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PUBLISHED: Tuesday November 14, 2006

Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Grossmont-Cuyamaca 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 3:00 PM on December 14, 2006, sealed bids for the award of a contract for:

This project is the first phase of the renovation of Grossmont College's 200& 300 complex and is a secondary-effect to the 400 Gym Remodel A & B. The 200 Dance Studio will relocate to the space currently occupied by the Photography Department, which is being moved to the new Digital Arts Building. It will create a permanent 3,200 square foot dance studio. The 300 West tenant improvements will be for temporary swing space for the 400 gym remodel. This space is presently occupied by Science Labs, which are being relocated to the new Science Building.
Bids shall be received in the Purchasing and Contracts office of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, 8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon, CA 92020-1799 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 and all plans, specifications and any other documents pertaining to the Project, copies of which are now on file and may be obtained after November 14, 2006, at the Gafcon Program Headquarters, located in Lot 4A at Grossmont College, 8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon, California.
A mandatory pre-bid meeting and walk have been scheduled for Thursday, November 30, 2006 at 10:00 AM to review the Project's existing conditions. The pre-bid meeting will take place at the District Office South Conference Room 851A & 851B at Grossmont College, 8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon, California 92020-1799. Representatives of the District, Program Manager, Architect and consulting engineers will be present to answer any questions bidders have regarding this Project. Bids will not be accepted from any bidder who did not attend the mandatory pre bid meeting. All bidders in attendance will receive a copy of the pre-bid attendees list at the end of the meeting. Only bidders attending the pre-bid meeting/walk will receive any addenda that is issued after that date.
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.
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.
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.
In accordance with Education Code Section 71028, the District has a participation goal for Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (“DVBE”) of at least three percent (3%) of the total dollar amount of contracts awarded. Although not specifically required, Bidders are encouraged to seek and include DVBE subcontractor and supplier participation in the bids. Prior to, and as a condition precedent for, final payment under this Contract, the successful bidder will be required to provide documentation to the District identifying the amounts paid to DVBE's in conjunction with this Contract so that the District can assess its success at meeting its DVBE participation goal.
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.
It shall be the responsibility of the successful bidder to file a Notice of Intent and procure a State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System General Permit for Waste Discharge Requirements for Discharges of Storm Water Runoff Associated with Construction Activity (Permit). The successful bidder shall be solely responsible for preparing and implementing a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) prior to initiating work. The successful bidder shall be responsible for procuring, implementing and complying with the provisions of the Permit and the SWPPP, including the standard provisions, monitoring and reporting requirements as required by Permit. It shall be the responsibility of all bidders to evaluate and include in the bid the cost of procuring the Permit and preparing the SWPPP as well as complying with the SWPPP and any necessary revisions to the SWPPP. The successful bidder shall also include in his bid the cost of monitoring as required by the Permit.
Pursuant to Labor Code section 1771.7, the District has implemented and shall enforce a Labor Compliance Program (LCP) for this Project. The successful bidder shall be required to comply with all the requirements of the District's LCP and applicable provisions of the California Labor Code. In bidding on this Project, it shall be the bidder's responsibility to evaluate the cost of complying with the District's LCP. The bidders shall include all costs of compliance with specified requirements in the contract amount.
The successful bidders shall be responsible for complying with the provisions of the District's LCP, including the standard provisions requiring payment of prevailing wages, maintenance and submission of weekly certified payrolls, and hiring of apprenticeship as appropriate. The successful bidders shall be required to attend, and invite subcontractors to attend, a pre-construction meeting at which a representative of the District shall discuss labor law requirements. The successful bidders shall work with the District's staff and consultants to ensure the full compliance with the District's LCP and applicable labor law.
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 office of Purchasing and Contracts Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, 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. The 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.
License required for this project: B, General Building Contractor
The last day to request information will be December 5, 2006 at 3:00 PM. The date of the last Addendum will be December 7, 2006.
The estimated cost of this contract for 200 Dance Studio is $687,358
The estimated cost of this contract for 300 West TI is $266,026
Award of Contract: The District shall award the Contract for the Project to the bidder submitting the lowest combined responsive bid of both 200 Dance Studio and 300 West TI buildings as determined from the base bid alone and is deemed responsible by the District.
No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (60) calendar days after the date set for the opening of bids.
Dated this day of November 14, 2006.
William H. Garrett
Clerk of the Governing Board
County of San Diego, California
Pub. Nov. 14,21-00015772

Grossmont Union High School District

The Grossmont Union High School District has elected to become subject to the California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Procedures. The District is inviting all licensed contractors to submit information for inclusion on the District's list of qualified bidders for the 2007 calendar year.

This notice requires contractors to provide the following information:
1) Company name
2) Contact name and mailing address
3) Contact phone number, fax number, and email address
4) Type of work contractor is interested in performing
5) Type of work contractor is licensed to perform
6) Contractor's license class and number
The Grossmont Union High School District may create a new contractors list effective January 1st of each year and may include any contractor's name it desires on the contractors list, but must include, at a minimum, all contractors who have properly provided the School District with the required information, either during the calendar year in which the list is valid or during November or December of the prior year. The list will automatically include all contractors who submitted one or more bids to the School District during the preceding year. A contractor may have their firm added to the School District's contractors list at any time by providing the required information.

Information should be sent to:

Guiselle Carreon, Director of Purchasing
Grossmont Union High School District
PO Box 1043, La Mesa, CA 91944-1043
Fax: 619-644-3540
Pub. Nov. 6,14-00015456

North San Diego County Transit District
RFP 7023

Notice is hereby given that proposals will be received by the North County Transit District at NCTD, 810 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92054, up to 2:00 PM, Wednesday, November 29, 2006 for:.


Project Description 
NCTD desires the SPRINTER centralized train control (CTC) dispatch system to provide the functionality and basic features presently in operation on the San Diego Northern Railway with enhancements that support the type of passenger rail operation being formulated for the SPRINTER service.  SDNR operations are presently dispatched from the Southern California Regional Rail Authority Metrolink Operations Center (MOC) at Pomona, California.  The MOC train control and dispatching system was developed by Digital Concepts, Inc. (DigiCon).
NCTD desires the SPRINTER CTC system to dispatch trains with little interaction by the operator.  The desired system shall have enhanced features that allow trains to be automatically dispatched from terminal locations based on a schedule table that may be easily modified by the owner as operations change.
The system provided shall be designed to allow technicians, with only basic computer skills, to easily modify screen graphics, add or remove switches, signals, and miscellaneous devices.

NOTE:   The above descriptions are for general information.  The Scope of Work section in the RFP provides a complete and detailed description of the project scope.

RFP Documents:  The RFP document is available at no charge upon email request to or in person at 810 Mission Avenue Oceanside, CA 92054, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please include your company contact information (to include, name, address, phone, fax and email of the person responsible for receiving the RFP and any subsequent addenda) in your email request.  The document will be provided in Adobe .pdf format.
For individuals with sensory disabilities, this document is available in alternate formats.  For information regarding alternate formats, call or e-mail the contact listed above or write Contracts & Procurement Department, 810 Mission Ave., Oceanside, CA 92054.
Pub. Nov. 8,14-00015595

PUBLISHED: Tuesday November 14, 2006

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