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Proposal/Bids
PUBLISHED: Friday August 08, 2008

CITY OF CHULA VISTA
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
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SEALED PROPOSALS will be received at the Department of Engineering located in the Public Service Building (PSB), 276 Fourth Avenue, City of Chula Vista, California, until 2:00 p.m. on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2008 at which time they will be publicly opened and read for performing work as follows:
CHULA VISTA POLICE DEPARTMENT
VARIABLE SPEED LOOP PLANT RETROFIT
315 FOURTH AVE.
IN THE CITY OF CHULA VISTA, CALIFORNIA
(CIP NO. GG202D)
The City of Chula Vista hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any Contract entered into pursuant to this Notice, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin in consider¬ation for an award.
A pre bid meeting is scheduled at 2:00 PM on WEDNESDAY AUGUST 20, 2008 @ POLICE DEPARTMENT LOBBY 315 FOURTH AVENUE, CHULA VISTA, California. The purpose of this conference is to review the requirements and to receive questions regarding the bid documents. All utility owners that are involved will be represented. Utility relocation schedules and any other pertinent items to the work will be discussed.
No bid shall be received unless it is made on a Proposal Form furnished by the Department of Engineering. Each bid must be accompanied by cash, certified, of cashier's check, or bid bond in an amount equal to at least ten percent (10%) of the amount bid, such Guaranty to be forfeited should the bidder to whom the Contract is awarded fail to enter into the Contract. No bidder's Guaranty is required if the bid amount is $50,000 or less.
City requires that throughout the duration of this contract insurance be placed with licensed insurers admitted to transact business in the State of California with a current A.M. Best's rating of no less than A- V in the amounts specified in the contract. If insurance is placed with a surplus lines insurer, insurer must be listed on the State of California List of Eligible Surplus Lines Insurers (LESLI) with a current A.M. Best's rating of no less than A, X. Evidence of insurance must be submitted within ten (10) days after the awarding of the Contract, and approved prior to commencement of work under the contract. Any insurance terminating during the course of the contract must be renewed and evidence of renewal must be submitted to the City within 15 days prior to the expiration of the prior policy and must meet the same criteria. Contractor must include all subcontractors as insured under its policies or furnish separate certificates and endorsements for each subcontractor. All coverage for subcontractors is subject to all of the requirements as above. No substitutions shall be allowed.
City requires Performance, Labor and Material Bonds, be issued by a Surety authorized to transact such business in the State of California, be listed as approved by the United States Department of Treasury Circular 570, and who Underwriting Limitation is sufficient to issue bonds in the amount required by the contract. Approved listing can be obtained through the United States Department of Treasury's website address http://www.fms.treas.gov/c570/c570.html. Any renewal certificates required during the course of the contract must be renewed and received by the City within 15 days prior to expiration and must meet the same criteria. No substitutions shall be allowed.
Bidder acknowledges the duty to provide bonds from a surety specified in the bid specifications. By bidding on this job, (1) Bidder waives any rights they may have under Civil Code Sections 995.660 and 995.670; and (2) Bidder agrees to indemnify and hold City harmless against any loss, expense or expenditure, including attorneys fees and costs, which City may suffer in any claim, action, suit or other proceeding that may be brought by a surety submitted by Bidder that does not meet the United States Department of Treasury's Circular 570 specifications for a surety. Bidder acknowledges that City may reject any and all bids, and that if a low bidder bids with a lower cost premium for sub-specification performance and payment bonds, other bidders not similarly taking advantage of the lower cost premium will be put in a cost disadvantage in the bid process, and that this may, in the City's judgment, necessitate re-bidding the job.
In accordance with the provisions of Section 1773 of the Labor Code of the State of California, the City of Chula Vista has ascertained the general prevailing wage scales applicable to the work to be done. The prevailing wage scales are those determined by the Director of Industrial Relations, State of California and are available in the Office of the Director of Engineering. The Contractor who is awarded the contract and who intends to use a craft or classification not shown in the general prevailing wage determinations, may be required to pay the wage rate of that craft or classification most closely related to it as shown in the general determinations effective at the time of the call for bids.
No bid will be accepted from a Contractor who has not been licensed in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 9, Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code and its implementing regulations. All Contractors and subcontractors are required to have a valid City of Chula Vista business license prior to start of work. The department shall require from all prospective bidders the completion, under penalty of perjury, and submittal of a standard form of information whether such prospective bidder, any officer of such bidder, or any employee of such bidder who has a proprietary interest in such bidder, has ever been disqualified, removed, or otherwise prevented from bidding on, or completing a federal, state, or local government project because of a violation of law or a safety regulation, and if so to explain the circumstances.
A bid may be rejected on the basis of a bidder, any officer of such bidder, or any employee of such bidder who has a proprietary interest in such bidder, having been disqualified, removed, or otherwise prevented from bidding on, or completing a federal, state, or local project because of a violation of law or a safety regulation. All bid protest must be presented in writing and filed with the City of Chula Vista's City Engineer within five (5) consecutive working days after the proposals have been opened and read publicly at the time indicated in the Notice to Contractors.
Plans, forms of proposals, bonds, Contract special provisions, and specifications may be examined at the Department of Engineering located in the Public Service Building, 276 Fourth Avenue, Chula Vista, California. Copies of plans and specifications may be obtained at the Department of Engineering upon payment of $12.00. Remit $16.00 if you wish to have the plans and specifications mailed to you. If payment is to be made by check, it should be made payable to the "City of Chula Vista."
NO REFUND WILL BE MADE.
DATED:AUGUST 5, 2008
R. A. Hopkins, P. E.
Director / City Engineer
Department of Engineering
City of Chula Vista
Pub. August 8-00045395

