, hours of labor and debarment of contractors and subcontractors.
Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall be licensed in the appropriate classification(s) of contractor's license(s), for the work bid upon, and must maintain the license throughout the duration of the Contract.
License required for this project: A - General Engineering Contractor or
B - General Building Contractor
The last day to request information will be Friday, January 25, 2008. The date and time of the last addendum will be Tuesday, January 29, 2008 at 10:00 am.
The estimated construction cost of the Temporary Parking Surface is $400,000.
All questions and requests for information must be made in writing by mail, email or fax to the attention of Pat Vildibill. Address: Gafcon Program Headquarters, Grossmont College, 8800 Grossmont College Drive, Parking Lot 4A, El Cajon, California, 92020. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
; fax number: 619-644-7990. For procedural questions, you may call Pat at 619-644-7036. Award of Contract:
The District shall award the Contract for the Project to the bidder submitting the lowest bid as determined from the base bid alone
and is deemed responsible by the District.
No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of thirty (30) calendar days after the date set for the opening of bids.
Dated this 17th of January, 2008.
Clerk of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca
Community College District
County of San Diego, California
Pub. January 17, 22-00035693