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PUBLISHED: Thursday January 09, 2014

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Palomar 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 2:00pm, on the 29th day of January 2014, sealed bids for all bid packages listed below for the award of a contract for:
CM-13-14-Baseball Field
Palomar Child Development Center & Baseball Field
Site Work Only

The Child Development Center & Baseball Field Site Work Only Scope of work primarily consists of Earthwork and Blasting, Site Utilities, Cast in Place Concrete/Retaining walls, Masonry and Erosion Control. All remaining scope associated with these projects shall be bid out at a later date. See bid package breakdown below:

Package Name
License Required Engineer's Estimate
CM-13-14-CDC-BB-01: A or C-12 CDC $620,000

CM-13-14-CDC-BB-02: A CDC $340,000

CM-13-14-CDC-BB-03: C-8 CDC $150,000

CM-13-14-CDC-BB-04: C-29 CDC $246,500

CM-13-14-CDC-BB-05: A, D-64 or CDC 50,000

CM-13-14-CDC-BB-06: D-51 CDC $20,000

CM-13-14-CDC-BB-07: ELECTRICAL C-10 CDC $68,000

CM-13-14-CDC-BB-08: SEGMENT A CDC $102,000

Bids shall be received in the Governing Board Room located in Building SSC-1 of Owner at 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA 92069, and shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the above-stated time and place.

A MANDATORY pre-bid conference shall be held on January 17, 2013 at 10:00 am at the Governing Board Room located in Building SSC-1, on the San Marcos campus, 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA 92069. Any bid submitted by a Bidder who does not attend the mandatory pre-bid conference shall be considered a non-responsive bid.

All bids must be submitted in sealed envelopes bearing on the outside of the envelope, the name of the bidder, bidder's address, and the bid package name & number for which the bid is submitted. If a bidder chooses to submit a bid for more than one (1) bid package, each bid package shall be submitted independently of each other and will be treated as individual contracts. Any combined bid document submissions will be deemed non-responsive.

Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall be licensed in the following appropriate classification of contractor's license, for the work bid upon, and must maintain the license throughout the duration of the Contract.

*Bidders for Bid Packages EARTHWORK & BLASTING, UNDERGROUND UTILITIES must have already submitted and approved by Swinerton Builders as a Prequalified Bidder.

**NOTE: The prequalification of contractors is specific for this project and not inclusive of the District's standard prequalification procedures. **

Bid documents including Plans & Specifications will be available starting on Friday, January 10, 2014 and can be obtained by contacting Meagan Erickson with Swinerton Builders at 858-815-2417 or via email

Each bid shall conform and be responsive to the bid plans, specifications and bid documents. Each bid submittal shall be accompanied by bid security in the form of cash, cashier's check, certified check, or bidder's bond executed by an admitted surety insurer, and made payable to the Palomar Community College District, in the face amount of ten percent (10%) of the contract amount.

Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 10126 (c) (2) the District declares that the following method shall be used to determine the lowest, responsive bidder on the project:

Total Bid + (Unit Price for Added Demobilization & Remobilization Fee x Multiplier) = Lowest Responsible Bidder.

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 available online at A copy of these rates shall be posted by the successful bidder at the job site. The successful bidder, and all subcontractor(s) under him, shall comply with all applicable Labor Code provisions, which include, but are not limited to the payment of not less than the required prevailing rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the Contract, the employment of apprentices, the hours of labor and the debarment of contractors and subcontractors.

This project is a “public work” as defined within California Labor Code Section 1720. The District has initiated and enforces a Labor Compliance Program (LCP) that received “Initial Approval” from the Director of California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) in accordance with California Labor Code (Labor Code) 1770, et seq. on March 24, 2003 (currently on extended approval), which requires the payment of the general rate of per diem for holiday and overtime work and the employment of apprentices for any Prop M Funded School Facilities project of $1,000 or more.

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, and 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.[1]

Pursuant to the provisions of Public Contract Code section 22300, the successful bidder may substitute certain securities for funds withheld by District to ensure his performance under the Contract. At the request and expense of the successful bidder, securities equivalent to any amount withheld shall be deposited at the discretion of District, with either 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.

This will be an Owner Control Insurance Program (“OCIP”) project
. All bidders shall agree to obtain and maintain in full effect all required insurance with limits not less than the amounts indicated. Bidders who fail to comply with the insurance requirements of this contract may have their bids rejected as non-responsive at the election of the District.

The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to accept or to reject any one or more items on a bid, or to waive any irregularities or informalities in the bids or in the bidding process.

No bidder may withdraw its bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening of bids.


Nancy Ann Hensch, Secretary of the Governing Board
Palomar Community College District
San Diego County, California
Publication: San Diego Daily Transcript, January 9, 2014-00117117

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Grossmont Union High School 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 2:00:00 o'clock p.m. of the January 23, 2014, sealed bids for the award of a contract for:


Each bid shall be submitted on the form provided in the bid documents. A copy of the Bid Package may be obtained by mail, at the Purchasing Department of said District, or online at Addenda and/or clarifications will be posted online.

Bids may be mailed via U.S. mail or delivered Fed Ex, UPS, or other courier to the above address. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to see that his bid is received in proper time at the address noted herein. Bids will not be publicly read at the time of opening; however, a bid abstract will be made available within 72 hours after bid opening.

Each bid must conform and be responsive to this invitation, the Information for Bidders, the Specifications, and all other documents comprising the pertinent Contract Documents. Copies of the Contract Documents are now on file and may be obtained in the office of the Director of Purchasing at the above address.

