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Proposal/Bids
PUBLISHED: Tuesday November 28, 2006

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



THE CITY OF NATIONAL CITY
NOTICE INVITING BIDS
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The City Council of the City of National City invites sealed bids for performing the NATIONAL CITY BLVD. STREETSCAPE AND FOUNTAIN PLAZA, SPECIFICATION NO. 06-1.
The project consists of streetscape improvements from 7h to 12'' Streets, install medians from 7th to 2°d Streets, build plaza/promenade on 9th Street between National City Blvd. and "A" Street.
Construction will include: demolition of sections of roadway and sidewalk; removal and replacement of existing landscape and street lights; new AC pavement, sidewalk PC concrete and payers; new PCC curb and gutter; new irrigation and a new street lighting electrical system.
All sealed bid proposals must be received by the Office of the City Clerk located in City Hall, 1243 National City Boulevard, National City, California, 91950, prior to the bid closing time of 3:00 p.m. on December 12, 2006. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the 2nd floor, large conference room, in the City Hall immediately following the bid closing time.
The project documents include the Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction, 2006 Edition, (Green-book - including the County of San Diego supplements), the San Diego Regional Standard Drawings, 2006 Edition, Standard Plans and Specifications for state of California Department of Transportation, 2006 Edition and these contract documents. The Contract Documents may be inspected in the Office of the City Engineer, located in City Hall at 1243 National City Boulevard, National City, California, 91950, Telephone Number (619) 336-4380, Fax Number (619) 336-4397. Copies may be obtained at that location upon payment of a non¬refundable fee of $30 for each set. (Includes project plans and these contract documents, but does not include the Green Book or San Diego Regional Standard Drawings, and the State Standard Plans and Specifications.)
Each bid shall be accompanied by a certified or cashier's check or Bid Bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the total bid price.
A pre-bid meeting will be held on December 5, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. in the Engineering Conference Room at the City Hall.
This project is a federally funded project and all the federal requirements in accordance with special provisions Section Part 1 B - Supplemental General Provisions (Federal). The City of National City hereby notifies all bidders that the requirements for the Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) shall be met.
The contractor is alerted to the requirement of Federal Form 1273 that is included in the project specification's Special Provisions, that states that the prime construction contractor of a Federal¬aid project shall physically include in each subcontract, lower tier subcontracts, and purchase orders the required contract provisions contained in Federal Form 1273, except as excluded by law or regulation.
The City has established a 10 % goal for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation for this project.
This project is subject to the "BUY AMERICA" provisions of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 as amended by the Inter-modal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991.
In accordance with the California Labor Code, the Contractor, and all subcontractors, must pay not less than the Federal Davis Bacon Wage Rates, for all work done under this contract. A copy of the current prevailing wage rates are available for inspection in the Office of the City Engineer. The Contractor is obligated to pay the highest of the two rates, State and Federal wage rates, if there is a difference.
An SWPPP is prepared for this project. A copy of the SWPPP will be available at the City Hall, Engineering Department for review.
Bidders must possess a current State of California “Class A General Engineering” or Class C10” Contractor's License.
The Engineer's cost estimate is $3,200,000.
BY ORDER OF THE CITY ENGINEER, THE CITY OF NATIONAL CITY.
Date: 11/21/2006
Stephen M. Kirkpatrick-City Engineer
Pub. Nov. 22,28-00016130

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

Alpine Fire Protection District
NOTICE INVITING PROPOSALS
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The Alpine Fire Protection District (“DISTRICT”) is inviting Proposals for the providing of the following:

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS and PROPOSAL
For
VEGETATION MANAGEMENT
PROGRAM
The bid proposal and packets will be made available on November 27, 2006. Bid proposal packets can be obtained:
1. In person - between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the District Head-
quarters, 1364 Tavern Road Alpine, CA 91901.
2. Via written request - U.S. mail to the address listed below.
3. Download from the District's
website @ http://www.alpinefire.org

Written requests and all inquiries, questions, and comments regarding this Invitation to Bid and/or any questions regarding this solicitation shall be directed to:
Alpine Fire Protection District
1364 Tavern Road
Alpine, CA 91901-3831
Attn: Fire Marshal
Proposals will be received by the District until 4 P.M. PST on December 12, 2006 at the above address. Proposals received after that time will not be accepted and will be returned to the bidder unopened. Proposals must be clearly marked "AFD - Vegetation Management Program.”
The District reserves the right to reject any bids which do not conform to terms and conditions described in the specifications; to reject any or all bids and again invite bids; and waive informalities or irregularities in the bidding process.
The award of a contract, if awarded, will be to the lowest, responsive bidder, provided that the bid is reasonable, and provided that it is in the best interest of the Alpine FPD.
ALPINE FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
Darrell Jobes, Fire Chief
Pub.Nov. 27,28,29,30 Dec.1-00015209


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PUBLISHED: Tuesday November 28, 2006


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