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802 Proposals/Bids
PUBLISHED: Tuesday August 09, 2005


REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
CLEVELAND AVENUE
INDUSTRIAL PROJECT
NATIONAL CITY, CA
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The National City Community Development commission (CDC) is seeking a "Brownfield" development team to partner in the redevelopment of a 9.63 acre site on Cleveland Avenue between 14th and 18th Streets that is zoned Medium Manufacturing Coastal Zone.
The development team must be able to accomplish the following: Environmental remediation, design of a state of the art storm water management system, feasibility studies and design for redevelopment of existing occupant industry and design and construction of a new state of the art Public Works center for the City of National City. Significant experience in the clean up and redevelopment of contaminated sites within urban areas and with regulatory agencies is essential and experience completing industrial projects in coastal zones is preferred.
Copies of the RFQ may be obtained from the National City website at www.ci.national-city.ca.us or by calling the CDC at (619) 336-4250. Responses to the RFQ are due no later than 4:00 PM September 1, 2005.
Pub. Aug 4,9-d530116




Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that GrossmontÐCuyamaca 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 2:00 pm, on Wednesday September 14, 2005, sealed bids for the award of a contracts for the following Prime Bidders:
Project: CUYAMACA COLLEGE COMMUNICATION ARTS BUILDING
Bid Package-Title
License Requirement Estimated Value
C6438-Earthwork C-12, A or B 801,963
C6439-Shoring and Lagging A 1,090,926
C6440-Site Utilities A or B 490,010
C6441-Asphalt Paving C-12 119,438
C6442-Site Concrete C-8 894,685
C6444-Landscape C-27 353,299
C6445-Structural Concrete/Reinforcing C-8 or B 2,901,690
C6446-Structural Steel C-51 1,641,496
C6447-Metal Decking C-51 458,804
C6448-Mechanical, HVAC C20 2,948,124
C6449-Plumbing C36 806,727
C6450-Design Build Fire Protection C16 293,081
System
C6451-Electrical, Multi-Media C10 3,567,833
C6452-Elevator C11 115,868
C6453-Glazing C17 582,048
C6454-Stone Veneer C54 231,683
C6455-Roofing C39 594,089
C6456-Sheet Metal, Flashings & C43 855,909
Skylights
C6457-Misc. Metals, Metal Stairs C51 588,826
C6458-Metal Studs, Drywall & Plaster B 4,489,862
C6461-Masonry C29 108,410
C6462-Foundation Drains/ C39 219,159
Waterproofing
C6463-Doors, Frames, Hardware B or D28 349,912
C6464-Casework, Millwork C6 590,636
C6465-Ceramic Tile C54 140,470
C6466-Acoustical Ceilings C2 175,685
C6468-Flooring C15 522,031
C6469-Paint and Coatings C33 219,232
C6470-Misc. Specialties B 342,523
C6471-Theater Equipment C-34 or D-48 188,259
C6473-Window Treatment D-52 49,290
C6474-Resilient Wood Flooring C-15 63,180
C6475-Final Cleaning D-63 54,108
Bids shall be received in the Heritage of the Americas Museum on Cuyamaca College at 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 including all plans, specifications and any other documents pertaining to the Project, copies of which are now on file and may be obtained after 5:00 PM, August 10, 2005 at:
OCB Reprographics
7584 Metropolitan
San Diego, California 92108
Telephone: (619) 297-8300
Ask for the Planwell Department/Gabriel Ruiz
Please Note: One (1) complete set of bid documents will be provided at no cost to each bidder. Any additional sets can be ordered and purchased from OCB Reprographics.
Mandatory pre-bid meetings have been scheduled for these Bid Packages:
C6438 Earthwork; C6451 Electrical; C6440 Site Utilities; C6449 Plumbing; and C6448 Mechanical/HVAC on August 18, 2005 or August 19, 2005 at 10:00 AM (contractors choice as to which one to attend).
The pre-bid meetings will take place just North of the site of the new Communication Arts Building, adjacent to the gymnasium in Modular Trailer R410 on the Cuyamaca Campus. The P.O.C. for all matters is John Miller: phone 619-660-4604 @ Cuyamaca Campus. Representatives of the District, Construction Manager, Architect and consulting engineers will be present to answer any questions bidders have regarding this project. Bidders for the packages identified above, C6438, C6451, C6440, C6449, and C6448 must attend one of the mandatory pre-bid meetings and sign a certificate of attendance. Bidders for all other bid packages are strongly encouraged to attend either one of these pre-bid meetings, however, attendance is not mandatory.
All bids 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 prime contractor will later be required to furnish the District with Payment and Performance Bonds equal to 100% of the Prime 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, 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.
In addition, each subcontractor providing goods and services in excess of $100,000 shall be required to provide a Performance Bond equal to 100% of his subcontract with his Prime contractor. All prime contractors bidding on this project must specify the requirement regarding subcontractor bonds, in their written or published request for subcontractor bids. All Material Only Vendors shall not be required to provide bonds. All subcontractor 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 Sections 995.120, and is authorized by the State of California.
Pursuant to the provisions of Public Contract Code Section 22300, the successful bidder may substitute certain securities for funds withheld by the District to ensure his performance under the contract. At the request and expense of successful bidder, securities equivalent to any amount withheld shall be deposited at the discretion of the District, with either the 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 requires that this Project have a DVBE participation goal of three percent (3%). Failure to comply with the DVBE Bid requirements will cause a bid to be deemed nonresponsive and ineligible for award of this contract.
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.
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 District's office located at 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.
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.
Award of Contract: The District shall award the contract for the Project to the bidder submitting the lowest bid, and is deemed responsible by the District.
No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening of bids.
Dated this , 2005.
Clerk of the Governing Board
Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District
County of San Diego, California
Pub. Aug. 2,9,16-k114597




