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County of San Diego
PUBLISHED: Thursday June 22, 2006


On motion of Supervisor Roberts seconded by Supervisor Cox, the following resolution was adopted:
WHEREAS, the County of San Diego (the “County”) is interested in determining private sector interest in the redevelopment of the County Operations Center Annex property at Ruffin Road and Clairemont Mesa Boulevard in the City of San Diego as a business/residential/governmental center; and
WHEREAS, private development of this County property could potentially include components that will be revenue-generating and could also include an option for the redevelopment of the County Operations Center; and
WHEREAS, the County owns the 19.5-acre County Operations Center Annex at Ruffin Road and Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, and the 37.2-acre County Operations Center property in the Kearny Mesa area of the City of San Diego; and
WHEREAS, the County desires to consider the redevelopment of these County properties to their highest and best use and in the best interests of the County as a means of producing additional revenue sources for the benefit of the County as well as providing new facilities for County use; and
WHEREAS, in addition to the County's space requirements, the County will consider proposals for revenue generation from the remainder of the County properties, including retail, office or residential, which will maximize the value of the Site and revenue to the County; and
WHEREAS, the County wishes to work with the City of San Diego to achieve a development that potentially includes office, retail and residential uses which are consistent with the urban design values of the community; and
WHEREAS, the County is authorized to market the property using a Request for Proposals process, pursuant to applicable law of the State of California, including Article 7.5 of Chapter 5 of Part 2 of Division 2 of Title 3 of Government Code, consisting of Sections 25515 through 25515.5, and
WHEREAS, in order to comply with the law, the County must, before authorizing the development, contract agreement, lease or sale, adopt a resolution declaring its intention to consider proposals, describe the proposed site, and fix a time not less than 60 days thereafter for receipt of proposals at a public meeting of the Board of Supervisors; and
WHEREAS, notice of the adoption of this Resolution and the time and place of the public meeting must be posted and published at least once a week for three successive weeks;
NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved as follows:
Section 1. That all responses to the County's Request for Proposals must be submitted to the County Department of General Services Real Estate Services Division, Building 2, Room 110, Suite 2110, 5555 Overland Avenue, San Diego, CA 92123, no later than 4:00 p.m., on January 31, 2006.
Section 2. That each written proposal must be accompanied by a deposit of $5,000, in the form of a check, money order, or letter of credit. Deposits submitted by developer(s), which are not selected for exclusive negotiations, will be immediately returned without interest.
Section 3. That the selected developer, if any, will be required to execute an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement and pay the County an additional deposit of $150,000 in the form of a cashier's check or certified check
Section 4. That following execution of the Exclusive Negotiating Agreement, the selected developer and County will conduct negotiations in an attempt to reach agreement on a Disposition and Development Agreement ("DDA"). If the Board of Supervisors approves the DDA, the developer will pay the County an additional deposit of $100,000, in the form of a cashier's check or certified check.
Section 5. That the selected developer's total deposit of $255,000 is non-refundable and will be used to offset costs for consultant services provided during the proposal review, selection and. negotiation process.
Section 6. That the Board of Supervisors will receive and consider responses to the Request for Proposals, along with evaluations and a recommendation for selection, at their regularly scheduled public meeting at 9:00 a.m. on July 18, 2006, subject to adjustment of this date by the Clerk of the Board to accommodate the 2006 Board of Supervisors' Meeting Calendar. The meeting is held in Room 310 at the County Administration Center, 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, California.
Section 7. That this resolution shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation within San Diego County once a week for three successive weeks prior to the public meeting described in Section 6, above.
Section 8. That the Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.
Passed and adopted by the Board of Supervisors, County of San Diego, State of California, on this 25th day of October, 2005, by the following vote:
AYES: Cox, Jacob, Slater-Price, Roberts, Horn
(County of San Diego) SS
I hereby certify that the foregoing is a full, true and correct copy of the Original Resolution entered in the Minutes of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors
This matter will be recommended for continuance at the July 18, 2006 meeting of the Board of Supervisors.
Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
By: Catherine Santos, Deputy
Resolution No. 05-202
Pub. June 22, 29, July 6-00008562

