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Proposal/Bids
PUBLISHED: Monday August 11, 2008

GROSSMONT-CUYAMACA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Grossmont–Cuyamaca 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 p.m. on Thursday, August 21, 2008, sealed bids for the award of a contract for:
B08.093—CUYAMACA COLLEGE CENTRAL PLANT CHILLER
The project is the installation of a new 500 ton Chiller and associated equipment at the existing Central Plant on the Cuyamaca College campus.  Most of the new work is inside the existing Central Plant and includes ordering, receiving, installing and commissioning (1) 500 ton chiller and associated cooling tower, pumps, motors, and other equipment, as required.  The work also includes limited concrete demolition plus new concrete pads.  The work also includes new piping and electrical work. 
Bids shall be received in the Gafcon Prop R Trailer of the Cuyamaca Community College, 900 Rancho San Diego Parkway, El Cajon, CA 92019 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 and all plans, specifications and any other documents pertaining to the Project, copies of which are now on file and may be obtained after Monday, August 4, 2008, at the Gafcon Prop R Trailer of the Cuyamaca Community College, 900 Rancho San Diego Parkway, El Cajon, CA 92019.
A mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting and Job Walk has been scheduled for Wednesday, August 13, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. to review the Project's existing conditions.  The mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting and Job Walk will take place at the Gafcon Prop R Trailer, Cuyamaca Community College, 900 Rancho San Diego Parkway, El Cajon, CA 92019. Representatives of the District, Program Manager, Architect and consulting engineers will be present to answer any questions bidders have regarding this Project. Bids will not be accepted from any bidder who did not attend the mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting and Job Walk.  All bidders in attendance will receive a copy of the pre-bid attendees list at the end of the meeting.  Only bidders attending the Pre-Bid Meeting and Job Walk will receive any addendum that is issued after that date.
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.
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.
California Law requires that the District have a participation goal for Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBE) of at least three percent (3%) per year of the overall dollar amount of funds allocated to the District by the State Allocation Board pursuant to the Leroy F. Green School Facilities Act of 1998, for new construction or modernization, expended each year by the District.  In accordance with Education Code Section 17076.11, the District encourages that this Project have a DVBE participation goal of three percent (3%).  DVBE participation goal is optional yet encouraged, and is applicable to supplies, materials and equipment provided for the project as well as subcontractors. Bidders are not required to meet the 3% goal, but they are encouraged to attempt through “good faith” efforts to meet the participation goal and to provide proof to the District.  Any bidders that meet the participation goal or attempt the good faith effort should submit their DVBE documentation with bid submission. 
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.
It shall be the responsibility of the successful bidder to file a Notice of Intent and procure a State Water Resources Control Board (State Water 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 bidder shall be solely responsible for preparing and implementing a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) prior to initiating work. The successful bidder 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 bidder shall also include in his bid the cost of monitoring as required by the Permit.
The successful bidders shall be responsible for complying with the provisions of the District's LCP, including the standard provisions requiring payment of prevailing wages, maintenance and submission of weekly certified payrolls, and hiring of apprenticeship as appropriate.  The successful bidders shall be required to attend, and invite subcontractors to attend, a pre-construction meeting at which a representative of the District shall discuss labor law requirements.  The successful bidders shall work with the District's staff and consultants to ensure the full compliance with the District's LCP and applicable labor law.
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 the office of Purchasing and Contracts Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, 8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon, CA 92020-1799.  A copy of these rates shall be posted at the job site.
In accordance with the provisions of the California Labor Code, contractors or subcontractors may not perform work on a public works project with a subcontractor who is ineligible to perform work on a public project pursuant to Section 1777.1 or Section 1777.7 of the California Labor Code.  Any contract on a public works project entered into between a contractor and a debarred subcontractor is void as a matter of law.  A debarred subcontractor may not receive any public money for performing work as a subcontractor on a public works contract.  Any public money that is paid, or may have been paid to a debarred subcontractor by a contractor on the Project shall be returned to the District.  The Contractor shall be responsible for the payment of wages to workers of a debarred subcontractor who has been allowed to work on the Project.
It shall be mandatory upon the bidder to whom the Contract is awarded, and upon any subcontractor under him, to comply with all Labor Code provisions, which include, but are not limited to the payment of not less than the said specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the Contract, employment of apprentices, hours of labor and 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 appropriate classification(s) of contractor’s license(s), for the work bid upon, and must maintain the license throughout the duration of the Contract.
License required for this project:  A – General Engineering Contractor or
                                                     B – General Building Contractor
The estimated construction cost for this project is $650,000.
The last day to request information will be Friday, August 15, 2008 by 2:00 p.m.  The date of the last Addendum will be Monday, August 18, 2008.
All questions and requests for information must be made in writing by mail, email or fax to the attention of Dennis Vincent.  Address:  Gafcon Prop R Jobsite Trailer, Cuyamaca College, 900 Rancho San Diego Parkway, El Cajon, California, 92019.  Email:  dvincent@gafcon.com,  fax number: 619-660-4679.   For procedural questions, you may call Dennis at 619-660-4349.
Award of Contract:  The District shall award the Contract for the Project to the bidder submitting the lowest bid as determined from the base bid alone and is deemed responsible by the District.
No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period ninety (90) calendar days after the date set for the opening of bids.
Dated this day of August 4, 2008.
Greg Barr
Clerk of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca
Community College District
County of San Diego, California
Pub. August 4, 11-00045113

