PIERCE JOINT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
CALLING FOR BIDS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Pierce Joint Unified School District(“District”), acting by and through its Board of Trustees, hereinafter referred to as the DISTRICT will receive up to, but not later than 2:00:00 PM on May 26, 2021, sealed bids for the award of a contract for the Pierce High School’s Agricultural Career Technical Education Learning Center Project. Bids shall be received at the Pierce Joint Unified School District office located at 540A 6th Street, Arbuckle CA 95912 and shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the above stated time and place. Responses must be sealed and clearly marked “Pierce Joint Unified School District BID # PHS-09, Agricultural Career Technical Education Learning Center Project.” Facsimile copies of the bid will not be accepted.
Each bid must conform and be responsive to this Notice to Contractors, the Information for Bidders, and all other documents comprising the pertinent Contract Documents. All interested parties may obtain a copy of the bid package from the District’s web page link https://www.pierce.k12.ca.us/departments/facilities or via email request to firstname.lastname@example.org
The successful bidder shall commence work on or about June 1, 2021. All work shall be completed by March 30, 2022 (304 Calendar Days). There will be a mandatory job walk on April 21, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Johnson Jr HS (Pierce High School’s Farm Complex), 938 Wildwood Road, Arbuckle, CA 95912.
In contracts involving expenditures in excess of $25,000.00, the successful bidder shall file a payment bond issued by an admitted Surety authorized to conduct business in California, in the form set forth in the Contract Documents. A payment bond may be required for contracts involving smaller expenditures at the option of the District.
All forms must be completed, signed, and returned with the bid. The contract award will be based on the lowest responsive and responsible bidder. The lowest bid shall be the lowest total of the bid prices on the base contract. Minority, women, and disabled veteran contractors are encouraged to submit bids.
The contract is for a public work. Contractor and any subcontractor shall pay all workers on the project at least the general prevailing rate of per diem wages as determined by the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations (“DIR”) pursuant to Labor Code section 1770 et seq. Prevailing wage rates are available from the District or online at: http://www.dir.ca.gov.
No contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid proposal or awarded a contract for public work unless currently registered with the DIR pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5. This project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the DIR.
Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor at the time the bid pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and such license(s) shall remain in active and good standing for the duration of the contract. The bidder shall be licensed in one or more the following classifications: Class A or B.
/s/ Angela Dorantes
Pierce Joint Unified School District
540A 6th Street, Arbuckle, CA 95912
04/08, 04/15/2021 – WPR #2021-0479