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Proposal/Bids
PUBLISHED: Friday September 20, 2013


GROSSMONT-CUYAMACA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
DOCUMENT 00020
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS
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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:

B13.010- GROSSMONT COLLEGE
DROUGHT TOLERANT LANDSCAPING PHASE II

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 www.e-arc.com/ca/sandiego. 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: dkramer@gafcon.com; 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

PALOMAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Palomar Community College District of San Diego County, California, acting by and through its Governing Board, hereinafter referred to as the ôDistrictö, will receive up to, but not later than 10:00 AM on the 22nd day of October, 2013, sealed bids for the award of a contract for:

BID NO. B14-03 : Digital Communication System


Such bids shall be received in the office of the Supervisor, Purchasing Services, Palomar Community College District, 1140 West Mission Road, Room A-8, San Marcos, California 92069-1487, at the above stated time and place; and such bids shall be opened and publicly read aloud promptly thereafter either in Room A-8 or in a larger room nearby.

Any bid received after the stated date and time will not be considered. Bids submitted and participation by interested bidders in the process shall be at no cost or obligation to the District.

Each bid must conform and be responsive to this invitation, the Information for Bidders, the Specifications, the Plans, if any, and all other documents comprising the pertinent contract documents. Copies of the Contract Documents are now on file and may be obtained in the office of the Supervisor, Purchasing Services at the above address, as well as at the following District bid website (in the Purchasing Services section, towards the bottom of that website) :

http://www.palomar.edu/businessservices/Bids.html

The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to accept or to reject any one or more items on a bid, or to waive any irregularities or informalities in the bids or in the bidding process.

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

BY THE ORDER OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE
PALOMAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT

Dr. Mark Evilsizer, Secretary
Palomar Community College District
San Diego County, California

Publication: San Diego Daily Transcript
Publication Dates: September 20, 2013 and September 27, 2013-00114421

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
FOR
ACTUARIAL SERVICES FOR THE
SAN DIEGO TRANSIT
CORPORATION PENSION PLAN

***NOTICE OF DATES CHANGES***

The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) is accepting proposals under a negotiated procurement process for Actuarial Services for the San Diego Transit Corporation Pension Plan.

Proposal documents will be available on or about September 17, 2013 by registering at:

http://www.sdmts.com/Business/Procurement.asp

The Contract Officer's contact information is:

Diana Singleton
MTS Procurement Department
1255 Imperial Ave, Suite 1000
San Diego, CA 92101
Telephone: (619) 557-4551
Email: Diana.Singleton@sdmts.com

Proposals will be due on October 22, 2013 by 2:00 p.m., prevailing local time, unless otherwise amended, at MTS, 1255 Imperial Ave., Ste. 1000, San Diego, CA 92101. Proposals received after that time or at any other place other than the place stated herein will not be considered.

MTS hereby notifies all proposers that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement; Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (as defined in 49 C.F.R. Part 26) will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or national origin in consideration for an award.

MTS reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and to re-advertise for proposals.
9/20/13
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THE DAILY TRANSCRIPT
Pub Sep 20 -00114367


TRI-CITY HEALTHCARE DISTRICT
4002 Vista Way Oceanside, CA 92056 Telephone: (760) 940-7709

NOTICE
INVITING BIDS
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The Board of Tri-City Healthcare District (Tri-City) invites and will receive bids from pre-qualified firms licensed in the classification of Class B for the following:

Design Build Services for a new Cooling Tower at the Central Plant

Project is located at 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92056. The scope of work includes Design Build Services for construction of a new 750 ton Cooling Tower adjacent to the existing Cooling Tower Yard. Bid Documents are available starting September 10, 2013 at tricitymed.org.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting and tour is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on September 13, 2013 at 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92056 Facilities Management.

All questions relative to the work must be submitted via email to Chris Miechowski by end of day September 17, 2013 at miechowskicj@tcmc.com.

All bids must be submitted in writing, sealed and filed in the Tri-City Facilities Management Department at the above address, by 3:00 p.m. on September 20, 2013 at which time they will be opened for consideration. The bidder will be selected based on the best value to the Tri City Healthcare District.

As applicable for the goods and services bid upon, pursuant to Labor Code section 1770 the successful bidder shall pay not less than the prevailing rate of per diem wages as determined by the California Department of Industrial Relations. A bid security bond, in an amount not less than 10% of the bid amount shall be submitted with each bid. The successful bidder shall be required to furnish a payment bond and a performance bond each in the amount of 100% of the contract price as a condition precedent to the contract. In accordance with the procedures stated in California Public Contract Code section 22300, the successful bidder may substitute securities for any monies withheld to ensure performance of the work.

Jim S. Burlew, MCP
Tri-City Healthcare District
Authorized Agent
Pub Sep 10, 11, 19, 20 -00114084

CITY OF IMPERIAL BEACH
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REQUEST FOR
QUALIFICATIONS/PROPOSALS FOR PROFESSIONAL CONSULTANT SERVICES FOR THE PALM AVENUE MIXED USE & COMMERCIAL
CORRIDOR MASTER PLAN PROJECT

The City of Imperial Beach is seeking professional consultant services to prepare streetscape improvement plans and the required environmental review document necessary for implementation of the Palm Avenue/State Route 75 Mixed Use & Commercial Corridor Master Plan (the “Master Plan”). This Master Plan, which will be funded primarily by a SANDAG Smart Growth Incentive Program Grant, is intended to design and implement streetscape and public right-of-way improvements along the City's primary commercial and transit corridor to transform the corridor into the City's “main street” by promoting pedestrian, bicycle, transit and vehicular traffic safety improvements and by encouraging commercial, retail and mixed use development aimed at facilitating environmentally sound smart growth principles. The primary professional services the City is seeking to carry out this effort will include civil engineering, landscape architecture, urban design, and environmental planning. The City will utilize the services of its on-call Traffic Engineer, KOA Corporation, for the traffic engineering services required for this project.

A copy of this Request for Qualifications/Proposals can be obtained at www.imperialbeachca.gov or by contacting the City at (619) 628-1356 or
tbarclay@imperialbeachca.gov. Respondents are requested to submit their qualifications and proposals to the City by 5:00 PM on Thursday, October 17, 2013, at 825 Imperial Beach Blvd., Imperial Beach, CA 91932.
Pub. Sep 20, 23-00114434


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