The County of San Diego, Owner, invites sealed bids for GOODAN RANCH FIRE RECOVERY PROJECT; PROJECT NO. 1007477 (RFB 1517).
Sealed bids will be received at the Office of Purchasing and Contracting, Building 11, County Operations Center, 5555 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California, 92123, until 2:00 p.m. on JULY 12, 2006, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. A pre-bid meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on June 27, 2006 at the project site, Sycamore Canyon/Goodan Ranch Preserve, 16281 Sycamore Canyon Road, San Diego, CA 92071 (Thomas Guide Pg. 1211/C7). All Contractors meet at Upper Staging Area to park. Contract documents may be examined or purchased for the sum of $50.00 per set at the Office of Purchasing and Contracting. Contractor license requirement is “A”, General Engineering Contractor; or “B”, General Contractor. Cost estimate of construction is $1,300,000 to $1,500,000. Bid security of no less than 10% required at time of bid. Successful bidder shall provide Payment and Performance Bonds for 100% of the contract amount. Prevailing Wage rates apply. A goal of 3% has been established for this project. For complete bid information, go to County of San Diego Purchasing and Contracting website at
Contact Tamara Ford Procurement Contracting Officer at 858-694-2646 ( County of San Diego Department of Purchasing and Contracting, 5555 Overland Avenue, Building 11, San Diego, CA 92123.
Pub. June 13,14, 15,16,19, 20, 21, 22, 23,26-00008046


1. Date of Opening Bids: Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the San Diego County Water Authority by mail or in its office at 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California 92123-1233, until July 25, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. for the foregoing project. The bids so submitted will be publicly opened and read aloud at that time.
2. Form of Bid: The bid shall be made on the following forms provided by the Water Authority: Bid Proposal; Bidding Sheet; Noncollusion Affidavit; Bidder's Bond (not required if cash or certified or cashier's check accompanies bid); Bidder's Plan for Construction; Subcontractor List (Schedule B-1), and Vendor/Supplier and Service Provider List (Schedule B-2). These documents shall constitute the bid.
3. Small Contractor Outreach and Opportunities Program: The San Diego County Water Authority's Small Contractor Outreach and Opportunities Program is designed to maximize participation of diverse, local, qualified, prime contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers seeking to do business with the Water Authority. The Contractor hired to complete the scope of work identified in this request for bids will be determined, in part, by the Contractor's demonstrated effort in conducting effective outreach to small contractors. Effective implementation of the Water Authority's SCOOP is a requirement. If the apparent low bidder does not satisfy these SCOOP requirements, the bidder will be deemed non-responsive.
4. Location of Work: The project site is located south of San Vicente Reservoir, north of Lakeside, and east of Highway 67 in San Diego County. Access to the site is strictly limited to the access roads as indicated in the Contract Documents. See Thomas Brother's Guide (2005 Edition) page 1211, Grid J4.
5. Description of Work: The work generally involves the relocating of five office structures, removing and installing water, sewer, and electrical utility services and connections to each structure; furnishing and constructing accessible decking; disassembling, transporting, and reassembling the structures; constructing foundation piers and wood support pads to set the structures level; clearing and grubbing, earthwork; fencing, connecting water system and appurtenances; striping concrete pavement, site lighting, power-wiring and communication-cabling, removing and disposing of the existing sewage tanks off Water Authority property, relocating and installing existing water tank and water treatment equipment; site demolition and debris removal, moving existing furniture, appliances, boxed office contents, office machines, computers, monitors, and copier machines, and all other appurtenant work.
The following Labor Resources may be required: Electrician; Plumber; Carpenter; Cement Mason; Cranes, Pile Driving and Hoisting Equipment (Operating Engineer); Laborer (Engineering Construction); Operating Engineer; Building/Construction Inspector and Field Soils and Materials Tester; Fence Builder; Fire Safety and Miscellaneous Sealing; Laborer.
6. Contract Document Review: Contract Documents showing the character of the work may be seen at the offices of the Water Authority, 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California 92123-1233. The work shall be performed in accordance with the Water Authority's General Conditions and Standard Specifications, 2005 Edition, as amended and as modified by the project "Contract Documents." Contract Documents may be purchased at the non-refundable amounts shown below.

