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County of San Diego
PUBLISHED: Friday September 08, 2006

County of San Diego
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Historic Site Board of the County of San Diego will conduct a public hearing.
HEARING INFORMATION:
Date: September 18, 2006
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Department of Planning and Land Use Hearing Room, 5201 Ruffin Road, Suite B, San Diego, California 92123
The following ACTION items have been placed on the agenda:
o THE JAMES & AGATHA YOUNGBLOOD/CLIFF MAY HOUSE MAA 06-004
Location: 17538 El Vuelo, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067; Rancho Santa Fe Community Planning Group
Supervisor District: 5 - Bill Horn
Description: This classic 1974 Youngblood California Ranch house was designed by the renowned master architect Clifford Magee May. Originally from Detroit Michigan, the Youngblood's first California home was in La Jolla. While observing many of the residences within her neighborhood, Agatha Youngblood was drawn to a mid-1930's Cliff May hacienda style home. Conducting her own research she learned that Cliff May was the architect, descended from the old California's Estudillo family. Once deciding to relocate to Rancho Santa Fe, the Youngblood's commissioned Cliff May to design their new home. This project is being brought to the HSB for historic landmarking and for participation in the Mills Act contract. The ranch house is significant under Criterion V (b)(1) Broad Pattern of San Diego County's history; and V (b)(3) Architecture and Master Builder.
o THE DESCANSO ROCK CABIN MAA 06-005
Location: 25121 Oak Lane, Descanso, CA 91901; Descanso Community Planning group
Supervisor District: 2 - Dianne Jacob
Description: Built in 1929, the Descanso Rock Cabin is an eye-catching feature in the Descanso community, 38 miles east of downtown San Diego. The Cabin is situated along the banks of the Descanso Creek in an area named Descanso Park by its developer, Peter Jacobs in 1926. The Descanso Rock Cabin is an example of the original mountain retreats build in the Descanso Park area in the early 1900s. This project is being brought to the HSB for historic landmarking. The rock house is significant under Criteria V (b)(3) Distinctive characteristics of a type and period in San Diego County's history.
The following DISCUSSION items have been placed on the agenda:
o ARCHAEOLOGICAL/HISTORIC RESOURCES: REPORT FORMAT AND CONTENT REQUIREMENTS
Description: Draft Report titled: “Format and Content Requirements for Archaeological and Historic Resources” has been distributed by mail to all board members (part of the public review process). The content of this document and the County processes are open for discussion by the Board.
GENERAL INFORMATION: This public hearing is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If interpreter services for the hearing impaired are needed, please call the hearing staff liaison at (858) 694-3656 or California Relay Service, if notifying by TDD, no later than seven days prior to the date of the hearing.
NOTE: The Historic Site Board function is to act as an advisory body to both the Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors. Decisions made by the Historic Site Board are in the form of a recommendation and are not the final decision. An opportunity will be provided for you to speak at this hearing regarding any of the above items.
Pub. Sept 8-00012492

