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Proposal/Bids
PUBLISHED: Wednesday May 07, 2008

PALOMAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS
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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 2 PM, on the 21ST day of May, 2008, sealed bids for the award of a contract for:

Project: Modular Swing Space Infrastructure
Palomar Community College
1140 West Mission
San Marcos, CA 92069

BID Packages: The project will be a project whereby the District will
receive separate bids on each of the following Bid
Packages:

BID PACKAGE# DESCRIPTION REQUIRED LICENSE ESTIMATED VALUE
Bid # 108-08 Electrical, plumbing B $300,000
and fencing for Modular
building complex

Bidders submitting a Bid on more than one Bid Package will be required to submit a separate Bid for each Bid Package they are bidding upon.
Completion of Work: All work shall be completed per the time periods as set forth in the Project Schedule.
Description of Work: Furnish and install power, data, fire alarm and plumbing utilities to 16 temporary modular classroom buildings at the Palomar Community College San Marcos campus. The scope of work also includes chain link fencing, asphalt ramps and minor re-striping of a parking lot.
Bids shall be received in the RS-5 Conference Room at the District's Facilities office 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 May 12, 2008 at 2:30 pm at the RS-5 Conference Room at the District's Facilities office, 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. Representatives of the District, the District's Construction Manager and Design Consultants will be in attendance to answer questions. Attendance is “MANDATORY”. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall be licensed as noted for the Bid Packages as identified above, for the work bid upon, and must maintain the license throughout the duration of the Contract:
Obtaining Bid Documents: Bid Documents, Plans and Specifications for this bid may be purchased at Mayer Reprographics, Inc., 1065 University Avenue,
San Diego, CA 92103, telephone (619) 295-4112 at the bidders sole expense.
Plans are also available for viewing only 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 20103.8 the District declares that the following method shall be used to determine the lowest, responsive bidder on the project: lowest base bid on the bid form.
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.
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 http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlsr. 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.
BY THE ORDER OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE
PALOMAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Nancy C. Chadwick, MSW, MPA, Secretary
Palomar Community College District
San Diego County, California
Pub. Apr 30, May 7-00040794

PALOMAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS
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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 2:00 PM, on the 23rd day of May, 2008, sealed bids for the award of a contract for:

Bid #107-08
Physics Lab NS 255 Remodel
Remodel of the existing room NS 255 into a Physics Lab complete with new casework, lab utilities, modifications to the electrical and HVAC systems, creation of a new lab support room with new doors and hardware.
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 May 8, 2008 at 2:30 pm 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 Contractor
Bid documents can be obtained on-line at http://www.palomar.edu/businessservices/Bids.html 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: The lowest bid shall be the lowest bid price on the base contract without consideration of the prices on the additive or deductive items.
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 http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlsr. 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.
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.
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.
BY THE ORDER OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE
PALOMAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Nancy C. Chadwick, MSW, MPA, Secretary
Palomar Community College District
San Diego County, California
Pub. Apr 30, May 7-00040801

