NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Notice is hereby given that Clovis Unified School District (hereinafter referred to as "Owner") will receive
sealed bids prior to the date and time stated for the Bid Opening for:
Bid 2838 - Clovis East High School CTE Farm and Food Product Facility
as per drawings and specifications which may be obtained from:
7545 N. Del Mar Avenue #203
Fresno, CA 93711
Time of completion date for the project(s) shall be 240 Calendar Days.
Bids will be sealed and filed in the Business Office of the Owner
CLOVIS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
1450 HERNDON AVENUE
CLOVIS, CALIFORNIA 93611
On or before 11:00 AM on January 25, 2021.
The DVBE Declaration of Good Faith Efforts to use Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises must be
signed and filed in the Clovis Unified School District Construction Services Office located at 1470
Herndon Avenue, Clovis, California, before 11:00 AM on January 25, 2021, at which time the bids
(including the DVBE Declaration of Good Faith Efforts to Use Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises)
will be opened in public – include with bid packet.
Bids must be accompanied by a bidder’s bond, cashier’s check, or certified check for at least ten
percent (10%) of the amount of the base bid and made payable to the Owner. If a bid bond is used, it
must be issued by an Admitted Surety (an insurance organization authorized by the Insurance
commissioner to transact surety insurance in the State of California during this calendar year), which shall
be given as a guarantee that the bidder will enter into a contract if awarded the work and will be
declared forfeited, paid to, or retained by the Owner as liquidated damages if the bidder refuses or
neglects to enter into the contract provided by the Owner after being requested to do so.
Mandatory job walk is scheduled for Monday, December 28, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Clovis East High
School located at 2940 Leonard Avenue, Clovis, CA 93619. Meet at flagpole.
The Contractor shall be required to satisfy the conditions set forth in the contract and Education
Code section 45125.2 regarding fingerprinting requirements and student safety prior to permitting
any contact with students. Upon award of the contract and before beginning work, the Contractor
shall be required to provide a verification of compliance with the student safety provisions of the
contract and Education Code section 45125.2.
Upon award of the bid, require signature on the enclosed declaration to ensure compliance with
the general Conditions and the Education Code.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Payment (Labor and Material) Bond in the amount of
one hundred per cent (100%) of the contract price, and a Faithful Performance Bond in the amount of
one hundred per cent (100%) of the contract price, said bonds to be secured from an Admitted Surety
(an insurance organization authorized by the Insurance Commissioner to transact business of insurance in
the State of California during this calendar year), and satisfactory to the Owner. The bidder will be
required to give satisfactory proof to the Owner of the maintenance of Public Liability Insurance in the
amount of not less than $2,000,000.00 for more than one person injured in one accident, and the
maintenance of property damage insurance in an amount not less than $2,000,000.00.
The successful bidder will be allowed to substitute securities or establish an escrow in lieu of retainage,
pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 22300, and as described in the General Conditions.
The Owner will not consider or accept any bids from contractors who are not licensed to do
business in the State of California, in accordance with the California Public Contract Code,
providing for the licensing of contractors. In accordance with Section 3300 of said Code, the
Contractor shall have a Class “B” license
In accordance with Public Contract Code 20111.6, Notice is hereby given that the Clovis Unified
School District has determined Bidders performing as both a Prime Contractor and General
Contractor (A or B license), or an Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing Contractor utilized as a
Prime Contractor or Subcontractor must be prequalified prior to bidding on this project. For purposes
of this prequalification, Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing contractors are contractors holding
either a C-4, C-7, C-10, C-16, C-20, C-34, C-36, C-38, C-42, C-43, and C-46 California State
Contractors license. Prequalification Applications may be obtained from Clovis USD Purchasing Web
Site: https://www.cusd.com/Pre-Qualification.aspx. Questionnaire and Financial Statement shall be
submitted online to Clovis Unified School District prior to 5:00 pm January 15, 2021.
Pursuant to Labor Code sections 1725.5 and 1771.1, all contractors and subcontractors that wish to
bid on, be listed in a bid proposal, or enter into a contract to perform public work must be
registered with the Department of Industrial Relations. No bid will be accepted nor any contract
entered into without proof of the contractor’s and subcontractors’ current registration with the
Department of Industrial Relations to perform public work. If awarded a Contract, the Bidder and
its subcontractors, of any tier, shall maintain active registration with the Department of Industrial
Relations for the duration of the Project.
This Project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial
Relations. In bidding on this project, it shall be the Bidder’s sole responsibility to evaluate and
include the cost of complying with all labor compliance requirements under this contract and
applicable law in its bid.
The lowest bid shall be determined as follows: The lowest total of the bid on the base contract and
the bids on all additive items and all deductive items. (Public Contract Code section 20103.8, subd.
(b)). The District reserves the right to add or deduct any of the additive or deductive items from the
project or contract after the lowest responsible and responsive bidder is determined.
The Director of the Department of Industrial Relations of the State of California, in the manner provided by
law, has ascertained the general prevailing rate of per diem wages and rate for legal holidays and
overtime work as set forth in Article VIII of the Agreement. The Contractor must pay for any labor therein
described or classified in an amount not less than the rates specified. Copies of the required rates are on
file at the Owner’s business office and are available to any interest party on request.
The Owner reserves the right to waive any irregularity and to reject any or all bids.
Unless otherwise required by law, no bidder may withdraw its bid for a period of sixty (60) days after date
set for the opening thereof.
Clovis Unified School District
Advertise: December 18, 2020 and
December 22, 2020
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