NOTICE INVITING BIDS
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Prospective bidders are hereby notified that the COYOTE VALLEY MUTUAL WATER COMPANY, herein called Owner, will receive separate sealed BIDS for the construction of:
OCOTILLO WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS
Such bid proposals will be received at the offices of Nolte Associates, Inc., 1605 West Main Street, El Centro, CA 92243, until 02:00 PM on Wednesday, September 3, 2008. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 02:00 PM on Wednesday, September 3, 2008 at the same location.
The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations during regular
business hours:
Nolte Associates, Inc.
15070 Avenue of Science, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92128
1-858-385-0500
Attention: Kitty Thomas
kitty.thomas@nolte.com

And

Nolte Associates, Inc.
1605 West Main Street
El Centro, CA 92243
1-760-339-4100
Attention: Liliana Valdez
liliana.valdez@nolte.com

And

Nolte Associates, Inc.
73-185 Highway 111, Suite A
Palm Desert, CA 92260
1-760-341-3101
Attention: Luz Ginn
luz.ginn@nolte.com
Contract Documents (Construction Drawings, Specifications, Soils Report) may be obtained from Nolte Associates, Inc., located at:
1605 West Main Street, El Centro, CA 92243 (760-339-4100)
Attn: Liliana Valdez
upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $200 for each set (excluding shipping). MAKE ALL CHECKS PAYABLE TO: Nolte Associates, Inc. For shipping, provide FedEx, DHL, or similar account information. Contact Liliana Valdez for purchase. SWPPP will be provided to contractor awarded work.
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. Contractors are notified that neither State Prevailing Wages nor Federal Davis-Bacon wages apply to this contract.
Bidder’s attention is directed to Article 3 of the Instructions to Bidders regarding prequalification requirements.
Coyote Valley Mutual Water Company reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, to waive any irregularity, or to award a Contract to other than the lowest bidder. If the Coyote Valley Mutual Water Company 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.
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 include in the Contract Documents or on an equivalent form approved by the District and USDA) for an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the maximum amount bid. Said check or bond shall be made payable to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT 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 USDA’s standard form, together with Labor Code Certification thereon; furnish Contract Performance and Payment Bonds with a corporate surety or sureties satisfactory to the District and USDA 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.
(Date) (Owner’s Signature)
Pub. August 8, 15-00045411

NOTICE INVITING BIDS
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Prospective bidders are hereby notified that the PALO VERDE COUNTY WATER DISTRICT, herein called District, will receive separate sealed BIDS for the construction of:
Palo Verde Water System Improvements
Such bid proposals will be received at the offices of Nolte Associates, Inc., 1605 W. Main Street, El Centro, California, 92243, until 3:00 PM on Wednesday, September 3, 2008, at which time said bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. There will be a non-mandatory pre-bid job walk on Monday, August 25, 2008 at 10:00 A.M. at the office of Palo Verde County Water District 1065 Desert View, Palo Verde, Ca. 92266.
The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations during regular business hours:
Nolte Associates, Inc
1605 W. Main Street,
El Centro, CA
1-760-339-4100
Attn: Liliana Valdez
liliana.valdez@nolte.com

Nolte Associates, Inc.
15070 Avenue of Science, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92128
1-858-385-0500
Attn: Kristin Simmons

Nolte Associates, Inc.
73-185 Highway 111, Suite A
Palm Desert, CA 92260
760.341.3101
Attn: Luz Ginn
Contract Documents may be purchased from Nolte Associates, Inc., located at:
1605 West Main Street, El Centro, CA 92243
1-760-339-4100
Attention: Liliana Valdez
lilana.valdez@nolte.com
upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $200 for each set (excluding shipping). MAKE ALL CHECKS PAYABLE TO: Nolte Associates, Inc. Documents will be available for purchase at the pre-bid job walk.
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.
Palo Verde County Water District reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, to waive any irregularity, or to award a Contract to other than the lowest bidder. If the Palo Verde County Water 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.
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 include in the Contract Documents or on an equivalent form approved by the District and USDA) for an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the maximum amount bid. Said check or bond shall be made payable to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT 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 USDA’s standard form, together with Labor Code Certification thereon; furnish Contract Performance and Payment Bonds with a corporate surety or sureties satisfactory to the District and USDA 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.
(Date) (Owner’s Signature)
Pub. August 8, 12-00045401


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