North San Diego County Transit Development Board (ÒNCTDÓ)
NOTICE TO BIDDERS (Revised)
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IFB 05002

Sprinter Maintenance Facility
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, prior to 3:00 pm, August 31, 2005 for the Sprinter Maintenance Facility.
Project Scope: Procurement of all necessary labor, equipment and materials to build the Sprinter Light Rail ProjectÕs Maintenance Facility, offices and associated yard track work in Escondido, CA
The building is approximately 40,000 SF, consisting of 28,000 SF of train maintenance area and a 12,000 SF administrative area.Ê The building is a steel framed structure with concrete masonry walls, gypsum walls, concrete foundations and floor slabs, metal cladding, walkways and a rail turntable.Ê The administrative area includes a train control center, storage, training rooms, locker rooms and office areas.
The yard work includes approximately 5,000 feet of storage tracks and turnouts, a train wash, a refueling facility and tanks, a standby generator, a hazmat building, an oil water separator, drainage and utility work, parking, roadwork and landscaping.
NOTE: The above descriptions are for general information. The Scope of Work and Contract Drawings and Technical Specifications and all documents that make up these Contract Documents provide a complete and detailed description of the project scope.
ContractorÕs License: The successful bidder shall possess, at the time the Contract for the Project is awarded, the following California ContractorÕs License Classification: A or B (at a minimum).Ê 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.Ê 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.
Engineers Estimate: The engineers estimate for this work is $16.4 million.
Contract Documents:
Contract Documents, Technical Specifications and Contract Drawings will be available for viewing electronically via NCTDÕs on-line project collaboration website hosted by BUZZSAW for a fee.Ê You must have both e-mail and internet access to utilize this on-line collaboration program.Ê You may gain access to this project website by submitting a request to NCTD Contracts Office at 810 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CAÊ 92054 or by faxing your request to (760) 722-8087. You may also request access to BUZZSAW via e-mail by sending your request to Mindy Smith msmith@nctd.org. Please include your company contact information in your e-mail or fax message.Ê Bidders may rely upon technical data contained in said electronic documents, but may not rely upon non-technical data, interpretation, opinions or provisional statements contained therein.Ê The hardcopy Contract Drawings are the only valid Contract Drawings upon which to submit a valid bid.Ê The electronic documents are for communication and viewing purposes only.Ê Bidders must register as a bona-fide Planholder with the above contact.Ê Failure to register may result in your not being notified of any addenda or changes and may subsequently disqualify you from the bid process.
A $500 fee, non-refundable, is required for each complete hard copy set of IFB, plans, specifications, Contract Drawings, and access to NCTDÕs Buzzsaw Internet site.Ê Make checks payable to NCTD.Ê Payment must be made before pick up or shipping of documents or before access is granted to the internet site.
A $250 fee, non-refundable is required for access to electronic files only. ÊMake checks payable to NCTD.Ê Payment must be made before access is granted to NCTDÕs Buzzsaw internet site.Ê Note however, that the hardcopy Contract Drawings are the only valid Contract Drawings upon which to submit a valid bid.
The IFB document (standalone) is available in electronic format (Adobe pdf) via e-mail or on CD at no charge by request to the above contact.
Contract Documents are also available for review, without charge by at NCTD's Tremont Office between the hours of 9:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 4:00pm Monday through Friday. The office is located at 311 South Tremont, Oceanside, CA 92054. Please call NCTD's Document Controller at (760) 966-6504 to schedule a viewing appointment.
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.
BidderÕs Security: All bids submitted must be presented under sealed cover and shall be accompanied by bidderÕs security in the form specified in the General Instructions for Bidders portion of this IFB.
Pre-Bid Conference: ÊBidders are strongly encouraged to attend the Pre-bid Conference held at 10:00am on July 27, 2005 at NCTDÕs Sprinter Field Office located at 808 Rancheros Dr., San Marcos, CA 92069.
Site Visits: A site visit is scheduled immediately following the pre-bid conference.Ê The project site is also available for inspection by bidders during the bidding period. Inspections shall be scheduled through NCTDÕs Real Estate Asset Administrator by calling 760-966-6556. Adjacent to the site on the South side is an active railroad right-of-way under construction by the Mainline Contractor.Ê Access to this location is restricted and ÒRelease, Waiver and Assumption of RiskÓ forms must be completed prior to scheduling access to the site by calling the same contact listed above.
