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Proposal/Bids
PUBLISHED: Thursday October 23, 2008

SOUTHWESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Southwestern 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 p.m. of the 31st day of October, 2008, in Room 1625, sealed bids for the award of a contract for the Installation of Ceramic Tile in the Student Center at Southwestern College; Bid 153.
Bids shall be received in the office of the Southwestern Community College District's Senior Director of Business, Operations & Facilities Planning located at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, California, 91910-7299, (Room 1625 located at the end of Parking Lot D) 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 after, October 16, 2008, at the Office of Business Operations & Facilities Planning (Room 1625) located at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910; (619) 482-6481.
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 $25,000.00, 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 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 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, California, 91910-7299, Room 1625.
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.
Minority, women, and disabled veteran contractors are encouraged to submit bids. This bid is not subject to Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise requirements.
This contract is not subject to a labor compliance program, as described in subdivision (b) of Section 1771.5 of the Labor Code. [Include the following in the Notice to Contractors as soon as you have DIR approval;
“Pursuant to Labor Code section 1771.7, the District has implemented and shall enforce a Labor Compliance Program (LCP) approved by the Department of Industrial Relations on [insert date], for this Project.”
Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall be licensed in the following classification: State of California, Class C-54, Ceramic & Mosaic Tile Contractor.
A pre-bid conference will be held on October 24, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 1631 for the purpose of acquainting all prospective bidders with the bid documents and the work site. It is imperative that all bidders attend this conference. Failure to attend the conference will disqualify the non-attending bidder from the bid. Public Contract Code Section 6610 requires the bid conference be set five (5) days or more after the first publication of the advertisement for bids
No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of thirty (30) days after the date set for the opening of bids.
Dated this 14th day of October, 2008.
Raj K. Chopra, Ph.D.
Secretary of the Governing Board
Southwestern Community College District,
Of San Diego County, California

Publication: San Diego Daily Transcript; October 16, 23, 2008-00048233

NOTICE INVITING SEALED
PROPOSALS (BIDS) FOR
DEMOLITION AND REMOVAL OF THE BUILDINGS LOCATED AT 9151 & 9161 WAKARUSA LA MESA FOR THE GROSSMONT HEALTHCARE
DISTRICT
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Directors of said District invites and will receive sealed proposals (bids) up to the hour of 2:00 p.m. on November 7, 2008, for work consisting of the demolition and removal of buildings for the Grossmont Healthcare District (District). At said time, said proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud at the office of the District, 9001 Wakarusa Street, La Mesa, California 91942, telephone (619) 825-5050. Bids shall conform to and be responsive to the Contract Documents for the work. Copies of the Bid Packets are available for inspection and pick-up during business hours in the office of the District.
Each bid shall be submitted on the bid form furnished as part of the Contract Documents and must state the Contractor’s applicable license classification, license number, license expiration date, name of license holder, and relationship to bidder. Do not detach or remove the bid form from the Contract Documents when submitting a bid. Each bid must be accompanied by cash, a cashier’s check, a certified check, or a bidder’s bond executed by an admitted surety insurer. This proposal guarantee shall be in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid and made payable to the order of or for the benefit of the District. Each bid shall be sealed and delivered to the District offices at 9001 Wakarusa Street, La Mesa, California 91942 on or before the day and hour set for the opening of bids. Bids not marked as being received by District personnel on or before the day and hour of bid opening will be rejected. It is the responsibility of the bidder to ensure that the bid is received by District personnel on or before the day and hour of bid opening. Said cash, cashier’s check, or bond shall be given as guarantee that the bidders will enter into a contract with the District and furnish the required payment and performance bonds and insurance certificates and endorsements if awarded the work, and performance bonds and insurance certificates and endorsements if awarded the work, and will be declared forfeited if the bidder refuses to timely enter into said contract or furnish the required bonds or insurance certificates and endorsements if his bid is accepted. The proposal guarantee of unsuccessful bidders will be returned by District no later than thirty (30) calendar days following the date of award of contract. Under the provisions of the California Public Works Apprenticeship Standards, sections 1777.5, 1777.6, and 1777.7 of the Labor Code, a copy of the AExtract of Public Works Contract Award has been included. This document will be filed with the California Department of Industrial Relations at the time of the award of Contract.
The district has obtained from the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations a determination of the general prevailing rate of per diem wages and the general prevailing rate for legal holiday and overtime work in the locality in which said work is to be performed for each craft, classification, or type of worker needed. Not less than the determined rates shall be paid to all workers employed in the performance of the contract. Such rate of wages are on the file with the Department of Industrial Relations and in the office of the District and are available to any interested party upon request.
Pursuant to Public Contract Code section 22300, the Contractor may substitute equivalent securities for retention amounts which this Contract requires. However, District reserves the right to solely determine the adequacy of the securities be proposed by the Contractor and the value for those securities. District shall also be entitled to charge an administrative fee, as determined by District in its sole discretion, for substituting equivalent securities for retention amounts.
The Contractor agrees that District’s decision with respect to the administration of the provisions of section 22300 shall be final and binding and not subject to subsequent litigation or arbitration of any kind as to acceptance of any securities being proposed, the value of these securities, the costs of administration, and the determination of whether or not the administration should be accomplished by and independent agency or by the District. District shall be entitled, at any time, to request the deposit of additional securities of a value designated by District, in the District’s sole discretion, to satisfy this requirement. If District does not receive satisfactory securities within seven (7) calendar days of the date of the written request, District shall be entitled to withhold amounts due Contractor until securities of satisfactory value to District have been received.
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 bid rejected as nonresponsive at the election of the District.
Pursuant to section 995.710 of the Code of Civil Procedure, the Contractor may substitute any of the instruments specified in the Code of Civil Procedure section 995.710 for the performance and payment bonds required by the Contract Documents. All such substitutions shall be subject to review and approval by District. A site inspection will be convened at 11:00 a.m. on November 4th. at 9151 Wakarusa Street, La Mesa, for those interested.
The Board of Directors of the District reserves the right to select the schedule(s) under which the bids are to be compared and contract(s) awarded, to reject any and all bids, and to waive any and all irregularities or defects in any bid.
DATE: October 16, 2008
Barry Jantz, Chief Executive Office
Pub. October 23, 30-00048369


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PUBLISHED: Thursday October 23, 2008


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