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802 Proposals/Bids
PUBLISHED: Wednesday September 28, 2005

National School District
E-Rate Services

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the National 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 o'clock p.m. of the 27th day of October, 2005, sealed responses to the DistrictÕs Request for Proposal for the following services:

1) Wireless Telecommunications Services, Proposal No. 05-06.1WC
2) Long Distance Telecommunications Services, Proposal No. 05-06.LD
3) Maintenance of Hardware, Proposal No. 05-06.1MT

Scope: The purpose of these Request for Proposals is to provide the National School District with qualified telecommunications services providers to meet the current and future telecommunications and maintenance service requirements of the District in a cost-effective manner.
Responses to the above listed proposals shall be received in the Office of the Assistant Superintendent, Business Services of the National School District located at 1500 N Avenue, National City, CA, on or before the time specified above.
Each response must conform and be responsive to the contract documents and submitted on the forms provided by the District, copies of which are now on file and may be obtained after September 27, 2005, at the Business Services Department of the National School District located at 1500 N Avenue, National City, CA, 619-336-7710.
RFP and Bid Documents for E-Rate Services are also available on the National School DistrictÕs website at the following URL:
Disclaimer: The District is not responsible for accessibility/availability of itÕs website.
The District reserves the right to reject any or all responses or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any of the RFPÕs or RFP Responses.
Award for contracts for data and telecommunications services may be awarded to any of the three lowest bidders.
Dated this 27th day of September, 2005
George J. Cameron, Ed.D.
Secretary to the Governing Board
National School District,
Of San Diego County, California
Pub. Sept. 27, Oct. 4-k115013

North San Diego County Transit Development Board
RFP 6009-0S
ADA Certification Services
Notice is hereby given that proposals will be received by the North San Diego County Transit Development Board (dba NCTD) at 810 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92054, up to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday October 19, 2005 for the provision of ADA certification services. Approval to award is expected on November 17, 2005 with an NTP issued by November 28 , 2005. Service is to commence on December 1, 2005 and terminate June 30, 20 09.
NCTD will refer between one-third and two-thirds of applications, or approximately 300 600 per year, to a contractor for an in-person or functional assessment of the applicant's ability to ride a fixed-route bus.
The goals for the revised eligibility process are to ensure access to the ADA paratransit program for people who need it, to support the use of fixed-route service for persons who are able to use it for some or all of their trips, and to provide a fair and equitable process for recommending ADA eligibility.
Paratransit eligibility will be based on a functional rather than a medical model. Persons will not be qualified or disqualified on the basis of a specific diagnosis or disability alone, or based on age. An applicant will only be certified as eligible if a person's functional disability prevents the use or navigation of District fixed-route services. This description is for general information. The Scope of Services section in the RFP provides a complete and detailed description of the project scope.
The RFP document is available at no charge upon email request to Include your company contact information (to include, name, address, phone, fax and email of the person responsible for receiving the RFP and any subsequent addenda) in your email request. The document will be provided in pdf format.
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, attention Larry Frum, Manager.
Pub. Sept. 28, Oct. 5-k115019


The City of National City is seeking Statements of Qualifications from qualified applicants for requests for paratransit vehicle permits to operate in the City of National City. The Request for Qualifications package can be obtained from the Finance Department, City of National City, 1243 National City Blvd, National City, CA, 91950, Telephone No. (619) 336-4330, Fax (619) 336-4349. The Request for Qualifications package can also be obtained from the National City homepage
Statement of Qualifications are due not later than 5:00 p.m., Monday, October 10, 200 at the Office of the City Clerk, c/o Finance Department, City of National City, 1243 National City Boulevard, National City, CA 91950
Pub. Sept. 21,28-k114974


SEALED PROPOSALS will be received at the office of the Director of General Services or Designee, 1800 Maxwell Road, Chula Vista, until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26, 2005 at which time they will be publicly opened and read for performing work as follows:

The City of Chula Vista hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any Contract entered into pursuant to this Notice, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin in consider-ation for an award.
No bid shall be received unless it is made on a Proposal Form furnished by the Director of General Services. Each bid must be accompanied by cash, certified or cashier's check, or bid bond in an amount equal to at least ten percent (10%) of the amount bid, such Guaranty to be forfeited should the bidder to whom the Contract is awarded fail to enter into the Contract. No bidder's Guaranty is required if the bid amount is $50,000 or less.
City requires that throughout the duration of this contract insurance be placed with licensed insurers admitted to transact business in the State of California with a current A.M. BestÕs rating of no less than A- V in the amounts specified in the contract. If insurance is placed with a surplus lines insurer, insurer must be listed on the State of California List of Eligible Surplus Lines Insurers (LESLI) with a current A.M. BestÕs rating of no less than A, X. Evidence of insurance must be submitted within ten (10) days after the awarding of the Contract, and approved prior to commencement of work under the contract. Any insurance terminating during the course of the contract must be renewed and evidence of renewal must be submitted to the City within 15 days prior to the expiration of the prior policy and must meet the same criteria. Contractor must include all subcontractors as insured under its policies or furnish separate certificates and endorsements for each subcontractor. All coverage for subcontractors is subject to all of the requirements as above. No substitutions shall be allowed.
City requires Performance, Labor and Material Bonds, be issued by a Surety authorized to transact such business in the State of California, be listed as approved by the United States Department of Treasury Circular 570, and who Underwriting Limitation is sufficient to issue bonds in the amount required by the contract. Approved listing can be obtained through the United States Department of TreasuryÕs website address Any renewal certificates required during the course of the contract must be renewed and received by the City within 15 days prior to expiration and must meet the same criteria. No substitutions shall be allowed.

Bidder acknowledges the duty to provide bonds from a surety specified in the bid specifications. By bidding on this job, (1) Bidder waives any rights they may have under Civil Code Sections 995.660 and 995.670; and (2) Bidder agrees to indemnify and hold City harmless against any loss, expense or expenditure, including attorneys fees and costs, which City may suffer in any claim, action, suit or other proceeding that may be brought by a surety submitted by Bidder that does not meet the United States Department of Treasury's Circular 570 specifications for a surety. Bidder acknowledges that City may reject any and all bids, and that if a low bidder bids with a lower cost premium for sub-specification performance and payment bonds, other bidders not similarly taking advantage of the lower cost premium will be put in a cost disadvantage in the bid process, and that this may, in the City's judgement, necessitate re-bidding the job.
Contractors are not required by bid specifications to pay prevailing wage ("NOT Prevailing Wage Rates") to persons employed by them for work under this Contract in accordance with Section 2.58.070 of the Chula Vista Municipal Code regulating payment of prevailing wages for Contracts let by the City.
No bid will be accepted from a Contractor who has not been licensed in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 9, Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code and its implementing regulations. All Contractors and subcontractors are required to have a valid City of Chula Vista business license prior to start of work.
Plans, forms of proposals, bonds, Contract special provisions, and specifications may be examined at the office of the Director of General Services, John P. Lippitt Public Works Center, 1800 Maxwell Road, Chula Vista, California. Copies of plans and specifications may be obtained at the office upon payment of $10.00. Remit $12.00 if you wish to have the plans and specifications mailed to you. If payment is to be made by check, it should be made payable to the "City of Chula Vista."
The special attention of prospective bidders is called to proposal Requirements and Conditions for instructions regarding bidding on the following page.
The City Council reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularity or informality in any bid to the extent permitted by law.
DATED: September 26, 2005
Matthew T. Little, P.E.
Deputy Director of General Services
General Services
City of Chula Vista
Pub. Sept. 28-k115016

802 Proposals/Bids
PUBLISHED: Wednesday September 28, 2005

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