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
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The County of San Diego, Owner, invites sealed bids for CONSTRUCTION OF PALA TEMECULA ROAD CULVERTS, (RFB 1646). Sealed bids will be received at the Office of Purchasing and Contracting, Lobby Front Desk, County Operations Center, 5555 Overland Avenue, Suite 1111 (Bldg 11), San Diego, California, 92123-2149, until 2:00 p.m. on September 26, 2006, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. The Contractor shall possess, at the time the Contract is awarded, a California contractor's license, Classification A, General Engineering Contractor. Work to be Done consists in general of installing drainage culverts. The work includes clearing and grubbing, planing roadway surface, placing asphalt concrete, asphalt concrete dike and aggregate base, constructing concrete encasement and cutoff walls, placing concreted rock slope protection, placing shotcrete, painting traffic stripe markings, placing pavement markers, installing flexible post delineators, project identification sign, placing temporary gravel bags and temporary stabilized construction entrance, providing trench safety and shoring for excavations, and traffic control. The project is located in the vicinity of Pala. The cost of construction is estimated to be from $310,000.00 to $360,000.00. Contract Documents, including reduced Plans only, Specifications and Proposal Forms, may be examined or purchased for the sum of $15 per set at the County of San Diego, Department of Purchasing and Contracting, Cashier, Building 11, County Operations Center, 5555 Overland Avenue, Suite 1111, San Diego, CA 92123. Full-size plans may be obtained at the Department of Purchasing and Contracting, referenced above, at an additional cost of $3.50. Only complete sets of full-size plans will be sold. Full-size plans will not be sent to full-size plan holders when plans are revised and issued as addenda unless re-ordered. Only revised reduced plans will be issued as necessary with addenda. Full-size plans will contain only the revisions made to the plans at the time of issuance. NOTE: Contract documents should be available for purchase after 1pm on Tues Sept 5. CONTACT CASHIER TO CONFIRM AVAILABILITY. Make checks payable to County of San Diego; no refund will be made. Mail service is available only to those prospective bidders outside a 30 mile radius of the County Operations Center and at an additional cost of $5 per set of documents and $5 per set of full-size plans. All prices include tax. For mail service contact cashier at (858) 694-3062. The following report, “RESULTS OF FIELD CORING AND PH AND RESISTIVITY TESTING FOR PALA TEMECULA/MISSION ROAD CULVERTS”, dated May 12, 2006, is available at no cost at the Department of Purchasing and Contracting, listed above. This report is provided for informational purposes only, and is not part of this Contract. Cross sections are not available for this project. The Owner, as a matter of policy, encourages the participation of disabled veteran owned businesses. The list of certified DVBEs is available at the following website:
http://www.osmb.dgs.ca.gov/bis_queries/bis_queries_menu.asp. Bid security of no less than 10% is required at time of bid. Payment and Performance Bonds: successful bidder shall provide Payment and Performance Bonds for 100% of the contract amount. Prevailing Wage rates apply. Complete bid information, including Engineer's estimate of the work, is available at the County of San Diego Purchasing and Contracting website at http://buynet.sdcounty.ca.gov/
Contact Roberta Lamp Procurement Contracting Officer at 858-694-2160, (e-mail roberta.lamp@ sdcounty.ca.gov) County of San Diego Department of Purchasing and Contracting, 5555 Overland Avenue, Bldg. 11, San Diego, CA 92123
Pub. Sept. 5, 6,7,8,11,12,13,14,15,18 -00012311

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
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The County of San Diego, Owner, invites sealed bids for CONSTRUCTION OF HANSON LANE IMPROVEMENTS, (RFB 1669). Sealed bids will be received at the Office of Purchasing and Contracting, Lobby Front Desk, County Operations Center, 5555 Overland Avenue, Suite 1111 (Bldg 11), San Diego, California, 92123-2149, until 2:00 p.m. on September 28, 2006, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. The Contractor shall possess, at the time the Contract is awarded, a California contractor's license, Classification A, General Engineering Contractor (Buynet commodity code 721030) or Classification C-12, Earthwork and Paving Contractor (Buynet commodity code 721317). Work to be Done consists in general of widening Hanson Lane between Ramona Street and San Vicente Road (approximately 0.75 miles), furnishing and installing a 226-foot long, triple 4-foot wide by 2-foot high precast reinforced concrete box culvert and placing a rubberized asphalt concrete overlay. The project includes earthwork, placing aggregate base, asphalt concrete and rock slope protection, planing asphalt concrete, repairing distressed pavement, placing reinforced concrete pipe, constructing masonry block wall, constructing concrete wingwalls, parapet walls, cutoff walls, headwall, curb inlets, curb outlet, cleanout, wall footing, curb and gutter, sidewalk and driveways, constructing and reconstructing chain link fencing, traffic striping and marking, installing roadside signs, transplanting trees and planting turf, providing traffic control and implementing water pollution control measures. The project is located in the vicinity of Ramona. The cost of construction is estimated to be from $1,000,000.00 to $1,400,000.00. Contract Documents, including reduced Plans only, Specifications and Proposal Forms, may be examined or purchased for the sum of $21 per set at the County of San Diego, Department of Purchasing and Contracting, Cashier, at the address listed above. Mail service is available for an additional cost of $5 per set of documents. Full-size plans may be obtained at the Dept of Purchasing and Contracting, referenced above, at an additional cost of $10 per set. Only complete sets of full-size plans will be sold. Mail service for full-size plans is available for an additional cost of $5 per set of full-size plans. Full-size plans will not be sent to full-size plan holders when plans are revised and issued as addenda unless re-ordered. Only revised reduced plans will be issued as necessary with addenda. Full-size plans will contain only the revisions made to the plans at the time of issuance. NOTE: Contract documents should be available for purchase after 1pm on Wed Sept 6. CONTACT CASHIER TO CONFIRM AVAILABILITY. Soils reports are not available for this project. A package of existing cross sections (11 sheets) used in the design of this project is available for review at the Department of Purchasing and Contracting, address listed above, and/or a package may be obtained for a cost of $5.50. These cross sections are provided for informational purposes only, and are not part of this Contract. All prices include tax; no refund will be made. Contact cashier at (858) 694-3062 for mail service. A Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise (DVBE goal of three percent (3%) has been established for this project. The list of certified DVBEs is available at the following website:
http://www.osmb.dgs.ca.gov/bis_queries/bis_queries_menu.asp. Bid security of no less than 10% is required at time of bid. Payment and Performance Bonds: successful bidder shall provide Payment and Performance Bonds for 100% of the contract amount. Prevailing Wage rates apply. Complete bid information, including Engineer's estimate of the work, is available at the County of San Diego Purchasing and Contracting website at http://buynet.sdcounty.ca.gov/
Contact Roberta Lamp Procurement Contracting Officer at 858-694-2160, (e-mail roberta.lamp@ sdcounty.ca.gov) County of San Diego Department of Purchasing and Contracting, 5555 Overland Avenue, Bldg. 11, San Diego, CA 92123
Pub. Sept. 6,7,8,11,12,13,14,15,18,19 -00012348

