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NOTICE INVITING RFP: Notice is hereby given that the Santa Barbara Unified School District will receive proposals from prequalified firms for Preconstruction and Lease-Leaseback Services for the Multi-Purpose Building Renovation Projects at Harding University Partnership School and Roosevelt Elementary School (Project). Contractor License required: B, General Building Contractor. Submittal Deadline: Proposals must be received by January 4, 2018 , by 4:00 p.m. at the office of Santa Barbara Unified School District, 720 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, Attention: David J. Hetyonk. Anticipated Start of Construction: May 2018. Prequalification: All firms submitting a proposal to this RFP must be prequalified with the District pursuant to Public Contract Code section 20111.6 (b)-(m) without exception prior to submitting a proposal. Prequalification documents must be submitted by December 15, 2017 by 4:00 PM. Pursuant to Public Contract Code section 20111.6(j) a list of prequalified general contractors and electrical, mechanical, and plumbing subcontractors will be made available by the District no later than five business days before the proposal opening at the Santa Barbara Unified School District, Planning Dept., 724 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Prequalification packages are available through the Santa Barbara Unified School District, Planning Dept., 724 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 963-4338 x6280 or with Cybercopy at Pre-qualification questions must be directed to L.M. Sweaney at or leave a voice message at (909) 336-2771. Prequalification packages must be submitted to L.M. Sweaney & Associates, 180 Grass Valley Rd., Lot 3, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352 (UPS or FED-EX ONLY) (Voice Message: 909-336-2771) no later than the date specified herein. FAXED PRE-QUALIFICATION APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Prevailing Wages: Pursuant to the provisions of Section 1773 and 1773.2 of the Labor Code of the State of California, the District has obtained from the Director of Industrial Relations, the general prevailing rate of per diem wages and the general prevailing rate for holiday and overtime work in the locality in which the work is to be performed for each craft, classification or type of workman needed to execute the contract which is available for review at During the Work, the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) will monitor compliance with prevailing wage rate requirements and enforce the Contractors prevailing wage rate obligations, with a copy of the same being on file with the clerk of the Districts governing board. It shall be mandatory upon the contractor to whom the contract is awarded, and upon any subcontractor under him, to pay not less than the said specified rates to all workmen employed by them in the execution of the contract, and to comply with all prevailing wage requirements set forth in the Labor Code. DIR Registration/Monitoring: Pursuant to the provisions of Section 1771.1 of the Labor Code of the State of California, a contractor or subcontractor shall not be qualified to bid or engage in the performance of any contract for this project unless; (1) currently registered and qualified to perform public work pursuant to Section 1725.5; or (2) expressly authorized to submit a bid by Section 1771.1 and provided the contractor is registered to perform public work pursuant to section 1725.5 at the time the contract is awarded. This project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations. The successful Bidder will be required to post all job-site notices required by DIR regulations and other applicable law. Project and Submittal Information: The full scope of work for the Project, prequalification information, and the required submittal information is further set forth in the Request for Proposals (the "RFP") available on the District's website at , or via email request to David Hetyonk at As further described in the RFP, the successful proposal will be determined based on that which offers the best value determination made pursuant to the criteria and evaluation process set forth in the in the RFP. NOV 19, 26 / 2017 -- 52883
REQUEST FOR BIDS RECEIPT OF BID: Please provide your written bid (on the attached forms) to the Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District, Improvement District No. 1 (District), before 10:00 AM on the 13th of December, 2017. BID SECURITY: Each bid shall be accompanied by a certified or cashier's check or bid bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the total bid price, payable to the District as a guarantee that the bidder, if its bid is accepted, will promptly execute the Agreement and provide the required submittals for approval, all within ten (10) calendar days of the date of written Notice of Award. A bid shall not be considered unless one of the forms of bidder security is enclosed with it. DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The District owns a 500,000 gallon (50' diameter by 35' height) steel water storage tank which was built in the early 1960's and is currently used for municipal water storage. In 2000, the District completed the resurfacing of the interior and exterior of the subject water storage tank. As part of the District's ongoing preventative maintenance program, the District desires to have the 500,000 gallon tank refurbished. The rehabilitation work to be performed shall include: (1) cleaning, grit-blasting and recoating of the interior surface; (2) cleaning, power jet washing and recoating of the exterior surface; (3) localized repairs to tank structure as required with work to include, metal chipping, grinding, repair welding and pit filling; and (4) installation of an internal water tank cathodic protection system. The above description shall serve as general information only and shall not be construed to limit the contractor's responsibility or obligation to comply with the Contract Documents and Detailed Technical Specifications. SITE OF WORK: Rehabilitation and recoating work will take place at the District's Zone 3 Reservoir site, located near the town of Los Olivos in Santa Barbara County . COMPLETION OF WORK: All