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Monday, March 27, 2017


01-NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS...
01-NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS 1.OWNER: Westside Union School District 2.PROJECT IDENTIFICATION NAME: Proposition 39 HVAC Upgrades at Sundown Elementary and Valley View Elementary Schools and Roof Replacement at Sundown Elementary School 3.PROJECT LOCATION: Sundown Elementary, 6151 W. Avenue J-8, Lancaster, CA 93536 and Valley View Elementary, 3310 W. Avenue L-8, Lancaster, CA 93536 4.PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Demolition of approximately 86 existing HVAC systems beyond their useful life. Installation of approximately 86 new HVAC units per the approved Proposition 39 Energy Expenditure Plan. Re-roofing of 40,470 sq-ft main building roof at Sundown Elementary School. 5.This project is anticipated to start on approximately June 8, 2017 and is anticipated to have duration of sixty one (61) calendar days for completion. 6.BID DEADLINE: Bids are due on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. or at any other date or time as set by Addendum. 7.PLACE OF BID RECEIPT: Westside Union School District - District Purchasing Office, 41914 N. 50th Street West, Quartz Hill, CA 93536 Bids will be opened at the District Complex, same address, immediately following the bid deadline. 8.METHOD OF BID RECEIPT:Personal delivery, courier, or mailed via United States Postal Service to above address. 9.PLACE PLANS ARE ON FILE: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zyb8svjcgmpk72r/AAC6WIsc8AWljuzRwid08yBla?dl=0 10.SEALED BID MARKING: HVAC Upgrades at Sundown Elementary and Valley View Elementary Schools and Roof Replacement at Sundown Elementary School 11.ALTERNATES: If alternate bids are called for, the contract will be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder on the basis indicated below: p (a) The lowest bid shall be the lowest bid price on the base contract without consideration of the prices on the additive or deductive items. 12.MANDATORY JOB WALK: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at project site - Sundown Elementary School, 6151 W. Avenue J-8, Lancaster, CA 93536 Attendance at the entire job walk is mandatory and failure to attend the entire job walk may result in your bid being rejected as non- responsive. Contact OWNER for details on required job walks and related documentation. 13.PLAN DEPOSIT REQUIRED: $0 for electronic copy or $750 for hard copies 14.This is a prevailing wage project. OWNER has ascertained the general prevailing rate of per diem wages in the locality in which this work is to be performed for each craft or type of worker needed to execute this contract. These rates are on file at OWNER's office, and a copy may be obtained upon request, or at www.dir.ca.gov. Contractor shall post a copy of these rates at the job site. ALL PROJECTS OVER $1,000 ARE SUBJECT TO PREVAILING WAGE MONITORING AND ENFORCEMENT BY THE LABOR COMMISSIONER. It shall be mandatory upon the contractor to whom the contract is awarded (CONTRACTOR), and upon any SUBCONTRACTOR, to pay not less than the specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the contract. 15.A Payment Bond for contracts over $25,000 and a Performance Bond for all contracts will be required prior to commencement of work. These bonds shall be in the amounts and form called for in the Contract Documents. 16.Pursuant to the provisions of Public Contract Code Section 22300, CONTRACTOR may substitute certain securities for any funds withheld by OWNER to ensure CONTRACTOR's performance under the contract. At the request and expense of CONTRACTOR, securities equivalent to any amount withheld shall be deposited, at the discretion of OWNER, with either OWNER or a state or federally chartered bank as the escrow agent, who shall then pay any funds otherwise subject to retention to CONTRACTOR. Upon satisfactory completion of the contract, the securities shall be returned to CONTRACTOR. Securities eligible for investment shall include those listed in Government Code Section 16430, bank and savings and loan certificates of deposit, interest bearing demand deposit accounts, standby letters of credit, or any other security mutually agreed to by CONTRACTOR and OWNER. CONTRACTOR shall be the beneficial owner of any securities substituted for funds withheld and shall receive any interest on them. The escrow agreement shall be in the form indicated in the Contract Documents. 17.To bid on or perform the work stated in this Notice, CONTRACTOR must possess a valid and active contractor's license of classification B . No CONTRACTOR or subcontractor shall be qualified to bid on, be listed in a bid proposal, subject to the requirements of ¤ 4104 of the Public Contract Code, for a public works project (submitted on or after March 1, 2015) unless currently registered with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and qualified to perform public work pursuant to Labor Code ¤ 1725.5. No CONTRACTOR or subcontractor may be awarded a contract for public work on a public works project (awarded after April 1, 2015) unless registered with the DIR. DIR's web registration portal is: www.dir.ca.gov/Public-Works/Contractors.html 18.CONTRACTOR and all subcontractors must furnish electronic certified payroll records (eCPR) to the Labor Commissioner [specify weekly, bi-weekly or monthly] in PDF format. Registration at www.dir.ca.gov/Public-Works/Certified-Payroll- Reporting.html is required to use the eCPR system. The following notice is given as required by Labor Code Section 1771.5(b)(1): CONTRACTOR and any subcontractors are required to review and comply with the provisions of the California Labor Code, Part 7, Chapter 1, beginning with Section 1720, as more fully discussed in the Contract Documents. These sections contain specific requirements concerning, for example, determination and payment of prevailing wages, retention, inspection, and auditing payroll records, use of apprentices, payment of overtime compensation, securing workers' compensation insurance, and various criminal penalties or fines which may be imposed for violations of the requirements of the chapter. Submission of a bid constitutes CONTRACTOR's representation that CONTRACTOR has thoroughly reviewed these requirements. 19.OWNER will retain 5% of the amount of any progress payments. 20.This Project requires prequalification pursuant to AB 1565 of all general contractors and all mechanical, electrical and plumbing subcontractors. Prequalification shall be online application at www.qualitybidders.com . A bid package will not be accepted from any bidder that is required to complete a prequalification application and submit supporting documents pursuant to AB 1565, but has not done so at least ten (10) business days prior to the date fixed for the public opening of sealed bids or that has not been prequalified for at least five (5) business days prior to that date. Published: March 19, 2017, March 26, 2017

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CALL FOR RESPONSE The Board...