San Diego County Water Authority
NOTICE INVITING BIDS
FOR
SAN VICENTE PUMPING FACILITIES
SPECIFICATIONS 534 AND 541


1. Date of Opening Bids: Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Water Authority by mail or in its office at 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego California 92123, until 2:00 p.m. October 25, 2006 for the foregoing project. Bids submitted will be publicly opened and read aloud at that time.
2. Form of Bid: The bid shall be made on the following forms provided by the Water Authority: Bid Proposal, Bidding Sheet, Noncollusion Affidavit, Bidder's Bond or Letter of Credit (not required if cash or certified or cashier's check accompanies bid), Bidder's Plan for Construction, Subcontractor List (Schedule B-1), Vendor/Supplier and Service Provider List (Schedule B-2), and OCIP Bid Deduct Worksheets. These documents shall constitute the bid. By the close of business, two business days after the date of bid opening, submit welded steel pipe manufacturer qualifications.
3. Small Contractor Outreach and Opportunities Program: The San Diego County Water Authority's Small Contractor Outreach and Opportunities Program is designed to maximize participation of diverse, local, qualified, prime contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers seeking to do business with the Water Authority. The Contractor hired to complete the scope of work identified in this request for bids will be determined, in part, by the Contractor's demonstrated effort in conducting effective outreach to small contractors. Effective implementation of the Water Authority's SCOOP is a requirement. If the apparent low bidder does not satisfy these SCOOP requirements, the bidder will be deemed non-responsive.
4. Location of Work: The project site is located in San Diego County approximately 25 miles northeast of the City of San Diego, and adjacent to the San Vicente Dam. Access to the area of the site is via Highway 67, Vigilante Road, and Moreno Avenue. See Thomas Brother's Guide, 2006 Edition page 1211 Grid J3, and page 1212 Grid A3.
5. Description of Work: The San Vicente Pumping Facilities project includes the construction of the San Vicente Pump Station (described under Specification 534) and the San Vicente Surge Control Facility (described under Specification 541). The work under each specification is more specifically described as follows:

5.1 Specification 534, San Vicente Pump Station provides facilities for three horizontal centrifugal pumps, including the motors which have been procured, two Variable Frequency Drives, and two transformers. The work comprises site preparation, excavation and backfill, roadway and drainage systems, site restoration, flowmeter vault, ultrasonic flowmeter, pump station building, pumps, motors, VFDs, valves, bridge crane, piping, pipeline cathodic protection system, primary power service and switchgear, electrical and instrumentation systems, diesel engine generator, appurtenances, and all other incidental work as required by the Contract Documents.

5.2 Specification 541, San Vicente Surge Control Facility involves construction of a concrete surge tank and pipelines connecting the San Vicente Pump Station to the San Vicente Pipeline and the San Vicente Interconnect Pipeline. Major items of work include; 1) Excavation and construction of a three million gallon prestressed concrete, open top, Surge Tank, reservoir fill chute/piping, valve and meter vaults, overflow chute, appurtenances, instrumentation and controls, and site paving and fencing, 2) Construction of approximately 1,016 feet of 102-inch diameter Outlet Pipeline, 450 feet of 90-inch Outlet Pipeline, 1,400 feet of 90-inch diameter Inlet Pipeline, 1,800 feet of 60-inch diameter MLP Pipeline Extension, 1,000 feet of 12-inch diameter potable water line, and replacement of 281 feet of 54-inch diameter By-pass Pipeline, and 3) Construction of approximately 990 feet of paved access road to the western abutment of the future San Vicente Dam and approximately 1,700 feet of paved road to access the Surge Tank, and all other incidental work as required by the Contract Documents.

