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PUBLISHED: Wednesday April 02, 2008

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Palomar Community College 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 3:00 PM, on the 21st day of April, 2008, sealed bids for the award of a contract for:

BID NO. 005-07
NS Building Dean/Adjunct Area Renovations &

The project will consist of the renovation of a portion of the NS Building on the first floor north into a Dean and Adjunct Faculty office area and modifications to room NS 145 to convert it into a conference room as well as providing an independent cooling system for each of the 6 IS rooms located throughout the NS Building.
Bids shall be received in the office of Contract Services (Room A-10) of Owner at 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA 92069, and shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the above-stated time and place.
A mandatory pre-bid conference shall be held on April 7, 2008 at 9:00 am at the RS-Bldg., Room 5, on the San Marcos campus, 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA 92069. Any bid submitted by a Bidder who does not attend the mandatory pre-bid conference shall be considered a non-responsive bid.
Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall be licensed in the following appropriate classification of contractor's license, for the work bid upon, and must maintain the license throughout the duration of the Contract: B-General Building Contractor.
Bid documents can be obtained on-line at or by contacting Eileen Poole, Contract Services, 760-744-1150, ext. 2697. Plans for this bid may be purchased at A/E Scantech, 7150 Engineer Road, San Diego, CA 92111 or contact Scantech at (858) 495-0727. Plans are also available for viewing at the District's Facilities office located at 1140 West Mission Road, Bldg. RS, San Marcos, CA 92069. Bidders must make an appointment to view plans by contacting Ms. Donna Renner, Facilities at (760) 744-1150, Ext. 3020.
Each bid shall conform and be responsive to the bid plans, specifications and bid documents. Each bid submittal shall be accompanied by bid security in the form of cash, 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 amount.
Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 10126 (c) (2) the District declares that the following method shall be used to determine the lowest, responsive bidder on the project: lowest, total bid for the combined total of Bid Items # 1 and # 2.
This project is a “public work” as defined within California Labor Code Section 1720. The District has initiated and enforces a Labor Compliance Program (LCP) that received “Initial Approval” from the Director of California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) in accordance with California Labor Code (Labor Code) 1770, et seq. on March 24, 2003 (currently on extended approval), which requires the payment of the general rate of per diem for holiday and overtime work and the employment of apprentices for any Prop M Funded School Facilities project of $1,000 or more. Any questions concerning labor compliance requirements or procedures may be directed to: Vinton Singer, Labor Compliance Manager, Keenan & Associates at (310) 212-0363, extension 2004.
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 available online at A copy of these rates shall be posted by the successful bidder at the job site. The successful bidder, and all subcontractor(s) under him, shall comply with all applicable Labor Code provisions, which include, but are not limited to the payment of not less than the required prevailing rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the Contract, the employment of apprentices, the hours of labor and the debarment of contractors and subcontractors.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish the District with a Performance Bond equal to 100% of the successful bid, and 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.
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.
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.
The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to accept or to reject any one or more items on a bid, or to waive any irregularities or informalities in the bids or in the bidding process.
No bidder may withdraw its bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening of bids.
Nancy C. Chadwick, MSW, MPA, Secretary
Palomar Community College District San Diego County, California
Pub. Mar 26, Apr 2-00038959

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Governing Board of the Grossmont Union High School District (“District”) is inviting qualified and experienced contractors to submit sealed bids for the construction project described below.

GU-08.01.WHWU Phase 2B Modernization: Grading/Site Utilities at West Hills High School
GU-08.02.WHMT Phase 2B Modernization: Misc. Metals/Handrails at West Hills High School
GU-08.03.WHLD Phase 2B Modernization: Landscaping/Irrigation at West Hills High School
GU-08.04.WHMW Phase 2B Modernization: Millwork at West Hills High School
GU-08.05.WHEL Phase 2B Modernization: Electrical/Fire Alarm/AV at West Hills High School

