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Proposal & Bid Notice Details:



Project Specs:

Notice ID #: 5951

Bid Date: 11/12/2019

Type Of Notice: Invitation to Bid
Location: CA: San Francisco


Contact: See Notice Summary for details on how to respond to this notice.

Notice Summary:



DISTRICT:                                        San Francisco Unified School District                              


PROJECT DESCRIPTION:                           Culinary Arts Modernization at

                                                                        John O’Connell School of Technology  

                                                                        SFUSD Project Number: 12017


DATE/TIME FOR SUBMITTAL                     Bid Proposal Must Be Received Before:

OF BID PROPOSAL:                                    11:00 A.M., Tuesday, November 12, 2019
                                                                        at 135 Van Ness Avenue Lobby

                                                                        San Francisco, California


TIMELY BIDS WILL BE OPENED AT:         11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, November 12, 2019           


BID DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE:                 October 10, 2019  


BID AND CONTRACT DOCUMENTS:         ARC Northern California - Bid Services

100 Hooper Street, Suite 20

San Francisco, California 94107


Priyantha  De Pinto    

Tel: 415 537 2235

Fax: 415 348 0684



SFUSD CONTACT:                              Ferdinand Vergeire


                                                                        Tel: 415-265-4262


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the above-named California School District, acting by and through its Board of Education, hereinafter "the District" will receive up to, but not after the above-stated date and time, sealed Bid Proposals for the Contract for the Work of the Project generally described as: JOHN O’CONNELL SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY CULINARY ARTS MODERNIZATION, SFUSD Project Number: 12017.


1.    The Project. The Project is generally described as:

General School modernization and reconstruction of an existing kitchen and serving area to create a Culinary Arts facility which will include ADA and Fire/Life-Safety upgrades. Work shall also include but not limited to demolition and some hazardous materials abatement of the existing kitchen, new mechanical, plumbing, and electrical services, kitchen equipment procurement and installation, material finishes in compliance with health department requirements, fire alarm and fire protection systems, ADA upgrades and path of travel.


The Estimated construction value of the work is $1,700,000.00

2.    Submittal of Bid Proposals.All Bid Proposals shall be submitted on forms furnished by the District.  Bid Proposals must conform with, and be responsive to, the Bid and Contract Documents, copies of which may be obtained from the District as set forth above. Only Bid Proposals submitted to the District prior to the date and time set forth above for the public opening and reading of Bid Proposals shall be considered.


3.    Bid and Contract Documents. The Bid and Contract Documents are available at the location stated above during standard working hours (8:00AM-4:30PM) for a non-refundable payment of One Hundred Dollars ($100) per set. Checks are to be made payable to ARC Northern California.  Bidder responsible for all shipping and handling fees. Plans are available for viewing at Click on the Order from PlanWell/Public Planroom “button” and search for project name and number.


Bid documents will also be made available for viewing at the following plan rooms:


  • Asian Inc.
  • Builders Exchange of Alameda County
  • Builders Exchange of Stockton
  • CMD Group
  • Contra Costa Builders Exchange
  • EBidboard
  • El Dorado Builders Exchange
  • Marin Builders Association
  • Peninsula Builders Exchange
  • Placer County Builders Exchange
  • Sacramento Builders Exchange
  • San Francisco Builders Exchange
  • Santa Clara Builders Exchange
  • Solano-Napa Builders Exchange
  • Sub-Hub
  • iSqFt


4.     Documents Accompanying Bid Proposal. Each Bid Proposal shall be accompanied by: (a) the required Bid Bond Security; (b) Subcontractors List; (c) Non-Collusion Declaration; and (d) Statement of Bidders Qualification and all other items as described in the instructions to Bidders.   All information or responses of a Bidder in its Bid Proposal and other documents accompanying the Bid Proposal shall be complete, accurate and true; incomplete, inaccurate or untrue responses or information provided therein by a Bidder shall be grounds for the District to reject such Bidder's Bid Proposal for non-responsiveness.


5.    Prevailing Wage Rates. Pursuant to sections 1770 et seq. of the California Labor Code, Bidder and all Subcontractors under the Bidder shall pay all workers on all work performed pursuant to the Contract not less than the general prevailing rate of per diem wages and the general prevailing rate for holiday and overtime work as determined by the Director of the State of California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) for the type of work performed and the locality in which the work is to be performed within the boundaries of the District.  Copies of the general prevailing rates of per diem wages for each craft, classification, or type of worker needed to execute the Contract, as determined by the DIR are available from the District or on the internet (http://www.


6.    Contractor Registration.  Bidder shall ensure that it and its Subcontractors comply with the registration and compliance monitoring provisions of Labor Code section 1771.4, including furnishing its CPRs to the Labor Commissioner, and are registered pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5.  Bidder and its subcontractors shall comply with Labor Code section 1725.5 to be qualified to bid on, be listed in a bid proposal, subject to the requirements of Section 4104 of the Public Contract Code, or engage in the performance of the Contract.


7.     Contractor’s License Classification. In accordance with the provisions of California Public Contract Code § 3300, the District requires that Bidders possess the following classification(s) of California Contractors License at the time that the Bid Proposals are opened: Class B, General Building Contractor with Asbestos and Lead Certification or Sub-Contractor with Asbestos and Lead Certification performing the work.Any Bidder not so duly and properly licensed shall be subject to all penalties imposed by law.


8.    Bid Security.  Each Bid Proposal shall be accompanied by Bid Security in an amount not less than ten percent (10%)of the maximum amount of the Bid Proposal, inclusive of any additive Alternate Bid Item(s). 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 the District.


9.    No Withdrawal of Bid Proposals.Bid Proposals shall not be withdrawn by any Bidder for a period of ninety (90) days after the opening of Bid Proposals. During this time, all Bidders shall guarantee prices quoted in their respective Bid Proposals.


10.  Job-Walks. The District will conduct a MANDATORY job walk as set forth herein.  There will be two job walks as indicated below.  Attendance at oneof the job walks is a requirement to bid for General Contractors.  All attendees are required to sign-in to be acknowledged to be in attendance and eligible to bid.  The job walk schedule will be as follows:


Job Walk No. 1:  Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 2:00 P.M.

Job Walk No. 2:  Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 2:00 P.M.


Bidders shall meet at John O’Connell School of Technology, 2355 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94110  at the date and time for the Job Walk. Bidders shall meet directly in front of the main entrance along Folsom Street.


11.  Waiver of Irregularities.  The District reserves the right to reject any or all Bid Proposals or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any Bid Proposal or in the bidding.



12.  DVBE Participation Goal. The District has a Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (“DVBE”) Participation Goal Program (“the DVBE Program”) which establishes a three percent (3%) Participation Goal for DVBEs. All Bidders are required by the District, pursuant to the DVBE Program, to submit DVBE Worksheets that confirm two (2) advertisements were published at least 14 days prior to bid opening.



13.  Award of Contract. The Contract for the Work, if awarded, will be by action of the District's Board of Education to the responsible Bidder who submitted the lowest priced responsive Total Base Bid Proposal. The District reserves the right to reject any or all Bid Proposals or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any Bid Proposal or in the bidding.


14.  Bid Advertisement Dates:  October 10, 2019 and October 17, 2019

Contract advertisement is posted on the web at:


15.  Plan Holders Lists. Plan Holders lists are available at ARC - Northern California.  Contact information for ARC is listed above.








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