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802 Proposals/Bids
PUBLISHED: Tuesday July 15, 2003


NOTICE INVITING BIDS
Document 00020
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the VISTA UNIFIED School District (hereinafter referred to as "District") will receive up to, but no later than the times indicated below, at Purchasing Office, 4680 North Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92056, sealed bids for the award of:
Bid Proposal:709B-04,
Rancho Buena Vista High School Stadium
Due: August 14, 2003 @ 2:00 pm
Bid Proposal: 712B-04,
Rancho Buena Vista HS Stadium Bleachers
Due: August 14, 2003 @ 2:30 pm

Bids shall be made on the forms furnished by the District. Bid Documents may be obtained from the District?s Architect at 4680 North Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92056 after July 16, 2003 for a refundable deposit of $100. Bids shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the above-stated place and time. Faxed Bid Documents will not be accepted.
SPECIAL NOTE: This bid proposal requires attendance at the following mandatory pre-bid conference where a site-walk will be conducted: Rancho Buena Vista High School, 1601 Longhorn Drive, Vista, CA 92083 at 9:00 a.m. on July 23, 2003 for the purpose of acquainting all prospective bidders with the bid documents and the sitework. It is imperative that all bidders attend entire pre-bid meeting. Failure to attend will result in any bids submitted being considered non-responsive.
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. The successful Contractor will be required to furnish a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Total Bid Price, as stated in the Bid Documents. Contractor shall comply with Public Contract Code ("PCC") ? 4108 with respect to subcontractor bond requirements. Pursuant to PCC ? 22300, the successful Contractor may substitute securities equivalent to monies withheld by the District.
Pursuant to Business and Professions Code ? 7028.15 and PCC ? 3300, Contractors shall possess the following California Contractor's license(s) in order to perform the Work: Class B--General. Subcontractors must possess the appro-priate licenses for each specialty subcontracted. No bids will be accepted from a Contractor who is not licensed in accordance with the law under the provisions of Division III, Chapter 9 of the Business and Professions Code of the State of California or is ineligible pursuant to Labor Code ?? 1777.1 and 1777.7.
Bidders are advised that this Contract is a public work for purposes of the California Labor Code, which requires payment of prevailing wages. District has obtained from the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations the general prevailing rates, and will place them on file at the District?s Purchasing Office, 4680 North Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92056 and make them available to any interested party upon request.
It shall be the responsibility of the successful Contractor to file a Notice of Intent and procure a State Water Resources Control Board National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System General Permit for Waste Discharge Requirements for Discharges of Storm Water Runoff Associated with Construction Activity ("Permit"). The successful Contractor shall be solely responsible for preparing and implementing a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan ("SWPPP") prior to initiating work. The successful Contractor shall be responsible for procuring, implementing and complying with the provisions of the Permit and the SWPPP, including the standard provisions, monitoring and reporting requirements as required by Permit. It shall be the responsibility of all bidders to evaluate and include in the bid the cost of procuring the Permit and preparing the SWPPP as well as complying with the SWPPP and any necessary revisions to the SWPPP. The successful Contractor shall also include in his bid the cost of monitoring as required by the Permit.
The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids, or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bid, and to be the sole judge of the merits of the respective Bids received. No bidder may withdraw his/her bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening of bids.
The lowest bid shall be the lowest total of the bid prices on the base contract and those additive or deductive items taken in the numerical order set forth in the bid form.
VISTA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Carol Herrera
Clerk of the Governing Board
PUB July 15, 22-c503284




REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
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For the Design, Build, Installation and Testing of the various systems
comprising the Fixed Operating Equipment (FOE) for the State Route 125 South (SR125)
Toll Road Project in
San Diego County, California.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that San Diego Expressway Limited Partnership (SDELP), the Developer, represented by California Transportation Ventures, Inc., (CTV) its managing general partner, under franchise granted by the State of California, Department of Transportation (Caltrans), intends to issue a Request For Proposals (RFP) package on July 24, 2003, for the design, build, installation and testing of the FOE systems for the SR125 project. The FOE contains four (4) major system components: the Toll Collection System, the Central Computer System, the Network Communications System and the Traffic Management System. The Project will extend the existing terminus of SR125 from SR54 in Spring Valley south to Otay Mesa Road near the US/Mexico Border Crossing at Otay Mesa. The proposals/Bids must cover the entire project and it is the desire of the Developer that the Fixed Operating Equipment (FOE) for the SR125 South Toll Road be procured in its entirely from a single prime contractor as a "turn-key" system. Bidders that choose not to bid for one or more of the major systems comprising the FOE will place themselves at a competitive disadvantage. Bidders are free, however to form teams or issue major subcontracts for portions of the FOE, provided these members or major subcontractors are clearly identified in their proposals.
The Bidders shall submit two separate Volumes in response to this RFP. Volume One shall consist of the Technical Proposal, and Volume Two shall consist of the Cost Proposal.
Minority, women, and disadvantaged business enterprises are encouraged to send a letter of interest. SDELP is committed to equal opportunity in its contracting process.
FOE system integrators/vendors interested in receiving Request for Proposals packages must send a letter of interest to the address listed below. The RFP will be distributed on July 24, 2003.
State and Federal Prevailing Wages apply. It shall also be mandatory upon the successful bidder and all subcontractors to comply with all other California Labor Code or Federal requirements, which include but are not limited to, the employment of apprentices, hours of labor, retention of payroll records and submission of certified payrolls. The successful bidder will also be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations.
California Transportation Ventures, Inc.
880 Kuhn Drive
Chula Vista, CA 91914
Attention: Joseph A. Cazares,
Executive Vice President, Construction.
Pub. July 10,11,14,15,16-k108824




