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PUBLISHED: Thursday May 24, 2012

San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG)

The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), 401 B Street, Suite 800, San Diego, CA 92101-4231, is requesting sealed bids to perform the work, in general, as follows:
The work items contained in the contract consist, in general, of track work, railroad switching and signaling, and traction power/catenary systems work typically located in or near the Sprinter, Coaster, Trolley or freight lines throughout San Diego County. This contract will contain work within 50 feet of Railroad Right of Way, but does not prohibit the contractor from performing work elsewhere. Bidders shall have a valid “A” contractor license issued by the State of California Contractor's Licensing Board and shall submit sufficient information to demonstrate experience complying with the SANDAG Board Policy 24 experience and financial requirements.
Additionally, in order to be considered a responsive and responsible bidder, all bidders shall have necessary qualifying experience working within an active railroad right of way per section 2-1.17 of the IFB Special Provisions. Bidder's that do not demonstrate the ability to meet the minimum qualifying financial and work experience requirements specified in the bid documents will be considered to be non-responsive and non-responsible bidders.
Minimum Contract Value (3 years): $40,000
Maximum Contract Value (3 Years): $15,000,000
This contract may be funded in part with Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and/or American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding. FTA and/or FHWA UDBE/DBE goals will be established on a Job Order by Job Order basis, based on the funding source, the Job Order scope of work and the availability of ready, willing and able Underutilized Disadvantage Business Enterprise (UDBE) and/or Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) firms. When applicable the FTA and FHWA race conscious UDBE/DBE goals, for individual Job Orders, will range between 0% and 8%.
Pre-Bid Meeting: A pre-bid meeting (non-mandatory) will be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 1:00pm at SANDAG, 401 B Street, 8th Floor, San Diego, CA 92101. All questions should be addressed, via email, to Ralph Tharp, Contract Administrator at
Bid Due Date: 2:00pm, Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at SANDAG, 401 B Street, Suite 800, San Diego, CA 92101
The IFB package may be viewed and downloaded at no charge at or may be e reviewed at SANDAG or at the Contracting Opportunities Center (619-285-7020), 4007 Camino del Rio South, Suite 210, San Diego, CA 92108.
SANDAG is an equal opportunity employer and. As a matter of policy, encourages the participation of small businesses that are owned and controlled by minorities and women.
Please contact Ralph Tharp, Contract Administrator, at SANDAG, 401 B Street, Suite 800, San Diego, CA 92101-4321, (619) 699-6982, or via e-mail at, if you have any questions or would like this information mailed to you.
Pub. May 24, 31 -00099103

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the National 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 11:00 A.M. of the 11th day of June, 2012 sealed bids for the award of a contract for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, Bid No. 11-12/138.

Bids shall be received in the Office of the Assistant Superintendent, Business Services of the National School District located at the National School District Administration Center, 1500 N Avenue, National City, CA and shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the above stated time and place.

Each bid must conform and be responsive to the contract documents, copies of which are now on file and may be obtained on May 24, 2012, in the Purchasing Office at the above address. A copy of the latest satisfactory County Department of Environmental Health rating or inspection results must be submitted with the bid.

Minority, women, and disabled veteran Vendors are encouraged to submit bids. This bid is not subject to Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise requirements.

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 District reserves the right to award the contract in whole or in part to one or more bidders.

No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening of bids.

Pursuant to Public Contract Code 20111.8, the District intends to award this contract to one of the three lowest responsible and responsive venders.

There will be no mandatory pre-bid conference. Questions regarding the bidding process, bid or bid specifications shall be directed to Jon Hansen, Director of Business Support Services at or at (619) 336-7735.

Interested bidders wishing to be kept informed of issues or general information regarding this Bid should send a request to be added to the e-mail list to Please include company name, contract information including name, phone number, and e-mail address and reference this specific Bid.

Dated this 24th day of May, 2012

Christopher Oram, Ed.D.
Secretary to the Governing Board
National School District,
of San Diego County, California
Pub. May 24, 31 -00099334

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN City Heights Community Development Corporation will receive not later than 5pm, on the 18th day of June, 2012, sealed bids for:
C.D.B.G. Sycamore Ct. Rehabilitation Project for Construction Management Services PROJECT LOCATION: 4048-4064.5 48th St., San Diego, CA 92105 DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Construction management consultant services for rehab project.
Construction management firms must demonstrate working knowledge of C.D.B.G. program and have a minimum of 5 years (with 3 recent) in C.D.B.G. processing of contracts above $500K or other federally funded rehab experience.
FUNDING: The project is funded with C.D.B.G. grant money
DETAILS: Please email Emily Monahan at for complete RFP packet
Pub. May 17 through June 5 -00099104