CALL FOR RESPONSE The Board of Trustees of the Antelope Valley Union High School District will accept sealed responses up to, but no later than 12:00 P.M., April 18, 2017, at the Antelope Valley Union High School District Food Services Office, 44809 Beech Avenue Lancaster California, 93534 for the following: REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) NUMBER PURCHASE OF FRESH PRODUCERFP #07/17-18 PURCHASE OF USDA COMPLIANT SNACK AND BEVERAGE ITEMSRFP #08/17-18 All responses shall be submitted on forms furnished by the District. Each submission must conform and be responsive to the contract documents contained in the bid package. Bidders may obtain RFP packages at the Food Services Office at the address above or through e-mail request at jcook@avhsd.org. All responses must be received at the Food Services Office no later than the time and date specified above, according to the Food Services dedicated time clock for that purpose. All responses will be opened publicly. The responses are then scored according to protocol identified in the RFP for subsequent action. For the response to be considered valid you are required to have all of the following information noted on the envelope as directed. Response(s) must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the bidder's name & address, bid number and name of bid listed. If not presented in person, the above envelope with all the above information must be sent in a separate envelope, sealed, within. Each response submitted should be addressed to the Antelope Valley Union High School District - Food Services, 44809 Beech Avenue Lancaster, California, 93534 Attention: Joe Cook, Director Food Services. The Antelope Valley Union High School District and its Board of Trustees reserves the right to accept or reject any or all items solicited, to waive any informalities in a response and to be the sole judge of the value and merit of any offer made. By order of the Board of Trustees, Antelope Valley Union High School District, Los Angeles County, Lancaster, California. R. Michael Dutton Clerk Publish: MARCH 26, 2017 and April 2, 2017

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Legal Notice CITY OF LANCASTER...
Legal Notice CITY OF LANCASTER NOTICE INVITING BIDS Sealed proposals or bids will be received prior to 11:00 a.m. (10:59:59) Wednesday, April 19, 2017, by the City Clerk of the City of Lancaster, 44933 North Fern Avenue, Lancaster, California 93534, at which time or shortly thereafter, they will be publicly opened and read aloud at said address for improvement of City property in accordance with Plans and Specifications thereof described as: PUBLIC WORKS CONSTRUCTION PROJECT NO. 16-009 2016 PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM In the event of a change in the bid opening date, notices will only be given to holders of bid packages. The License required to bid on this project shall be: A. Plans and specifications are available on CD at a non-refundable cost of $10.00 each for shipment by mail or overnight delivery (the bidder must also provide their account number to the City for overnight delivery requests). Contact the Capital Program Division at (661) 945-6869 to request delivery or send checks to 615 West Avenue H, Lancaster, California 93534. CD's, with plans and specifications, may also be picked up at the City of Lancaster Maintenance Yard front counter, 615 West Avenue H, Lancaster, California 93534 at a non refundable cost of $10.00 each (cash or check only). Refer to Specifications for complete details and bid requirements. Contact the Capital Program Division at (661) 945 6869 for further information. A recommended pre-bid meeting will be held Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. , at the southwest corner of Lancaster Boulevard and 10th Street West. Refer to Specifications for complete details and bid requirements. Call Marissa Diaz, Project Manager, at (661) 945-6864 for further information. Substitution of securities for any monies withheld by the City of Lancaster to ensure performance under this contract will be permitted in accordance with Section 22300 of the State of California Public Contract Code. The City of Lancaster does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services. This project shall comply with the requirement of SB 854. Attention is directed to the Revisions to Labor Code Section 4. 1725.5 and Section 5. 1771.1. Pursuant to California Labor Code Section 1771, the successful bidder will be required to pay not less than the general prevailing hourly wage rates, as determined by the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations, for all workers employed on public works. Copies of the prevailing rate of per diem wages are on file in our principal office and will be made available to any interested party upon request. The Specifications and this Notice shall be considered a part of any contract made pursuant thereto. Dated: March 24, 2017 BRITT AVRIT, MMC, City Clerk City of Lancaster Published March 26, 2017

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Legal Notice CITY OF LANCASTER...
