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GROSSMONT-CUYAMACA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS
("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.
on the 3rd day of October 2008
, sealed bids for the award of a contract for:
B09.017 - GROSSMONT COLLEGE License Requirement and Estimate
HEALTH/PHYSICAL SCIENCES COMPLEX, EARTHWORK & SHORING
Bid Package B09.017:
A or C-12............... 1,185,000
EARTHWORK & SHORING Bids shall be received in the Purchasing and Contracts Department 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.
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 September 9, 2008
, at the printer: (Note: All bid forms, bonds, etc. need to be specific to B09.017)
1200 4th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101-4206
619-232-8440 ask for Planwell
Note: One (1) complete set of bid documents will be provided at no cost to each Prime Contractor. Any additional sets can be ordered and purchased from OCB Reprographics. Documents can also be viewed on the OCB web site. MANDATORY pre-bid meeting and job walk
have been scheduled to review the Projects existing conditions and presentation of a DVBE workshop
to review DVBE forms and requirements on: Friday, September 19, 2008 at 2:00 P.M. at District Annex south Conference Room, Grossmont College, 8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon, CA 92020-1799 (Parking Lot 4).
Representatives of the District, Construction Manager, Architect and consulting engineers will be present to answer any 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. Bidders will sign a certificate of attendance at the mandatory pre-bid meeting and job walk. Only bidders attending the pre-bid meeting and job walk will receive any addendum that is issued.
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.
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 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.
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%). 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 will cause a bid to be deemed nonresponsive and ineligible for award of this contract.
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 Districts LCP and applicable provisions of the California Labor Code. In bidding on this Project, it shall be the bidders responsibility to evaluate the cost of complying with the Districts 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 Districts 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 Districts staff and consultants to ensure the full compliance with the Districts 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 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. 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. 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 contractors license(s), for the work bid upon, and must maintain the license throughout the duration of the contract. All questions and requests for information shall be made in writing by mail, email, or fax on the Pre-Bid RFI form (see Exhibit C) to the attention of Elmer Sarabia, C.W. Driver, 8800 Grossmont College Drive, Lot 3, El Cajon, CA 92020; email firstname.lastname@example.org; fax: 619-462-4766 no later than 4:00 PM on Thursday September 25, 2008.
For procedural questions, you may call Elmer at 619-462-0894.
The date and time of the last Addendum will be September 30, 2008 at 2:00 pm. Award of Contract:
The District shall award the contract for the Project to the bidder submitting the lowest bid, as determined from base bid alone, 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: September 9, 2008.
Clerk of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca
Community College District
County of San Diego, California
Publication Dates: September 9, 2008, September 16, 2008-00046754