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800 SD Unified School District
PUBLISHED: Thursday September 01, 2005


NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that San Diego Unified School District of San Diego County, California, acting by and through its Governing Board, hereinafter referred to as the Owner, will receive up to, but no later than 2:00 p.m. on the 21th of September, 2005, separate sealed bids for the award of trade contracts for construction of the below listed bid packages of work to be performed on
Normal Heights Elementary School (Increment II)
San Diego, California

Bid Package
No. Title
License Required
4 Finish Carpentry C-6
5 Roofing C-39, C-43
6 Drywall, Metal Stud, Plaster, Doors/Frames, B, C-2, C-9, C-33, C-35
Thermal Insulation, Painting
7 Windows/Glazing C-17
8 Specialties B, C-61
9 Plumbing/Fire Sprinklers C-36, C-16
10 Mechanical C-20
11 Electrical C-10
12 Flooring, Ceramic Tile C-15, C-54
13 Final Cleanup
Sealed bids shall be addressed with the appropriate Bid Package Number and shall be received at the office of the Construction Manager at:
San Diego Unified School District
Maintenance and Operations Center
4860 Ruffner Street
San Diego, CA 92111-1522
And shall be opened publicly and read aloud at the following time and place:
September 16, 2005
San Diego Unified School District
Maintenance and Operations Center
4860 Ruffner Street
San Diego, CA 92111-1522
Each bid must conform and be responsive to the contract documents; copies of the documents may be obtained at the construction managerÕs office beginning on August 31, 2005. Soltek Pacific, 2424 Congress St. San Diego, CA 92110
Bidders will refer to the Contract Documents and Specifications, Volume 1 & 2, Bid Documents for Prequalification, DVBE and all related qualifications necessary for bids to be considered responsive to this request.
Plans may be obtained beginning August 31, 2005 at the office of the Construction Manager, Soltek Pacific, whose address is 2424 Congress Street, San Diego, CA 92110, 619-296-6247, for a refundable deposit of $250.00 per set, payable to the San Diego Unified School District or cashierÕs checks only (no personal checks or cash will be accepted). For bidders wishing plans to be forwarded to them via U.P.S., an additional separate non-refundable check, payable to Soltek Pacific in the amount of $45.00 per set for shipping and handling, will be required. Bidders wishing to pick up documents shall notify the Construction Manager and should telephone first to ensure an adequate number of sets are on hand. The point of contact for plan distribution at Soltek Pacific will be Sarah Siebenthal (619-296-6247 ext 171).
Bidders shall return bid sets to the Construction Manager in accordance with the following instructions:
The deposit for plans and specifications shall be refundable only upon return of the documents to the Construction Manager, Soltek Pacific, 2424 Congress Street, San Diego, CA 92110, 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 Construction Manager within the specified time period shall be subject to forfeiture of deposit without further notice.
A non-mandatory pre-bid "walkthrough" is scheduled for Tuesday, September 6, 2005 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. The purpose of this walkthrough is for bidders to have an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the site conditions. The meeting will be conducted in the on-site construction trailer, located at the south end of 39th street off of Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116. It is recommended that all bidders visit and familiarize themselves with the site prior to bidding.
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. THIS REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION IS INCLUDED IN BID FORM PACKAGE PROVIDED WITH THE CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS.
Each bidder shall submit, on the form furnished with the BID PACKAGE, a list of the proposed subcontractors on this project as required by the Subletting and Subcontracting Fair Practices Act, Public Contract Code Section 4100 et seq.
Each Bid shall be accompanied by a certified or cashierÕs check or bid bond in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total bid price, payable to the DISTRICT as a guarantee that the bidder, if its proposal is accepted, shall promptly execute the Agreement, furnish a satisfactory Faithful Performance Bond in an amount not less than one hundred percent (100%) of the total bid price, furnish a Payment Bond in an amount not less than one hundred percent (100%) of the total bid price, and furnish certificates evidencing that the required insurance is in effect in the amounts set forth in the general conditions. In the event of failure to enter into the contract and execute the required documents, such bid security will be forfeited. The Faithful Performance Bond shall remain in full force and effect through the guarantee period as specified in the general conditions.
In contracts involving expenditure in excess of $25,000, the successful bidder shall file a payment bond issued by an admitted Surety approved to conduct business in the State of California, approved by the Owner, in the form set forth in the contract documents. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding.
The Director of Industrial Relations has determined the general prevailing rate of per diem wages in the locality in which this work is to be performed for each craft or type of worker needed to execute the contracts which will be awarded to the successful bidders, copies of which are on file and will be made available to any interested party upon request at the San Diego Unified School District Office, 4860 Ruffner Street, San Diego, CA 92111-11522.
LABOR COMPLIANCE NOTICE: San Diego Unified School District has initiated and will enforce a Labor Compliance Program ("LCP"). Under this program, the District or its Third Party Administrator ("TPA") in part, will review and audit payroll records to verify compliance with labor laws and shall have the right to withhold payments and enforce penalties for non-compliance. Labor Code 1770 et seq., requires payment of the general rate of per diem wages or the general rate of per diem wages for holiday and overtime work for any public works project over $25,000 when the project is for construction work, or over $15,000 when the project is for alteration, demolition, repair or maintenance work.
PLEASE BE ADVISED this project is estimated to exceed $25,000 and therefore is subject to DistrictÕs LCP and enforcement by the District or itÕs TPA.
It shall be mandatory upon the Contractors to whom the contracts are awarded, and upon any subcontractor under them, to pay not less than the said specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the contracts.
Each Bidder and each of his Subcontractors shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the business and Professions Code and shall be licensed in the appropriate classification for the work to be performed. Failure to possess the specified license or licenses shall render the bid non-responsive, and shall act as a bar to the award of the contract to any bidder not possessing the specified license at the time of award.
No bidder shall withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening of bids. Time is of the essence in the performance of the work specified herein. All work shall be completed in every detail to the satisfaction of the Owner in compliance with the Project Schedule. All work must be completed as specified in Section 01310, Schedules, in accordance with the Master Construction Schedule, including updates and revisions as made by the Construction Manager. Time is of the essence. Failure to complete the Work within the time set forth herein will result in the imposition of liquidated damages for each day of delay in the amount set forth in the Information for Bidders. Dated this 23rd Day of August, 2005.
Steven Bovee
Director Construction Management
San Diego Unified School District
4860 Ruffner Street
San Diego, CA 92111-1522
Pub. Aug. 24,Sept.1-k114761




800 SD Unified School District
PUBLISHED: Thursday September 01, 2005


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