Legal Notice CITY OF LANCASTER NOTICE INVITING BIDS Sealed proposals or bids will be received prior to 11:00 a.m. (10:59:59) Wednesday, April 19, 2017, by the City Clerk of the City of Lancaster, 44933 North Fern Avenue, Lancaster, California 93534, at which time or shortly thereafter, they will be publicly opened and read aloud at said address for improvement of City property in accordance with Plans and Specifications thereof described as: PUBLIC WORKS CONSTRUCTION PROJECT NO. 17-001 2017 CURB AND GUTTER REPAIRS In the event of a change in the bid opening date, notices will only be given to holders of bid packages. The License required to bid on this project shall be: A. Plans and specifications are available on CD at a non-refundable cost of $10.00 each for shipment by mail or overnight delivery (the bidder must also provide their account number to the City for overnight delivery requests). Contact the Capital Program Division at (661) 945-6869 to request delivery or send checks to 615 West Avenue H, Lancaster, California 93534. CD's, with plans and specifications, may also be picked up at the City of Lancaster Maintenance Yard front counter, 615 West Avenue H, Lancaster, California 93534 at a non refundable cost of $10.00 each (cash or check only). Refer to Specifications for complete details and bid requirements. Contact the Capital Program Division at (661) 945 6869 for further information. There is no scheduled recommended pre-bid job meeting. Refer to Specifications for complete details and bid requirements. Substitution of securities for any monies withheld by the City of Lancaster to ensure performance under this contract will be permitted in accordance with Section 22300 of the State of California Public Contract Code. The City of Lancaster does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services. This project shall comply with the requirement of SB 854. Attention is directed to the Revisions to Labor Code Section 4. 1725.5 and Section 5. 1771.1. Pursuant to California Labor Code Section 1771, the successful bidder will be required to pay not less than the general prevailing hourly wage rates, as determined by the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations, for all workers employed on public works. Copies of the prevailing rate of per diem wages are on file in our principal office and will be made available to any interested party upon request. The Specifications and this Notice shall be considered a part of any contract made pursuant thereto. Dated: March 24, 2017 BRITT AVRIT, MMC, City Clerk City of Lancaster Published March 26, 2017

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Legal Notice CITY OF LANCASTER...
Legal Notice CITY OF LANCASTER NOTICE INVITING BIDS Sealed proposals or bids will be received prior to 11:00 a.m. (10:59:59) Wednesday, April 19, 2017 , by the City Clerk of the City of Lancaster, 44933 North Fern Avenue, Lancaster, California 93534, at which time or shortly thereafter, they will be publicly opened and read aloud at said address for improvement of City property in accordance with Plans and Specifications thereof described as: PUBLIC WORKS CONSTRUCTION PROJECT NO. 17-002 2017 SIDEWALK REPAIRS In the event of a change in the bid opening date, notices will only be given to holders of bid packages. The License required to bid on this project shall be: A. Plans and specifications are available on CD at a non-refundable cost of $10.00 each for shipment by mail or overnight delivery (the bidder must also provide their account number to the City for overnight delivery requests). Contact the Capital Program Division at (661) 945-6869 to request delivery or send checks to 615 West Avenue H, Lancaster, California 93534. CD's, with plans and specifications, may also be picked up at the City of Lancaster Maintenance Yard front counter, 615 West Avenue H, Lancaster, California 93534 at a non refundable cost of $10.00 each (cash or check only) . Refer to Specifications for complete details and bid requirements. Contact the Capital Program Division at (661) 945 6869 for further information. There is no scheduled recommended pre-bid job meeting. Refer to Specifications for complete details and bid requirements. Substitution of securities for any monies withheld by the City of Lancaster to ensure performance under this contract will be permitted in accordance with Section 22300 of the State of California Public Contract Code. The City of Lancaster does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services. This project shall comply with the requirement of SB 854. Attention is directed to the Revisions to Labor Code Section 4. 1725.5 and Section 5. 1771.1. Pursuant to California Labor Code Section 1771, the successful bidder will be required to pay not less than the general prevailing hourly wage rates, as determined by the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations, for all workers employed on public works. Copies of the prevailing rate of per diem wages are on file in our principal office and will be made available to any interested party upon request. The Specifications and this Notice shall be considered a part of any contract made pursuant thereto. Dated: March 24, 2017 BRITT AVRIT, MMC, City Clerk City of Lancaster Published March 26, 2017

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NOTICE INVITING BIDS...
NOTICE INVITING BIDS SPECIFICATION NO. 1701 For the Construction of the Palmdale Regional Groundwater Recharge and Recovery Project: Phase 2 Testing N-1 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received by the Palmdale Water District (hereinafter "Owner"), for furnishing all plant, labor, services, materials, tools, equipment, supplies, transportation, utilities, and all other items and facilities necessary therefor, as provided in the Contract Documents and Specifications for the construction of the Work described in Section N-4, together with all appurtenances thereto, in strict accordance with the specifications and drawings on file at the office of Mr. Dennis LaMoreaux, General Manager (hereinafter "Engineer"), Palmdale Water District, 2029 East Avenue Q, Palmdale, CA California. N-2 DATE OF OPENING BIDS. Bids will be received at the office of Palmdale Water District, 2029 East Avenue Q, Palmdale CA 93550 until 3:00 pm on April 12, 2017 at which time and place the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids shall be submitted in sealed envelopes marked as directed in Section N-13. Bids received after the deadline specified will be returned unopened to the bidder. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at the office of Palmdale Water District, 2029 East Avenue Q, Palmdale CA 93550 at 10:00 am on March 27, 2017. Immediately following the pre-bid meeting, a walkthrough at the project site will be held. N-3 LOCATION OF THE WORK. The Work to be constructed hereunder is located in Palmdale, California, southeast of the intersection of Avenue L and 100th Street East. N-4 DESCRIPTION OF WORK. Drilling and construction of a monitoring well cluster, consisting of three individual monitoring wells of varying depths, constructing a temporary infiltration basin, mechanically blading an access road, and installation and operation of a temporary potable water supply pipeline, as shown in the drawings. N-5 CLASSIFICATION OF CONTRACTORS' LICENSES; REGISTRATION WITH DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS. Contractors submitting a proposal shall possess, at the time the contract is awarded, the following classes of contractor's license issued pursuant to Division 3, Chapter 9, of the Business and Professions Code of the State of California: Class "C-57" for well drilling and construction, and Class "A" for grading work. The Contractor shall certify that the license(s) specified are the classification(s) required to perform the Work contemplated under the Contract Documents. Contractor shall provide Owner with their Contractor's license number and expiration date as provided in the Proposal, and shall present satisfactory evidence that they are licensed in good standing. Contractors submitting proposals shall be registered with the Department of Industrial Relations, as provided in Labor Code Section 1725.5, and shall include evidence that they are so registered with their proposal. N-6 AWARD OF CONTRACT. The Owner reserves the right, after opening bids, to reject any or all bids, or to make award to the lowest responsible bidder and reject all other bids. Bids will be compared on the basis of the Engineer's estimate of the quantities of the several items of work as shown on the Bid Sheet(s). A good faith determination by the Owner as to whether a bid is responsive or whether a bidder is responsible shall be final, conclusive and binding, and shall not be the basis of a claim for lost profits or other damages by a bidder to whom the contract is not awarded. The Owner reserves the right to waive or seek correction of immaterial errors in a bid, in its sole discretion. The Owner's determination that an error is immaterial shall be final, conclusive and binding on all bidders. N-7 LOCAL CONTRACTORS. Owner will assign a five percent (5%) contract bid reduction to a bidder which is a local contractor or vendor, as defined in its Bid Procurement and Change Order Policy for the purpose of determining the lowest responsible bidder. N-8 SITE CONDITIONS. Each bidder shall carefully examine the drawings, read the specifications and the forms of the contract documents, and shall visit the site of the proposed Work so as to be fully informed as to all existing conditions and limitations that may affect the execution of work under the contract, including the location of underground facilities in the area, and shall include in the prices bid the cost of all incidentals and appurtenances. The failure or omission of any bidder to receive or examine any form, instrument, addendum, or other document, or their failure to visit and become acquainted with conditions at the construction site, shall in no respect relieve them from any obligation imposed by their bid or by the contract. The submittal of a bid shall be taken as prima facie evidence of compliance with all instructions contained herein. N-9 BID SECURITY AND BONDS. (a) Each bid shall be under sealed cover and must be accompanied by cash, a certified or cashier's check, or by a corporate surety bond on the form furnished by the Owner (hereinafter "Bid Security"), as a guaranty that the bidder will, if awarded the contract in accordance with the terms of their bid, promptly secure worker's compensation insurance, liability insurance, and any other insurance required by the Contract Documents, execute a contract in the required form, and furnish satisfactory bonds for the faithful performance of the contract and for the payment of claims of all persons supplying labor and materials for the construction of the work. The Bid Security shall be in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the amount of the bid. The Faithful Performance Bond and Payment Bond shall each be not less than one-hundred percent (100%) of the total amount of the bid price named in the contract. (b) The Owner reserves the right to reject any bond if, in the opinion of the Owner, its Engineer or Attorney, the Surety's acknowledgement is not legally sufficient. All sureties utilized by bidders shall be an admitted surety insurance carrier in the State of California, shall comply with such other requirements as may be established by the state or its subdivisions, and shall furnish such reports as to their financial condition, from time to time, as may be requested by the Owner, including the Financial Statement of Bonding Company furnished with the bonds. The premiums for all said bonds shall be paid by the bidder. If any surety becomes unacceptable to Owner in the absolute judgment and discretion of Owner, then the bidder/contractor shall promptly furnish at its own expense such additional bonds as may be required by the Owner to protect the Owner's interests and the interests of persons supplying labor or materials in the prosecution of the Work contemplated by these Contract Documents. (c) In the event of any conflict between the terms of the Contract Documents and the terms of the bonds, the terms of the Contract Documents shall control and the bonds shall be deemed to be amended thereby. The Owner shall be entitled to exercise any and all rights granted by the Contract Documents in the event of default, without control by the surety, provided that Owner promptly notifies the surety at the time or before the exercise of such rights. The exercise by Owner of such rights shall not affect the liability of the surety under the bonds. (d) The Bid Security of unsuccessful bidders shall be returned to the bidder within sixty (60) days of the time the award of contract is made. N-10 CONTRACT RETENTION. At the request and expense of the Contractor and pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 22300, securities equivalent to any amount withheld by Owner to ensure the Contractor's performance under the contract shall be deposited with the Owner, or, at the Contractor's request, with a state or federally chartered bank as the escrow agent. Alternatively, and upon approval of the Owner, retention monies earned may be deposited directly with an escrow agent licensed under Division 6 (commencing with Section 17000) of