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Proposal/Bids
PUBLISHED: Monday February 04, 2013

GROSSMONT UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS OF PRE-QUALIFICATION PROCECURES AND OPEN DATES FOR ANNUAL PRE-QUALIFICATION
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Notice is hereby given that the Grossmont Union High School District (“District”) has determined that all contractors desiring to submit a bid for the project noted below and holding a license classification of B - General Contractor must be pre-qualified prior to submitting bids for:

Chaparral High School, New CTE Building
Project Value in Excess of $7.5 Million

Pre-qualification application packages are available on the District's website at http://portal.guhsd.net/index.php/rfp. Contractors may submit their applications from February 4, 2013, through not less than fourteen (14) days prior to opening of bids for the aforementioned project. The District must receive applications before 4:00 p.m. for the candidate to qualify for that project. The project is tentatively scheduled to bid mid-April through early May. Any extension of the prequalification date deadline will be posted on the district website.

The pre-qualification packages should be submitted under seal and marked “CONFIDENTIAL” to Bond Program, Facilities Department, ATTN: Chaparral CTE Prequalification, Grossmont Union High School District, 1100 Murray Drive, El Cajon , CA 92020, or personally delivered to the Bond Trailer at 9600 1/2 Milden Street, La Mesa, CA 91944. For questions call 619-644-8051.

The District reserves the right to waive minor irregularities and omissions in the information contained in the pre-qualification application submitted, to make all final determinations, and to determine at any time that the pre-qualification procedures will not be applied to a future public works project.

All information submitted for prequalification evaluation will be considered official information acquired in confidence, and the District will maintain its confidentiality to the extent permitted by law.

Contractors are strongly encouraged to review the complete announcement and application on the District's website to obtain more specific information regarding the District's pre-qualification process.

Dated this 4th day of February, 2013

Clerk of the Governing Board
Grossmont Union High School District,
San Diego County, California
Pub. Feb 4, 11-00107407

NORTH COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT (NCTD)
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
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Notice is hereby given that proposals will be received by the North County Transit District (NCTD), 810 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92054, up to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday February 19, 2013 for Federal and State Legislation Monitoring and Representation Services. At the discretion of the District one or two contracts may be awarded depending on the capabilities and areas of interest of proposing firms. 
 
The RFP document is available at no charge only upon email request to lfrum@nctd.org.  Include company contact information (name, address, phone, fax and email of the person responsible for receiving the RFP and any subsequent addenda) in the email request.  The document will be provided in pdf format by return email .
 
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.
 
01.01   ESTIMATED PROPOSAL SCHEDULE
(SUBJECT TO CHANGE AS NECESSARY)
 
ACTIVITY DATE
Request For Proposals Advertised February 4, 2013
Deadline for Submission of Clarifications February 11, 2013
Proposal Due Date and Time February 19, 2013 - 5:00 p.m.
Completion of Proposal Evaluations March 1, 2013
Deadline for “Recommendation for Award”
to Board of Directors March 4, 2013
Recommendation to Award at Board of
Directors Meeting March 21, 2013
Notice To Proceed March 30, 2013
Commencement of Work April 1, 2013
Pub. Feb 4, 11-00107392

SWINERTON BUILDERS
Contact: Kia Hardy

Phone: (858) 622-4040 x 2417 Fax: (858) 622-4044

Fire Science/ EMT Training Facility - Miramar College

Public Opening Bid Date is Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 2 PM

This project consists of three buildings (-/+27,000 GSF), a courtyard and a paved recruit training area for the Fire Science/EMT Training facility at Miramar College. Two of the buildings are one-story, steel and concrete masonry unit structures which will house classrooms & offices. The third building is a four-story CMU recruit drill tower with storage rooms on the ground level. There is associated landscaping, hardscaping, and other site improvements. The project is on track for LEED Silver certification.

