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S.D.U. School District
PUBLISHED: Tuesday January 07, 2014


(Prequalification Notice)
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Education of the San Diego Unified School District acting by and through its governing board, hereinafter referred to as “Owner”, will be calling for bids for the furnishing of all labor, materials, transportation, equipment and services for the construction to provide a new classroom building for Academy of Business Technology at Clairemont High School.

As a condition of bidding and in accordance with the provision of Section 20111.6 of the California Public Contract Code, the district is requiring prequalification of all prime contractors wishing to submit bids on this project, and all mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) subcontractors wishing to submit a bid to a bidding prime contractor for the following contractor license classifications: A, B, C4, C7, C10, C16, C20, C34, C36, C38, C42, C43 and/or C46.

Prospective bidders and their MEP subcontractors are required to submit a completed prequalification package supplied by the district no later than 10 business days before the bid opening due date in order to be prequalified for this project. Once submitted, a contractor's prequalification statement is valid for a 12-month period. Bids will not be accepted from any bidder, or a bid that contains a MEP subcontractor who is not prequalified. Prequalification packages are due on or before 12:00 Noon, on Thursday, January 16, 2014. Late submittals will not be accepted.

Send email requests for a prequalification questionnaire to For further information regarding prequalification, please contact Glenda Burbery at (858) 522-5832.


By Arthur S. Hanby
Strategic Sourcing and Contracts Officer
Pub. December 17, 2013, December 24, and January 7 -00116611

Advertisement for Bids

Notice is hereby given that the San Diego Unified School District, acting by and through its governing board, will receive sealed bids for the furnishing of all labor, materials, transportation, equipment, and services to:


A mandatory site visit is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on JANUARY 16, 2014
outside the main office of Clairemont High School, 4150 Ute Drive, San Diego, CA 92117. PLEASE SEE BID FOR DETAILS. (No.CZ-14-0748-57)

All bids must be received at or before 1:00 p.m. on JANUARY 30, 2014, at the Strategic Sourcing and Contracts Department, 2351 Cardinal Lane, Bldg. M, San Diego, CA 92123, at which time bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Under Public Contract Code 3400, the District has made a finding that the following particular materials, products, things, or services are designated by specific brand or trade name in order to match other products in use on the particular public improvement either completed or in the course of completion:

--- Specification Section 096800 Carpet
--- Specification Section 12511 Horizontal Louver Blinds
--- Specification Section 13900 Clean-Agent Extinguishing Systems - Argonite
--- Specification Section 274100 Audio-Video Systems
--- Specification Section 283111 Digital, Addressable Fire-Alarm and Voice
Evacuation System
--- Specification Section 072613 Vapor Reduction Systems

The project estimate is between $5,800,000and $6,200,000. Prequalification is required for this project. The District requires that Bidders possess any of the following classification(s) of California State Contractors License(s), valid and in good standing, at the time of bid opening and contract award: B.

All late bids shall be deemed non-responsive and not opened. Each bid shall be in accordance with all terms, conditions, plans, specifications and any other documents that comprise the bid package. The Bid and Contract Documents are available in three formats, hard copy, CD, or online from Plan Well. Hard copy bid documents are available at American Reprographics Company (ARC), 1200 4th Avenue (4th and B Street), San Diego, CA 92101, phone number 619-232-8440, for a refundable payment of Four Hundred Dollars ($400) per set; CD's are available for a non-refundable charge of $50. Payments shall be made by check payable to SAN DIEGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT. If the payment for Bid and Contract Documents is refundable, refunds will be processed by the District only if the Bid and Contract Documents, including all addendums, are returned intact and in good order to ARC within ten (10) days of the issuance of the Final Bid Tabulation. Online documents are available for download free of charge on PlanWell through ARC. Go to, click on Public Planroom, search SDUSD (Questions? 714-434-8525). All bids shall be submitted on bid forms furnished by the District in the bid package beginning January 7, 2014. Bid packages will not be faxed.

As of January 1, 2012, the San Diego Unified School District no longer administers the in-house Labor Compliance Program for all new construction projects. Prevailing wage requirements will still apply to all public works projects and must be followed per Article 18 of the General Conditions of this bid.

WAGES: The Director of the Department of Industrial Relations has determined the general prevailing rate of per diem wages in the locality in which this public work is to be performed for each craft, classification, or type of worker needed to execute the contract. Copies of that determination are available at the District's Labor Compliance Office for interested parties upon request; or may be found on the internet at: It shall be mandatory upon the contractor to whom this contract is awarded and upon any subcontractor under him to pay not less than the said specified rates to all laborers, workmen, and mechanics employed by them in the execution of the contract.

PROJECT STABILIZATION AGREEMENT (PSA): This project is subject to the Project Stabilization Agreement (PSA) adopted by the Board of Education on July 28, 2009. The complete agreement is available for viewing and downloading at - Proposition S & Z.

DISABLED VETERAN BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PARTICIPATION PROGRAM: Pursuant to Resolution In Support of Service Disabled Veterans Owned Businesses (SDVOB) and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBE) approved on May 10, 2011 by the Board of Education, the Bidder is required to satisfy a minimum DVBE participation percentage of at least three percent (3%) for this project. In compliance with this Program, the Bidder shall satisfy all requirements enumerated in the bid package.

Each bid must be submitted on the Bid Form provided in the bid package and shall be accompanied by a satisfactory bid security in the form of either a bid bond executed by the bidder and Surety Company, or a certified or cashier's check in favor of the San Diego Unified School District, in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of their bid value. Said bid security shall be given to guarantee that the Bidder will execute the contract as specified, within five (5) working days of notification by the District.

The District reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding. No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of 120 days after the date set for the opening of bids. For information regarding bidding, please call 858-522-5831.

Pre-Qualification of Bidders: Pursuant to Public Contract Code 20111.6, ALL PRIME CONTRACTORS (A or B license) AND ALL MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, AND PLUMBING (MEP) SUBCONTRACTORS HOLDING ANY OF THE CLASSIFICATIONS LISTED BELOW MUST BE PRE-QUALIFIED TO BID ON THIS PROJECT: A, B, C4, C7, C10, C16, C20, C34, C36, C38, C42, C43, and/or C46. If you are not already pre-qualified please contact Glenda Burbery at to request a pre-qualification questionnaire. Completed questionnaires must be submitted to the District no later than 10 business days before the bid opening due date. Any questionnaires submitted later than this deadline will not be processed for this Invitation for Bids. The District encourages all general contractors bidding as a prime contractor, and all MEP subcontractors to request a questionnaire, complete it and submit it as soon as possible.

Arthur S. Hanby, Jr., CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB, A.P.P
Strategic Sourcing and Contracts Officer
Strategic Sourcing and Contracts Dept
NO. CZ-14-0748-57
Advertised Dates: 01/07/14, 01/14/14 -00116620

S.D.U. School District
PUBLISHED: Tuesday January 07, 2014

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