the Financial Code. Escrow instructions shall conform to the requirements of Public Contract Code Section 22300. All securities deposited pursuant to this Section N-9 shall be accompanied by an unconditional assignment of such securities executed by the Contractor which will permit the Owner or the escrow agent to liquidate such securities in accordance with the provisions of said section 22300. N-11 WAGE RATES. Bids shall be made in accordance with the prevailing hourly rate of per diem wages for this locality and project as determined by the Director of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code Section 1770 et seq, a copy of which wage rate schedule is on file at the Office of Owner and by this reference incorporated herein. The Contractor shall post a copy of said document at each job site. The Contractor and any of its subcontractors shall pay not less than the specified prevailing rate of per diem wages for general, holiday and overtime work to all workers employed in the execution of this contract. This project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations. Job site notices required by Labor Code Section 1771.4 shall be posted. Contractors failing to comply with the prevailing wage requirement are subject to debarment by the Labor Commissioner, as provided in Labor Code Section 1777.1. Debarred contractors are declared ineligible to perform work on any public works project, either as the prime contractor or as a subcontractor. N-12 USE OF APPRENTICES. If the project requires the employment of workers in any apprenticeable craft or trade, once awarded, the Contractor or Subcontractors must apply to the Joint Apprenticeship Council unless already covered by local apprenticeship standards under Labor Code Section 1777.5 N-13 CONTRACT DOCUMENTS. (a) The Contract Documents shall consist of this Notice Inviting Bids, the Instructions to Bidders, the accepted Proposal, the Bid Sheets, the Contractor's Licensing Statement, the List of Subcontractors, the applicable Bid Security Form and the Non-Collusion Affidavit (Bidder) attached to the Proposal, the Agreement, the Faithful Performance Bond, the Payment Bond, the Non-Collusion Affidavits (Subcontractors), the Notice to Proceed, the General Provisions, the Special Provisions, the Specifications and Drawings, and any change order or addenda and the Specifications and Drawings listed therein, all of which documents are on file in the office of the Owner and are hereby referred to and made a part of this Notice Inviting Bids. (b) A full set of drawings and specifications is available for inspection without charge at the office of the Owner. (c) Complete sets of said Contract Documents may be obtained from: Palmdale Water District for the price of $75.00. No refund will be made of any charges for complete sets of Contract Documents. N-14 PREFERENCE FOR MATERIAL. Substitute products will be considered prior to award of the Contract in accordance with Section 3400 of the California Public Contract Code. The Bidder will submit data substantiating its request for a substitution of "an equal" item within 14 days following submission of its Bid. Substantiation data will conform to the requirements of the instructions for Proposed Substitutions or "or equal" items contained in the Bid Forms. The ENGINEER will make a determination of approval or rejection of the proposed substitution prior to the award of the Contract. No request for substitution of "an equal" item will be considered by the ENGINEER after award of the Contract. N-15 ADDRESS AND MARKING OF PROPOSAL. The envelope enclosing the proposal shall be sealed and addressed as follows: Palmdale Water District 2029 East Avenue Q Palmdale, CA 93550 The envelope shall be plainly marked in the upper left-hand corner with the name and address of the bidder, shall bear the words "Proposal for", followed by the title of the specifications for the work and the date and hour for opening of bids, and shall be delivered or mailed to the Owner. The Bid Security shall be made payable to or for the benefit of the Owner, and shall be enclosed in the same envelope with the proposal. N-16 PROJECT LABOR AGREEMENT. All interested bidders are advised that the scope of work that is the subject of this notice of inviting bids is covered by the Palmdale Water District's Project Labor Agreement ("PLA"). The successful bidder, and all of its subcontractors, shall have the obligation to comply with all the terms of the PLA for all portions of the work. A copy of the PLA is attached to the contract documents and specifications and incorporated as Exhibit "A". The successful bidder, and all of its subcontractors, will be required to deliver an executed letter of assent (as shown in PLA Attachment A) to the District prior to issuance of the Agreement for execution. Failure to provide said letter(s) of assent shall be grounds for deeming the bid non-responsive. Dated: March 16, 2017 PALMDALE WATER DISTRICT By________________________ Dennis LaMoreaux, General Manager Publish: March 19 and 26, 2017

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING...
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS 1.OWNER: PALMDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT 2.PROJECTIDENTIFICATIONNAME: EMERGENCY REPAIR PROJECT AT CACTUS MIDDLE SCHOOL AND PALM TREE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. 3.PROJECT LOCATION: CACTUS: 3243 E AVENUE R-8, PALMDALE, CA 93550 PALM TREE: 326 E AVENUE R PALMDALE, CA 93550 4.PROJECTDESCRIPTION: REPAIR I REPLACE PARKING AND DRIVE AC AND ADA STRIPING AND ACCESS. This project is anticipated to start on approximately April 25, 2017 and is anticipated to have a duration of 100 calendar days for completion. 5.BID DEADLINE: Bids are due on April 11, 2017 at 2:00 PMor at any other date or time as set by Addendum. 6.PLACE OF BID RECEIPT:PALMDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFICE 39210 N 1OTH STREET EAST PALMDALE, CA 93550 7.METHOD OF BID RECEIPT:Personal delivery, courier, or mailed via United States Postal Service to above address. 8.PLACE PLANS ARE ON FILE: WWW.CRPLANWELL.COM>PUBLIC PLANROOM FIND: EMERGENCY REPAIR PROJECT AT CACTUS MIDDLE SCHOOL AND PALM TREE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. 9.SEALEDBIDMARKING: Bidder's name, Project designation, date & time of bid opening in upper left-hand corner, and addressed to Palmdale School District in center of envelope. 