work must be completed in an expeditious manner. No liquidated damages will be imposed under this contract, but the District reserves the right to terminate the Contract if the work is not being pursued diligently and expeditiously in accordance with the Contract Documents. PAYMENT: Payment shall be made by the Owner, to ninety-five (95) percent of the work completed in monthly progress payments and a final payment. The five (5) percent retention will be paid 35 days following final acceptance of the work by the District's Board of Trustees. FORM OF BID: The bid shall be made on the Bid Forms bound herein (unless modified by an addendum). MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING: All bidders are required to attend the pre-bid meeting at the District office (3622 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez) scheduled for December 1, 2017, at 10:00 AM. The pre-bid meeting will include inspection of the work site. The District will empty the tank prior to the meeting to allow for interior inspection of the tank. INSPECTION OF SITE OF WORK: Inspection of the site of the work is required in order for the Contractor to satisfy himself, by personal examination, of the location of the proposed work and as to the actual conditions of and at the site of work. If during the course of his examination, a Contractor finds facts or conditions which appear to him to conflict with the letter or spirit of the Contract Documents (including Drawings and Specifications), or with any other data furnished him, he may contact the District for additional information and explanation before submitting his bid. The submission of a bid by the Bidder shall constitute the acknowledgment that, if awarded the contract, he has relied and is relying on his own examination of (a) the site of the work, (b) the access to the site, and (c) all other data, matters, and things requisite to the fulfillment of the work and on his own knowledge of existing services and utilities on and in the vicinity of the site of the work to be constructed under the contract, and not on any representation or warranty of the District. No claim for additional compensation will be allowed which is based upon a lack of knowledge of the above items. DIR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS: The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) requires that: a. No contactor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid proposal for a public works project unless they are registered with the DIR; b. No contractor or subcontractor may be awarded a public works contract unless registered with the DIR; and c. Work performed on the public works project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the DIR. AWARD OF CONTRACT: Bids will be evaluated and contract awarded when the District has received bids from solicited Contractors showing interest and knowledge of the described work, and will follow the scheduled Board of Trustees meeting on the 14th of December, 2017. Upon written notice of award, the Contractor shall promptly execute the Agreement, provide the required insurance submittals, secure payment of workmen's compensation insurance, and furnish satisfactory Performance Bond and Payment Bond, both in the amount of 100 percent of the bid price. SUBSTITUTION OF SECURITY: The Contractor may elect to receive one hundred percent (100%) of payments due under the contract documents at the completion of the work, without retention of any portion of the payment by the District, by depositing securities of equivalent value with the District in accordance of the provisions of section 22300 of the Public Contract Code. WAGE RATES: As required by the California Labor Code, not less than the general prevailing rates of per diem wages and not less than the general prevailing rate for overtime and holiday work in the locality in which the work is to be performed for each craft or type of workman needed to execute the work contemplated under the Contract, shall be paid to all workmen employed on said work by the Contractor or by any subcontractor performing any part of said work. A list of the prevailing wages, as determined by the Department of Industrial Relations, is on file at the District office, or can be found on the web at the following web address:, and shall be posted at each job site by the Contractor. The Contractor shall comply with all applicable provisions of section 16100 of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations, which require Contractor to keep accurate records of the work performed as provided in Labor Code section 1812, to allow District to inspect Contractor's payroll records pursuant to Labor Code section 1776 and section 16400(e) of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations, and to comply with all other requirements imposed by law. CONTRACTOR'S REQUIREMENTS: The District has determined that the Contractor shall possess a valid Class A General Engineering License, issued by the Contractor's State License Board, or a C-33 Specialty license, at the time of Bid, when the contract is awarded, and for the duration of the contract. Failure to possess the specified license at the time of submittal and award shall render the Bid as non-responsive. PRESUMPTION OF SATISFACTORY QUALIFICATIONS OF SURETY: All bonds shall be in the form prescribed by the Contract Documents except as provided otherwise by law or regulation, and shall be executed by such sureties as are named in the current list of companies holding certificates of authority as acceptable sureties on federal bonds and as acceptable reinsuring companies as published in Circular 570 (amended) by the audit staff, Bureau of Government Financial Corporations, U.S. Treasury Department. A certified copy of such agent's authority to act must accompany all bonds signed by an agent. DISTRICT'S RIGHTS RESERVED: The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informality in a bid, and to make awards to the lowest responsive contractor as it may best serve the interests of the District. Contract documents will be available at the District's web address ( or, to request a copy of the Contract Documents for a fee of $25 each, please contact the District office during normal business hours at (805) 688-6015. Nov. 19/2017--52943