AD# 173555 SECTION 00 1110 - INVITATION TO BID 1.NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS: The Pioneer Union Elementary School District, acting by and through its Governing Board, hereinafter referred to as the Owner, will receive sealed bids for the award of contracts for the construction of the (3) Relocatable Classrooms at Frontier Elementary School, 1854 N. Mustang Drive, Hanford, CA 93230. 2.SUBMITTAL OF BIDS: .1Sealed Bids: Sealed envelopes containing bids with subcontractors list and other required attachments will be accepted by Pioneer Union Elementary School District at its offices located at 1888 N. Mustang Drive, Hanford, California 93230 on April 6, 2023 before 3:00:00 pm PST on the clock designated by the Owner or its representative as the bid clock. .2Completed DIR Information: Within 24 hours of the opening of the bids, the apparent low bidder shall submit completed DIR information on the Subcontractor List to the Pioneer Union Elementary School District at its offices located at 1888 N. Mustang Drive, Hanford, California 93230. 3.OPENING OF BIDS: Bids will be opened and read aloud after 3:00:00 pm PST, April 6, 2023. 4.MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE: A pre-bid conference has been scheduled for March 21, 2023, at 10:00 am, at the project site, Frontier Elementary School, 1854 N. Mustang Drive, Hanford, California, 93230, and will include the opportunity to inspect the site and may include dissemination of additional information in response to questions or otherwise. All bidders will be deemed to have notice of all conditions and information which bidders could have obtained by attending the pre-bid conference, including but not limited to any conditions in, at, and about the site, the building or buildings, if any, and any work that may have been done thereon. Bids will not be accepted from bidders who did not attend the pre-bid conference. 5.DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The Work includes (3) Relocatable Classroom Buildings installed on a concrete slab, with related on-site development including plumbing, and electrical work. 6.BASIS FOR BIDS: Bids shall be on a lump sum basis. 7.TIME OF COMPLETION: The Work shall be completed within 79 calendar days from the date of the Owner's Notice to Proceed. 8.EXAMINATION AND PROCUREMENT OF CONTRACT DOCUMENTS: Contract Documents have been prepared by Mangini Associates Inc. Documents may be examined and obtained at the Architect's office, 4320 West Mineral King Avenue, Visalia, CA 93291, (559) 627-0530, Monday through Thursday between 8 am and 5 pm and Friday between 8 am and 12 pm or at Dodge Data & Analytics, Construction Bidboard (Ebidboard), Tulare-Kings County Builders Exchange (Visalia), the Central California Builders Exchange (Fresno), Kern County Builders Exchange (Bakersfield), Builders Exchange of Stockton. The architects contact for questions or RFIs is Edgar Sanchez at Digital plan sets are available in .pdf format by contacting Bridgette Young at Only bonafide general contract bidders may secure hard copies of the proposed Contract Documents from the Architect on the following basis: .1Limited to 2 sets of specifications and drawings, upon payment of $200.00 deposit per set payable to Mangini Associates Inc., completely refundable if sets are returned to the Architect in good condition within 7 calendar days after bid opening. .2A non-refundable charge of $20.00, made by separate check, will be required for all sets requiring shipping and handling. .3Additional complete sets may be purchased from the Architect at the price of 1.15 times the Architect's cost of reproduction and delivery. .4Specifications and drawings will also be issued to various Builders Exchanges for subcontractors' use or subcontractors may purchase complete sets from the Architect at the price of 1.15 times the Architect's cost of reproduction and delivery. Purchased sets are non-refundable. .5No partial sets or individual sheets will be issued or sold. .6Only plan holders and the listed exchanges will be notified of Addenda. 9.SUBSTITUTIONS: Pursuant to California Public Contract Code Section 3400, contractors and material suppliers shall submit requests to the Architect, not less than 10 days prior to bid (if material is to be included on final addendum), all data substantiating a request for substitution of materials. In order to be considered, substitutions of materials or equipment must comply with the requirements of specification Section 01 2500, including providing comparative data and samples. 10.BID SECURITY: Submit bid security with proposal, made payable to Owner, in amount of 10% of the Bid, in the form of certified check, bid bond, cashier's check or cash. Bid security will be retained until Agreement is signed and required bonds furnished. If any bidder refuses to sign the Agreement Form within 7 days after Award, the Owner will retain his bid security as liquidated damages. To enable compliance with California Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.311, each contractor shall provide, prior to Contract Award, a print-out of information from the Department of Insurance website confirming the surety is an admitted surety insurer. 11.QUALIFICATION OF BIDDER: The Owner will not consider or accept any bids from contractors or subcontractors who are not licensed to do business in the State of California, in accordance with the California Public Contract Code of the State of California, providing for the licensing of contractors. In accordance with Section 3300 of said Code, the Contractor shall have a Class B license and shall maintain that license in good standing through Project completion and all applicable warranty periods. 12.AWARD: The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and/or waive any informality in any bid received and/or determine in its discretion the responsibility of any bidder, and which bid is most advantageous to the Owner. Unless otherwise required by law, no bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of 60 days after the date set for the opening thereof, or any authorized postponement thereof. The Owner reserves the right to take more than 60 days to make a decision regarding the rejection of bids or the award of the Contract. 13.PREVAILING WAGES: The Project is a public work and under California Labor Code Section 1770 et seq., the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) has determined the 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 this Contract. Copies of the rates are on file at the Owner's principal office. It shall be mandatory upon the Contractor and on any subcontractor to pay not less than the said specified rates to all workers employed in the execution of this Agreement. 14.DIR REGISTRATION: The Owner will not accept any bid or enter into any contract without proof of the bidders current registration to perform public work under Labor Code Section 1725.5. Bidders shall not accept any subbid or enter into any subcontract without proof of the subcontractors current registration to perform public work under Labor Code Section 1725.5. 15.LABOR COMPLIANCE: Contractor and all subcontractors shall comply with Labor Code Section 1776. In accordance with Labor Code section 1771.4(a)(1), the Project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the DIR. The Contractor and each subcontractor shall furnish a certified copy of all payroll records directly to the Labor Commissioner on a monthly basis, unless directed by the Owner to furnish such records more often, and in the format prescribed by the Labor Commissioner. 16.RETENTION FUND: 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 Agreement Between Owner and Contractor and General Conditions. 17.REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS: Bids must be accompanied by the following forms, fully executed by each Bidder: .1Non-Collusion Affidavit .2Contractors Certificate Regarding Workers Compensation .3Fingerprinting Notice and Acknowledgment .4Sufficient Funds Declaration .5Acknowledgment regarding Drug Free Workplace .6Acknowledgment regarding Alcoholic Beverage and Tobacco-Free Campus Policy .7Acknowledgment regarding No Contracting with Sanctioned Entities 18.DSA OVERSIGHT PROCESS: The Contractor shall comply with the applicable requirements of the Division of State Architect (“DSA”) Construction Oversight Process (“DSA Oversight Process”), including but not limited to (a) notifying the Project Inspector upon commencement and completion of each aspect of the work as required under DSA Form 156; (b) coordinating the Work with the Project Inspectors inspection duties and requirements; (c) submitting verified reports under DSA Form 6-C; and (d) coordinating with the Owner, Owners Architect, any Construction Manager, any laboratories, and the Project Inspector to meet the DSA Oversight Process requirements without delay or added costs to the Project. Dates March 16, 2023 BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF Advertised: March 23, 2023 PIONEER UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT Jennifer Kuehn, Clerk of the Board END OF SECTION 00 1110