10.ALTERNATES:If alternate bids are called for, the contract will be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder on the basis indicated below: [check only one] (a)The lowest bid shall be the lowest bid price on the base contract without consideration of the prices on the additive or deductive items. (b)The lowest bid shall be the lowest total of the combined bid prices on the base contract and alternates [specify]. (c)The lowest bid shall be the lowest total of the bid prices on the base contract and alternates , taken in order, up to a maximum amount to be publicly disclosed before the first bid is opened. (d)The lowest bid shall be determined in a manner thatt prevents any information that would identify any of the bidders or proposed subcontractors or suppliers from being revealed to the public entity before the ranking of all bidders from lowest to highest has been determined. X (e) Not applicable to this project, as no alternates are requested. 11.MANDATORY JOB WALK: Meet at: TO COMMENCE AT CACTUS MIDDLE SCHOOL Date: March 29, 2017 Time :2:00 PM Location: 3243 EAST AVENUE R-8, PALMDALE , CA 93550 If a job walk is required on this project, attendance at the entire job walk is mandatory and failure to attend the entire job walk may result in your bid being rejected as non-responsive. Contact OWNER for details on required job walks and related documentation. 12.PLAN DEPOSIT REQUIRED: $ N/A 13.This is a prevailing wage project. OWNER has ascertained the general prevailing rate of per diem wages in the locality in which this work is to be performed for each craft or type of worker needed to execute this contract. These rates are on file at OWNER's office, and a copy may be obtained upon request, or at www.djr.ca .gov.Contractor shall post a copy of these rates at the job site. ALL PROJECTS OVER $1,000 ARE SUBJECT TO PREVAILING WAGE MONITORING AND ENFORCEMENT BY THE LABOR COMMISSIONER. It shall be mandatory upon the contractor to whom the contract is awarded (CONTRACTOR), and upon any SUBCONTRACTOR, to pay not less than the specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the contract. 14.A Payment Bond for contracts over $25,000 and a Performance Bond for all contracts will be required prior to commencement of work. These bonds shall be in the amounts and form called for in the Contract Documents. 15.Pursuant to the provisions of Public Contract Code Section 22300, CONTRACTOR may substitute certain securities for any funds withheld by OWNER to ensure CONTRACTOR's performance under the contract. At the request and expense of CONTRACTOR, securities equivalent to any amount withheld shall be deposited , at the discretion of OWNER, with either OWNER or a state or federally chartered bank as the escrow agent, who shall then pay any funds otherwise subject to retention to CONTRACTOR. Upon satisfactory completion of the contract, the securities shall be returned to CONTRACTOR. Securities eligible for investment shall include those listed in Government Code Section 16430, bank and savings and loan certificates of deposit, interest bearing demand deposit accounts, standby letters of credit , or any other security mutually agreed to by CONTRACTOR and OWNER. CONTRACTOR shall be the beneficial owner of any securities substituted for funds withheld and shall receive any interest on them. The escrow agreement shall be in the form indicated in the Contract Documents. 16.To bid on or perform the work stated in this Notice, CONTRACTOR must possess a valid and active contractor's license of the following classification(s) A or B No CONTRACTOR or subcontractor shall be qualified to bid on, be listed in a bid proposal, subject to the requirements of ¤ 4104 of the Public Contract Code, for a public works project (submitted on or after March 1, 2015) unless currently registered with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and qualified to perform public work pursuant to Labor Code ¤ 1725.5. No CONTRACTOR or subcontractor may be awarded a contract for public work on a public works project (awarded after April 1, 2015) unless registered with the DIR. DIR's web registration portal is: www.dir.ca.gov/Public-Works/Contractors.html 17.CONTRACTOR and all subcontractors must furnish electronic certifiedpayroll records (eCPR) to the Labor Commissioner [specify weekly, bi-weekly or monthly] in PDF format.Registrationat www.dir.ca.gov/Public-Works/Certified-Payroll-Reporting.html is required to use the eCPR system. The following notice is given as required by Labor Code Section 1771.5(b)(1): CONTRACTOR and any subcontractors are required to review and comply with the provisions of the California Labor Code, Part 7, Chapter 1, beginning with Section 1720, as more fully discussed in the Contract Documents. These sections contain specific requirements concerning, for example, determination and payment of prevailing wages, retention, inspection, and auditing payroll records, use of apprentices, payment of overtime compensation, securing workers' compensation insurance, and various criminal penalties or fines which may be imposed for violations of the requirements of the chapter. Submission of a bid constitutes CONTRACTOR's representation that CONTRACTOR has thoroughly reviewed these requirements . 18. [check only one) XOWNER will retain 5% of the amount of any progress payments. OWNER will retain 10% of the amount of any progress payments because the project has been found to be substantially complex on the basis of N/A 19. This Project requires X does not require prequalificationpursuant to AB 1565 of all general contractors and all mechanical, electrical and plumbing subcontractors . If required, a Prequalification package may be obtained by downloading the necessary forms from N/A. A bid package will not be accepted from any bidder that is required to submit a completed questionnaire and supporting documents pursuant to AB 1565, but has not done so at least ten (10) business days prior to the date fixed for the public opening of sealed bids or that has not been prequalified for at least five (5) business days prior to that date. Published March 19, 26, 2017

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING...