NOTICE TO BIDDERS
IFB 03070
Solana Beach Station Landscape and Erosion Control Improvements
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Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the North San Diego County Transit Development Board ("NCTD") at the NCTD offices, 810 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92054, up to 2:00 p.m., Tuesday August 5, 2003, for the Solana Beach Station Landscape and Erosion Control Improvements Project.
Project Scope: Provide landscaping and irrigation improvements along the slopes within the limits of the Solana Beach Rail Station.
NOTE:The above descriptions are for general information. The Technical Specifications in Section 07 and Contract Drawings provide a complete and detailed description of the project scope.
Contractor's License:? The successful bidder shall possess, at the time the contract for the Project is awarded, the California Contractor's License Classification "A or "C-27". Pursuant to California Public Contract Code section 20103.5, no bid submitted shall be invalidated by NCTD for failure of the bidder to be licensed in accordance with the laws of this state at the time of bid submittal. Failure of the successful bidder to obtain proper and adequate licensing for award of the contract for the Project shall constitute a failure to execute the contract, and shall result in the forfeiture of its Bid Security, as required herein.
This work is valued by NCTD to be within this cost range: $300,000.00 to $350,000.00.
Contract Documents: Contract Documents, Technical Specifications and Contract Drawings are available from NCTD Contracts Office at 810 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA? 92054 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. or they may be requested by fax (760-722-8087) or email to redwards@nctd.org. Please include your company contact information in your fax or e-mail message. The documents will be provided in electronic format on CD.
For individuals with sensory disabilities, this document is available in alternate formats. For information regarding alternate formats, call or e-mail the contact listed above or write Contracts & Procurement Department, 810 Mission Ave., Oceanside, CA 92054.
Bidder's Security: All bids must be submitted shall be presented under sealed cover and shall be accompanied by bidder's security in the form specified in the General Instructions For Bidders portion of this IFB.
Subcontract Limitations:? The successful bidder shall perform not less than thirty-five percent (35%) of the Work with its own forces without subcontracting.? This requirement refers to the work whose value will not be less than thirty-five percent (35%) of the Contract Price.
Bid Opening Process:?Bids are required for the entire work described in the specifications.? The bids will be opened and bid prices will be read aloud at the time and place listed above unless amended by addendum. The bids will be evaluated and a report will be made to the NCTD Board of Directors at a regularly scheduled meeting following the final evaluation of the bids.
Basis for Award of Contract:? The basis for award of a contract will be the lowest priced responsive and responsible bidder complying with the Contract Documents, Technical Specifications and Contract Drawings, as determined from the Bid Price Form.
Compliance with Labor Code Requirements/Prevailing Wages: ?The successful bidder will be required to comply with all of the terms and conditions prescribed for contractors performing public works construction projects. The latest General Prevailing Wage determinations for crafts associated with public works construction projects shall apply. It shall be mandatory upon the successful bidder and all subcontractors to pay not less than the said specified rates to all workers employed by them in the performance of this contract. Copies of the Prevailing Wage Rates are on file at the NCTD Contracts Department located at 810 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA and are available upon request. Requests must specifically state which prevailing wage rates are required.?
It shall also be mandatory upon the successful bidder and all subcontractors to comply with all other California Labor Code or Federal requirements, which include, but are not limited to, the employment of apprentices, hours of labor, retention of payroll records and debarment of contractors and subcontractors, to the extent applicable.
The successful bidder will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and Regulations.
Bonds: The successful bidder will be required to furnish NCTD with Performance and Payment (Labor and Material) Bonds in an amount equal to 100% of the successful bid prior to execution of the contract for the Project. All bonds are to be secured from a surety company that meets all of the State of California Bonding requirements, as defined in California Code of Civil Procedure section 995.120, and is authorized by the State of California, and all documents required by California Code of Civil Procedure section 995.660, to the extent required by law.
Reservation of Authority:? The NCTD Board of Directors reserves the right to reject any and all bids or to waive any errors or discrepancies.
Inasmuch as the items and services herein described are to be purchased with Federal assistance authorized by Federal transit laws codified at 49 USC ?? 5301 et seq.; or Title 23, United States Code (Highways); or the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century, Pub. L. 105-178, June 9, 1998, 23 USC ? 101 note, as amended by the TEA-21 Restoration Act, Pub. L., 105-206, July 22, 1998, 23 USC ? 101 note, and other further amendments (TEA-21), or other Federal enabling laws administered by FTA; the successful bidder will be required to comply with all terms and conditions prescribed for third party contracts in a grant contract between the United States Department of Transportation and the purchaser.
Pub. July 8, 15-k108808




NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
CALLING FOR BIDS
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Julian Community Services 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 3:00 o'clock P.M., of the 31st day of July, 2003, sealed bids for the award of a contract for the Payson Drive/Lot A Road Distribution System Improvements.
Mandatory walk-through with Engineer and Project Manager on Thursday, July 24th, 2003 at 10:00 o'clock A.M.
Bids shall be received in the office of the Julian Community Services District at 2656 Farmer Road 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 after 2:00 o'clock P.M. July 15, 2003, at 2656 Farmer Road. Each bid shall be accompanied by the security referred to in the contract documents, the non-collusion affidavit, the list of proposed subcontractors, and all additional documentation required by the Instructions to Bidders.
In contracts involving an expenditure in excess of $25,000, the successful bidder shall file a payment bond issued by an admitted Surety approved to conduct business in the State of California approved by the Owner in the form set forth in the contract documents.*
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding.
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 at 2656 Farmer Road, Julian, California.
It shall be mandatory upon the Contractor to whom the contract is awarded, and upon any subcontractor under him, to pay not less than the said specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the contract.
Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall be licensed in the in the following classification: Class A - Contractors License.
No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of Thirty (30) days after the date set for the opening of bids.
*A payment bond must be filed for a contract involving an expenditure in excess of $25,000 (Civil Code section 3247(a)) and may be required for contracts involving smaller expenditures at the option of the Owner.
Dated this 8th day of July, 2003
General Manager
Julian Community Services District
Pub. July 10,11,14,15-k108822




RFQ for General Contractor
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Multi-Family Housing Project in
San Elijo Hills Community

BRIDGE Housing Corporation ("BRIDGE") is seeking statements of interest and qualifications for general contractors from companies with backgrounds and experience in multi-family, wood framed construction. BRIDGE is developing a multi-family housing project to be located in the master planned community of San Elijo Hills in San Marcos. It will consist of 204 units with a mixture of one, two and three bedroom units. The proposed thirteen buildings are all three stories in height with construction type being V-1 hour. Construction is scheduled to commence 4th Quarter 2003.
Prior Experience and References
? Minimum eight (8) years of professional experience in multi-family attached housing projects of 75 units or more in size.
? Experience with projects that have requirements for Section 3 subcontractors and Women-Owned Business Enterprises / Minority-Owned Business Enterprises.
? Experience with projects partially funded by the California Housing Finance Agency ("CHFA") with an understanding of their construction standards and requirements.
Submittal Requirements
? Name of company and number of years in business
? Legal status and company ID number
? Contact name, including email address
? Names and resumes of key staff and brief description of their roles/responsibilities in the project
? Provide "pipeline" schedule of projects currently under or to be constructed over the next 18 months. Information to include project location, number of units and client.
? Provide examples of multi-family housing projects that meet the above prior- experience and reference requirements including one project partially financed by CHFA.
? Provide examples of the company?s experience with projects that have requirements for Section 3 subcontractors and Women-Owned Business Enterprises / Minority-Owned Business Enterprises.
Information presented about projects must include the following
? Name and location of project
? Client contact information
? Description of project, including:
Number and type of units included in project
? Total square footage of project
? Density of the project along with the size of the site
? New construction or renovation
? Construction type of project (e.g., Type V-1 hour)
? Construction cost
Schedule
Upon receipt, BRIDGE Housing Corporation will review the statement of qualifications and then select a short list of companies who will subsequently be invited to submit bids. The successful company will be selected after interviews and review of the bids.
The deadline for submission: July 25, 2003
Questions concerning the RFQ may be addressed to Tim Baker, BRIDGE Housing Corp, at (858)535-0552 x 3 (phone), or via e-mail at tbaker@bridgehousing.com.
Pub. July 11,14,15,16,17-k108843




802 Proposals/Bids
PUBLISHED: Tuesday July 15, 2003


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