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Proposal/Bids
PUBLISHED: Friday December 19, 2008

CITY OF CHULA VISTA
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

SEALED PROPOSALS
will be received at the office of the Department of Engineering located in the Public Service Building (PSB), 276 Fourth Avenue, City of Chula Vista, California, until 2:00 p.m. on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2009 at which time they will be publicly opened and read for performing work as follows:

GLENHAVEN WAY IMPROVEMENTS
FROM FIRST AVENUE TO AMY STREET
IN THE CITY OF CHULA VISTA, CALIFORNIA
(STL-304)

The City of Chula Vista hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any Contract entered into pursuant to this Notice, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin in consider¬ation for an award.
No bid shall be received unless it is made on a Proposal Form furnished by the Director of Engineering and General Services. Each bid must be accompanied by cash, certified, of cashier's check, or bid bond in an amount equal to at least ten percent (10%) of the amount bid, such Guaranty to be forfeited should the bidder to whom the Contract is awarded fail to enter into the Contract. No bidder's Guaranty is required if the bid amount is $50,000 or less.
City requires that throughout the duration of this contract insurance be placed with licensed insurers admitted to transact business in the State of California with a current A.M. Best's rating of no less than A- V in the amounts specified in the contract. If insurance is placed with a surplus lines insurer, insurer must be listed on the State of California List of Eligible Surplus Lines Insurers (LESLI) with a current A.M. Best's rating of no less than A, X. Evidence of insurance must be submitted within ten (10) days after the awarding of the Contract, and approved prior to commencement of work under the contract. Any insurance terminating during the course of the contract must be renewed and evidence of renewal must be submitted to the City within 15 days prior to the expiration of the prior policy and must meet the same criteria. Contractor must include all subcontractors as insured under its policies or furnish separate certificates and endorsements for each subcontractor. All coverage for subcontractors is subject to all of the requirements as above. No substitutions shall be allowed.
City requires Performance, Labor and Material Bonds, be issued by a Surety authorized to transact such business in the State of California, be listed as approved by the United States Department of Treasury Circular 570, and who Underwriting Limitation is sufficient to issue bonds in the amount required by the contract. Approved listing can be obtained through the United States Department of Treasury's website address http://www.fms.treas.gov/c570/c570.html. Any renewal certificates required during the course of the contract must be renewed and received by the City within 15 days prior to expiration and must meet the same criteria. No substitutions shall be allowed.