CITY OF LA MESA
NOTICE INVITING BIDS
BID NO. 07-27
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Sealed bids, addressed to the City of La Mesa, 8130 Allison Avenue, La Mesa, California, will be received at the City Hall Information Counter until 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 28, 2008, at which time they will be publicly opened, for furnishing plant, labor, material, and equipment and performing all work required for:
La Mesa Skatepark Repair and Upgrade Project at La Mesita Park in the City of La Mesa. Engineers Estimate for the project is between $55,000 and $60,000.
Classification of valid contractor's license which the Prime Contractor must have at the time of bid and contract award: A or C-8 . No bid will be awarded to a Contractor who is not licensed in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 9, Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code.
A pre-bid meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 14, 2008 , at La Mesa Skatepark in La Mesita Park, 8855 Dallas Street, La Mesa, CA 91942.
Bids will be submitted in sealed envelopes upon the blank forms of proposal furnished by the City. See Information for Bidders and other contract documents for bidding procedure and other requirements of said bid.
The right is reserved by the City to reject any and all bids and to waive any irregularities or informalities in bids received. Plans, Specifications, Information for Bidders, Bid Bond form, Performance and Payment Bond forms, Standard and Special Conditions, and Form of Agreement may be secured from the office of the City Engineer, 8130 Allison Avenue, on payment of $ 15.00 (non refundable), plus $ 5.00 if mailing is requested. CD may be purchased, with all documents in PDF format, for $20.00 which includes shipping and handling. Or, downloadable bid documents are also available at our website at www.cityoflamesa.com at Bid Opportunities.
Bids shall be made in accordance with the prevailing hourly rate of per diem wages for this locality and project as determined by the Director of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code Section 1770 et seq., a copy of which is on file with the City Engineer at 8130 Allison Avenue, La Mesa, in accordance with the provisions of Labor Code Section 1773.2, which prevailing hourly rate of wages is made a part of this notice by reference as though fully set forth herein.
The City Council of the City of La Mesa, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252) and the Regulations of the Department of Commerce (15 C.F.R., Part 8), issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively insure that the contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement will be awarded to the lowest responsible Bidder without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, or national origin.
All bids will be compared on the basis of the Base Bid.
The particular attention of prospective Bidders is hereby directed to the applicable sections in the specifications for full directions and requirements as to submittal of bids, bonds, insurance, and agreements.
Dated: 5/6/08
CITY OF LA MESA
/s/ Gregory P. Humora, P.E.
Director of Public Works/City Engineer
Pub. May 7,14-00041192

NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR
STATEMENTS OF
QUALIFICATIONS FOR
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING SERVICES ON AN AS-NEEDED
BASIS
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The County of San Diego Department of Public Works invites qualified Consultants to submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) to provide Environmental Consulting Services on an As-Needed Basis for various projects. County projects fall under prevailing wage requirements. The County of San Diego intends to award four (4) contracts for amounts not to exceed five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) each. Consultant services shall be awarded by Qualification Based Selection. Contract awards projected for July 2008. Public Disclosure of Gifts and Campaign Contributions is required for contract award. SOQs must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21, 2008, at the following address:

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
Engineering Services/CIP
Project Development Section
5555 Overland Avenue
Building 6, Suite 6101
San Diego, CA 92123
Attn: David Odell (re: File 989 -Environmental Services on an As-Needed
Basis)

SOQ submittal instruction packages will be emailed after receipt of request on company letterhead faxed to (858) 505-6393. Any questions regarding this solicitation should be directed to David Odell of Engineering Services at (858) 694-3193. The County of San Diego as a matter of policy encourages participation of Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) and Small Business Enterprises (SBE). The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
4/30, 5/7, 5/14/08
CNS-1331267#
THE DAILY TRANSCRIPT
Pub. May 5, 7, 14-00041034

GROSSMONT UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
NOTICE INVITING BIDS
PURSUANT TO THE CALIFORNIA UNIFORM PUBLIC CONSTRUCTION COST ACCOUNTING ACT (PCC 22000 et seq.)
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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-08.06.WHGB Phase 2B Modernization: General Building at West Hills
High School
GU-08.06.WHRF Phase 2B Modernization: Roofing at West Hills
High School

PLACE FOR SUBMITTING BIDS:
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
BID DEADLINE:
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: May 27, 2008, at 2:00 p.m.
OBTAINING BID DOCUMENTS:
Prospective bidders may secure a set of bid documents as of May 1, 2008, for the Project(s) at Mayer Reprographics, 1065 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103. Information is available at Mayer.com; click on Projects Bidding. A $150.00 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.
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 is:
GU-08.06.WHGB General Building B
GU-08.06.WHRF Roofing C-39
MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE AND SITE VISIT:
The District will conduct a pre-bid conference and site visit on: May 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.

CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATE: General Building $915K - $940K
Roofing $155K - $165K
Dated this 1st day of May, 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
http://www.guhsd.net/depts/purchasing/
Pub. May 1, 7-00040897


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