Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District 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 2:00 PM on Thursday, February 10, 2005 sealed bids for the award of a contract for:
C5697 CUYAMACA COLLEGE BUS STOP AND WALKWAYS
Modify existing Cuyamaca College Drive traffic circle and sidewalks to create two bus stops with one bus shelter. Also adding an 8 ft wide asphalt pathway and also modifying an existing concrete ramp near the volleyball courts. Work includes demolition, grading, asphalt paving, concrete flatwork, curb, and gutter; and exterior light bases with salvaged lamp poles, and related irrigation and landscape modifications and repairs.
Bids shall be received in the Purchasing and Contracts office of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, 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 conform 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 at no cost on Wednesday, January 26, 2005 at the Gafcon Program Management Site Office at the Cuyamaca Community College, 900 Rancho San Diego Parkway, El Cajon, CA. 92019 (adjacent to the Child Development Center). The point of contact is Mr. Charles Curry at phone number 619-660-4690.
A mandatory pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, February 3, 2005 at 1:00 PM to review the Project's existing conditions. The pre-bid meeting will take place at Cuyamaca College, room F106, 900 Rancho San Diego Parkway, El Cajon, CA. 92019. Representatives of the District, Construction Manager, Architect and consulting engineers will be present to answer any questions bidders have regarding this Project. Bids will not be accepted from any bidder who did not attend the mandatory pre-bid meeting. Bidders will sign a certificate of attendance at mandatory pre-bid meeting, which shall be submitted with their bid. Only bidders attending the pre-bid meeting will receive any addenda that is issued.
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, 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.
In addition, the successful bidder shall be required to obtain a Performance Bond from all subcontractors providing goods and services in excess of $100,000.00. All prime contractors bidding on this Project must specify this requirement regarding subcontractor bonds, in their written or published request for subcontractor bids. Such written or published requests must clearly designate the party that will bear the cost of the bonds. Vendors only supplying materials shall not be required to provide bonds. All subcontractor 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.
Pursuant to the provisions of Public Contract Code Section 22300, the successful bidder may substitute certain securities for funds withheld by the District to ensure his performance under the contract. At the request and expense of successful bidder, securities equivalent to any amount withheld shall be deposited at the discretion of the District, with either the 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.
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.
It shall be the responsibility of the successful bidder 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 preparing and implementing a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) prior to initiating work. The successful bidder shall be responsible for procuring, 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 of procuring the Permit and preparing the SWPPP as well as complying with the SWPPP 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.
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 District's office located at 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. 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: Class B-General Building Contractor
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 and is deemed responsible by the District.
No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period sixty (60) calendar days after the date set for the opening of bids.
Dated this day of 25th day of January, 2005.
Richard D. Alexander
Clerk of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca
Community College District
county of San Diego, California
Pub. Jan. 25, Feb. 1-k113287
National School District
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
CALLING FOR BIDS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the NATIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT ("District") of National City, CA, acting by and through its Governing Board, hereinafter referred to as the District will receive up to, but not later than 2:00 p.m. of the 25th day of February, 2005, sealed bids for the award of a contract for the following trades:
GROUP A MODERNIZATION PROJECT AT CENTRAL SCHOOL - GENERAL CONTRACTOR, BID NO. 04-05.2MZ
GROUP B MODERNIZATION PROJECT AT CENTRAL SCHOOL - MILLWORK, BID NO. 4-05.4MW
GROUP C MODERNIZATION PROJECT AT CENTRAL SCHOOL - LOW VOL TAGE SYSTEMS, BID NO. 04-05.5LV
GROUP D MODERNIZATION PROJECT AT CENTRAL SCHOOL - FLOORING, BID NO. 04-05.5FL
GROUP E MODERNIZATION PROJECT AT CENTRAL SCHOOL - ELECTRICAL, BID NO. 04-05.4EL
Bids shall be received in the Office of the Assistant Superintendent, Business Services of the National School District located at the National School District Administration Center, 1500 N Avenue, National City, CA 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 and may be obtained on January 25, 2005, at the Business Services Department of the National School District located at 1500 N Avenue, National City, CA. A $50 refundable deposit will be collected for each set of specifications and drawings. Bidders may request a bid packet to be mailed by calling (619) 336-7710 and will be billed for the actual cost of mailing bid documents and drawings plus a $5.00 processing fee.
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 lowest bid shall be the lowest total of the bid prices on the base contract as set forth in the bid form.
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. 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.
This bid is subject to Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise requirements. Minority, women, and disabled veteran contractors are encouraged to submit bids.
This contract is subject to a LABOR COMPLIANCE PROGRAM, as described in subdivision (b) of Section 1771.5 of the Labor Code. ÒPursuant to Labor Code section 1771.7, the District implemented and shall enforce a Labor Compliance Program (LCP) approved by the Department of Industrial Relations on March 6, 2003, for this Project.Ó
Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall be licensed in the following classification:
Group A B - General Contractor
Group B C-6 - Millwork and Finish Carpentry Contractor
Group C C-7 - Low Voltage Systems Contractor
Group D C-15 - Flooring and Floor Covering Contractor
Group E C-10 - Electrical Contractor
A prebid conference and site walks will be held on Thursday, February 3, 2005, in the Ed Services Conference Room, 1500 N Avenue, National City, for the purpose of acquainting all prospective bidders with the bid documents and the work site.
No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening of bids.
Dated this 25th day of January, 2005
George J. Cameron, Ed.D.
Secretary to the Governing Board
National School District,
of San Diego County, California
Pub. Jan. 25,Feb. 1-k113279
Notice of Request for Proposals for School Facilities Needs Assessment Services
The San Diego County Office of Education ("SDCOE") is seeking proposals for school facilities needs assessment services for school districts throughout San Diego County to ensure full compliance with California State Education Code Section 17592.70 and allow for participate in the State School Facilities Needs Assessment Grant Program. For more information or to obtain a copy of the Request for Proposals please see the SDCOE website at http://www.sdcoe.net/williams or contact the Facility Planning Services Department directly at (858) 292-3735.
Pub. Jan. 25,26,27,28,31-k113286
CITY OF CHULA VISTA
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
SEALED PROPOSALS will be received at the office of the City Engineer, City of Chula Vista, located at the Public Services Building 276 Fourth Avenue, until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 9, 2005, at which time they will be publicly opened and read for performing work as follows:
CDBG STREET, SIDEWALK, AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS - FY2004-05
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.
The work to be performed under this contract is on a project assisted under a program providing direct Federal financial assistance from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and is subject to the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended, 12 U.S.C. 17 olu. Section 3 requires that to the greatest extent feasible opportunities for training and employment be given lower income residents of the project area and contracts for work in connection with the project be awarded to business concerns that are located in, or owned in substantial part by persons residing in the area of the project.
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 before 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 before 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 judgment, necessitate re-bidding the job.
In accordance with the provisions of Section 1773 of the Labor Code of the State of California, the City of Chula Vista has ascertained the general prevailing wage scales applicable to the work to be done.
The prevailing wage scales are those determined by the Federal Department of Labor Relations.
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 $6.00. Remit $9.00 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.
Matthew T. Little, P.E.
Building & Park Construction Manager
City of Chula Vista
Pub. Jan. 25-k113288
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