Bidder acknowledges the duty to provide bonds from a surety specified in the bid specifications. By bidding on this job, (1) Bidder waives any rights they may have under Civil Code Sections 995.660 and 995.670; and (2) Bidder agrees to indemnify and hold City harmless against any loss, expense or expenditure, including attorneys fees and costs, which City may suffer in any claim, action, suit or other proceeding that may be brought by a surety submitted by Bidder that does not meet the United States Department of Treasury's Circular 570 specifications for a surety. Bidder acknowledges that City may reject any and all bids, and that if a low bidder bids with a lower cost premium for sub-specification performance and payment bonds, other bidders not similarly taking advantage of the lower cost premium will be put in a cost disadvantage in the bid process, and that this may, in the City's judgment, necessitate re-bidding the job.
Contractors are not required by bid specifications to pay prevailing wage ("NOT Prevailing Wage Rates") to persons employed by them for work under this Contract in accordance with Section 2.58.070 of the Chula Vista Municipal Code regulating payment of prevailing wages for Contracts let by the City.
The Contractor is responsible for completing Form 5504B and implementing all storm water measures and erosion control practices required in Form 5504B, and any additional erosion control practices as needed based upon site circumstances and required by a City inspector. The Contractor is responsible for maintaining compliance with the City's Storm Water Management and Discharge Control Ordinance (Chula Vista Municipal Code (CVMC) Chapter 14.20) and the project Specifications with regard to storm water and non-storm water related discharges. Contractor participation in this program is mandatory, and non-compliance found at any of the construction site(s) covered by the contract will result in penalties to the contractor, at the owner's discretion. Penalties may include, but are not limited to, monetary setoffs, withholding of payments, reimbursements for costs, expenses (including lawyer's fees), fines and civil penalties incurred by the owner, and/or liquidated damages.
The Contractor is responsible for managing storm water and non-storm water discharges from the site in accordance with Form 5504B, CVMC 14.20, and any additional specifications provided by the owner or required by a City inspector. Contractor shall be responsible for any enforcement action taken by Federal, State, and/or Local authorities, including cost of fines, construction delays, and remedial actions resulting from the Contractor's failure to comply with Federal, State, or local laws and regulations.
The Contractor shall maintain a copy of Form 5504B on-site at all times. In the event that a City inspector should request review of the documents and/or inspection of the construction site, the Contractor shall allow such review and inspection.
No bid will be accepted from a Contractor who has not been licensed in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 9, Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code and its implementing regulations. All Contractors and subcontractors are required to have a valid City of Chula Vista business license prior to start of work. The department shall require from all prospective bidders the completion, under penalty of perjury, and submittal of a standard form of information whether such prospective bidder, any officer of such bidder, or any employee of such bidder who has a proprietary interest in such bidder, has ever been disqualified, removed, or otherwise prevented from bidding on, or completing a federal, state, or local government project because of a violation of law or a safety regulation, and if so to explain the circumstances.
A bid may be rejected on the basis of a bidder, any officer of such bidder, or any employee of such bidder who has a proprietary interest in such bidder, having been disqualified, removed, or otherwise prevented from bidding on, or completing a federal, state, or local project because of a violation of law or a safety regulation. All bid protest must be presented in writing and filed with the City of Chula Vista's City Engineer within five (5) consecutive working days after the proposals have been opened and read publicly at the time indicated in this Notice to Contractors.
Plans, forms of proposals, bonds, Contract special provisions, and specifications may be examined at the Department of Engineering located in the Public Service Building, 276 Fourth Avenue, Chula Vista, California. Copies of plans and specifications may be obtained at the Department of Engineering upon payment of $37.00. Remit $47.00 if you wish to have the plans and specifications mailed to you. If payment is to be made by check, it should be made payable to the "City of Chula Vista."
NO REFUND WILL BE MADE.
DATED:12/16/08 DATED: 12/16/08
/s/Roberto Yano /s/Kirk P. Ammerman, P. E.
Senior Civil Engineer Principal Civil Engineer
City of Chula Vista City of Chula Vista
Pub. Dec 19-00050774

NOTICE INVITATION FOR BIDS (IFB)
FOR
BUCKET TRUCK EQUIPMENT
VEHICLE
SAN DIEGO METROPOLITAN
TRANSIT SYSTEM
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The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), on behalf of the San Diego Trolley, Inc. (SDTI), is accepting bids for a one-time purchase of a Bucket Truck Equipment Vehicle.
Bid documents will be available on or about December 18, 2008 from:

Claudine Aquino, Contract Officer
MTS Procurement Department
1255 Imperial Avenue, Suite 1000
San Diego, CA 92101
Telephone: (619) 557-4556
Facsimile (619) 696-7084
Email: Claudine.Aquino@sdmts.com

In accordance with MTS's specifications, bids shall be submitted on the bid forms furnished by MTS, enclosed in a sealed envelope, plainly endorsed with the bidder's name and marked:

BUCKET TRUCK EQUIPMENT
VEHICLE
MTS DOC. NO. G1229.0-09
BID OPENING: 11:00 A.M.
PREVAILING LOCAL TIME
ON JANUARY 21, 2009

Sealed bids will be due on January 21, 2009
, unless otherwise amended, at San Diego Metropolitan Transit System, Procurement Dept. 1255 Imperial Avenue, Suite 1000, San Diego, California 92101. Bids received after that time or at any other place other than the place stated herein, will not be considered.
MTS hereby notifies all bidders that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement; Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (as defined in 49 CFR Part 26) will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or national origin in consideration for an award.
This project is subject to a capital assistance grant between the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) and the U.S. Department of Transportation - Federal Transit Administration.
MTS reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and to re-advertise for bids.
12/19/08
CNS-1479661#
THE DAILY TRANSCRIPT
Pub. Dec 19-00050730

