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 Friday, October 10, 2008, sealed bid proposals for the award of a contract for VCCCD Project #29124, Rough Grading for the New Learning Resource Center at Oxnard College.

Scope of Work: Rough grading of building pad (approximately 2 acres). Over excavate and recompact with geo-grid layers. Remove and relocate a portion of a deep Storm Drain dewatering required. Remove and relocate a portion of an electrical and tele-communications duct bank. Demolition and disposal of concrete sidewalks and landscaping (trees, etc). Relocate chain link fence.

A mandatory job walk will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday September 24, 2008. 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 93033. Project will be bid with one Bid Alternate and the contract will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder. Bid proposals must conform with, and be responsive to, the bid and contract documents, which will be available for purchase at Cybercopy USA, 3020 Sherwin Ave., Ventura, CA, 93003, (805-642-3292) or after Friday, April 20, 2007. Owner will not provide plans and or specifications at the time of the job walk.

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, Attn: Purchasing Department. 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.

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. In accordance with Section §1773 of the California Labor Code, the Contractor shall post a copy of the determination prevailing rates of wages at each job site. A copy of these determinations, entitled “PREVAILING WAGE SCALE” are available to any interested party through the internet at: The contractor and any Subcontractor(s) shall not pay less than the specified prevailing rates of wages to all workers employed by them in execution of the contract.

The District has initiated a Labor Compliance Program (“LCP”) pursuant to provisions of Labor Code 1771.5 and other applicable law. The Contractor and Subcontractors of any tier shall comply with the LCP initiated and enforced by the District. For inquiries, questions or assistance with regard to the LCP, call Golden State Labor Compliance.

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 bid. The project estimated value is $750,000.00

Miguel Renteria, HEERY International (805) 805-797-5151 Ventura County Community College District

Publish: September 19 & 22, 2008, Ad No.VC171278