PROJECT # 29120:  Student Services Center and Food Services Center

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the above-named California Community College District, acting by and through its Board of Trustees, hereinafter referred to as the “District” will receive up to, but not later than 2 p.m. on Tuesday May 22, 2007, sealed bid proposals for the award of a contract for Project # 29120, Student Services Center and Food Services Center at Oxnard College.

Scope of Work:
Construct a two story building, steel and CMU block structure, curtain wall system, etc., Student Services Center (admissions office) with a gross area of approximately 30,000 Sq. Ft.
Construct a one story building, steel and CMU block structure, curtain wall system, Food Services Center (cafeteria) with a gross area of approximately 7,800 Sq. Ft. 

A mandatory job walk will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Friday April 20, 2007.   Bidders are to meet in Room #101 of the County Student Services Center (on South Rose Ave. at North Campus Rd.) at Oxnard College, 4000 South Rose Ave, Oxnard, CA. Project will be bid with one Bid Alternate and the contract will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder. 

All bid proposals shall be submitted on forms furnished by the District.  Bids shall be received at Ventura County Community College District, 255 W. Stanley, Suite 150, CA 93001, (805) 652-5500.  Each bid proposal shall be accompanied by:  (a) the required bid security; (b) subcontractors list; (c) non-collusion affidavit; and (d) statement of bidder’s qualifications.  Bids will be opened and publicly read at the stated time and place. 

Bid proposals must conform with, and be responsive to, the bid and contract documents, which will be available (after, Friday, April 20, 2007) for purchase at Cybercopy USA, 3020 Sherwin Ave., Ventura, CA, 93003, (805-642-3292) or  Owner will not provide plans and or specifications at the time of the job walk. 

Each bid proposal shall be accompanied by bid security and in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the maximum amount of the bid proposal, inclusive of any additive alternate bid item(s).  Failure of any bid proposal to be accompanied by the required bid security shall render such bid proposal to be non-responsive and rejected.  The owner reserves the right to reject any or all bid proposals or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bid proposal or in the bidding.

Pursuant to Public Contract Code §3300, bidder must possess a current California Contractors License (Class B) at the time that the contract for the work is awarded. The Contractor, under their current License, shall have successfully completed a minimum of five similar construction type projects.

Prevailing Wage Rates:  Employment of Apprentices.  This project is subject to the provisions of Labor Code §§1720 et seq. and regulations set forth in Title 8 §§16000 et seq. of the California Code of Regulation, which govern the payment of prevailing wages on public works projects.  All bidders shall be governed by and required to comply with these statutes and regulations in connection with this project.  Pursuant to Labor Code §1771, the contractor receiving award of the contract and subcontractors of any tier shall pay not less than the prevailing wage rates to all workers employed in the execution of the contract.  Bidders shall comply with applicable statutes and regulations, including but not limited to Labor Code §§ 1771, 1775, 1777.5, 1813 and 1815. 

Bid proposals shall not be withdrawn by any bidder for a period of ninety (90) days after the opening of bid proposals.  During this time, all bidders shall guarantee prices quoted in their respective bid proposals. 

In accordance with the provisions of California Public Contract Code §22300, substitution of eligible and equivalent securities for any monies to ensure performance under the contract will be permitted at the request and expense of the contractor.

This project will be awarded to the contractor with the lowest responsible bidder. The project estimated value is $18,000,000.

Miguel Renteria, HEERY International (805) 384-8113
Ventura County Community College District

Publish Dates:  April 12 & April 16, 2007