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS 1.OWNER: PALMDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT 2.PROJECTIDENTIFICATIONNAME: KINDERGARTEN PLAYGROUND RENOVATIONS (ERP PROJECTS) AT DESERT ROSE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 3.PROJECT LOCATION:37730 27TH ST EAST, PALMDALE , CA 93550 4.PROJECTDESCRIPTION: REPAIR I REPLACE SCHOOL PLAYGROUND FLATWORK, FENCING, LANDSCAPE, & FINISHES; REPAIR I REPLACE DRIVE & PARKING AC & ADA STRIPING & ACCESS. This project is anticipated to start on approximately April 25, 2017 and is anticipated to have a duration of100calendar days for completion. 5.BID DEADLINE: Bids are due on April 11, 2017 at 1:OOPM or at any other date or time as set by Addendum. 6.PLACE OF BID RECEIPT:PALMDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFICE 7. METHOD OF BID RECEIPT:39210 N 10TH STREET EAST, PALMDALE, CA 93550 Personal delivery, courier, or mailed via United States Postal Service to above address. 8.PLACE PLANS ARE ON FILE: WWW.CRPLANWELL.COM > PUBLIC PLANROOM FIND: KINDERGARTEN PLAYGROUND RENOVATIONS (ERP PROJECTS) AT DESERT ROSE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. 9.SEALEDBIDMARKING:Bidder's name, Project designation, date & time of bid opening in upper left-hand corner, and addressed to Palmdale School District in center of envelope. 10.ALTERNATES: If alternate bids are called for, the contract will be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder on the basis indicated below: [check only one] (a)The lowest bid shall be the lowest bid price on the base contract without consideration of the prices on the additive or deductive items. (b)The lowest bid shall be the lowest total of the combined bid prices on the base contract and alternates [specify]. (c)The lowest bid shall be the lowest total of the bid prices on the base contract and alternates , taken in order, up to a maximum amount to be publicly disclosed before the first bid is opened. (d)The lowest bid shall be determined in a manner that prevents any information that would identify any of the bidders or proposed subcontractors or suppliers from being revealed to the public entity before the ranking of all bidders from lowest to highest has been determined. X (e) Not applicable to this project, as no alternates are requested 11.MANDATORY JOB WALK: Meet at:Desert Rose Elementary School Date: March 29, 2017 Time :1:00PM Location:37730 27TH ST EAST, PALMDALE, CA 93550 If a job walk is required on this project, attendance at the entire job walk is mandatory and failure to attend the entire job walk may result in your bid being rejected as non_ responsive. Contact OWNER for details on required job walks and related documentation . 12.PLAN DEPOSIT REQUIRED : $ N/A 13.This is a prevailing wage project. OWNER has ascertained the general prevailing rate of per diem wages in the locality in which this work is to be performed for each craft or type of worker needed to execute this contract. These rates are on file at OWNER's office, and a copy may be obtained upon request, or at www.dir.ca .gov. Contractor shall post a copy of these rates at the job site. ALL PROJECTS OVER $1,000 ARE SUBJECT TO PREVAILING WAGE MONITORING AND ENFORCEMENT BY THE LABOR COMMISSIONER. It shall be mandatory upon the contractor to whom the contract is awarded (CONTRACTOR), and upon any SUBCONTRACTOR, to pay not less than the specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the contract. 14.A Payment Bond for contracts over $25,000 and a Performance Bond for all contracts will be required prior to commencement of work . These bonds shall be in the amounts and form called for in the Contract Documents. 15.Pursuant to the provisions of Public Contract Code Section 22300, CONTRACTOR may substitute certain securities for any funds withheld by OWNER to ensure CONTRACTOR's performance under the contract. At the request and expense of CONTRACTOR , securities equivalent to any amount withheld shall be deposited, at the discretion of OWNER, with either OWNER or a state or federally chartered bank as the escrow agent, who shall then pay any funds otherwise subject to retention to CONTRACTOR. Upon satisfactory completion of the contract, the securities shall be returned to CONTRACTOR. Securities eligible for investment shall include those listed in Government Code Section 16430, bank and savings and loan certificates of deposit, interest bearing demand deposit accounts, standby letters of credit, or any other security mutually agreed to by CONTRACTOR and OWNER. CONTRACTOR shall be the beneficial owner of any securities substituted for funds withheld and shall receive any interest on them. The escrow agreement shall be in the form indicated in the Contract Documents. 16.To bid on or perform the work stated in this Notice, CONTRACTOR must possess a valid and active contractor's license of the following classification(s) A or B No CONTRACTOR or subcontractor shall be qualified to bid on, be listed in a bid proposal, subject to the requirements of ¤ 4104 of the Public Contract Code, for a public works project (submitted on or after March 1, 2015) unless currently registered with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and qualified to perform public work pursuant to Labor Code ¤ 1725.5. No CONTRACTOR or subcontractor may be awarded a contract for public work on a public works project (awarded after April 1, 2015) unless registered with the DIR. DIR's web registration portal is: www.dir.ca.gov/Public-Works/Contractors.html 17.CONTRACTOR and all subcontractorsmust furnish electronic certified payroll records (eCPR) to the Labor Commissioner [specify weekly, bi-weekly or monthly] in PDF format. Registration at www.dir.ca.gov/Public-Works/Certified-Payroll-Reporting.html is required to use the eCPR system. The following notice is given as required by Labor Code Section 1771.5(b)(1): CONTRACTOR and any subcontractors are required to review and comply with the provisions of the California Labor Code, Part 7, Chapter 1, beginning with Section 1720, as more fully discussed in the Contract Documents. These sections contain specific requirements concerning, for example, determination and payment of prevailing wages, retention, inspection, and auditing payroll records, use of apprentices, payment of overtime compensation, securing workers' compensation insurance, and various criminal penalties or fines which may be imposed for violations of the requirements of the chapter . Submission of a bid constitutes CONTRACTOR's representation that CONTRACTOR has thoroughly reviewed these requirements. 18. (check only one) XOWNER will retain 5% of the amount of any progress payments. OWNER will retain 10% of the amount of any progress payments because the project has been found to be substantially complex on the basis of N/A 19. This Project requires X does not require prequalification pursuant to AB 1565 of all general contractors and all mechanical, electrical and plumbing subcontractors. If required, a Prequalification package may be obtained by downloading the necessary forms from N/A. A bid package will not be accepted from any bidder that is required to submit a completed questionnaire and supporting documents pursuant to AB 1565, but has not done so at least ten (10) business days prior to the date fixed for the public opening of sealed bids or that has not been prequalified for at least five (5) business days prior to that date. Published March 19, 26, 2017

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING...
