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PUBLISHED: Tuesday January 05, 2010

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District ("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 2:00pm on Thursday, January 28, 2010 sealed bids for the award of contracts for the following Prime Bidders:


The Learning Resource Center (LRC) Expansion and Remodel is the last of five major projects to be bid on the Cuyamaca College campus funded by Proposition R. This project is a Multi-Prime Contract with an 8 month construction schedule, anticipated to start in February of 2010. Funding is provided by the State and Prop R Bond Funds. Contract Documents have been finalized and packaged as follows.

Bid Package Title License Requirement Estimated Value
B09.048 Demolition/Abatement/ Earthwork
C12, A or B 188,182
B09.049 Building Concrete/Site Concrete C8 or B 210,374
Concrete Reinforcing
B09.050 Metal Studs/Drywall/Plaster B 450,414
and Window Treatments
Alternative Bid-Plaster Accelerant 18,825
B09.051 HVAC/Plumbing C36 and C20 271,859
B09.052 Electrical C10 280,430
B09.053 Structural Steel/Metal Decking C51 339,592
B09.054 Roofing C39 48,022
B09.055 Sheet Metal C43 86,578
B09.056 Glazing C17 251,751
B09.057 Acoustical Ceilings C2 29,026
B09.058 Flooring C15 249,660
Alternative Bid-Carpet Rem. Bldg 151,262
Alternative Bid-Vapor Block 43,200
B09.059 Painting C33 30,578
B09.060 Fire Sprinkler C16 26,599
B09.061 Final Clean Up D63 8,761
B09.062 Finish Carpentry C6 40,003
Bids shall be received at the Gafcon Inc., Proposition R Office at Cuyamaca College through 4:30pm on Wednesday, January, 27, 2010. Beginning at 8:00AM and through 2:00PM on Tuesday, January 28, 2010 bids will be received at the Communication Arts Building B, Digital Theater at Cuyamaca College, 900 Rancho San Diego Parkway, El Cajon, CA 92019, and will be opened and publicly read aloud at the above stated time.
Each bid must conform and be responsive to the Contract Documents including all plans, specifications and any other documents pertaining to the Project, copies of which are now on file and may be obtained on Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at:
OCB Reprographics
1200 4th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101-4206
Telephone 619-232-8440
Ask for Planwell Department/Gabriel Ruiz
Please Note: One (1) complete set of bid documents will be provided at no cost to each bidder. Any additional sets can be ordered and purchased from OCB Reprographics.
Please note, the Specification Manual is on CD for all bidders. The Geotechnical Manual is also on CD and available to those requiring Soils information. All other documents are hard copy and if CD's do not function properly, hard copies will be made available at no cost.
There will be a Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting, DVBE Workshop and Job Walk held on Friday, January 15, 2010 at 10:00am. The Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting, DVBE Workshop and Job Walk will be held at the Communication Arts Building B, Digital Theater on the Cuyamaca Campus. The person to contact for bidding information is Gina Toledo: Fax (858) 259-8282.
Representatives of the District, Construction Manager, Architect and Consulting Engineers will be present to answer bidders' questions regarding this project. Bidders are to attend the Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting, DVBE Workshop and Job Walk.
All bids 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 prime contractor will later be required to furnish the District with Payment and Performance Bonds equal to 100% of the Prime 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, each subcontractor providing goods and services in excess of $100,000 shall be required to provide a Performance Bond equal to 100% of his subcontract with his Prime contractor. All prime contractors bidding on this project must specify the requirement regarding subcontractor bonds, in their written or published request for subcontractor bids. All Material Only Vendors 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 Sections 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.
California Law requires that the District have a participation goal for Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBE) of at least three percent (3%) per year of the overall dollar amount of funds allocated to the District by the State Allocation Board pursuant to the Leroy F. Green School Facilities Act of 1998, for new construction or modernization, expended each year by the District. In accordance with Education Code Section 17076.11, the District requires that this Project have a DVBE participation goal of three percent (3%). DVBE participation goals are applicable to supplies, materials and equipment provided for the project as well as subcontractors, so even prime contractors that will self-perform are required to comply with the DVBE requirements. Bidders are not required to meet the 3% goal, but they are required to attempt through “good faith” efforts the participation goal and to provide proof to the District. All DVBE documentation is required with bid submission. Failure to comply with the DVBE Bid requirements may cause a bid to be deemed nonresponsive and ineligible for award of this contract. The District has reduced the DVBE advertising requirement to 10 days prior to the bid due date.
The District contact for DVBE questions is Bill Dos Santos at (619) 660-4677.
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 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.
All contract/technical questions concerning this bid should be faxed to Rudolph and Sletten, Inc. personnel as stated below. Questions must be faxed on the “Pre-Bid RFI” form, see Exhibit “L”, to Gina Toledo: Fax (858) 259-8282 no later than 4:30pm on Wednesday, January 20, 2010.
Award of Contract:
The District shall award the contract for the Project to the bidder submitting the lowest bid, as determined from base bid alone, and is deemed responsible by the District.
No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening of bids.
Dated this day of January 5, 2010
Greg Barr
Clerk of the Governing Board
Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District
County of San Diego, California
Publication Dates: January 5, 2010, January 12, 2010-00068136

PUBLISHED: Tuesday January 05, 2010

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