Swinerton is accepting bid for the following bid packages:

1 Survey / Field Engineering $ 53,000 Direct Source
2 Final Cleaning 16,000 Direct Source
3 Concrete Reinforcing 108,000 Hard Bid
4 Cast-in-Place Concrete 593,000 Best Value
5 Concrete Polishing 34,000 Hard Bid
6 Concrete Masonry Units 1,005,000 Hard Bid
7 Metal Decking 133,000 Hard Bid
8 Rough & Finish Carpentry /
Architectural Millwork 143,000 Hard Bid
9 Waterproofing 130,000 Direct Source
10 Building Insulation 23,000 Hard Bid
11 Roofing / Expansion Control/
Tubular Skylights 426,000 Hard Bid
12 Flashing & Sheet Metal 142,000 Hard Bid
13 Doors/Frames/Hardware Complete 65,000 Hard Bid
14 Coiling Door 46,000 Hard Bid
15 Glass & Glazing 700,000 Best Value
16 Lath/Plaster / Drywall 593,000 Best Value
17 Tile & Stone 121,000 Hard Bid
18 Acoustical Ceilings 111,000 Hard Bid
19 Resilient Flooring / Carpet 36,000 Hard Bid
20 Painting, Caulking, & Sealants 70,000 Direct Source
21 Signage/Identifying Devices / Visual
Display Boards 55,000 Hard Bid
22 Toilet Partitions Metal/Plam / Toilet &
Bath Accessories 29,000 Direct Source
23 Specialties - Wall & Corner Guard, Postal,
Medical 17,000 Direct Source
24 Lockers 68,000 Direct Source
25 Window Treatments/ Blinds 42,000 Direct Source
26 Plumbing 526,000 Best Value
27 Earthwork / Demolition 478,000 Best Value
28 Site Concrete / Concrete Paving 448,000 Best Value
29 Fences & Gates 126,000 Hard Bid
30 Planting / Irrigation & Site Furnishings 232,000 Best Value

Subcontractors bidding on packages greater than 250,000
must be prequalified

BID METHOD DESIGNATION
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The above bid packages will be bid using one of three procurement methods as described below.

Hard bid: A competitive process resulting in award to lowest responsive bidder.
Best Value: Responsible proposer to be determined by Best Value scoring method. Scoring criteria factors are available in the bid documents.
Direct Source: To meet or exceed outreach goals, Swinerton Builders is accepting bids from subcontractors who are certified as a SBE, DBE, MBE, DVBE and/or WBE by a recognized and approved agency. A list of agencies is available in the bid documents.

Please review Swinerton Builders bid documents for bidding requirements and scope of work.

Drawings are available at Swinerton Builders Plan Room, located at 16798 West Bernardo Drive, San Diego, CA 92127

We reserve the right to require all subcontractors to furnish 100% performance and payment bonds from a U.S. Treasury-listed surety. Premium cost to be included as a separate item. At our discretion, a bid bond and/or letter of bondability from a U.S. Treasury-listed surety may be required within 48 hours of demand. Swinerton Builders is an equal opportunity employer requesting subcontractor bids from all interested firms including disadvantaged, minority, veterans and emerging small business enterprises.
Pub. Feb 4, 11-00107409

SWINERTON BUILDERS
Contact: Kia Hardy

Phone: (858) 622-4040 x 2417 Fax: (858) 622-4044

Social and Behavioral Sciences Building - Mesa College

Public Opening Bid Date is Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 at 2 PM

A three story classroom and laboratory building including administrative offices, men's and women's restrooms and support facilities. All site work, landscape, mechanical (HVAC), electrical, and installation of fire protection system required to support the architectural design. The project is on track for LEED Silver certification.

Swinerton is accepting bid for the following bid packages:

1. Final Cleaning $ 25,000.00 Direct Source
2. Erosion and Sediment Control $ 75,000 Hard Bid
3. Earthwork $ 210,000 Hard Bid
4. Site Concrete $ 830,000 Best Value
5. Structural Steel and Miscellaneous
Metals $ 1,510,000 Best Value
6. Architectural Woodwork $ 218,000 Hard Bid
7. Waterproofing and Dampproofing $ 105,000 Direct Source
8. Metal Wall Panels $ 1,530,000 Best Value
9. Roofing $ 500,000 Hard Bid
10. Flashing and Sheet Metal $ 160,000 Hard Bid
12. Lath & Plaster $ 400,000 Best Value
13. Acoustic Ceilings $ 265,000 Best Value
14. Painting $ 210,000 Direct Source
15. Visual Display Boards $ 275,000 Best Value
16. Toilet Partitions/Toilet Bath
Accessories $ 55,000 Direct Source
17. Wall Corner Guards $ 75,000 Direct Source
18. Signage/Identifying Devices $ 55,000 Hard Bid
19. Fire Extinguishers and Cabinets $ 20,000 Direct Source
20. Audio Visual Equipment $ 100,000 Hard Bid
21. Window Treatments/Blinds $ 280,000 Direct Source
22. Elevators $ 250,000 Hard Bid

Subcontractors bidding on packages greater than 250,000
must be prequalified


BID METHOD DESIGNATION
: The above bid packages will be bid using one of three procurement methods as described below.

