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700 County of San Diego
PUBLISHED: Tuesday August 19, 2003


THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
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The County of San Diego, Owner, invites sealed bids for CONSTRUCTION OF NORTH BONITA STREET SIDEWALKS; ACTIVITY NO. R90439 (RFB 40022).
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 September 11, 2003, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Contract documents may be examined or purchased for the sum of $23.00 per set at the Office of Purchasing and Contracting. Contractor license requirement is A, General Engineering. Cost estimate is $350,000 to $450,000. 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. The County of San Diego encourages the participation of disabled veteran owned businesses. For complete bid information, go to County of San Diego Purchasing and Contracting website at http://63.200.213.30/cnty/cntydepts/general/prchcntr/newfctns.hts.
Contact Tamara Ford, Procurement Contracting Officer at (858)694-2646, (email Tamara.Ford@sdcounty.ca.gov) County of San Diego Department of Purchasing and Contracting, 5555 Overland Avenue, Building 11, San Diego, CA 92123.
Pub. August 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28,29-k109249




THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County of San Diego will receive sealed bids until 2 pm on SEPTEMBER 11, 2003, at the Office of Purchasing and Contracting, Bldg. 11, 5555 Overland Avenue, San Diego, CA 92123 where bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Project is SPRING VALLEY GYM/TEEN CENTER (BID 40026). Contract consists in general of new construction of a single story 15,000 SF Gymnasium and attached Teen Center, and site improvements. This is Phase II of site development. Completed Phase I includes the Spring Valley Library, the majority of surface and sub surface site work, and a graded pad and remaining parking lot for the Gym/Teen Center. Prevailing Wage Rates apply.
A PRE-BID CONFERENCE will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on August 28, 2003 at project site, located on the westerly portion of the site of the newly constructed Spring Valley Library, 880 Kempton Street, Spring Valley ? Thomas Guide page 1291-B3. ALL BIDDERS ARE URGED TO ATTEND THE PRE-BID CONFERENCE, which will be conducted to explain bidding and contracting procedures, and to review project conditions and requirements. For directions and/or technical questions, contact the Project Manager, Tom Clark/RDK Consulting at (858) 454-5996.
The cost of construction is estimated to be from $1,200,000 to $1,290,000. Bid Security of no less than 10% is required at time of bid. The Contractor shall possess a California contractor?s license, Classification B, General Building Contractor.
A Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise (DVBE) goal of three percent (3%) has been established for this project.
Contract Documents, including reduced Plans only, Specifications and Proposal Forms, may be examined or purchased for the sum of $95.00 (including tax) per set at the County of San Diego, Office of Purchasing and Contracting, Cashier, Building 11 (MS O32), County Operations Center, 5555 Overland Avenue, San Diego, CA 92123. Make checks payable to County of San Diego; no refund will be made. Mail service is available only to those prospective bidders outside a 30_mile radius of the County Operations Center and at an additional cost of $3.50 per set of documents.
Contact Tamara Ford, Procurement Contracting Officer at (858)694-2646, (email Tamara.Ford@sdcounty.ca.gov) County of San Diego Department of Purchasing and Contracting, 5555 Overland Avenue, Building 11, San Diego, CA 92123.
Pub. August 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28-k109232




THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County of San Diego will receive sealed bids until 2 pm on SEPTEMBER 12, 2003, at the Office of Purchasing and Contracting, Bldg. 11, 5555 Overland Avenue, San Diego, CA 92123 where bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Project is SPRING VALLEY PARK, PHASE II IMPROVEMENTS; PROJECT NO. KN4461 (BID 40050). Contract consists in general of expansion of an existing parking lot, improvement of park circulation, and minor irrigation and landscaping. Prevailing Wage Rates apply.
A PRE-BID CONFERENCE will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on August 26, 2003 at project site, Spring Valley Park, 8735 Jamacha Blvd., Spring Valley, CA 91977. (Thomas Guide Pg. 1291, A4) For directions and/or technical questions, contact the Project Manager, Kelly Duffek, Department of Parks and Recreation (858) 694-3695.
The cost of construction is estimated to be from $150,000 to $170,000 for the base work. Bid Security of no less than 10% is required at time of bid. The Contractor shall possess a California contractor?s license, Classification A, General Engineering.
Contract Documents, including reduced Plans only, Specifications and Proposal Forms, may be examined or purchased for the sum of $20.00 (including tax) per set at the County of San Diego, Office of Purchasing and Contracting, Cashier, Building 11 (MS O32), County Operations Center, 5555 Overland Avenue, San Diego, CA 92123. Make checks payable to County of San Diego; no refund will be made. Mail service is available only to those prospective bidders outside a 30_mile radius of the County Operations Center and at an additional cost of $10.00 per set of documents.
The County of San Diego, as a manner of policy, encourages participation of Disabled Veteran owner businesses.
Contact Tamara Ford, Procurement Contracting Officer at (858)694-2646, (email Tamara.Ford@sdcounty.ca.gov) County of San Diego Department of Purchasing and Contracting, 5555 Overland Avenue, Building 11, San Diego, CA 92123.
Pub. August 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28-k109233




THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County of San Diego, Owner, is soliciting bids via a two-step process for Job Order Contract (JOC) #43, General Contracting, $50,000 or less tasks. The first portion of the process involves a prequalification of bidders, per Public Contract Code 20100, wherein all prospective contractors will be required to fill out and submit answers to a variety of questions. Those contractors selected under this first step will be invited to participate in the second portion of the process, which will be the issuance of a formal Request for Bid (RFB).
A Pre-bid Conference will be conducted on 8/21/2003 at 10 am, Building 11 Conference Room, County Operations Center, 5555 Overland Avenue, San Diego, CA.
The Construction Bidder Prequalification Questionnaire will be available for downloading on or before Monday August 11 on the County of San Diego Purchasing and Contracting website at
http://63.200.213.30/cnty/cntydepts/general/prchcntr/newfctns.hts
Contact Roberta Lamp, Procurement Contracting Officer at (858)694-2160, (email Roberta.Lamp@sdcounty.ca.gov) County of San Diego Department of Purchasing and Contracting, 5555 Overland Avenue, Building 11, San Diego, CA 92123.
Pub. August 8, 11,12,13,14, 15, 18, 19,20,21-k109162




THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
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The County of San Diego, Owner, invites sealed bids for the JULIAN BRANCH LIBRARY (RFB 40045)consisting of a new type V fire sprinklered construction of a single story 9,000 SF library and site improvements.
Sealed bids will be received at the Office of Purchasing and Contracting, Building 11 Lobby Front Desk, County Operations Center, 5555 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California, 92123, until 2:00 p.m. on September 3, 2003, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Contract documents may be examined or purchased for the sum of $95.00 per set at the Office of Purchasing and Contracting. Contractor license requirement is B. Construction cost estimate is $2,100,000-$2,250,000. Prevailing wage rates apply. A PRE-BID CONFERENCE will be conducted at 10:30 am on August 21, 2003 at the project site, located at the southeast corner of Main Street (Banner Road) and Cape Horn Avenue, Julian - Thomas Guide page 1136-B7. The site is the undeveloped northerly portion of the Julian High School Campus. ALL BIDDERS ARE URGED TO ATTEND THE PRE-BID CONFERENCE, which will be conducted to explain bidding and contracting procedures, and to review project conditions and requirements. For directions and/or questions on work, contact the Project Manager, Jeff Redlitz at 858-694-8834.
Bid security of no less than 10% required at time of bid. For complete bid information, go to County of San Diego Purchasing and Contracting website at http://63.200.213.30/cnty/cntydepts/general/prchcntr/newfctns.hts.
Contact Roberta Lamp, Procurement Contracting Officer at (858)694-2160, (email Roberta.Lamp@sdcounty.ca.gov) County of San Diego Department of Purchasing and Contracting, 5555 Overland Avenue, Building 11, San Diego, CA 92123.
Pub. August 11, 12,13, 14, 15,18, 19, 20, 21, 22-k109173




NOTICE INVITING BIDS
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FOR
ESCONDIDO CREEK ENHANCEMENT PROJECT
SPECIFICATION 550

