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PUBLISHED: Friday September 13, 2013

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 1:00 p.m., Friday on October 18, 2013, sealed bids for the award of a contract for:


Scope of Work - The scope of work is to provide areas of drought tolerant landscaping, reduce irrigation requirement, provide geology and biology classroom's teaching aids with native garden pods, and beautification of entry bank area & bus stop with upgraded lighting, hardscape, landscape, and native plant garden areas.

Estimated contract value - $434,000.00

Bids shall be received in the Purchasing and Contracts office of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, Grossmont College, Parking Lot 4, 8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon, CA 92020-1799 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 Friday September 13, 2013 at American Reprographics Company Downtown San Diego Location located at 1200 4th Ave. San Diego, CA 92101. Phone 619-232-8440 or Copies of bid documents, drawings and specifications will also be available at the ARC website that same day.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting and job walk
has been scheduled for Friday, September 27, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. This mandatory pre-bid meeting and job walk will take place at the District Annex South Conference Room in Parking Lot 4 at Grossmont College, 8800 Grossmont College Dr., El Cajon, CA 92020. Representatives of the District, Project Manager, and the campus will be present to answer 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 by the following day. Only bidders attending the meetings and job walks will receive any addenda 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.

All questions and requests for information must be made in writing by mail, email or fax to the attention of Don Kramer at Gafcon Prop R Program Manager Trailer in Parking Lot 4A at Grossmont College, 8800 Grossmont College Dr., El Cajon, CA 92020. Email:; fax number: 619-644-7990. For procedural questions, you may call Natalie Yturralde at 619-644-7030.

Please Note: One (1) hard copy and one (1) cd format of complete sets of bid documents will be provided at no cost to each bidder and electronic download (except delivery). Any additional sets can be ordered and purchased directly through ARC.

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 B995.120, 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 requires that this Project have a DVBE participation goal of three percent (3%). DVBE participation goals are applicable to supplies, materials and equipment provided for the project as well as subcontractors, so even prime contractors that will self-perform are required to comply with the DVBE requirements. Bidders are not required to meet the 3% goal, but they are required to attempt through “good faith efforts” the participation goal and to provide proof to the District. All DVBE documentation is required with bid submission. Failure to comply with the DVBE Bid requirements may cause a bid to be deemed nonresponsive and ineligible for award of this contract.

If preceding with good faith effort all DVBE documentation needs to be provided with bid submission refer to (Exhibit A). The DVBE advertisement period is 14 days prior to the bid opening scheduled for October 18, 2013, which is October 4, 2013.

While not required as part of any participation goals or tracking, the District encourages and welcomes participation in the bidding process by Minority Business Enterprises (MBE), Women-Owned Business Enterprises (WBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE), and Small Businesses (SB).

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.

Pursuant to Labor Code section 1771.7, the District has implemented and shall enforce a Labor Compliance Program (LCP) for this Project. The successful bidder shall be required to comply with all the requirements of the District's LCP and applicable provisions of the California Labor Code. In bidding on this Project, it shall be the bidder's responsibility to evaluate the cost of complying with the District's LCP. The bidders shall include all costs of compliance with specified requirements in the contract amount.

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: “B” General Building Contractor

Award of Contract:
The District shall award the Contract for the Project to the bidder submitting the lowest bid, as determined from the total base bid alone and is deemed responsible by the District.

No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (60) calendar days after the date set for the opening of bids.

Dated this day of Friday September 13, 2013

Edwin Ramon Hiel
Clerk of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District
County of San Diego, California

Publication Dates: Friday September 13, 2013
Friday September 20, 2013-00114184


The City of Chula Vista is looking to retain a Business and/or Land Use law Firm, separately or combined, to assist it in a public/private partnership to develop an approximate 375 acre University and Innovation District project. The work will consist of, but not be limited to, assisting City staff and the City Attorney’s Office on all aspects of the project as defined in the Request for Qualifications and Proposal, and attachments thereto. Please contact Terri
Zeleniak at to obtain the Request for Qualifications and Proposal.

If interested, please submit firm qualifications and proposal by Monday, September 23, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
Pub. Sep 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17-00114074

IFB #14008

Sealed bids will be received by the North County Transit District (NCTD) at 810 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92054, and publically opened at 2:00 PM on Friday, October 11, 2013 for the ACCESSIBLE PARATRANSIT VEHICLES. 
Contract Documents:  To register to participate in this solicitation, go to and click on “About”, then “Contracting Opportunities.”  The Online Bidding System is described and contains a link to the registration page of the PlanetBids Vendor Portal for NCTD.  Registering with PlanetBids for this solicitation is the only way to participate.
Pub. Sep 13, 18, 23-00114242

Notice to Proposers
Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 140R
Notice is hereby given by the Southwestern Community College District of San Diego County, California, hereinafter referred to as the District, acting by and through its Governing Board, will receive up to, but not later than 4:00 PM on October 1, 2013, responses to this Request for Proposal (RFP) for On-Call Electrical/Low Voltage/Security Design Consulting Services.

RFP 140R Document will be available for review as of Friday, September 13, 2013.

Responses shall be received in the Proposition R Bond Program Management Office, Room 1688 located at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910, on the date and at the time stated above.

All responses to this RFP shall conform and be responsive to the RFP documents, including its attachments/addenda.

All interested Firms may request a copy of this RFP by e-mailing by visiting or by calling (619) 216-6822. Any requests for information may be directed to Brooke Baldwin, Prop R Contracts Manager, by e-mailing no later than noon on September 25, 2013.
Melinda Nish, Ed.D.
Secretary of the Governing Board
Southwestern Community College District
of San Diego, California
Pub Sep 13, 18 -00114216

PUBLISHED: Friday September 13, 2013

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