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PUBLISHED: Monday January 07, 2013

State of California - Natural Resources Agency -

San Diego County, CA - Bid Number: C12E0016

Sealed bids will be received at the office of the Department of Parks and Recreation, Phone: (916) 445-8889, One Capitol Mall, Suite 410, Sacramento, CA 95814, up to 2 P.M., Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read for performing the work as follows:
Furnish all labor, materials, tools and equipment necessary to construct accessibility upgrades, at OLD TOWN SAN DIEGO STATE HISTORIC PARK in San Diego County, CA, complete and in accordance with the plans and specifications therefore and such addenda thereto as may be issued prior to bid opening date.

License required: A, B or C-27; Engineer's Estimate: $550,000.00 to $750,000.00

NOTE: A MANDATORY job showing will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 16, 2013, at OLD TOWN SAN DIEGO STATE HISTORIC PARK, Parking Lot B, Corner of Twiggs Street and Congress Street, San Diego California 92110. Attendance at the job showing is MANDATORY and will be the only opportunity made available for prospective bidders to view the site with park personnel. No Bid will be considered from a Prime Contractor that did not attend the mandatory job showing.
The bidder agrees to complete all work within TWO HUNDRED (200) calendar days from the date of written notice to commence work.
Instructions to Download Bid Package: Prospective bidders may examine and obtain the bid forms, specifications, plans and addenda (if any) by downloading this bid package from the Department of General Services' (DGS) website at At the website enter Bid Number: C12E0016 or Title & Description, select the “search” button to view the full advertisement and bid documents.
Questions and Answers: Any discrepancies, omissions, ambiguities, or conflicts in or among the contract documents or doubts as to meaning shall be brought to the State's attention by including your questions directly on the Bid Solicitation (see above DGS website address), select Questions and Answers (Q & A) - NO LATER THAN 2 p.m., seven (7) calendar days prior to bid opening date. Answers will be provided by Addendum which is within the Bid Solicitation located on the DGS website stated above.
In accordance with the provisions of Section 1770, 1773 and 1773.1 of the Labor Code, the Department has ascertained that the general prevailing rate of wages in the county in which the work to be done be as listed by the Department of Industrial Relations (415) 703-4780. A copy of this listing is on file at
Successful bidder shall provide Payment Bond and Performance Bond.
DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION - Major General Anthony L. Jackson, USMC (Ret), Director
Pub Jan 7, 14 -00106177




NIB 12-06

1. Date of Opening Bids: Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the San Diego County Water Authority by mail or in its office at 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California 92123-1233, until February 5, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. for the foregoing project. The bids so submitted will be publicly opened and read aloud at that time.

2. Form of Bid: The bid shall be made on the following forms provided by the Water Authority: Bid Proposal; Bidding Sheet; Noncollusion Affidavit; Bidder's Bond (not required if cash or certified or cashier's check accompanies bid); Bidder's Plan for Construction; Subcontractor List (Schedule B-1); and Vendor/Supplier and Service Provider List (Schedule B-2). These documents shall constitute the bid. By the close of business, two business days after the date of bid opening, submit SCOOP documentation.

3. Small Contractor Outreach and Opportunities Program: The San Diego County Water Authority's Small Contractor Outreach and Opportunities Program is designed to maximize participation of diverse, qualified, small prime contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers seeking to do business with the Water Authority. Due to the limited scope of this project, the Water Authority anticipates limited subcontracting opportunities. The Contractor must satisfy the Water Authority's SCOOP Program requirement by completing the following form: Schedule A-1, Designation of All Subcontractors, including Subcontractors/Vendors/Service Providers. If no subcontractors, vendors, or material suppliers are to provide services related to this project, mark the form “none.” The Water Authority does continue to promote opportunities for small business participation and encourages outreach to small firms should subcontracting opportunities become available on this project.

4. Location of Work: The project site is located on the western shore of Lake Hodges, at 18962 Lake Drive, Escondido, CA 92029 within the Lake Hodges Hydroelectric Facility. Access to the site is limited to public streets and the Water Authority's access roads. See Thomas Guide (2009 Edition) page 1149, Grid E4.