1. Date of Opening Bids: Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the San Diego County Water Authority (Authority) by mail or in its office at 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego California 92123, until 10:00 a.m. September 10, 2003 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 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 Vender/Supplier and Service Provider List (Schedule B-2). These documents shall constitute the bid.
3. Small Contractor Outreach and Opportunity Program: The Authority?s Small Contractor Outreach and Opportunity Program (SCOOP) is designed to maximize participation of diverse qualified prime contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers seeking to do business with the 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 Authority?s SCOOP is a requirement. If the apparent low bidder does not satisfy these program requirements, the bidder will be deemed non-responsive.
4. Location of Work: The project site is located South of Elfin Forest in unincorporated San Diego County. The project site is approximately 92-acres of dedicated conservation easements along Escondido Creek. The project site starts just downstream of the Elfin Park Reserve to approximately 0.6-mile southwest of the Via Ambiente Road and Bridge. Designated non-native plant species within the conservation easements shall be eradicated, and follow-up native plant seeding and planting shall occur to ensure specified success standards are achieved on schedule. Additional project area outside the conservation easements includes areas approved in writing by the Engineer such as staging areas and ingress/egress routes to access the conservation easements. Not included in this project and as designated on the Plans, is the property owned by The Escondido Creek Conservancy (TECC). The project is located on Thomas Brothers Guide (2002 Thomas Brothers Guide pages 1149 and 1148).
5. Description of Work: The habitat restoration work to be performed under this Contract involves two phases and shall consist of furnishing all plant, tools, equipment, materials, supplies, and manufactured articles, and furnishing all labor, transportation and services, including fuel, power, water, essential communications, and performing all work and other operations required for the fulfillment of the Contract in accordance with the Contract Documents. The project does not include construction of permanent structures, road building, or grading (other than preparation and restoration of staging areas). Existing trails used for temporary construction will require restoration as directed by the Engineer.
The following Labor Resources may be required: Laborers, Truck Drivers, Heavy Equipment Operators, Land Surveyors, Landscapers.
The work shall be performed in accordance with the Authority?s General Conditions and Standard Specifications, dated April 1999, except as modified by the project "Contract Documents".
Pickup Document Price
Contract Documents $20.00
General Conditions and Standard Specifications $20.00
Full Size Plans (22-inch by 34-inch) 18 sheets $10.00
Reduced Size Plans (11-inch by 17-inch) $5.00
To order plans and specifications or to request general information, please call Ms. Kate Butler, Contract Technician at (858) 522-6846. An additional charge of $5.00 per document will be charged for U.S. mailing.
6. Alternative Schedule: None
7. 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 Authority as a guarantee that the bidder, if the bid is accepted, will execute the agreement and provide the required bonds, certificates of insurance, and endorsements within 15 days of the receipt by the bidder of the Notice of Award.
8. 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 interests of the Authority to do so. The 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 Authority and reject all other bids as may be in the best interest of the Authority. A bidder to whom an award is made will be required to execute the agreement 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. Prevailing Rates of Wage: In accordance with the provisions of the California Labor Code, the 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 Authority, 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California 92123.
10. Substitution of Securities:
Pursuant to Section 22300 of the California Public Contract Code, the contractor may request the Authority to make retention payments directly to an escrow agent or may substitute certain securities for money withheld by the Authority to ensure performance under the Contract, as provided in the General Conditions of the Contract Documents.
11. Contractor?s License: The Authority has determined that the contractor shall possess and maintain a valid Class "C-27" Landscaping Contractor and "D-49" Tree Servicce 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.
12. 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. A site visit will be conducted by the Authority on August 27, 2003. Access to the site is restricted to designated unpaved roads as shown on the plans. Prospective bides are required to provide their own transportation during the site visit.
13. Prebid Meeting: Prospective bidders are encouraged to attend a Prebid meeting relative to the proposed project. It is not mandatory for the Bidder to attend the Prebid meeting. The meeting will be conducted by the Authority at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 27, 2003. The meeting will be held in the office of the Authority located at 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California 92123.
14. Exploratory Borings: Prospective bidders may perform exploratory borings at the site with written approval from the Authority. Approval may be granted I locations where in the opinion of the Authority, soil boring activities will not be in non-compliance with project environmental permit requirements. Access to the site is restricted to designated roads as shown on the plans. Authority personnel must escort bidders to the site and observe excavating 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 Authority?s satisfaction. Exploratory borings are at the sole expense and risk of the bidder.
15. 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: Jerry Reed, Senior Civil Engineer
Telephone: (760) 891-3232
Fax: (760) 891-3241
SAN DIEGO COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY
John A. Economides
Director of Engineering
Pub. August 19-k109255




700 County of San Diego
PUBLISHED: Tuesday August 19, 2003


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