Subcontract Limitations:
The successful bidder shall perform not less than twenty-five fifteen percent (25%) (15%) of the Work with its own forces without subcontracting.Ê This requirement refers to the work whose value will not be less than twenty-five fifteen percent (25%) (15%) of the Contract Price.
Bid Opening Process: Bids are required for the entire work described in the Contract Documents.Ê The bids will be opened and bid prices will be read aloud at the time and place listed above unless amended by addendum.Ê 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: Ê The basis for award of a contract will be to the responsive and responsible bidder providing the lowest bid price (ÒGrand Total Bid PriceÓ) complying with the Contract Documents, Technical Specifications and Contract Drawings, as determined from the base bid plus all alternates, options and allowances, as applicable, as listed on Bid Price Form.
Compliance with Labor Code Requirements/Prevailing Wages: It has been determined that the work herein described falls into the category of public works construction projects for Federal and State requirements.Ê The successful bidder will be required to comply with all of the terms and conditions (including Federal and State General Prevailing Wage requirements) prescribed for contractors performing public works construction projects.Ê The latest General Prevailing Wage determinations for crafts associated with public works construction projects shall apply.Ê In all instances where Federal and State Prevailing Wages for a given craft differ, the higher Prevailing Wage shall be paid.Ê 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 under the Contract Document.Ê 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.Ê Requests must specifically state which prevailing wage rates are required.Ê
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 Faithful Performance and Payment (Labor and Material) Bonds in an amount equal to 100% of the successful bid as specified therein within five (5) calendar days from the date of receiving said Notice of Intent to Award Contract to the bidder.Ê 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. In addition, bidders must provide the bid security as required by these Contract Documents.
Escrow of Bid Documents: Bidders are put on notice that NCTD shall require the successful bidder to submit all documents relied upon in preparation for bid on this project. The bid documents submitted will be referred to herein as ÒEscrow of Bid Documents.ÓÊ Information regarding the escrowing of bid documents is set forth in this IFB.
Reservation of Authority: The NCTD Board of Directors reserves the right to reject any and all bids or to waive any errors or discrepancies.
Bid Preparation Assistance: Assistance in preparing your response to this Invitation for Bid at no cost is available.Ê It will be provided on behalf of NCTD, though the Contracting Opportunities Center.Ê The Contracting Opportunities Center is located at 3443 Camino del Rio South, Ste. 116, San Diego, CAÊ 92108.Ê They may be reached at (619) 285-7020.Ê Their facsimile number is (619) 285-7030.Ê Potential Bidders are directed to address all pre-bid questions in accordance with the PRE-BID QUESTIONS AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS clause contained in the IFB documents.
Costs Incurred in Bidding: NCTD will not reimburse the Bidders for costs incurred in the preparation of bids.
Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (ÒDBEÓ)Ê Pursuant to the provisions of 49 CFR Part 26, a 5% DBE participation goal has been established for this project.Ê All Bidders are required to meet this goal or show a good faith effort towards meeting this goal. In order to be considered responsive, all bidders shall complete and sign the List of Subcontractors Form that lists the DBE contractors/subcontractors that are being used in the performance of this Contract and to submit the certifications that the goal is met, or if not, that attached to the certification is the proof that a good faith effort was made.Ê DBE requirements are more particularly described in these Contract Documents.
Federal Requirements: 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 NCTD.
Special Conditions: Pursuant to Public Contract Code section 3400(b) NCTD may make a finding that designates certain products, things, or services by specific brand or trade name for the statutorily enumerated purposes. ÊAs required by Section 3400 (b) NCTD has made such findings as further described in the Special Conditions.Ê These findings, as well as the products and their specific brand or trade names that must be used for the Project may be found in Article 1 of the Special Conditions.
Pub. Aug. 9-k114647




