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802 Proposals/Bids
PUBLISHED: Monday January 20, 2003


NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE CAJON VALLEY UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT
of San Diego County, California, acting by and through its Governing Board, hereinafter referred to as the Owner, will receive up to, but not later than 2:00 o'clock p.m. of the 5th day of February, 2003, sealed bids for the award of a contract for:
BID NO. 1124
NEW LUNCH SHELTERS AT MADISON AND LEXINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
A pre-bid walk will be held Wednesday, January 29, 2003, 8:00 a.m. Contractors are to meet in front of Madison Elementary School, 1615 E. Madison Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92019.
Bids shall be received in the office of the Purchasing Office of the Board of Education of said District located at 535 Vernon Way, El Cajon, California and shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the above-stated time and place.
Each bid must conform and be responsive to the contract documents. Please call Amanda Cropp at (619) 579-4866 to confirm documents are ready for pick up.
Each bid shall be accompanied by the security referred to in the contract documents, the Contractor's Certificate regarding Worker's Compensation, Bid Form, Bid Bond, Designation of Subcontractors, Contractor's Statement for Maintaining A Drug-Free Workplace, and Noncollusion Affidavit.
In contracts involving an expenditure in excess of $25,000.00, the successful bidder shall file a payment bond issued by an admitted Surety approved to conduct business in the State of California approved by the Owner in the form set forth in the contract documents.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding.
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 on request at the Purchasing Department, 535 Vernon Way, El Cajon, California.
It shall be mandatory upon the Contractor to whom the contract is awarded, and upon any subcontractor under him, to pay not less than the said specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the contract.
Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall be licensed in one of the following classifications:
"B" General Building
No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the set for the opening of bids.
Jillanne Barto,
Clerk of the Governing Board
Cajon Valley Union School District
San Diego County, California
A payment bond must be filed for a contract involving an expenditure in excess of $25,000 (Civil Code section 3247(a)) and may be required for contracts involving smaller expenditures at the option of the Owner to all workers employed by them in the execution of the contract.
Pub. Jan. 13, 20-k107320




SECTION 00020
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that MiraCosta Community College District of Oceanside, California, acting by and through its Governing Board, hereinafter referred to as the DISTRICT, will receive up to, but not later than
2:00 o'clock p.m. on the 19th day of February, 2003,
sealed bids for the award of trade contracts for construction of the below listed bid packages of work to be performed on:
REMODEL OF BUILDING 1000, ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
Oceanside, CA

Bid Package
Number Title
1 Demolition and Hazmat (HAZ, ASB)
2 AC Paving / Striping (A,B)
3 Landscape & Irrigation (B, C27)
4 Concrete, Reinforcing & Grading (A,B,C8,C50)
5 Masonry (B,C29)
6 Structural and Miscellaneous Steel (B, C13, C23)
7 Rough Carpentry (B)
8 Casework & Countertops (B,C5, C6)
9 Roofing, Sheet Metal (B, C39, C14, C43)
10 Doors, Frames & Hardware (B)
11 Aluminum Windows and Glazing (B, C17)
12 Drywall, Metal studs, Lath & Plaster (B, C9, C26, C35)
13 Insulation (B, C2)
14 Ceramic Tile (B, C54)
15 Acoustical & Specialty Ceilings, Tackable Wall Covering (B, C2)
16 Painting & Wall Covering (B, C33)
17 Carpeting & Resilient Flooring (B, C15)
18 Specialties, Window Coverings (B, C61 as applies)
19 HVAC (B, C16)
20 HVAC Controls (B, C20)
21 Fire Sprinkler (B, C20)
22 Plumbing / UG Utilities (B, C36)
23 Electrical & Fire Alarm (B, C7, C10)
PLEASE REFER ALL QUESTIONS TO THE CONSTRUCTION MANAGER
douglas e. barnhart, inc., attn: Anton Greenville
760-433-3652

Bids shall be received by the Owner at:
MIRACOSTA COLLEGE DISTRICT
Purchasing Office ? Building T600
One Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056

and shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the above-stated time and place.
Each bid must conform and be responsive to the contract documents, copies of which are now on file at LR Design Associates, 4749 Oceanside Blvd., Suite A, Oceanside, CA 92056.
Plans may be obtained on or after January 28, 2003 at the office of the Construction Manager, douglas e. Barnhart, inc., whose address is 10760 Thornmint Road, San Diego, CA, 92127, 858-385-8200, for a refundable deposit of $200.00 per set, payable to douglas e. barnhart, inc., company or cashiers checks only (no personal checks or cash will be accepted). For bidders wishing plans forwarded to them via UPS, an additional separate non-refundable check, payable to douglas e. barnhart, inc., for $50.00 per set, for shipping and handling, will be required. Bidders wishing to pick up documents should notify the Construction Manager and should telephone first to ensure an adequate number of sets are on hand, telephone 858-385-8200, attention Pam Ells.
Bidders shall return bid sets to the Construction Manager in accordance with the following instructions:
The deposit for Plans and Specifications shall be refundable only upon return of the documents to the CONSTRUCTION MANAGER, DOUGLAS E. BARNHART, INC., 10760 Thornmint Road, San Diego, CA 92127, as COMPLETE SETS and in GOOD CONDITION (defined as clean, legible, bound in proper sequence, and with nothing missing except the "required bid forms" used in the bid), and within fifteen (15) days after bid opening. Bidders' failure to return these documents as stated above, to the Construction Manager within this time period, will be subject to forfeiture of deposit without further notice.
A PRE-BID WALK THRU?S will be held on January 30, 2003 at 1:00 PM and February 7, 2003 at 1:00 PM, at the MiraCosta College Campus Parking Lot 1C located at One Barnard Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056. ALL BIDDERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND AT LEAST THE PRE-BID CONFERENCE. BIDDERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO VISIT THE SITE WITHOUT PRIOR APPROVAL OF CONSTRUCTION MANAGER. See attached site map for meeting locations for site walks.
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.
In contracts involving an expenditure in excess of $25,000, the successful bidder shall file a payment bond issued by an admitted Surety approved to conduct business in the State of California approved by the District in the form set forth in the contract documents.*
The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding.
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 MiraCosta College District, One Barnard Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056.
It shall be mandatory upon the Contractor to whom the contract is awarded, and upon any subcontractor under him, to pay not less than the said specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the contract.
Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall be licensed in the appropriate classification for the work to be performed. Failure to possess the specified license or licenses shall render the bid non-responsive and shall act as a bar to the award of the contract to any bidder not possessing the specified license at the time of the award. Licenses acceptable for the work are indicated in parenthesis () after the title of the bid package listed above and more than one license may be required. This list in no way relieves the Contractor from fulfillment of any legal requirement or licensing necessary for performance of his work.
No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening of bids.
*A payment bond must be filed for a contract involving an expenditure in excess of $25,000 (Civil Code section 3247(a)) and may be required for contracts involving smaller expenditures at the option of the Owner.
Dated the 20th day of January 2003
Director of Purchasing
MiraCosta College District
Of San Diego County, California
Publication: San Diego Daily Transcript
MAP GOES HERE
Pub. Jan. 20, 27-k107399




REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
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The San Diego City Employees? Retirement System seeks proposals from law firms qualified to provide securities litigation monitoring and evaluation services to the System. The required services are described in the Master Legal Services Agreement and Securities Litigation Policy. These documents are available by telephoning Dawn at 619-533-4628.
The selected firm(s) will obtain SDCERS? securities trading history directly from its custodial bank; identify and evaluate those cases in which SDCERS has an interest, and notify SDCERS of those cases which you believe to be meritorious. The selected firm(s) would also be required to prepare quarterly, or more frequent reports describing the firm?s activities during the reporting period.
If your firm would like to be considered, please submit a proposal describing how your firm would perform the services required and a description of your firm?s qualifications. Please submit three copies of your proposal on or before February 14, 2003, to Sheila Leone at 401 B Street, Suite 400, San Diego, CA 92101.
Pub. Jan 13, 20-k107326




NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Chula Vista Elementary School District of San Diego County, California, acting by and through its Governing Board, hereinafter referred to as the Owner, will receive up to, but no later than 2:00 o'clock p.m. of the nineteenth (19th) day of February, 2003. separate sealed bids for the award of trade contracts for construction of the below listed bid packages (Item 2) of work to be performed on
SUNBOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Rebid of Bid Package #2
Chula Vista, California

