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802 Proposals/Bids
PUBLISHED: Wednesday March 23, 2005


Lucia Mar Unified School District
NOTICE INVITING BIDS
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Lucia Mar Unified School District (hereinafter referred to as "Owner") will receive up to , but no later than 2:00 P.M. on April 22, 2005, at it's District Offices located at 602 Orchard Street, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420, sealed bids for the award of:
BID PROPOSAL NO. 04540
ARROYO GRANDE HIGH SCHOOL RENOVATION PHASE 1

Bid shall be made on the forms furnished by the Owner. Bid Documents may be obtained from the Owner's Facilities Department at 321 West Cherry, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. A refundable deposit of $100 is required for each set of Bid Documents. Contractors requesting mailing with California must remit a $40 mailing fee. Please contact Anne Peterson at (805) 474-3000 X1032 for more information concerning availability of the Bid Documents and mailing costs. Bids shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the Owners District Offices at 602 Orchard Street, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420 address.
Faxed Bid Documents will not be accepted
Scope of Work: Renovation of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, architectural finishes, telecommunications, technology, drainage systems and paving at various ACHS campus locations as more full described in the bid documents.
SPECIAL NOTE: This bid proposal required attendance at the following pre-bid conference where a site-walk will be conducted: April 6, 2005 at 3:30 P.M. at the Arroyo Grande High School (project site) located at 495 Valley Road, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. Meet outside the campus administration building - adjacent the the Clark Center for the Performing Arts.
Bids must be accompanied by cash, a certified or cashier's check, or a Bid Bond in favor of the Owner in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the submitted Total Bid Price. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Total Bid Price, as stated in the Bid Documents. Contractor shall comply with PCC ¤4108 with respect to subcontractor bond requirements.
Pursuant to B&P Code ¤7028.15 and PCC ¤3300, Contractors shall possess the following California Contractor's license(s) in order to perform the work: Classification B - General Building Contractor. Subcontractors must possess the appropriate licenses for each specialty subcontractor. Bidders are advised that this Contract is a public work for purposes of the California Labor Code, which requires payment of prevailing wages. Owner has obtained form the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations the general prevailing rates, and will place them on file at the Owner's office and make them available to any interested party upon request. Pursuant to PCC ¤22300, the successful Contractor may substitute securities equivalent to monies withheld by the Owner.
In accordance with Education Code Section 17076.11, the Owner has a DVBE participation goal of at least three percent (3%) per year of the required state funds. Bidders are encouraged to seek and include DVBE participation. Prior to, and as a condition precedent for, final payment under this Contract, the contractor will be required to provide documentation tot he Owner identifying the amounts paid to DVBE's in conjunction with this Contract.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids, or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bid, and to be the sole judge of the merits of the respective Bids received. No bidder may withdraw his/her bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening of bids.
By an order of the board of Education
Lucia Mar Unified School District
/s/ Diana M. Larsen
Deputy Superintendent, Business
Pub. March 23, 30-k113600




City of National City
Office of the City Engineer
March 18,2005
ARTIST
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
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The City of National City and the National City Public Art Committee is seeking proposals from artists to design, fabricate, and install an art piece on the National City Fire Station property.
National CityÕs Fire Department was formed in 1887 and is the oldest fire department in San Diego County. The City seeks an artist who can develop an art piece that links the Fire DepartmentÕs past, present, and future. The selected artist must have prior experience with large-scale public art pieces. The total budget for this project is $70,000.
The Request for Qualifications package can be obtained from the Community Services Department, City of National City, 140 E. 12th Street, Suite A, National City, 91950, (619) 336-4242. The Request for Qualifications package is also available on the CityÕs homepage at www.ci.national-city.ca.us.
Statements of Qualifications are due by 5:00 p.m. on April 14, 2005.
Pub. March 23,28-k113606




PUBLIC NOTICE
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AVAILABILITY OF HISTORIC
STRUCTURES FOR REMOVAL AND
RELOCATION.