The contract will be awarded to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder meeting specifications. The Grossmont Union High School District reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to accept or reject any one or more items of a bid or to waive any irregularities or informalities in the bids or in the bidding.

No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening of bids.

In the event of identical bids, the Governing Board may determine by lot which bid shall be accepted per Public Contract Code 20117.

DVBE: The District is seeking DVBE proposals/bids to comply with participation goals established in Public Contract Code Section 10115 et seq. of three percent (3%). DVBE forms are attached as Attachment “B.” Grossmont Union High School District or any other districts purchasing equipment items contained in this bid that utilize state school building funds are required to meet the DVBE participation goals.

To meet the DVBE program requirements, all bidders submitting bids must complete and fully document at least one of the following compliance options:

--- Commitment to full DVBE participation
--- Commitment to Utilize DVBE Subcontractors to Obtain 3% Goal
--- Good Faith Effort

PLEASE NOTE: All firms who will be complying with DVBE participation goals under Part III - Good Faith Effort, must advertise to solicit DVBE suppliers.

Priscilla Schreiber
Clerk of the Governing Board
Grossmont Union High School District
Publication: San Diego Daily Transcript
Advertising dates: January 2 & 9, 2014 -00116872

RFP #14020-OS

Notice is given that the deadline for a proposal submittal to the North County Transit District at 810 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92054, is 5:00 pm on Thursday, January 30, 2014 for the DEVELOPMENT OF TRANSIT OPERATIONS STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES MANUAL.

To register to participate in this solicitation, go to and click on “Contracting Opportunities” at the bottom of the page. The Online Bidding System is described and contains a link to the registration page of the PlanetBids Vendor Portal for NCTD.  Registering with PlanetBids for this solicitation is the only way to participate. Email notices from PlanetBids to firms registered for this solicitation are provided as a courtesy. Registered firms are responsible for insuring that they have downloaded all documents from PlanetBids that are necessary to submit a responsive proposal.
Pub. Jan 9, 15-00117016

Notice is hereby given that the San Diego County Water Authority (Water Authority) is accepting proposals for the following:

Request for Proposals: Tax-Exempt Commercial Paper Note Program
Liquidity Facility Provider

Proposals must be received by the
Water Authority on or before 5:00 p.m., Thursday, January 23, 2014. The solicitation document may be obtained by going to the Water Authority's webpage at:

All questions relative to this project are to be submitted in writing by e-mail no later than Thursday, January 16, 2014 by 5:00 p.m. and directed to:

Jim Bemis
Montague DeRose and Associates
Pub. Jan 9-00117104

Chula Vista Elementary School District
84 East “J” Street
Chula Vista, CA 91910
Tel. (619) 425-9600 Fax (619) 585-1311

Chula Vista Elementary School District is seeking sealed bids for work on the following public-works project to be completed on a multiple-prime contractor basis: Proposition E - Phase 1A Rice, Rosebank & Castle Park Elementary School Modernizations. Bid Packages consists of the following:

Bid Package # Title License(s)
1 SWPPP A, B or C-27
2 Demolition & Hazmat Abatement C-21
3 Asphalt Paving & Striping C-12
4 Concrete B
5 Rough Carpentry B
6 Roofing & Sheet Metal C-39 or C-43
7 Glass & Glazing C-17
8 Finishes B
9 Specialties B
10 Mechanical HVAC C-20
11 Plumbing C-36
12 Electrical C-10

Sealed bids shall be addressed with the appropriate Bid Package Number and shall be submitted at the following location not later than February 6, 2014 at 10:00 am, at which time the District will publicly open and read all bids:

Chula Vista Elementary School District
Building 100 - Front Reception Desk
84 East J Street
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Bid Documents are available electronically on Chula Vista Elementary School District's website at and on Balfour Beatty Construction's Box Site Bidders may also obtain bid documents from Palomar Reprographics located at 3282 Grey Hawk Court, Carlsbad, CA 92010; attn. Kyle Batsford, phone (760) 438-1100 or email for a refundable deposit of $500, or purchase on DVD for $45.

The District will conduct a non-mandatory pre-bid conference and site visit on Monday, January 20, 2014 at 9:00 am that will initially commence at Rice Elementary. Attendance at the pre-bid conference and site visit is not mandatory. No interpretations or clarifications of contract documents will be made at this time.

Please note that each bid must be submitted with security in an amount equal to 10% of the maximum bid, in one of the following forms: (i) a cashier's or certified check payable to the District; or (ii) a bid bond. And, bids in excess of $25,000 will require a Payment & Performance Bond from a California admitted surety acceptable to the owner. See Front End Construction Contract Documents for all Bidding Requirements.

Please refer all questions to the Construction Manager, Balfour Beatty Construction, Attn: Michelle Reiner, Senior Project Manager at (619) 476-8731 or

The Chula Vista Elementary School District is committed to providing equal educational, contracting, and employment opportunity to all in strict compliance with all applicable State and Federal laws and regulations. The District official who monitors compliance is the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, 84 East J Street, Chula Vista, CA 91910, phone (619) 425-9600. Individuals who believe they have been a victim of unlawful discrimination in employment, contracting, or in an educational program may file a formal complaint with the District's Human Resources Services and Support Department.
Pub Jan 9, 16 -00117065

PUBLISHED: Thursday January 09, 2014

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