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 3:00 p.m., on the 19th day of August, 2008, sealed bids for the award of a contract for:
Bid #102-09
INSTALLATION OF AIR CLEANERS / TRADES & INDUSTRY (T-9)
Palomar Community College District is seeking bids for installation of two (2) Airflow Systems, Model TC-4, industrial air cleaner units that will be supplied by the District to improve the air quality in the classroom.
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 August 12, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at the RS Building., 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: C20 Warm-Air Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning 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 will be distributed at the pre-bid conference, free of charge. Prior to pre-bid conference, plans can be viewed in Room A-10, Contract Services, 1140 W. Mission Road, San Marcos, CA 92069.
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 base bid.
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.
Should the awarded Contract be in excess of $25,000, the successful bidder will be required to furnish the District with a Payment Bond equal to 100% of the successful bid, and a Performance Bond equal to 100% of the successful bid, prior to issuance of the District's Purchase Order / Notice to Proceed. 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. Insurance requirements to be included in Bid submittal. Certificate of Insurance, both naming the Palomar Community College District as an additional insured, confirming the following minimum coverage: $1,000,000 combined single limit general liability coverage, and $1,000,000 automobile liability coverage. Endorsements to the above policies naming Palomar Community College District as an additional insured. In addition, A certificate of Proof of Workers' Compensation coverage.
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. August 4, 11-00045126

NOTICE INVITING BIDS
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Prospective Bidders are hereby notified that DARWIN COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT will receive separate sealed BIDS for the construction of:
Darwin Community Services District Water Treatment Facility
Such Bid proposals will be received at the office of Darwin Community Services District Office, 249 Reddy Street, Darwin, CA 93522 until 2:00 PM on Thursday, September 4, 2008, at which time said Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Do not submit bids to Nolte Associates, Inc.
Items can be mailed to: PO Box 5, Darwin, CA 93522, Attn. James F. Owens, P.E. Bids shall be clearly labeled “BID ENCLOSED – DO NOT OPEN – DARWIN WTP”
Description of work:
€ Removal and relocation of existing 18,000 gallon steel tank and concrete supports.
€ Construction of 14,300 gallon bolted steel storage tank.
€ Refurbishing existing 55,000 gallon potable water storage tank.
€ Installation of packaged plant water treatment facility including pumps, pipes, valves, and instrumentation.
The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations during regular business hours:
Darwin Community Services District Office
249 Reddy St, Darwin
Darwin, CA 93522
1-760-876-5065
Nolte Associates, Inc.
1605 West Main St
El Centro, CA 92243
1-760-339-4100
Nolte Associates, Inc.
15070 Avenue of Science, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92128
1-858-385-0500
Nolte Associates, Inc.
7245 Joshua Lane
Yucca Valley, CA 92284
1-760-365-7
Contract Documents (plans and specifications) may be obtained from Nolte Associates, Inc., located at:
1605 West Main St
El Centro, CA 92243
1-760-339-4100
1-760-482-0300 fax
Contact Person for Plan Purchase Only – Liliana Valdez
Liliana.Valdez@Nolte.com
upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $150 for each set (excluding shipping). MAKE ALL CHECKS PAYABLE TO: Nolte Associates, Inc.
Prospective Bidders shall be licensed Contractors in the State of California and be qualified to perform the Work specified in the Contract Documents. Each Bidder shall have a Class “A” California Contractor’s License. Contractor’s attention is directed to Specification Section 15070 for prequalification requirements.
The District reserves the right to reject any and all proposals. If The District elects to award a contract for the Work, the award will be made within 60 days from the date of the Bid opening. Bids shall be valid for said 60 day period.
A Job Site Pre-Bid Walk is scheduled for August 26, 2008 at Darwin Community Services District Office, 249 Reddy Street, Darwin, CA 93522 at 10:00 a.m.
Each Bid proposal must be accompanied by cash, a certified or cashier’s check, or Bid bond issued by a surety admitted and regulated by the State of California and further, if the work or project is financed in whole or in part with federal grant or loan funds, listed in the Treasury Department’s most current Circular 570 (Bid bond shall be submitted on the form included in the Contract Documents or on an equivalent form approved by the Owner and Dept. of Health Services) for an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the maximum amount Bid. Said check or bond shall be made payable to “DARWIN COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT” and when delivered with a proposal, shall constitute a guarantee that the Bidder will, if award is made in accordance with the terms or said Bidder’s proposal; execute a Contract in the standard form, together with Labor Code Certification thereon; furnish Contract Performance and Payment Bonds with a corporate surety or sureties satisfactory to the Owner each for not less than 100 percent of the Bid price; furnish Certificates of Insurance evidencing that all insurance coverage required by the contract has been secured.
Pursuant to the Labor code, the governing board of the County has obtained from the Director of Industrial Relations, State of California, his determination of general prevailing rates of per diem wages applicable to the work, and for holiday and overtime work, including employer payments for health and welfare, pension, vacation, and similar purposes, as set forth on the schedule which is on file at the principal office of the County, and which will be made available to any interested person upon request.
Dated: July, 2008 By: Michael Laemmle
Darwin Community Services District
PO Box 5
Darwin, CA 93522
Pub. August 11, 18-00045507