5. Description of Work: The work generally consists of the following:
a. Crack Injection of Active Leaks: Injection of cracks with active leaks as noted on the drawings. This includes all preparation and clean up, including the cleaning of the surfaces of the walls, as called out on the drawings.
b. Removal and Replacement of Wall Mounted Appurtenances: Removal and replacement of the conduit and piping supports, electrical junction box, control box and ventilation register as indicated on the drawings.
c. Splash Curtains: Installation of splash curtains at each inlet valve on Level 316, as called out on the drawings.

Work also consists of furnishing all plant, tools, equipment, materials, supplies, and manufactured articles, and furnishing all labor, transportation, and services, including fuel, power, water, and essential communications, and performing all work or other operations required for the fulfillment of the Work in accordance with the Contract Documents.

6. Contract Document Review: Contract Documents, including plans showing the character of the work may be seen at the offices of the Water Authority, 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California 92123-1233. Contract Documents may be purchased at the non-refundable amounts shown below. The Water Authority's Contracting Opportunities page at has links to the Contract Documents, including Plans and Specifications, via The Network or Ebidboard.

The work shall be performed in accordance with the project's "Contract Documents." The prices for plans and specification documents are listed below.

Contract Documents Pickup Price
Contract Documents $13.00
Full Size Plans (22-inch by 34-inch) $5.00

To order Plans and Specifications or to request general information, please contact Melissa Cha, Assistant Management Analyst, at phone (858) 522-6804, fax (858) 268-7802, or email at An additional charge of $5.00 per document will be charged for U.S. mailing.

7. Bid Security: Each bid shall be accompanied by cash, certified or cashier's check, or bid bond in the amount of 10 percent of the total bid price payable to the Water Authority as a guarantee that the bidder, if the bid is accepted, will execute the agreement and provide the required bonds, certificates of insurance, and endorsements within 15 days of the receipt by the bidder of the Notice of Award.

8. Award of Contract: All terms and conditions contained in the Contract Documents shall become a part of the Contract. No bidder may withdraw its bid for a period of 90 days after the time set for the opening thereof. The contract shall be awarded within 90 days after the opening of bids, if it is in the interest of the Water Authority to do so. The Water Authority reserves the right, after opening bids, to waive any informality in any bid, to reject any or all bids, to make an award to the lowest, responsive, and responsible bidder, as determined by the Water Authority, and reject all other bids as may be in the best interest of the Water Authority. A bidder to whom an award is made will be required to execute the agreement and provide the required bonds, certificates of insurance, and endorsements within 15 days of the receipt by the bidder of the Notice of Award.

9. Prevailing Rates of Wage: In accordance with the provisions of the California Labor Code, the Water Authority has obtained from the Department of Industrial Relations the general prevailing rates of wages in the locality in which the work is to be performed, and it shall be mandatory upon the Contractor to whom the contract is awarded and upon any subcontractor to pay not less than the specified rates to all workers employed in the execution of the contract. The Contractor shall cause a copy to be posted at the job site. Copies of the prevailing rates of wages are on file and available for review by any interested party at the offices of the Water Authority, 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California 92123-1233.

10. Substitution of Securities: Pursuant to Section 22300 of the California Public Contract Code, the Contractor may request the Water Authority to make retention payments directly to an escrow agent or may substitute certain securities for money withheld by the Water Authority to ensure performance under the contract, as provided in the General Conditions of the Contract Documents.

11. Contractor's License: The Water Authority has determined that the Contractor shall possess and maintain a valid Class A, General Engineering Contractor or Class B, General Building Contractor license at the time the contract is bid. Failure to possess the specified license shall render the bid as non-responsive and shall act as a bar to award the contract to any bidder not possessing said license at the time of bid. All subcontractors shall have and maintain a current and valid contractor license of the required classification from the State of California.