Document Pickup Price
Contract Documents $7.00
General Conditions and Standard Specifications 2005 Edition $15.00
Full Size Plans (22-inch by 34-inch) $7.00
Reduced Sized Plans (11-inch by 17-inch) $3.00

To order Plans and Specifications or to request general information, please contact Anna Mina by phone (858) 522-6847, fax (858) 268-7802, or email at An additional charge of $5.00 per document will be charged for U.S. mailing

7. Alternative Schedule: None.
8. Bid Security: Each bid shall be accompanied by cash, certified or cashier's check, or bid bond in the amount of 10 percent of the total bid price payable to the Water Authority as a guarantee that the bidder, if the bid is accepted, will execute the Contract and provide the required bonds, certificates of insurance, and endorsements within 15 days of the receipt by the bidder of the Notice of Award.
9. Award of Contract: All terms and conditions contained in the Contract Documents shall become a part of the Contract. No bidder may withdraw its bid for a period of 90 days after the time set for the opening thereof. The contract shall be awarded within 90 days after the opening of bids, if it is in the interest of the Water Authority to do so. The Water Authority reserves the right, after opening bids, to waive any informality in any bid, to reject any or all bids, to make an award to the lowest responsive responsible bidder, as determined by the Water Authority, and reject all other bids as may be in the best interest of the Water Authority. A bidder to whom an award is made will be required to execute the Contracts and provide the required bonds, certificates of insurance, and endorsements within 15 days of the receipt by the bidder of the Notice of Award.
10. Prevailing Rates of Wage: In accordance with the provisions of the California Labor Code, the Water Authority has obtained from the Department of Industrial Relations the general prevailing rates of wages in the locality in which the work is to be performed, and it shall be mandatory upon the Contractor to whom the contract is awarded and upon any subcontractor to pay not less than the specified rates to all workers employed in the execution of the contract. The Contractor shall cause a copy to be posted at the job site. Copies of the prevailing rates of wages are on file and available for review by any interested party at the offices of the Water Authority, 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California 92123-1233.
11. Substitution of Securities: Pursuant to Section 22300 of the California Public Contract Code, the Contractor may request the Water Authority to make retention payments directly to an escrow agent or may substitute certain securities for money withheld by the Water Authority to ensure performance under the contract, as provided in the General Conditions of the Contract Documents.
12. Contractor’s License: The Water Authority has determined that the Contractor shall possess and maintain a valid Class "A" General Engineering Contractor license at the time the contract is bid. Failure to possess the specified license shall render the bid as non-responsive and shall act as a bar to award the contract to any bidder not possessing said license at the time of bid. All subcontractors shall have and maintain a current and valid contractor license of the required classification from the State of California.
13. Prebid Meeting: Prospective bidders are required to attend a Pre-bid meeting relative to the proposed project. It is mandatory for the Bidder to attend the Pre-bid Meeting. Failure to attend the Pre-bid Meeting will result in the rejection of a Bidder's bid. The Water Authority will conduct the meeting at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 27, 2006. The meeting will be held in the Board Room of the Water Authority located at 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California 92123-1233.
14. Site Review: As identified in the "Bidder's Plan for Construction," prospective bidders are encouraged to conduct a site review of the project prior to bid. The Water Authority will conduct a site visit on June 27, 2006, immediately following the PreBid Meeting. Prospective bidders are required to provide their own transportation during the site visit.
15. Exploratory Excavations or Borings: Prospective bidders may perform exploratory excavations or borings at the site with written approval from the Water Authority. Approval may be granted in locations where in the opinion of the Water Authority, soil boring activities will not be in non-compliance with project environmental permit requirements, and will not pose a threat to the existing pipelines. Access to the site is restricted to public streets and the Water Authority's patrol road. Water Authority personnel must escort bidders to the site and observe excavating, borings, and backfilling. Prospective bidders shall also obtain all necessary environmental clearances and agency permits, notify Underground Service Alert, protect all utilities and facilities, provide traffic control, and restore excavations to original conditions to the Water Authority's satisfaction. Exploratory excavations or borings are at the sole expense and risk of the bidder.
16. Project Administration: All questions relative to this project prior to the opening of bids shall be directed to:
San Diego County Water Authority
4677 Overland Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123
Attention: Anna Mina, Contract Technician
Telephone: (858) 522-6847
Fax: (858) 268-7802
/s/ Vic Bianes
Engineering Manager
Pub. June 20,22-00008422

County of San Diego
PUBLISHED: Thursday June 22, 2006

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