North San Diego County Transit Development Board (ÒNCTDÓ)
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
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IFB 6003

Stuart Mesa Fence Installation
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the North San Diego County Transit Development Board (ÒNCTDÓ) at the NCTD offices, 810 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92054, up to 2 p.m., Tuesday, August 30, 2005 for the Stuart Mesa Fence Installation Project.
Project Description: Remove existing fence and replace with new.
NOTE: The above descriptions are for general information. The Scope of Work in Section 07 and Contract Drawings provide a complete and detailed description of the project scope.
ContractorÕs License: The successful bidder shall possess, at the time the contract for the Project is awarded, the California ContractorÕs License Classification C-13. 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: $130,000.00 to $150,000.00.
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 4:00 p.m. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY or by faxing your request to (760) 722-8087. You may also request documents via e-mail by sending your request to tlessard@nctd.org, please include your company contact information in your e-mail or fax message. The documents will be provided in pdf format. (or 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.
BidderÕs Security: All bids must be submitted shall be presented under sealed cover and shall be accompanied by bidderÕs 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 in Section 09.
Compliance with Labor Code Requirements/Prevailing Wages: It has been determined that the work herein described falls into the category of public works construction projects for Federal and State requirements. The successful bidder will be required to comply with all of the terms and conditions (including Federal and State General Prevailing Wage requirements) prescribed for contractors performing public works construction projects. The latest General Prevailing Wage determinations for crafts associated with public works construction projects shall apply. In all instances where Federal and State Prevailing Wages for a given craft differ, the higher Prevailing Wage shall be paid. 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.
Pub. Aug. 9,16-k114654




NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Sweetwater Union High School 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 2:00 p.m. of the following listed dates sealed bids for the award of the bid packages:
August 23, 2005, at 2:00 PM
Rebid of Bid Package A2: Surveying & Grading
Rebid of Bid Package B6: Steel
Rebid of Bid Package C3: Sheet Metal
Rebid of Bid Package D1: Balance of Trades

of a contract for:
Project: Hilltop High School
NEW CLASSROOM BUILDING & MODERNIZATION