12. Prebid Meeting and Site Visit. As identified in the "Bidder's Plan for Construction," Prospective bidders are encouraged to attend a prebid meeting and site visit for the proposed project. The prebid meeting and site visit are not mandatory, but bidders are encouraged to attend. The prebid meeting and site visit will be conducted by the Water Authority on January 15, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. The purpose of the prebid meeting and site visit is to provide a description of the work requirements, describe the bid process and administrative procedures such as the Small Contractor Outreach and Opportunities Program, and insurance requirements; allow bidders to inspect the location and site conditions; and to receive and answer bidder questions. The prebid meeting will be held at the San Diego County Water Authority, Board Room, 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, CA 92123. The site visit will immediately follow the prebid meeting and will be held at the Lake Hodges project site located at 18962 Lake Drive, Escondido, CA 92029.

13. Project Administration: All questions relative to this project prior to the opening of bids shall be directed to:

San Diego County Water Authority
4677 Overland Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123-1233
Attention: Melissa Cha, Assistant Management Analyst
Telephone: (858) 522-6804
Fax: (858) 268-7802

Gary W. Bousquet
Engineering Manager
Pub. Jan 7-00106414

The SAN DIEGO ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS (SANDAG), 401 B Street, Suite 800, San Diego, CA 92101-4231, is requesting bids to perform the work as follows.

The scope of work, for the Mid-City Rapid Bus Project located in the Mid-City area of San Diego along a 10-mile corridor. The project, typically referred to as bus rapid transit (BRT), is a limited-stop bus route between downtown and San Diego State University, running along the Broadway, Park Boulevard, El Cajon Boulevard and College Avenue corridors. The project infrastructure improvements are generally concentrated along a 7-mile section of Park Boulevard and El Cajon Boulevard. Eighteen new bus rapid transit stations with shelters will be constructed at nine major intersections. Improvements include customized bus shelter and station amenities, surface street and enhanced sidewalk treatments, traffic signal transit priority, intersection signals, street lighting, landscaping, utility relocations and signage and striping.

The Engineer's Estimate is $16,201,564

This project is funded in part with FTA funding. The UDBE goal for this project is 4.3 percent. The Prime contractor must perform with their own organization at least 50 percent of the work.

A non-mandatory prebid meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. at SANDAG, 401 B Street, 8th Floor, in the Wells Fargo Building.

This IFB package can be downloaded from the SANDAG website at Register in SANDAG's online database and download the IFB and plans. SANDAG is the only source of accurate information about SANDAG projects. The IFB may be reviewed at SANDAG and/or the Contracting Opportunities Center located at 4007 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 210, San Diego, CA.

Bids must be received by 2:30 p.m., on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at SANDAG, on the 8th Floor, attention: Rian Risley. Bids arriving later than 2:30 p.m., or at a location other than 401 B Street, 7th or 8th Floors, will not be considered.

SANDAG is an equal opportunity employer and, as a matter of policy, encourages the participation of small businesses that are owned and controlled by minorities and women. Joint ventures are also encouraged where feasible.
Pub Dec 31, Jan 7 -00106278

SDHC is soliciting proposals for Strategic Planning Consulting Services. Interested and qualified strategic planning consulting firms, including small business, minority, women and disabled veterans owned business, are invited to submit a response. The solicitation packet with complete instructions is available for download at If you do not have a user name or password for the Onvia website, please register at and select the FREE AGENCY option.

Sealed RFP responses labeled, “Strategic Planning Consulting Services” (RFP #BE-13-01) PROPOSAL DOCUMENTS - DO NOT OPEN” will be received until 2:00pm (PST) on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at the address listed below.

San Diego Housing Commission
1122 Broadway, Suite 300
San Diego, California 92101
Contact: Ralph Tharp (619) 578-7558,

Pub. Dec 31, Jan 7-00106261

Notice is hereby given that the San Diego County Water Authority (Water Authority) is seeking Requests for Qualifications for Underwriting Services for Selection of
Banking Team.

Request for Qualifications must be received by the Water Authority on or before 4:00 p.m. local time, on Monday, January 28, 2013. Request for Qualifications (RFQ) may be obtained through email at No requests should be made to the Water Authority.

Questions regarding the RFQ should be presented by emailing Jenny Poree at Montague DeRose at no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. An addendum shall be issued stating the questions and answers and all proposers must acknowledge receipt of any addenda with their RFQ's.
Pub. Jan 7-00106402

PUBLISHED: Monday January 07, 2013

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