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PUBLISHED: Thursday December 25, 2008

The City Council of the City of National City invites sealed bids for performing the Bay Marina Drive Widening, FY 08-09 Specification No. 08-13.
The Bay Marina Drive Widening Project consists of: widening the south side of Bay Marina Drive between Harrison Avenue/Marina Way and Cleveland Avenue; demolition of existing paving, berm, curb, and gutter; removal of existing overhead utilities and power poles; and undergrounding of new electric, telephone and cable lines on Bay Marina Drive, Harrison Avenue, 23rd Street and Cleveland Avenue; removal of existing railroad tracks, underdrains, and warning devices; removal of existing traffic signage and striping; new curb, gutter, sidewalk, dike, and pedestrian ramps; new traffic signage and striping; new landscaping and irrigation; new decorative street lights and tree uplighting; new Lithocrete concrete paving; traffic signal modification at Bay Marina Drive and Harrison Avenue/Marina Way; the closing of Harrison Avenue to through traffic; installation of a sewer manhole and lateral; and the installation of traffic signal conduit and pull boxes on Bay Marina Drive for future traffic signal at Cleveland Avenue.
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 PM on Wednesday, January 14, 2009. Project Title and Specification Number must be on the front of the envelope. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the second floor, City Council Chambers of City Hall immediately following the bid closing time.
The project documents include the Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction, 2006 Edition, (Greenbook - including the San Diego supplements), the San Diego Regional Standard Drawings, 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 $50 for each set. (Includes contract documents, but does not include the Greenbook or San Diego Regional Standard Drawings).
An optional pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for 10:00 AM on Tuesday, January 6, 2009 to review the project. The pre-bid meeting will take place at the second floor, large conference room in City Hall. Representatives of the City will be present to answer any questions bidders have regarding the project.
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 City with a Performance Bond equal to 100% of the successful bid, an 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.
In addition, the successful bidder shall be required to secure a Performance Bond from all subcontractors providing goods and services in excess of $100,000.00. All prime contractors bidding on this project shall specify this requirement regarding subcontractor bonds, in their written or published request for subcontractor bids. Such written or published requests shall clearly designate the party that will bear the cost of the bonds. Vendors only supplying materials shall not be required to provide bonds. All subcontractor bonds are to be secured from a surety company that meets all the State of California bonding requirements, as defined in Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120, and is authorized by the State of California.
Pursuant to the provisions of Public Contract Code Section 22300, the successful bidder may substitute certain securities for funds withheld by City 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 City, with either City 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.
The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding.
The City has determined the general prevailing rate 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 the City Engineer. Additional information is available on website,
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 1777.17 of the California Labor Code. Any contract on a public works project entered into between a contractor or 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 City. 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 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 contractors license(s), for the work bid upon, and shall maintain the license throughout the duration of the Contract.
Bidders must possess a current State of California “Class A” General Engineering Contractor's License.
The Engineer's cost estimate is $ 1,232,000.00 for this project.
Date: December 17, 2008
Maryam Babaki P.E.
City Engineer
Pub. December 22, 25-00050830

Greater Golden Hill CDC
Notice of Inviting Bid:


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
Pub. Dec 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26-00050799

PUBLISHED: Thursday December 25, 2008

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