The following Labor Resources may be required: Bricklayer Helpers; Bricklayers; Carpenter; Concrete Finishers; Common Building Laborers; Electricians; Equipment Operators, Crane and Shovel; Equipment Operators, Light Equipment; Equipment Operators, Medium Equipment; Equipment Operators, Oilers; Helpers Average (five trades); Ironworker; Painter; Pipefitter; Pipeline Workers; Plumbers; Rodmen (Reinforcing); Roofers, Composition; Sheet Metal Workers; Skilled Workers Average (35 trades); Structural Steel Workers; Welders, Structural Steel; Truck Drivers, Heavy; Truck Drivers, Light.
6. Contract Document Review: Contract Documents showing the character of the work may be reviewed at the offices of the Water Authority, 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California 92123-1233. A full set of Contract Documents consists of Volumes 1 through 5. The geotechnical reports are available as separate reference documents. Contract Documents and reference documents may be purchased at the non-refundable amounts shown below. To order documents or to obtain general information please call Ms. Diana Martinez at (858) 522-6807. The Contract Documents, Project Fact Sheet, and Order Form may be viewed at www.sdcwa.org/register.html or http://www.ebidboard.com/public/projects/index.asp?mbrguid=D27F6EF1-9BA1-46D6-B1CC-429FA8EB09CC. Information is also available by visiting our website at www.sdcwa.org/opps/contracts.phtml.

Contract Document Pickup Price
Volumes 1 and 2, including Appendices $45

Full Size Plans (22” x 34”) - includes Volumes 3, 4 and 5 $110
Volume 3 - Common Sheets (28 sheets)
Volume 4 - Specification 534 (233 sheets)
Volume 5 - Specification 541 (106 sheets)

Reduced Drawings (11” x 17”) - includes Volumes 3, 4 and 5 $30
Volume 3 - Common Sheets (28 sheets)
Volume 4 - Specification 534 (233 sheets)
Volume 5 - Specification 541 (106 sheets)

Reference Document Pickup Price
Geotechnical Reports (Provided on CD only)
SVPS Spec 534 - Geotechnical Design Report, $2
San Vicente Pump Station, Revised August 9, 2006

SCF Spec 541 - San Vicente Surge Control Facility Project, $2
Geotechnical Data Report, July 2006.
An additional charge of $15.00 per document will be charged for U.S. mailing.

In addition, work shall be performed as indicated in the project “Contract Documents” in accordance with Lakeside Water District's Water Agencies' Standard Design Guidelines, dated September 2004, the City of San Diego Standard Drawings, dated December 2003, and the San Diego County Regional Standard Drawings, dated April 2003. The WAS, SDSD, and SDRSD documents can be obtained from the following website addresses:

Document Website Address
WAS www.sdwas.com
SDSD (under Engineering CIP Projects) www.sandiego.gov
SDRSD* www.regional-stds.com

