NOTICE TO BIDDERS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to California Education Code 81641 that Palomar Community College District of San Diego County, California, acting by and through its Governing Board, hereinafter referred to as the Owner, will receive up to, but not later than 2:00 o'clock p.m. on the 14th day of April, 2003 bids for the award of a contract.
LIBRARY ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION INSTALLATION
PALOMAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
SAN MARCOS, CA
Bids shall be received in the Owner?s Contract?s Office, Room A4A at 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA 92069, and shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the above-stated time and place.
Each bid shall conform and be responsive to the bid specifications and accompanying bid documents. Each bid shall be accompanied by bid security in the form of cash, or cashier?s check, certified check, or bidder?s bond executed by an admitted surety insurer, and made payable to the Palomar Community College District, in the face amount of Ten Percent (10%) of the Contract Price.
The Owner reserves the right pursuant to California Public 20651, to accept the lowest responsible competitive bid, or reject any or all bids, or to waiver any irregularities or informalities in the opening of bids. Owner is an equal opportunity employer.
All interested parties may obtain a copy of the contract documents, including the bid specifications, by contacting the Contacts Office at the above address.
All bidders shall be licensed and certified in the State of California as General Electrical (C-10).
A mandatory pre-bid conference shall be held on April 4, 2003 at 2:00 o?clock pm at the Owner?s Facilities Conference Room, Bldg. RS 1-A , 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA 92069-1487
Under the provisions of the California Public Works Apprenticeship Standards, Sections 1777.5, 1777.6, and 1777.7 of the Labor Code, a copy of the "Extract of Public Works Contract Award" has been included. This document will be filed with the California Department of Industrial Relations at the time of the award of the Contract.
The Board of Trustees has obtained from the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations a determination of the general prevailing rate of per diem wages and the general prevailing rate for legal holiday and overtime work in the locality in which said work is to be performed for each craft, classification, or type of worker needed. Not less than the determined rates shall be paid to all workers employed in the performance of the contract. Such rates of wages are on the file with the Department of Industrial Relations and in the office of the District and are available to any interested party upon request.
Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 22300, the Contractor may substitute equivalent securities for retention amounts, which this Contract requires. However, the District reserves the right to solely determine the adequacy of the securities being proposed by the Contractor and the value of those securities. The District shall also be entitled to charge an administrative fee, as determined by the District in its sole discretion, for substituting equivalent securities for retention amounts.
The Contractor agrees that the District's decision with respect to the administration of the provisions of Section 22300 shall be final and binding and not subject to subsequent litigation or arbitration of any kind as to acceptance of any securities being proposed, the value of these securities, the costs of administration and the determination of whether or not the administration should be accomplished by an independent agency or by the District. The District shall be entitled, at any time, to request the deposit of additional securities of a value designated by the District, in the District's sole discretion, to satisfy this requirement. If the District does not receive satisfactory securities within 12 calendar days of the date of the written request, the District shall be entitled to withhold amounts due Contractor until securities of satisfactory value to the District have been received.
Pursuant to Section 995.710 of the Code of Civil Procedures, the Contractor may substitute any of the instruments specified in Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.710 for the performance and payment bonds required by the Contract Documents. All such substitutions shall be subject to review and approval by the District. Contractor agrees to pay all attorneys? fees and all other fees, costs, and expenses incurred by the District in reviewing substitutes proposed by the Contractor and in preparing and implementing any agreements determined appropriate by the District to adequately protect District.
All bidders shall agree to obtain and maintain in full effect all required insurance with limits not less than the amounts indicated. Bidders who fail to comply with the insurance requirements of this contract may have their bids rejected as non-responsive at the election of the District.
Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 10126 (c) (2) the District declares that the following method shall be the method used to determine the lowest, responsive bidder on the project: the lowest base bid
The Board of Trustees of the District reserves the right to select the schedule(s) under which the bids are to be compared and contract(s) awarded, to reject any and all bids, and to waive any and all irregularities or defects in any bid. No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of ninety (90) days after the date set for the opening of bids.
BY THE ORDER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE
PALOMAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Michelle Nelson, Ph.D.
Secretary of the Governing Board
Palomar Community College District
San Diego County, California
Pub. March 27, April 3-k108034
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