Hard bid: A competitive process resulting in award to lowest responsive bidder.
Best Value: Responsible proposer to be determined by Best Value scoring method. Scoring criteria factors are available in the bid documents.
Direct Source: To meet or exceed outreach goals, Swinerton Builders is accepting bids from subcontractors who are certified as a SBE, DBE, MBE, DVBE and/or WBE by a recognized and approved agency. A list of agencies is available in the bid documents.

Please review Swinerton Builders bid documents for bidding requirements and scope of work.

Drawings are available at Swinerton Builders Plan Room, located at
16798 West Bernardo Drive, San Diego, CA 92127

We reserve the right to require all subcontractors to furnish 100% performance and payment bonds from a U.S. Treasury-listed surety. Premium cost to be included as a separate item. At our discretion, a bid bond and/or letter of bondability from a U.S. Treasury-listed surety may be required within 48 hours of demand. Swinerton Builders is an equal opportunity employer requesting subcontractor bids from all interested firms including disadvantaged, minority, veterans and emerging small business enterprises.
Pub. Feb 4, 11-00107400

CITY OF NATIONAL CITY
NOTICE INVITING BIDS
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The City Council of the City of National City invites sealed bids for performing the CITYWIDE PEDESTRIAN CROSSINGS, Specification No. 12-12

The work generally consist of the following:

4th Street from Palm Avenue to Euclid Avenue:
This project consists of the removal of existing pavement and construction of approximately 600 tons of AC pavement and approximately 1,400 tons of AB, the construction of and removal and replacement of approximately 6,000 SF of PCC sidewalk panels (G-7), the construction of and removal and replacement of approximately 7 pedestrian ramps (SDG-132), the construction of approximately 1 island refuge / passageway (SDG-130), the construction of and removal and replacement of approximately 200 SF of driveway (G-14A), the construction of and removal and replacement of approximately 600 LF of curb and gutter (G-2) and median curb (G-6), signing, striping, traffic control, BMP's and other items not mentioned above but required by the plans and specifications, including adjustment of utility appurtenances in National City, California.

30th & F Avenue:
The project consists of the removal of existing pavement and construction of approximately 200 tons of AC pavement and approximately 400 tons of AB, the construction of and removal and replacement of approximately 700 SF of PCC sidewalk panels (G-7), the construction of and removal and replacement of approximately 4 pedestrian ramps (SDG-132), the construction of approximately 1 island refuge / passageway (SDG-130), of the construction of and removal and replacement of approximately 300 LF of curb and gutter (G-2) and median curb (G-6), signing, striping, traffic control, BMP's and other items not mentioned above but required by the plans and specifications, including adjustment of utility appurtenances in National City, California.

8th Avenue from Palm Avenue to Harbison Avenue:
This project consists of the installation of a pedestrian refuge island with approximately 300 lf of type B-3 median curb (G-6), 900 SF of stamped concrete median, 345 SF of vegetated median, 6 signs, 3 pedestrian actuated medians, signing, striping, traffic control, BMP's and other items not mentioned above but required by the plans and specifications, including adjustment of utility appurtenances in National City, California.

National City Boulevard & 7th Street:
This project consist of the installation of a traffic movement restricting median with 300 SF of demolition and removal, 148 of type B-3 median curb, 148 SF of asphalt paving, 740 SF of asphalt overlay, signing, striping, traffic control, BMP's and other items not mentioned above but required by the plans and specifications, including adjustment of utility appurtenances in National City, California.


National City Boulevard & 14th Street:
This project consists of the installation of pop-outs and a pedestrian refuge island with approximately 230 CY of excavation and import fill, 1,770 SF of concrete pavement, 155 LF of G-2 curb and gutter, 400 LF of type B-1 median curb (G-6), 30 LF of G-1 curb, 115 SF of G-12 cross-gutter, 1 Type A median passageway with domes per Caltrans A88A and A88B, 30 SF median nose, 400 SF of concrete median maintenance strip, 1300 SF of 2” asphalt grind, 210 tons of asphalt paving, 260 tons of Class II Base, 1,661 SY of slurry, 4 pedestrian ramps, irrigation system, 14 CY of mulch, 325 (5) gallon shrubs, 9-36” box trees, Bio-Barrier, 14 CY of soil amendments, 90-day landscape maintenance period, signing, striping, traffic control, BMP's and other items not mentioned above but required by the plans and specifications, including adjustment of utility appurtenances in National City, California.