7. Alternative Schedules: None.
8. Bid Security: Each bid shall be accompanied by cash, certified or cashier's check, bid bond or letter of credit in the amount of 10 percent of the total bid price payable to the Water Authority as a guarantee that if the bid is accepted, the bidder will execute the contract and provide the required bonds or letter of credit, certificates of insurance, and endorsements within 15 days of the receipt by the Bidder of the Notice of Award.
9. Award of Contract: All terms and conditions contained in the Contract Documents shall become a part of the Contract. No Bidder may withdraw its bid for a period of 90 days after the time set for the opening thereof. The Contract shall be awarded within 90 days after the opening of bids, if it is in the interests of the Water Authority to do so. The Water Authority reserves the right, after opening bids, to waive any informality in any bid, to reject any or all bids, to make an award to the lowest responsive responsible bidder as determined by the Water Authority and reject all other bids as may be in the best interest of the Water Authority. A bidder to whom an award is made will be required to execute the contract and provide the required bonds, certificates of insurance, and endorsements within 15 days of the receipt by the bidder of the Notice of Award.
10. Prevailing Rates of Wage: In accordance with the provisions of the California Labor Code, the Water Authority has obtained from the Department of Industrial Relations the general prevailing rates of wages in the locality in which the work is to be performed, and it shall be mandatory upon the Contractor to whom the Contract is awarded and upon any subcontractor to pay not less than the specified rates to all workers employed in the execution of the contract. The Contractor shall cause a copy to be posted at the job site. Copies of the prevailing rates of wages are on file and available for review by any interested party at the offices of the Water Authority, 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California 92123.
11. Substitution of Securities: Pursuant to Section 22300 of the California Public Contract Code, the contractor may request the Water Authority to make retention payments directly to an escrow agent or may substitute certain securities for money withheld by the Water Authority to ensure performance under the Contract, as provided in the General Conditions of the Contract Documents.
12. Contractor's License: The Water Authority has determined that the Contractor shall possess and maintain a valid Class “A” General Engineering Contractor license at the time the Contract is bid. Failure to possess the specified license shall render the bid as non-responsive and shall act as a bar to award the contract to any bidder not possessing said license at the time of the bid. All subcontractors shall have and maintain a current and valid contractor license of the required classification from the State of California.
13. Prebid Meetings: Prospective Bidders are encouraged to attend two Prebid Meetings of the proposed project. It is not mandatory for the Bidder to attend either Prebid Meeting, but attendance is highly encouraged. The initial Prebid meeting will be conducted by the Water Authority at 10:30 a.m., September 19, 2006. The purpose of the initial Prebid Meeting is to provide a description of the work requirements, describe the bid process and bid administrative procedures such as Small Contractors Outreach and Opportunity Program and Owner Controlled Insurance Program and other insurance requirements, and to receive and answer bidder questions. The second Prebid Meeting will be conducted by the Water Authority at 10:00 a.m., October 10, 2006. The purpose of the second Prebid Meeting is to provide a description of addenda issued during the bid period and to receive and answer bidder questions. The Prebid Meetings will be held in the office of the Water Authority located at 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California 92123.
14. Site Review: As identified in the “Bidder's Plan for Construction”, prospective bidders are encouraged to conduct a site review of the project prior to bid. A site visit will be conducted by the Water Authority on September 19, 2006, immediately following the initial Prebid Meeting. Access to the site is restricted to designated unpaved roads as shown on the Plans. Prospective bidders are required to provide their own transportation during the site review.
15. Exploratory Excavations and Borings: Prospective bidders may perform exploratory borings at the site with written approval from the Water Authority. Approval may be granted in locations where in the opinion of the Water Authority, soil boring activities will not be in non-compliance with project environmental permit requirements. Access to the site is restricted to designated roads as shown on the Plans. Water Authority personnel must escort bidders to the site and observe excavating, borings, and backfilling. Prospective bidders shall also obtain all necessary environmental clearances and agency permits, notify Underground Service Alert, protect all utilities and facilities, provide traffic control, and restore excavations to original conditions to the Water Authority's satisfaction. Exploratory excavations and borings are the sole expense and risk of the bidder.
16. Project Labor Agreement: A Project Labor Agreement entitled “San Diego County Water Authority Emergency Storage Project, Project Labor Agreement” has been negotiated and covers the Work of this Contract. The Project Labor Agreement includes the following provisions: no-strike, labor shutdowns or slowdowns, no lock-out, revised dispute resolution, and medical coverage for workers' compensation benefits, etc. The successful bidder and all its subcontractors of whatever tier whose work is subject to the Project Labor Agreement will be required to execute a letter of assent to abide by the terms and conditions of the Project Labor Agreement.
17. Owner-Controlled Insurance Program: An Owner-Controlled Insurance Program has been implemented for the Emergency Storage Project, of which this project is a principal component. Under the OCIP, the Water Authority will furnish most of the Workers' Compensation, General Liability, and Builder's Risk insurance associated with construction of the Work. Insurance furnished under the OCIP will cover the Water Authority, the Contractor, and subcontractors (with some exceptions). As detailed in the Contract Documents, the Contractor is required to provide some insurance coverage outside the OCIP.
18. Project Administration: All questions relative to this project prior to the opening of bids shall be directed to:
San Diego County Water Authority
4677 Overland Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123
Attention: Diana Martinez, Assistant Management Analyst
Telephone: (858) 522-6807
Fax: (858) 268-7802
Email: dmartinez@sdcwa.org

SAN DIEGO COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY
Vic Bianes
Engineering Manager
Pub. Sept. 8,12-00012489


County of San Diego
PUBLISHED: Friday September 08, 2006


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