Bids must be delivered to the District at the following location: Grossmont Union High School District Bond Trailer, 9600 Milden Street, La Mesa, CA, 91942
Bids must be delivered to and received by the District at the location specified above as the place for submitting bids not later than the date and time specified below, at which time the District will publicly open and read all bids. Any bid received by the District after the Bid Deadline shall be returned to the bidder unopened. Bids must be received by the District no later than the following Bid Deadline: April 22, 2008, at 2:00 p.m.
Prospective bidders may secure a set of bid documents as of March 27, 2008, for the Project(s) at Mayer Reprographics, 1065 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103. Information is available at; click on Projects Bidding. A $150.00 refundable deposit is required for each set of bid documents. Bid documents will be available for review only in the Bond Trailer at 9600 Milden Avenue, La Mesa, CA, 91942.
REQUIREMENTS FOR BID: Bids must be submitted on the Bid Form provided by the District and included in the bid documents. Each bid must strictly conform with and be responsive to this Notice Inviting Bids, the Instructions for Bidders, and other 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. Except as provided in Public Contract Code Section 5100 et seq., no bidder may withdraw a bid for a period of sixty (60) calendar days after the opening of the bids.
DISABLED VETERANS: The District has adopted a goal for participation in the Project by disabled veteran business enterprises (DVBE) of three percent, per year, of the overall amount expended for the Project each year. Bidders must comply with the DVBE requirements described in the Instructions for Bidders.
LABOR COMPLIANCE: This contract is subject to a Labor Compliance Program, as described in subdivision (b) of Section 1771.5 of the Labor Code. “Pursuant to Labor Code section 1771.7, the District implemented and shall enforce a Labor Compliance Program (LCP) approved by the Department of Industrial Relations on March 6, 2003, for this Project.”
ADDITIVE AND DEDUCTIVE ALTERNATES: If the District requires that bids include additive or deductive alternates, the Bid Form and Special Conditions will describe the specific alternates required. If no method for determining the lowest bid is specified below, the award of the contract for the Project shall be based on the lowest base bid; otherwise, the award of the contract for the Project will be based on the following method of determining the lowest bid: N/A
REQUIRED BID SECURITY: Each bid must be submitted with security in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the maximum bid amount as a guarantee that the bidder will enter into the proposed contract, if awarded to the bidder, and will provide the performance and payment bonds, insurance certificates and other documents described in the Contract Documents. Such security must be in one of the following forms: (1) a cashier's check made payable to the District; (2) a certified check made payable to the District; or (3) a bond made payable to the District in the form set forth in the Contract Documents. Any bond must have been issued by a California-admitted surety as defined in Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120
REQUIRED CONTRACTOR LICENSE: The class(es) of California contractor's license(s) required in order to bid on and perform the contract for this Project are:

GU-08.01.WHSU Phase 2B Modernization: Grading/Site Utilities A
GU-08.02.WHMT Phase 2B Modernization: Misc.Metals/Handrails C-13
GU-08.03.WHLD Phase 2B Modernization: Landscaping/IrrigationC-27
GU-08.04.WHMW Phase 2B Modernization: Millwork C-6
GU-08.05.WHEL Phase 2B Modernization: Electrical/FireAlarm/AVC-10

The District will conduct a pre-bid conference and site visit on: Option 1) April 3, 2008, at 9:00 a.m. or Option 2) April 8, 2008, at 9:00 a.m. for the purpose of acquainting all prospective bidders with the bid documents and the work site. The pre-bid conference(s) will be conducted at West Hills High School, 8756 Mast Blvd., Santee, CA 91978. Attendance is mandatory, and any bidder that does not attend at least one of the pre-bid conferences shall be deemed non-responsive and the bidder will be disqualified from work on the Project.
PERFORMANCE AND PAYMENT BONDS: The successful bidder will be required to provide both a performance bond and a separate payment bond, each in an amount equal to 100% of the total contract amount. The forms of the bonds are set forth in the Contract Documents and all bonds must be issued by a California-admitted surety as defined in California Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120.
PREVAILING WAGES: The successful bidder and each of its subcontractors of any tier will be required to pay not less than the general prevailing rates of per-diem wages in the locality in which the work is to be performed for each craft or type of worker needed to execute the contract (“Prevailing Wages”). A copy of the per-diem rates of Prevailing Wages applicable to the Project is on file and available for review at the location specified above as the place for submitting bids, and a copy will be posted at the site of the Project.
Dated this 20th day of March, 2008
Clerk of the Governing Board
Grossmont Union High School District,
of San Diego County, California
In Compliance with the District adopted Policy for use of the California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act, a Notice to Bidders has been sent to registered contractors at posted as follows:
Publication: San Diego Daily Transcript eBidboard
Pub. Mar 27, Apr 2-00039020.