The City of Escondido requires that historic structures proposed for demolition be made available for removal and relocation by any interested party as an alternative to demolition. Removal and relocation will be the responsibility of the interested party. The structures available for removal and relocation are located within the northeastern portion of the City of Escondido and must be removed from the site not later than June 1, 2005. The structures consist of six houses and miscellaneous agricultural outbuildings.
Interested parties must file written statements of interest with Jay Petrek, Senior Planner, City of Escondido, Planning Division, 201 North Broadway, Escondido, CA, 92025, no later than April, 1, 2005. The statement of interest must identify the specific site to which the structure(s) would be relocated and must include evidence of the interested partyÕs control of the relocation site.
Additional information can be obtained by contacting Jay Petrek at (760) 839-4556.
Pub. March 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31-k113577




REQUEST FOR SUB BIDS FROM QUALIFIED SMALL BUSINESS
ENTERPRISES AND QUALIFIED DBE/DVBE/SMBE/SWBE

SUBCONTRACTORS & SUPPLIERS FOR:
PIPELINE 4 RELINING DEL DIOS HIGHWAY TO BLACK MOUNTAIN RANCH
SPECIFICATION 558A
SAN DIEGO COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY

BIDS DUE: APRIL 6, 2005 @ 2PM
RANGER PIPELINES, INC.
PO BOX 24109
SAN FRANCISCO, CA. 94124
PHONE: (415) 822-3700 FAX: (415) 822-3703
CONTACT: THOMAS HUNT
Subtrades include but not limited to:
Sand and Gravel Suppliers Traffic Control Construction Signs
Clearing and Grubbing Grading Drainage Equipment
Concrete & Cement Hydroseeding Surveying
Steel Suppliers Erosion Control Carpentry
Reinforced Steel Irrigation Sand Blasting
Pipe Suppliers and Fittings Welding Demolition
Fencing
Ranger Pipelines, Inc. will supply information regarding plans and specifications, bonds, lines of credit and/or insurance requirements upon request.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Pub. March 23-k113611




NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Sweetwater Union High 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 the time noted below of the following listed dates sealed bids for the award of the bid packages:
April 12, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. April 14, 2005 at 2:00 p.m.
Bid Package A1: Site Utilities Bid Package A2: HVAC
Bid Package A2: Earthwork Bid Package B3: Plumbing
Bid Package A3: Surveying Bid Package B6: Structural Concrete
Bid Package B1: Electrical Bid Package B7: Masonry
Bid Package A8: SWPPP Bid Package B9:Reinforcing Steel
April 27, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. April 27, 2005 at 3:00 p.m.
Bid Package A6: A/C Paving Bid Package C1: Metal Framing & Drywall
Bid Package B4: Rough Carpentry Bid Package C4: Arch. Woodwork &
Bid Package B5: Structural Steel Lab Equip
& Metal Decking Bid Package C5: Metal Roofing/
Bid Package B8: Doors, Frames Sheet Metal & Skylights
& Hardware Bid Package C13: Fire Protection
Bid Package A7: Fencing & Gates
May 3, 2005 @ 2 p.m. May 5, 2005 @ 2 p.m.
Bid Package C9: Roofing Bid Package C2: Plaster
Bid Package C12: Insulation Bid Package C7: Bleachers, Gym
& Field Equip.
Bid Package D5: Wood Flooring Bid Package C10: Glass & Glazing
Bid Package D6: Overhead Coiling Doors Bid Package E4: Lockers & Benches
Bid Package C14: Sealants & Waterproofing Bid Package C15: Aluminum Bleachers
May 10, 2005 @ 2 p.m. May 17, 2005 @ 2 p.m.
Bid Package D1: Ceramic Tile & Stone Work Bid Package E1: Library Specialties
Bid Package D2: Flooring & Carpeting Bid Package E2: Misc. Specialties
Bid Package D3: Acoustical Ceiling Bid Package E3: Operable Walls
& Wall Panels
Bid Package D4: Painting & Vinyl Wall Bid Package E5: Signage
Covering
Bid Package C11: Wheelchair Lift Bid Package E6: Final Cleaning
Bid Package C6: Theatrical Equipment Bid Package E7: Window Treatments
Bid Package C8: Food Service Equipment Bid Package A4: Site Concrete
May 17, 2005 @ 2 p.m.
Bid Package A5: Landscaping & Irrigation
Bid Package F1: Synthetic Field
Bid Package F2: Synthetic Track
Bid Package F3: Synthetic Track & Field sub grade
of a contract for: Project: High School #13
Description of Work: Project consists of sixteen new school buildings on a 52 acre site in the City of Chula Vista. The new campus consists of 7 classroom buildings including the career-to-business center, an Associated Student Body building, Administration, Library, Multi-Purpose Center, CafŽ and Food Services Facility, a Gymnasium, Stadium Restrooms, Press box, and Snack Bar. The total building area is approximately 208,500 square feet of enclosed space, 7,000 square feet of covered walkways, and 10,000 square feet of covered dining facilities. The scope of work includes all typical trades.
Completion of Work: All work shall be complete within the contract period as stipulated in the project construction schedule for each bid package.
Obtaining Bid Documents: Documents may be obtained from Mayer Reprographics whose telephone number is (619) 295-4112 and address is 1065 University Ave., San Diego, CA 92103 for a refundable deposit of $250 per set, payable to SWEETWATER UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT, company or cashiers checks only (no personal checks or cash will be accepted). For bidders wishing plans to be forwarded to them via UPS, an additional separate non-refundable check, payable to SWEETWATER UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT in the amount as requested by Mayer Reprographics per set for shipping and handling will be required. Bidders wishing to pick up documents shall notify the PRINTER and should telephone first to ensure an adequate number of sets are on hand.
Bidders shall return bid sets to the printer in accordance with the following instructions:
The deposit for plans and specifications shall be refundable only upon return of the documents to the printer as complete sets and in good condition (defined as clean, legible, bound in proper sequence, and with nothing missing except the "required bid forms" used in the bid), and within fifteen (15) business days after bid opening. Bidders failing to return these documents as stated above to the PRINTER within the specified time period shall be subject to forfeiture of deposit without further notice.
Bids shall be received in Sweetwater Union High School District Special Support Services 670 L Street, Suite A, Chula Vista, Ca 91911 and shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the above-stated times 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 at Mayer Reprographics at the address listed above.
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 Information for Bidders.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish the District with a Performance Bond equal to one hundred percent 100% of the successful bid, and a Payment Bond equal to one hundred percent 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 obtain a Performance Bond from all subcontractors providing goods and services in excess of $100,000.00. All prime contractors bidding on this Project must specify this requirement regarding subcontractor bonds, in their written or published request for subcontractor bids. Such written or published requests must 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 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.
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.
Compliance with the DistrictÕs Outreach Program including Emerging, Local, Small Emerging Businesses and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) contracting goals is required for this project. Bidders must make a good faith effort to contract and utilize DVBE subcontractors and suppliers in securing bids for performance of the contract. Bidders shall be required to certify their good faith efforts towards retaining DVBE subcontractors and suppliers and identify DVBE firms utilized in performance of the Contract. Information regarding compliance with DVBE requirements is set forth in the "Information For Bidders."
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 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 DistrictÕs Purchasing Office, at the address listed above. 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 contractorÕs license(s), for the work bid upon, and must maintain the license throughout the duration of the Contract. The license required for the Project is the classification specific to the trade work bidding on and performing.
Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 3400(b) the District may make a finding that designates certain materials, products, things, or services by specific brand or trade name for the statutorily enumerated purposes. As required by Section 3400 (b) the District has made such findings as further described in the Special Conditions. These findings, as well as the materials, products, things, or services and their specific brand or trade names that must be used for the Project may be found in Section J of the Special Conditions.
Award of Contract: The District shall award the Contract for the Project to the bidder submitting the lowest bid, as determined from the base bid and those additive (or deductive) alternates taken in a sequential order from a specifically identified alternates list that, when added to (or subtracted from) the base bid, are less than, or equal to, a funding amount publicly disclosed by the District before the first bid is opened.
No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period 60 calendar days after the date set for the opening of bids.
Sandra Smith
Clerk of the Board of Education
Sweetwater Union High School District
County of San Diego, California
Pub. March 18,21,22,23,24-k113588




802 Proposals/Bids
PUBLISHED: Wednesday March 23, 2005


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