The previous descriptions are general descriptions and are not to be relied upon for bidding purposes.

All sealed bid proposals must be received by the Office of the City Clerk located in City Hall, 1243 National City Boulevard, National City, California, 91950, prior to the bid closing time of 3:00 p.m. on February 14, 2013 according to the date stamp located in the City Clerk's office. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the second floor, large conference room, of City Hall immediately following the bid closing time.

The project documents include the Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction, 2012 Edition, (Greenbook - including the current San Diego Area supplements) all referenced documents, drawings, codes regulations and these contract documents. The Contract Documents may be inspected in the office of the City Engineer, located in City Hall at 1243 National City Boulevard, National City, California, 91950, Telephone Number (619) 336-4380, Fax Number (619) 336-4397. Copies may be obtained at that location upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $45 for each set. (Includes contract documents, but does not include the Greenbook). A CD of the plans and specifications will be available for $5.00 at the Engineering Department. An additional non-refundable fee of twelve dollars ($12) will be required for mailing each complete set, if requested.

A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for January 31, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. The pre-bid meeting will take place at the second floor, large conference room in City Hall. Representatives of the City will be present to answer any questions bidders have regarding the project.

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 City 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 California Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120, and is authorized by the State of California, and all documents required by California Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.660, to the extent required by law.

In addition, the successful bidder shall be required to secure a Performance Bond from all subcontractors providing goods and services in excess of $100,000.00. All prime contractors bidding on this project shall specify this requirement regarding subcontractor bonds, in their written or published request for subcontractor bids. Such written or published requests shall clearly designate the party that will bear the cost of the bonds. Vendors only supplying materials shall not be required to provide bonds. All subcontractor bonds are to be secured from a surety company that meets all the State of California bonding requirements, as defined in California Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120, and is authorized by the State of California.

Pursuant to the provisions of California Public Contract Code Section 22300, the successful bidder may substitute certain securities for funds withheld by City 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 City, with either a City or a state or a 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.

The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding.

DAVIS-BACON ACT WAGE RATE REQUIREMENTS: This is a federally funded project and the wage requirements found in the Davis-Bacon Act will be enforced. The Federal wage rates are those determined by the Federal Department of Labor Relations. The Contractor is obligated to pay the higher of the two wage rates between the State and Federal wage requirements. The wages lock in effective date for the CITYWIDE PEDESTRIAN CROSSINGS is January 25, 2013.

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 1777.17 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 City. 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 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 shall maintain the license throughout the duration of the Contract.

Bidders must possess a current State of California “A” Contractor's License.

This is a 60 working day contract.

The Engineer's cost estimate for these projects are as follows:

4th Street from Palm Avenue to Euclid Avenue: $445,490
30th Street and F Avenue: $151,100
8th Avenue from Palm Avenue to Harbison Avenue: $68,655
National City Boulevard & 7th Street: $23,028
National City Boulevard & 14th Street: $169,197
TOTAL ENGINEER'S ESTIMATE FOR ALL PROJECTS: $857,470

Pub Jan 28, Feb 4 -00107059

“NOTICE TO QUALIFIED GENERAL CONTRACTORS”
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The Union of Pan Asian Communities (UPAC) invites sealed bids for furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, supervision and performing all work for the UPAC “ADA Renovations and Seismic Retrofit Project-Phase 3” located at 1031 25th Street, San Diego, CA 92102.
Funded by Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), prevailing wage and certified payroll are subject to Davis-Bacon Wage Determination; and Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Act [12 U.S.C. 1701u and 24 CFR Part 135].
Bidding documents may be obtained or reviewed at MBN Group, Inc., beginning on 01/18/2013 with a deposit of $50.00 per set. Sealed bids due on or before 02/21/2013 at 3:00pm PST. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on site, 02/11/2013 at 3:00 pm. Address questions to Aaron Rodriguez at MBN Group, Inc., 5755 Oberlin Drive Suite 300, San Diego CA, 92121. Phone (858) 678-0150.
Pub Jan 21thru Feb 7 -00106934


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