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received by the City Clerk of the City of Vista (Agency) for furnishing all labor, materials, and all other items and facilities necessary therefore, as provided in the Contract Documents, for the VISTA VILLAGE DRIVE OVERCROSSING MEDIAN LANDSCAPING PROJECT (C.I.P. No. 7456) in strict accordance with the Project Specifications and Plans on file at the Office of the City Engineer. Bids will be received at the Office of the City Clerk, Vista Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive, Vista, California 92084, until 2:00 PM on THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope with the title of the project marked on the outside. The project site is located at: Vista Village Drive overcrossing over SR-78, (THOMAS MAP PAGE 1087, GRID G-7) in the City of Vista, CA. The work to be included in the bid generally consists of: storm water pollution prevention and erosion control, traffic control, clearing and grubbing, trench excavation, pavement restoration, connections to existing electric services, connections to water meters, irrigation, landscaping, concrete replacement, 90 days of plant establishment maintenance, and other related improvements. The Contractor shall possess a valid California Class A General Engineering Contractor License, or a combination of C-12 (earthwork & paving), and C-27 (landscaping) License(s) at the time that the Contract is awarded. The Engineer's Construction Cost Estimate for this project is $95,000. Contract documents will be available for inspection without charge at the Office of the City Engineer. The project is also listed on the City of Vista web page ( - “Notices”) and “ebidboard.” Contract Documents may be purchased for $40.00 per set at the City of Vista Engineering Department, 200 Civic Center Drive, Vista, CA 92084. There is an additional charge of $15.00 for mailing. If any bid forms are missing from the Contract Documents obtained by the Bidder, whether obtained directly from the Agency or through other means, it shall be the Bidder's responsibility to contact the Agency and obtain all required bid forms prior to submitting a bid. Questions should be directed to Richard Caldwell by telephoning 760-726-1340, ext. 1388.
Marci Kilian, City Clerk
Pub. May 24-00099259

City Heights Family Health Center Women's Clinic Tenant Improvement

Family Health Centers of San Diego (owner) invites sealed bids from general contractors for providing the labor and materials necessary for completion of a 2,674 square foot tenant improvement.

This project is funded in whole or in part by the HUD CDBG Program and as such is subject to the wage regulations of the Davis-Bacon Act.

Interested General Contracting firms may obtain the plans, forms of proposals, bonds, contract special provisions, and specifications via email from

A mandatory site visit/job meeting with the owner representative will be held at the job site located at 5454 El Cajon Blvd.; San Diego, CA 92115 on May 25, 2012 at 2:00pm PDT, to review project, construction administration procedures, existing site conditions, construction access, staging areas, safety and protection.

Sealed bid packages shall be delivered to 823 Gateway Center Way; San Diego, CA 92102 no later than 1:00pm PDT on June 11, 2012.

Please Note: Bid packages will not be available at the mandatory site visit/job meeting.
Pub. May 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24 - 00098903

The CAJON VALLEY UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT will receive sealed bids for:


at the office of the Purchasing Department, 225 Roanoke Road, El Cajon, California 92020, no later than Monday, June 11, 2012, two o'clock (2:00:00) p.m., at which time or thereafter said bids will be opened and read aloud. Time determined by internet: Bids received after this time will be returned unopened. Bids shall be valid for 90 calendar days after the bid opening date.

Bidders may obtain a copy of the Contract Documents from the Purchasing Department, for no deposit. It is the Bidder's responsibility to ensure they have received all addendums. Addendums are posted on the District website,

Bids must be accompanied by cash, a certified or cashier's check, or a Bid Bond in favor of the District in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the submitted Total Bid Price.

A Pre-Bid Conference will be held for this project on Monday, June 4, 2012, 2:45 p.m., at Magnolia Elementary School, 650 Greenfield Dr., El Cajon, CA 92021, for the purpose of acquainting all prospective bidders with the bid documents and the work site.

Each bid shall be accompanied by the security referred to in the Contract Documents, the non-collusion declaration, the list of proposed subcontractors, and all additional documentation required by the bid documents.

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, regardless of the contract amount. All bonds are to be secured from a surety that meets all of the State of California bonding requirements, as defined in Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120, and is admitted by the State of California with a rating of A++, A+, A, or no less than A-.

Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 22300, the successful bidder may substitute certain securities for funds withheld by District to ensure his performance under the Contract.

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 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.

Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall be licensed in the following appropriate classification(s) of contractor's license(s), for the work bid upon, and must maintain the license(s) throughout the duration of the Contract: B-General or C-27 Landscaping.

Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 3400(b), if the District has made any findings designating certain materials, products, things, or services by specific brand or trade name, such findings and the materials, products, things, or services and their specific brand or trade names will be set forth in the Project Specifications.

Minority, women, and disabled veteran (DVBE) contractors are encouraged to submit bids and bidders are encouraged to make a good faith effort to contact and utilize DVBE subcontractors and suppliers, providing documentation with their bid.

Award of Contract: 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 process.

For further information, contact John Forrest, Construction Projects Manager, at (619) 588-3651,, or Sharon Clay, Manager of Purchasing & Warehouse at (619) 588-3266,
Dated this 24th day of May, 2012.

Suzanne Mullins,
Clerk of the Governing Board
San Diego County, California

Publication: San Diego Daily Transcript
Publication Dates May 24, 2012 & May 31, 2012-00099317

CCTV Surveillance Camera System
Design-Build for 300-unit Apartment Complex in San Diego, CA
MAAC is seeking “Request for Proposals” from highly qualified vendors with expertise on CCTV surveillance camera system installation as follows:
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Install forty (40) cctv day/night outdoor HD cameras over a 300-unit apartment complex that are synced to a central monitoring server. A site walk-through will be scheduled and conducted with all interested contractors for design-build with bid submittal to follow thereafter.
BUDGET: Proposal must not exceed $100,000. This project is funded with CDBG grant funds provided by the City of San Diego. This is a Davis-Bacon Federal Prevailing Wage project and will require weekly certified payrolls.
Job location: President John Adams Manor, 5471 Bayview Heights Place, San Diego CA 92105
Site Walk Through: A site walk through will be conducted on Friday, June 1, 2012 at 9:00 am.
RESPONSE DEADLINE DATE: All interested parties must register at in the Procurement Program section of the MAAC website. Proposals are due by 5:00 pm on 6/18/2012.
All correspondence or contact regarding this RFP must be submitted in writing to within the time frame outlined in the RFP. Please no phone calls.
Pub. May 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29 -00098809

Request for Qualifications (RFQ): PROVIDE DESIGN SERVICES FOR

Notice is hereby given that the San Diego County Water Authority (“Water Authority”) is soliciting Statements of Qualification (SOQ) to establish a list of qualified firms to provide design services for the Water Authority's microwave communications project. The prequalified firms will be issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to provide design services to enable the Water Authority to enhance its microwave communication network. The successful design firm and its affiliates would be precluded from bidding on construction of the project.

SOQ must be received by the Water Authority on or before 3:00 p.m., PDT on Thursday, June 14, 2012. The RFQ document may be viewed upon registration with The Network, the Water Authority's free online vendor system, at When registering, make sure to include at least one of the NIGP codes listed below.

NIGP Code Category
90684 Telecommunications Systems (Telephone, Radio, etc.) - Architectural
90688 Towers - Architectural Services
90728 Communications Systems; TV; Microwave; Telephone; Computer
90735 Designing Services

SOQ Introductory Meeting: A non-mandatory SOQ introductory meeting is scheduled for this project. Failure of a Proposer to attend the non-mandatory SOQ introductory meeting will not disqualify that firm from submitting a SOQ. SOQ introductory meeting information:

Date: Monday, June 4, 2012
Time: 10:00 a.m. PDT
Escondido Operations Center
610 West 5th Avenue
Escondido, CA 92025

All questions regarding the RFQ should be presented in writing as soon as possible, but no later than Tuesday, June 5, 2012 to:

Escondido Operations Center
ATTN: Baldemar Troche
610 West 5th Avenue
Escondido, CA 92025
Pub. May 24 -00099320

Hillcrest Business Association
Fifth Ave. Street Light Project
3737 Fifth Ave. #202
San Diego, CA 92103

The Hillcrest Business Association (HBA) is seeking “Request for Quote” from qualified vendors with expertise in the installation of public lighting infrastructure described as follows:
€ Install eight (8) decorative street lights in the sidewalk in the 3900 block of Fifth Ave. in San Diego, CA 92103.
Please provide a quote on the appropriate RFQ form at under “Current RFQs” located on the right sidebar of the site.
The successful respondent to this RFQ process will win the right to enter contract negotiations with HBA to implement the project.
All interested parties must complete the appropriate RFQ form and deliver to Benjamin Nicholls by email at or by fax at (619) 299-4230. Proposals are due by 5pm on 6/8/2012.
Pub May 24 -00099325

PUBLISHED: Thursday May 24, 2012

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