LOS ANGELES COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION NOTICE CALLING FOR BIDS BID NO.

1437-11/12 In accordance with Public Contract Code 20111, Notice is hereby given that the LOS ANGELES COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION, hereinafter referred to as “LACOE”, will receive up to, but no later than 3:00 p.m., on Wednesday, August 10, 2011, sealed bids for the award of a contract for Bid Package #21- Composite Panels and Louvers for the: Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Cal State University Los Angeles Campus 5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032 This is a Bernard’s Construction Management (CM) project, with multiple prime contracts for the construction of a new high school campus consisting one (1) new Type 2B, three (3) story totaling ~50,000 SF, and associated site improvements. A non-mandatory pre-bid conference has been scheduled for Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at the Los Angeles County Office of Education located at 12830 Columbia Way (formerly Clark Avenue), ECW Room 156, Downey, CA 90242, for the purpose of discussing the bid documents and answering any questions generated by those in attendance. Although the pre-bid conference is not mandatory, bidders are strongly encouraged to attend. All bids shall be made and presented on forms furnished by LACOE and marked to the attention of Lilibeth Morelos, Procurement Services Assistant. Bids may be hand delivered to the Los Angeles County Office of Education, Procurement Services, located at 12830 Columbia Way (formerly Clark Avenue), Room 153, Downey, CA 90242-2890. Mailed bids are to be addressed to the Los Angeles County Office of Education, Attn: Procurement Services, ECW, Room 153, 9300 Imperial Highway, Downey, CA 902422890. Bids shall be opened and publicly read aloud at 3:00 p.m. on August 10, 2011 at 12830 Columbia Way (formerly Clark Avenue), Downey, CA 90242. Bids received after the deadline will not be considered and will be returned unopened. In accordance with the provisions of California Public Contract Code §3300, LACOE requires that bidders possess, at the time of submission of a bid proposal, at the time of award of a Contract and at all time during the work, the classification of California Contractors License C-43 Sheet Metal License. Any bidder not so duly and properly licensed shall be subject to all penalties imposed by law. No payment shall be made for work, labor, materials or services provided under the Contract for the work unless and until the Registrar of Contractors verifies to LACOE that the bidder awarded the Contract is properly and duly licensed to perform the work.

Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) Requirement – In accordance with California Education Code section 17076.11, the Los Angeles County Office of Education has set a participation goal of 3%, per year of the overall dollar amount expended each year by the county office of education for Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (“DVBE”). All bidders must comply with DVBE requirements. In addition to the Prime Bidder Certification of Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Participation Form, bidders must use and submit the “Prime Bidder Good Faith Effort Worksheet Form” provided by the Los Angeles County Office of Education. BE ADVISED THIS FORM DIFFERS FROM THE STATE ALLOCATION BOARD PRIME BIDDER GOOD FAITH EFFORT WORKSHEET WHICH IS NOT REQUIRED. The CONTRACTOR and all subcontractors shall comply with the requirements set forth in Division 2, Part 7, Chapter 1 of the Labor Code. 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 worker needed to execute the contract, as well as employer payments for health and welfare, pension, vacation, and similar purposes, are available from the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations. Pursuant to California Labor Code Sections 1720 et seq., it shall be mandatory upon the CONTRACTOR to whom the contract is awarded, and upon any subcontractor under such CONTRACTOR, to pay not less than the said specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the contract. Each bid must conform and be responsive to the bid documents, drawings, and specifications, and shall be accompanied by bid security in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the maximum amount of the bid. Failure of any bid proposal to be accompanied by bid security in the form and in the amount required shall render such bid proposal to be non-responsive and rejected by LACOE. Copies of the bid documents may be obtained at HMC Architects, 3546 Concours St., Ontario, CA 91764. The cost of the plans is $285 (refundable) per set, including drawings, specs and detail book, and bid book. All bid and contract documents are also available for review only through Construction Manager at Bernards Los Angeles and Inland Empire Offices. Contact Carlos del Campo at (818) 898-1521 for viewing arrangements and for all bid related inquiries. No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of ninety (90) days after the date set for opening of bids. During this time, all bidders shall guarantee prices quoted in their respective bids. Los Angeles County Office of Education Jacqueline V. Brown, Assistant Director Operations and Administrative Services Division of Business Operations

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