Description of Work: The Growth portion of the project includes the construction of a new two-story 22,880 sq.ft. wood framed, stucco exterior, 18 classroom building including all typical trade work. Work also includes site and utility work, A/C paving, concrete flat work and parking lot modifications. Modernization work includes improvements to existing disabled persons paths of travel, new site utilities, alterations to buildings J, K, L and M and bathroom remodel and upgrades to buildings G and H.
Completion of Work: All work shall be complete within the contract period of Four Hundred Forty-five consecutive calendar days from Notice To Proceed.
Obtaining Bid Documents: Plans may be obtained after June 20, 2005 at the Printer, Mayer Reprographics whose telephone number is 619-295-4112 for a refundable deposit of $250 per set, payable to SWEETWATER UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT, company or cashiers checks only (no personal checks or cash will be accepted). For bidders wishing plans to be forwarded to them via UPS, an additional separate non-refundable check, payable to SWEETWATER UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT in the amount as requested by Mayer Reprographics per set for shipping and handling will be required. Bidders wishing to pick up documents shall notify the PRINTER and should telephone first to ensure an adequate number of sets are on hand.
Bidders shall return bid sets to the printer in accordance with the following instructions:
The deposit for plans and specifications shall be refundable only upon return of the documents to the printer as complete sets and in good condition (defined as clean, legible, bound in proper sequence, and with nothing missing except the "required bid forms" used in the bid), and within fifteen (15) business days after bid opening. Bidders failing to return these documents as stated above to the PRINTER within the specified time period shall be subject to forfeiture of deposit without further notice.
Bids shall be received in the Hilltop High School Cafeteria, 555 Claire Ave., Chula Vista, CA 91910 tel: 619-409-7303, and shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the above-stated times 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 June 20, 2005 at Mayer Reprographics at the address listed above.
Non-mandatory pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for August 11, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. to review the Project scope, bid requirements, and the ProjectÕs existing conditions. The pre-bid meeting will take place at Hilltop High School, 820 Fourth Avenue, Chula Vista California 91911. Please call 619-409-7303 to confirm your attendance at this meeting. Representatives of the District, Construction Manager, Architect and consulting engineers will be in attendance to address any questions. Only attendence to one of the three mandatory meetings is required.
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 Information for Bidders.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish the District with a Performance Bond equal to one hundred percent 100% of the successful bid, and a Payment Bond equal to one hundred percent 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.
In addition, the successful bidder shall be required to obtain a Performance Bond from all subcontractors providing goods and services in excess of $100,000.00. All prime contractors bidding on this Project must specify this requirement regarding subcontractor bonds, in their written or published request for subcontractor bids. Such written or published requests must clearly designate the party that will bear the cost of the bonds. Vendors only supplying materials shall not be required to provide bonds. All subcontractor 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.
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.
Compliance with the DistrictÕs Outreach Program including Emerging, Local, Small Emerging Businesses and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) contracting goals is required for this project. Bidders must make a good faith effort to contract and utilize DVBE subcontractors and suppliers in securing bids for performance of the contract. Bidders shall be required to certify their good faith efforts towards retaining DVBE subcontractors and suppliers and identify DVBE firms utilized in performance of the Contract. Information regarding compliance with DVBE requirements is set forth in the "Information For Bidders." 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.
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 DistrictÕs Purchasing Office, at the address listed above. 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 contractorÕs license(s), for the work bid upon, and must maintain the license throughout the duration of the Contract. The license required for the Project is the classification specific to the trade work bidding on and performing. See bid documents for required licenses.
Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 3400(b) the District may make a finding that designates certain materials, products, things, or services by specific brand or trade name for the statutorily enumerated purposes. As required by Section 3400 (b) the District has made such findings as further described in the Special Conditions. These findings, as well as the materials, products, things, or services and their specific brand or trade names that must be used for the Project may be found in Section J of the Special Conditions.
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 and those additive (or deductive) alternates taken in sequential order from a specifically identified alternates list that, when added to (or subtracted from) the base bid, are less than, or equal to, a funding amount publicly disclosed by the District before the first bid is opened.
No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period 60 calendar days after the date set for the opening of bids.
Sandra Smith
Clerk of the Board of Education
Sweetwater Union High School District
County of San Diego, California
Pub. August 2,9-k114593




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