DEL MAR UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS
LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE 2008/2009
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Del Mar Union School District (“District”) will receive sealed bids for the following project: Landscape Maintenance at Six Elementary Schools. The bid opening is: UP TO, BUT NOT LATER THAN 9:00 A.M., SEPTEMBER 10, 2008. Bids received by the Bid Deadline shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the prescribed date and time. Bids shall be received in the Business Office of the Del Mar Union School District, 225 Ninth Street, Del Mar, CA 92014.
A MANDATORY PRE-BID JOB WALK WILL BE HELD ON
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2008 AT 9:00 A.M.
Meet for the mandatory pre-bid job walk at Del Mar Heights School, 13555 Boquita Drive, Del Mar, CA 92014. Please call (858) 523-6191 to confirm your attendance at this meeting.
Each bid must conform and shall be responsive to the contract documents and all plans, specifications and other contract documents prepared by the District, copies of which will be available on August 11, 2008 and may be obtained at the Business Office at the above address or by calling (858) 523-6191.
No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening of bids. Each bidder must be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business & Professions Code and must be licensed in the following classification: C-27 Landscaping, and must maintain the license throughout the duration of the contract.
Each bid must be accompanied by the bidder's security in an amount of ten percent (10%) of the bid amount as set forth in the Information to Bidders. 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.
The successful bidder and all subcontractors will be required to comply with the prevailing wage provisions of the California Labor Code and the prevailing wage rate determinations of the Department of Industrial Relations. It shall be mandatory upon the successful bidder and all subcontractors to comply with all Labor Code provisions, which include but are not limited to prevailing wages, employment of apprentices, hours of labor and Department of Contractors and Subcontractors.
The District reserves the rights to reject any or all bids and/or waive any irregularities or informalities in the bid or in the bid process. The District shall award the Contract for the Project to the bidder submitting the lowest bid as determined from the base bid alone, and who is deemed responsible by the District.
DEL MAR UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT
Janet Bernard, Clerk of the Governing Board
August 11, 2008 and August 18, 2008-00045543

PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO
SOLICIT BIDS
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TheJ GELT CORPORATION DBA CASA PACIFICA ADHC, a participant in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, is soliciting letters of interest from prospective suppliers of meals in order to comply with the federal_regulations governing the program in matters of procurement. The contract will be for meals served to clients at the CASA PACIFICA ADULT DAY HEALTH CARE CENTERChild and Adult Care Center located at 1424 30TH STREET SUITE C SAN DIEGO CA 92154.
The J GELT CORPORATION will be awarding a contract for LUNCHES for a one-year period beginning OCTOBER 1, 2008. The meals to be served under this contract must meet the requirements of Title 22 of the State Health and Welfare Code and Title 7, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 226, Child and Adult Care Food Program Regulations. Lunches must contain on an average 1/3 RDA and approximately 50% will require or modification in preparation method or content to meet medical prescriptions of the clients.
All food service vendors who may have interest in bidding for this contract are requested to submit, by August 25, 2008, a letter of interest to: Casa Pacifica ADHC Center
ADDRESS:
1424 30TH STREET SUIT C
CITY, STATE, ZIP:
SAN DIEGO, CA 92154
CONTACT PERSON:
LUBA VAISMAN, PRESIDENT /
ADMINISTRATOR
Any questions regarding this proposed contract may be referred to:
LUBA VAISMAN
at 619-424-8181
Pub. August 4, 11-00045121


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