NOTICE TO BIDDERS


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE GOVERNING BOARD (“BOARD”) OF THE WASHINGTON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (“DISTRICT”), WILL RECEIVE UP TO BUT NOT LATER THAN 2:00PM PST, DECEMBER 6, 2019 AT THE WASHINGTON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFICE OF, 7950 S. ELM AVE., FRESNO, CA 93706, SEALED BIDS FOR THE FOLLOWING:

2019-20 WEST FRESNO MIDDLE SCHOOL LED LIGHTING PROJECT

THE BIDS WILL BE OPENED AND PUBLICLY READ ALOUD. ANY BID THAT IS SUBMITTED AFTER THIS TIME SHALL BE NON-RESPONSIVE AND RETURNED TO THE CONTRACTOR. ANY CLAIM BY A CONTRACTOR OF ERROR IN ITS BID MUST BE MADE IN COMPLIANCE WITH SECTION 5100 ET SEQ. OF THE PUBLIC CONTRACT CODE.

A MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE AND SITE VISIT WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2019 AT 2:30P.M. PST AT WEST FRESNO MIDDLE SCHOOL, 2888 S IVY AVE, FRESNO, CALIFORNIA 93706. ALL PARTICIPANTS ARE REQUIRED TO SIGN IN AT THE FRONT OF THE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING. THE SITE VISIT IS EXPECTED TO TAKE APPROXIMATELY 45 MINUTES.

DIR REGISTRATION: TO BID ON THIS PROJECT, THE CONTRACTOR IS REQUIRED TO BE REGISTERED AS A PUBLIC WORKS CONTRACTOR WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS. THE CONTRACTOR’S REGISTRATION MUST REMAIN ACTIVE THROUGHOUT THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT.

CUPPCA REGISTRATION: PURSUANT TO PUBLIC CONTRACT CODE SECTION 20111.5, ONLY PREREGISTERED CONTRACTORS WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO SUBMIT A BID FOR THIS PROJECT. ANY BID SUBMITTED BY A CONTRACTOR WHO IS NOT PREREGISTERED SHALL BE NON-RESPONSIVE AND RETURNED UNOPENED TO THE CONTRACTOR. CONTRACTORS CAN REGISTER ON THE DISTRICT’S WEBSITE AT: http://sandbox.washingtonunified.org/DEPARTMENTS/BUSINESS/PURCHASING/

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN A BID SUBMITTED TO THE DISTRICT BY A CONTRACTOR WHO IS NOT LICENSED AS A CONTRACTOR PURSUANT TO THE BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONS CODE SHALL BE CONSIDERED NONRESPONSIVE AND SHALL BE REJECTED BY THE DISTRICT. IN ALL CONTRACTS WHERE FEDERAL FUNDS ARE INVOLVED, NO BID SUBMITTED SHALL BE INVALIDATED BY THE FAILURE OF THE BIDDER TO BE LICENSED IN ACCORDANCE WITH CALIFORNIA LAW. WHERE FEDERAL FUNDS ARE INVOLVED THE CONTRACTOR SHALL BE PROPERLY LICENSED AT THE TIME THE CONTRACT IS AWARDED. IN ALL OTHER CASES THE CONTRACTOR SHALL STATE THEIR LICENSE NUMBER, EXPIRATION DATE AND CLASSIFICATION IN THE PROPOSAL, UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY. THIS INVITATION TO BID DOES NOT INVOLVE FEDERAL FUNDS. THE FOLLOWING CLASSIFICATIONS ARE ACCEPTABLE FOR THIS CONTRACT:

A – GENERAL ENGINEERING
B – GENERAL BUILDING
C10 – ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR

THE CONTRACTOR MUST HAVE HAD AT LEAST FIVE (5) YEARS’ EXPERIENCE IN SERVICE AREAS THAT ARE SIMILAR IN NATURE AND SCOPE AS THOSE DESCRIBED HEREIN AND AT LEAST FIVE (5) YEARS’ EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE ARCHITECT (“DSA”).

THE DISTRICT WILL AWARD THE CONTRACT BASED ON THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE BID.

SPECIFICATIONS  FOR  THIS  BID  ARE  ON  THE  WASHINGTON  UNIFIED  SCHOOL  DISTRICT  WEBSITE  FOR INTERESTED CONTRACTOR:  http://sandbox.washingtonunified.org/

BIDS MUST ARRIVE IN A SEALED ENVELOPE AT THE ABOVE ADDRESS BEFORE THE ABOVE DATE AND TIME.

INFORMATION REQUESTS SHOULD BE SENT TO:

CHRIS M. VAZ
CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICIAL
WASHINGTON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (FRESNO, CA)
7950 S ELM AVE
FRESNO, CA 93706
559-495-5600

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