Bid Package
No. Title License Required

2 Landscape, Irrigation & Playground C27
Equipment
Sealed bids shall be addressed with the appropriate Bid Package Number and shall be received at the office of the Owner at
Chula Vista Elementary School District Office
84 East J Street
Chula Vista, CA 91910
and shall be opened publicly and read aloud at the above stated time and place.
Each bid must conform and be responsive to the contract documents, copies of which are now on file at Ruhnau Ruhnau Clarke Architects/Planners, whose address is 5751 Palmer Way, Suite C, Carlsbad, California 92008.
Plans are available at the office of the Construction Manager, douglas e. barnhart, inc., whose address is 10760 Thornmint, San Diego, CA, 92127; 858/385-8200, for a refundable deposit of $250.00 per set, payable to Douglas E. Barnhart, Inc., company or cashiers checks only (no personal checks or cash will be accepted). For bidders wishing plans to be forwarded to them via U.P.S., an additional separate non-refundable check, payable to douglas e. barnhart, inc. in the amount of $65.00 per set for shipping and handling, will be required. Bidders wishing to pick up documents shall notify the Construction Manager and should telephone first to ensure an adequate number of sets are on hand. The point of contact for plan distribution at douglas e. barnhart, inc., will be Heather Welch (858/385-8200).
Bidders shall return bid sets to the Construction Manager in accordance with the following instructions:
The deposit for plans and specifications shall be refundable only upon return of the documents to the Construction Manager, douglas e. barnhart, inc., 10760 Thornmint, San Diego, CA 92127, as complete sets and in good condition (defined as clean, legible, bound in proper sequence, and with nothing missing except the "required bid forms" used in the bid), and within fifteen (15) business days after bid opening. Bidders failing to return these documents as stated above to the Construction Manager within the specified time period shall be subject to forfeiture of deposit without further notice.
NON-MANDATORY PRE-BID "WALK-THROUGH" is scheduled for Monday, February 10, 2003 at 11:00 am. The purpose of this walk-through is for bidders to have an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the existing conditions. No interpretations or clarifications of contract documents will be made at this time. The bid documents require all bidders to visit and familiarize themselves with the site prior to bidding.
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.
Each bidder shall submit, on the form furnished with the contract documents, a list of the proposed subcontractors on this project as required by the Subletting and Subcontracting Fair Practices Act. Public Contract Code Section 4100 et seq.
Each Bid shall be accompanied by a certified or cashier's check or bid bond in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total bid price, payable to the DISTRICT as a guarantee that the bidder, if its proposal is accepted, shall promptly execute the Agreement, furnish a satisfactory Faithful Performance Bond in an amount not less than one hundred percent (100%) of the total bid price, furnish a Payment Bond in an amount not less than one-hundred percent (100%) of the total bid price, and furnish certificates evidencing that the required insurance is in effect in the amounts set forth in the general conditions. In the event of failure to enter into the contract and execute the required documents, such bid security will be forfeited. The Faithful Performance Bond shall remain in full force and effect through the guarantee period as specified in the general conditions.
In contracts involving an expenditure in excess of $25,000, the successful bidder shall file a payment bond issued by an admitted Surety approved to conduct business in the State of California approved by the Owner in the form set forth in the contract documents*.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding.
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 contracts which will be awarded to the successful bidders, copies of which are on file and will be made available to any interested party upon request at the Chula Vista Elementary School District Office, 84 East J Street, Chula Vista, CA 91910.
It shall be mandatory upon the Contractors to whom the contracts are awarded, and upon any subcontractor under them, to pay not less than the said specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the contracts.
Each Bidder and each of his Subcontractors shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall be licensed in the appropriate classification for the work to be performed. Failure to possess the specified license or licenses shall render the bid non-responsive and shall act as a bar to the award of the contract to any bidder not possessing the specified license at the time of award.
No bidder shall withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening of bids. Time is of the essence in the performance of the work specified herein. All work shall be completed in every detail to the satisfaction of the Owner in compliance with the Project Schedule. All work must be completed as specified in Section 01310, Schedules, in accordance with the Master Construction Schedule, including updates and revisions as made by the Construction Manager. Time is of the essence. Failure to complete the Work within the time set forth herein will result in the imposition of liquidated damages for each day of delay, in the amount set forth in the Information for Bidders.
* A payment bond must be filed for a contract involving an expenditure in excess of $25,000 (Civil Code section 3247(a)) and may be required for contracts involving smaller expenditures at the option of the Owner.
Dated this 20th day of January, 2003.
Clerk of the Governing Board
Chula Vista Elementary School
District of San Diego County, California
Pub. Jan. 20, 27-k107389




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 12, 2003 at which time they will be publicly opened and read for performing work as follows:
STREET LIGHT INSTALLATION ALONG FOURTH AVENUE
BETWEEN "H" STREET AND "L" STREET
IN THE CITY OF CHULA VISTA, CALIFORNIA
TF-285

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 consider-ation 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 Performance, Labor and Material Bonds, and Liability Insurance Certificates be issued by a company authorized to do business (by Best's definition "Admitted", Best's codes "L" or "D") in the State of California with a Best's rating of A- or better; Class V, or better. Insurer's providing surplus lines in California (designated as "S" insurers in Best's are not acceptable nor are cut-through endorsements). Insurance Certificates shall not include "Modified Occurrence" restrictions. 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. City also requires that Performance and Labor and Material Bond be issued by a company authorized to do business in the State of California with a Best?s rating of A-, Class V or better.
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 City's 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 judgment, 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.
DATED:
Sohaib Al-Agha
Deputy Director of Engineering
City of Chula Vista
Pub. Jan. 20-k107374




802 Proposals/Bids
PUBLISHED: Monday January 20, 2003


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