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Proposal/Bids
PUBLISHED: Tuesday November 21, 2006

Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District
REVISED NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS
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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:
C7296-200 DANCE STUDIO AND 300 WEST TENANT IMPROVEMENTSTS

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

All questions and requests for information must be made in writing by mail, email or fax to the attention of Pat Vildibill. Address: Gafcon Program Headquarters, Grossmont College, Parking Lot 4A, 8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon, California, 92020. Email: pvildibill@gafcon.com; fax number: 619-644-7990. For procedural questions, you may call Pat at 619-644-7036.
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

National School District
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
E-Rate Services
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the National 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 o'clock p.m. of the 20th day of December, 2006, sealed responses to the District's Request for Proposal for the following services:
1) Long Distance Telecommunications Services, Proposal No. 06-07-200
2) Wireless Telecommunications Services, Proposal No. 06-07-203
3) Maintenance of Hardware, Proposal No. 06-07-204

Scope:
The purpose of these Request for Proposals is to provide the National School District with qualified telecommunications services providers to meet the current and future telecommunications and maintenance service requirements of the District in a cost-effective manner.
Responses to the above listed proposals shall be received in the Office of the Assistant Superintendent, Business Services of the National School District located at 1500 N Avenue, National City, CA, on or before the time specified above.
Each response must conform and be responsive to the contract documents and submitted on the forms provided by the District, copies of which are now on file and may be obtained after November 21, 2006, at the Business Services Department of the National School District located at 1500 N Avenue, National City, CA, 619-336-7710.
RFP and Bid Documents for E-Rate Services are also available on the National School District's website at the following URL: http://nsd.us/business/purchasing_and_contracts.php
Disclaimer: The District is not responsible for accessibility/availability of it's website.
The District reserves the right to reject any or all responses or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any of the RFP's or RFP Responses.
Award for contracts for data and telecommunications services may be awarded to any of the three lowest bidders.
Dated this 21st day of November, 2006
George J. Cameron, Ed.D.
Secretary to the Governing Board
National School District,
Of San Diego County, California
Pub. Nov. 21,28-00016108

National School District
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the National 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 o'clock p.m. of the 20th day of December, 2006, sealed bids for the award of a contract for Purchase, Installation and Maintenance of Hardware for Wide-Area Network, Bid No. 06-07-202.
Each bid must conform and be responsive to this invitation, the Information to Bidders, the specifications, and all other documents comprising the pertinent Contract Documents. Prospective Bidders may obtain Bid Documents only from the District's Business Services Department at the following address: 1500 N Avenue, National City, CA 91950. For availability of documents or questions please call Adriana Orendain at (619) 336-7718.
All Bids must be addressed, sealed in an envelope and received in the office of the Assistant Superintendent, Business Services, National School District Administration Center, 1500 N Avenue, National City, CA 91950 no later than 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 20, 2006. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the above stated time and place.
The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to accept or to reject any one or more items of a bid, or to waive any irregularities or informalities in the bids or in the bidding.
Bids shall be valid for sixty (60) days after the bid opening date. Bids must be accompanied by cash, a certified or cashier's check, or a Bid Bond in favor of the District in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the submitted Total Bid Price. Prior to award of the Contract, the successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Performance Bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Total Bid Price, on the forms provided and in the manner described in the Bid Documents.
Dated this 21st day of November, 2006
George J. Cameron, Ed.D.
Secretary to the Governing Board
National School District,
Of San Diego County, California
Pub. Nov. 21,28-00016106

Otay Water District
ADVERTISEMENT TO BID
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Sealed bids addressed to the Board of Directors, Otay Water District (OWD), will be received for the Ralph W. Chapman Wastewater Recycling Facility (RWCWRF) - R.O. Building Remodel at the District Office, 2554 Sweetwater Springs Boulevard, Spring Valley, California 91978-2096, until 2:00 PM local time, on December 19, 2006, and at that time bids will be publicly opened and read.
The general scope of work includes:

€ Performing all operations and furnishing all labor, materials, tools, and
equipment necessary for the design and construction of the RWCWRF - R.O. Building Remodel; and all other work and appurtenances in accordance with the contract documents.

A pre-bid meeting will be held at OWD at 2:00 PM on December 5, 2006. The engineer's estimate ranges from $350,000 to $425,000. Contract Documents, including plans and specifications, may be accessed through American Reprographics local PlanWell® provider, OCB Reprographics, via their phone number, 619-297-8300, or web site, http://www.ocbinc.com. The amount paid for the Contract Documents is non-refundable. Technical questions regarding the Contract Documents should be referred to the Otay Water District Project Manager, Hossein Juybari, at (619) 670-2209.

Dated this 20th day of November, 2006.
Rod Posada, P.E.
Chief, Engineering
OTAY WATER DISTRICT
Pub. November 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30,December 1-00016021



National School District
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the National 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 o'clock p.m. of the 20th day of December, 2006, sealed bids for the award of a contract for Telecommunications Services for Data Circuits, Bid No. 06-07-201.
Scope:
The purpose of this Request for Bids is to provide the National School District with a qualified telecommunications services provider to provide current and future data circuit services requirements of the District in a cost-effective manner.

Note: Completion of this contract may require a service provider to install equipment and cabling which will increase the scope of this bid and cause it to become subject to public works bidding requirements.
Bids shall be received in the Office of the Assistant Superintendent, Business Services of the National School District located at 1500 N Avenue, National City, CA 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 November 21, 2006, at the Business Services Department of the National School District located at 1500 N Avenue, National City, CA.
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 public works contracts involving an expenditure in excess of $25,000, 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 lowest bid shall be the lowest total of the bid prices on the base contract and those additive or deductive items taken in the numerical order set forth in the bid form."
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. 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.
In the event that your bid necessitates construction work, the bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall be licensed in the following classification: B - General Contractor.
A bidders conference will be held on December 1, at 1:00 p.m. in the Boardroom for the purpose of acquainting all prospective bidders with the bid documents and respond to questions regarding the specifications and/or bid process.
The district will conduct site visits on December 1, 2006. Contractors are to meet at the District Office, 1500 N Avenue, National City at 1:00 p.m. This will be the only opportunity for bidders to acquaint themselves with the sites. No additional site visits will be conducted.
*A payment bond must be filed for a contract involving an expenditure in excess of $25,000 (Civil Code section 3247(a)) and may be required for contracts involving smaller expenditures at the option of the District.
No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening of bids.
Dated this 21st day of November, 2006
George J. Cameron, Ed.D.
Secretary to the Governing Board
National School District,
Of San Diego County, California
Pub. Nov. 21,28-00016105


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