Request for Proposals for
Construction Management Services at Risk with Guaranteed Maximum Price
Aztec Center Renovation and Addition, Project No. 6573
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr.
San Diego CA 92182
The Trustees of the California State University will receive sealed proposals in the Administration Bldg, Room 116, at the above address, for furnishing Construction Management Services at Risk with a Guaranteed Maximum Price (CM at Risk) for the construction of Aztec Center Renovation and Addition, Project Number 6573, for the San Diego State University campus.
Proposals will be received in the above-mentioned room until 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, 2008, in accordance with the Request for Proposals, hereinafter referred to as RFP.
In general, the scope of work consists of providing preconstruction services and construction management/ administration services at risk with a guaranteed maximum price for the construction of the project. The Aztec Center Renovation and Addition project is a for renovation of the existing Aztec Center Complex which consists of approximately 91,000 square feet and to add an additional 61,000 square feet of new construction.
Each proposer will submit a technical proposal and a fee percentage proposal for design services, preconstruction services, and construction phase services, contingency and fee for the total project. The Construction Budget for this project is $51,000,000.00, and does not include fees as identified on the fee proposal form.
A presentation of the project scope and a walkthrough of the project site has been scheduled for Thursday, April 3, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. Interested proposers should assemble at the Contract and Procurement and Management Office, Administration Building Room 116 on the campus. All potential proposers must attend this mandatory walkthrough.
Note: no bidder's bond shall be required for the preconstruction phase agreement for this project. However, performance and payment bonds shall be required as part of the construction phase agreement. The required amount of performance and payment bonds for the construction phase shall be the Guaranteed Maximum Price plus the CM at Risk's proposed fees, excluding the preconstruction services fee.
The Trustees require the successful proposer to achieve a minimum goal of 3% DVBE participation in contracting construction projects as established in the proposal documents or to provide evidence of good faith efforts to do so. Once the selected proposer begins competitive bidding selection of the trade contractors, the selected proposer shall contact the Trustees' DVBE Coordinator Jeff Fratt at 619-594-3965.
Each proposer must comply with the provisions of Article 2.00 et seq. of the Contract General Conditions. The proposer should be familiar with all the provisions of the Contract General Conditions, especially Article 2.02, regarding prequalification with the Trustees, and Article 4.02-c, regarding the prevailing wage rates.
Proposers must be prequalified with the Trustees. Prequalification of Prospective Bidders, Form 703.11 can be downloaded from the internet at, under 'Construction Management,' or, proposers may contact the person below to request forms.
It will be the responsibility of each proposer to obtain a Request for Proposals package in sufficient time to fulfill the requirements therein. Only prequalified contractors, licensed in the State of California with a “B” license or other appropriate license may obtain a Request for Proposals package, and must request the Request for Proposal from the Trustees:
Vickie L. Hokenson, C.P.M. 619-594-2796 fax 619-594-5919
Lead Buyer III, Contract Specialist
Contract and Procurement Management
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr. AD 116
San Diego CA 92182-1616

Pub. Mar 28, Apr 3-00039076-Apr 2-00039125

: Vocational Technology Centre, San Diego City College.
On behalf of San Diego Community College District, Rudolph and Sletten, Inc., Construction Manager for this CM multi-prime project is requesting statements of prequalification from trade contractors interested in bidding on this project. This project consists of five levels of classroom building above grade with one-half level below grade and a 10-story parking garage with one level below grade. This project is anticipated to start in June 2008 with grading operations. Subject to conditions prescribed by the undersigned, prequalifica¬tion questionnaires from trade contractors having one or more of the following licenses are requested. The following bid packages require prequalification.

Bid Package Title License Requirement Estimated Value
Earthwork and Shoring C12, A, or B $800,000
Drilled Piers D30 $700,000
Site Concrete C8 $550,000
Building Concrete and Reinforcing B or C8 $12,200,000
Structural Steel and Miscellaneous Iron C51 $4,200,000
Stainless Steel Mesh Panels C23 $1,400,000
Metal Decking C51 $700,000
Finish Carpentry B, C5, or C6 $850,000
Doors Frames, and Hardware B or D-28 $850,000
Glass and Glazing C17 $1,850,000
Metal Studs, Drywall, Plaster, and
Fireproofing B $5,300,000
Thin Brick and Tile Veneer C54 $750,000
Painting and Wall Covering C33 $1,100,000
Fire Protection C16 $550,000
Elevators C11 $1,600,000
Plumbing C36 $2,000,000
H.V.A.C C20 $4,100,000
Electrical C10 $5,300,000

Estimated overall construction cost: $53,000,000
Prequalification Questionnaires for trade contractors will be available on April 4, 2008 from:
10955 Vista Sorrento Parkway, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92130
Contact: Shanti Pulikandala, fax 858-259-8282, email, or phone 858-509-2214.

Completed prequalification questionnaire should be submitted no later than April 28, 2008. It is anticipated that documents will be available for bidding shortly thereafter.
Prequalification questionnaires will be received only at the above address. Confidentiality of the information provided will be respect¬ed to the extent permit¬ted by law.
Response to the Prequalification Questionnaire must be submitted on the forms contained within the prequalification questionnaire. All information requested in these forms must be provided in order to be considered “responsive” to the requirements of the prequalification. This is a prevailing wage project and subject to the requirements of the Public Contract Code.
Pub. Apr 2, 9-00039309

PUBLISHED: Wednesday April 02, 2008

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