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS CALLING FOR BIDS 1.OWNER: Palmdale School District 2.PROJECT IDENTIFICATION NAME: Emergency Repair Program Project at Mesquite Elementary School 3.PROJECT LOCATION: 37622 43rd Street East, Palmdale, CA 93552 4.PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Remove existing AC paving playground metal ramps and provide new concrete landings, ramps and AC hard surface. This project is anticipated to start on approximately June 5, 2017 and is anticipated to have a duration of ninety-five (95) calendar days for completion. 5.BID DEADLINE: Bids are due on April 27, 2017 at 3:00 P.M. or at any other date or time as set by Addendum. 6.PLACE OF BID RECEIPT: Palmdale School District, 39210 10th Street East, Palmdale, CA 93550 7.METHOD OF BID RECEIPT: Personal delivery, courier, or mailed via United States Postal Service to above address. 8.PLACE PLANS ARE ON FILE: www.crplanwell.com - public plan room - Find: Emergency Repair Program Project at Mesquite Elementary School 9.SEALED BID MARKING: Emergency Repair Program Project at Mesquite Elementary School 10.ALTERNATES: If alternate bids are called for, the contract will be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder on the basis indicated below: o (a)The lowest bid shall be the lowest bid price on the base contract without consideration of the prices on the additive or deductive items. o (b)The lowest bid shall be the lowest total of the combined bid prices on the base contract and alternates [specify]. o (c)The lowest bid shall be the lowest total of the bid prices on the base contract and alternatestaken in order, up to a maximum amount to be publicly disclosed before the first bid is opened. o (d)The lowest bid shall be determined in a manner that prevents any information that would identify any of the bidders or proposed subcontractors or suppliers from being revealed to the public entity before the ranking of all bidders from lowest to highest has been determined. n (eNot applicable to this project, as no alternates are requested. 11.MANDATORY JOBWALK: Date: April 11, 2017 Time: 2:00 P.M. Location: Mesquite Elementary School 37622 43rd Street East, Palmdale, CA 93552 If a job walk is required on this project, attendance at the entire job walk is mandatory and failure to attend the entire job walk may result in your bid being rejected as non- responsive. Contact OWNER for details on required job walks and related a documentation. 12.PLAN DEPOSIT REQUIRED: N/A 13.This is a prevailing wage project. OWNER has ascertained the general prevailing rate of per diem wages in the locality in which this work is to be performed for each craft or type of worker needed to execute this contract. These rates are on file at OWNER's office, and a copy may be obtained upon request, or at www.dir.ca.gov . Contractor shall post a copy of these rates at the job site. ALL PROJECTS OVER$1,000 ARE SUBJECT TO PREVAILING WAGE MONITORING AND ENFORCEMENT BY THE LABOR COMMISSIONER. It shall be mandatory upon the contractor to whom the contract is awarded (CONTRACTOR), and upon any SUBCONTRACTOR, to pay not less than the specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the contract. 14.A Payment Bond for contracts over $25,000 and a Performance Bond for all contracts will be required prior to commencement of work. These bonds shall be in the amounts and form called for in the Contract Documents. 15. Pursuant to the provisions of Public Contract Code Section 22300, CONTRACTOR may substitute certain securities for any funds withheld by OWNER to ensure CONTRACTOR's performance under the contract. At the request and expense of CONTRACTOR, securities equivalent to any amount withheld shall be deposited, at the discretion of OWNER, with either OWNER or a state or federally chartered bank as the escrow agent, who shall then pay any funds otherwise subject to retention to CONTRACTOR. Upon satisfactory completion of the contract, the securities shall be returned to CONTRACTOR. Securities eligible for investment shall include those listed in Government Code Section 16430, bank and savings and loan certificates of deposit, interest bearing demand deposit accounts, standby letters of credit, or any other security mutually agreed to by CONTRACTOR and OWNER. CONTRACTOR shall be the beneficial owner of any securities substituted for funds withheld and shall receive any interest on them. The escrow agreement shall be in the form indicated in the Contract Documents. 16.To bid on or perform the work stated in this Notice, CONTRACTOR must possess a valid and active contractor's license of the following classification(s) A or B. No CONTRACTOR or subcontractor shall be qualified to bid on, be listed in a bid proposal, subject to the requirements of ¤ 4104 of the Public Contract Code, for a public works project (submittedon or after March 1, 2015) unless currently registered with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and qualified to perform public work pursuant to Labor Code ¤ 1725.5. No CONTRACTOR or subcontractor may be awarded a contract for public work on a public works project (awarded after April 1, 2015) unless registered with the DIR. DIR's web registration portal is: www dir.ca.gov/PubIic-Works/Contractors.html. 17.CONTRACTOR and all subcontractors must furnish electronic certified payroll records (eCPR) to the Labor Commissioner [specify weekly, bi-weekly or monthly] in PDF format. Registration at www.dir.ca.gov/Public-Works/Certified-PayroII- Reporting.html is required to use the eCPR system. The following notice is given as required by Labor Code Section 1771.5(b)(1): CONTRACTOR and any subcontractors are required to review and comply with the provisions of the California Labor Code, Part 7, Chapter 1, beginning with Section1720, as more fully discussed in the Contract Documents. These sections contain specific requirements concerning, for example, determination and payment of prevailing wages, retention, inspection, and auditing payroll records, use of apprentices, payment of overtime compensation, securing workers' compensation insurance, and various criminal penalties or fineswhich may be imposed for violations of the requirements of the chapter. Submission of a bid constitutes CONTRACTOR's representation that CONTRACTOR has thoroughly reviewed these requirements. 18.[check only one] n (a)OWNER will retain 5% of the amount of any progress payments. o (b)OWNER will retain 10% of the amount of any progress payments because the project has been found to be substantially complex on the basis of 19.This Project o requires n does not require prequalification pursuant to AB 1565 of all general contractors and all mechanical, electrical and plumbing subcontractors. If required, a Prequalification package may be obtained by downloading the necessary forms from www.Palmdalesd.org. A bid package will not be accepted from any bidder that is required to submit a completed questionnaire and supporting documents pursuant to AB 1565, but has not done so at least ten (10) business days prior to the date fixed for the public opening of sealed bids or that has not been prequalified for at least five (5) business days prior to that date. 20.Published dates in the AV Press are:March 26, 2017 April 2, 2017

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