NOTICE INVITATION
FOR BIDS FOR
LRV RE-RAIL VEHICLE
SAN DIEGO METROPOLITAN
TRANSIT SYSTEM
INVITATION FOR BIDS (IFB)
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The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), on behalf of the San Diego Trolley, Inc. (SDTI), is accepting bids for a LRV Re-rail Vehicle for a one-time purchase.
Bid documents will be available on or about December 18, 2008 from:

John Miller, Contract Officer
MTS Procurement Department
1255 Imperial Avenue, Suite 1000
San Diego, CA 92101
Telephone: (619) 557-4580
Facsimile (619) 696-7084
Email: John.Miller@sdmts.com.

In accordance with MTS's specifications, bids shall be submitted on the bid forms furnished by MTS, enclosed in a sealed envelope, plainly endorsed with the bidder's name and marked:

LRV RE-RAIL VEHICLE
MTS DOC. NO. L0874.0-09
BID OPENING: 2:00 P.M.
PREVAILING LOCAL TIME, ON JANUARY 21, 2009

Sealed bids will be due on January 21, 2009
, unless otherwise amended, at Metropolitan Transit System, Procurement Dept. 1255 Imperial Avenue, Suite 1000, San Diego, California 92101. Bids received after that time or at any other place other than the place stated herein will not be considered.
MTS hereby notifies all bidders that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement; Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (as defined in 49 CFR Part 26) will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or national origin in consideration for an award.
MTS reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to re-advertise for bids.
12/19/08
CNS-1480330#
THE DAILY TRANSCRIPT

Pub. Dec 19-00050729

Greater Golden Hill CDC
Notice of Inviting Bid:

Number-2008-2.2
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Notice is hereby given that the Greater Golden Hill Community Development Corporation seeks sealed bids from qualified firms for the following project.
Tree Trimming services for the Greater Golden Hill Maintenance Assessment District for a one year service period.  Services shall be provided on a regular and as-needed basis. The successful bidder shall be required to comply with all applicable City of San Diego contract
requirements, including equal opportunity employment, stormwater, drug-free
workplace certification, nondiscrimination in contracting and lobbying and political interests.  Contract award shall be to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder. 
Sealed bids must be received at the following address on or before 3:00pm, Jan. 2, 2009, at which time the bids will be opened.
Alex, Program Manager
Greater Golden Hill Maintenance
Assessment District
1235 28th Street
San Diego, Ca 92101
Bid packages may be obtained by contacting Alex at
619-696-9992 or alex@goldenhillcdc.org
Pub. Dec 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26-00050799

Southwestern Community College District
Notice to Proposers
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by Southwestern Community College District of San Diego County, California, hereinafter referred to as “District,” acting by and through its Governing Board, will receive up to, but not later than 4:00 p.m. on the 6th day of January 2009, responses to this Request for Proposal (RFP) for Lease Financing for computer hardware, software and network equipment.
Responses shall be received in the office of the Senior Director of Business, Operations and Facilities Planning, Room 1625, of owner at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910, on the date and at the time stated above.
All responses to this RFP shall conform and be responsive to the RFP, including its attachments.
All interested parties may obtain a copy of the RFP by contacting the office of Business, Operations & Facilities Planning for the Southwestern Community College District at (619) 482-6481, Room 1625; or via e-mail: lhernandez@swccd.edu
/s/ Raj K. Chopra, Ph.D.
Secretary of the Governing Board
Southwestern Community College
District of San Diego, California
Pub. Dec 19-00050728


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