REQUEST FOR BID
BEVERLY HILLS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the BEVERLY HILLS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT of Los Angeles County, California, acting by and through its Governing Board, hereinafter referred to as "District," will receive sealed proposals for BID NO. 700-18/19 HAWTHORNE SCHOOL CCTV SECURITY CAMERAS/WAP/VOIP/PA/BELL PROJECT at the District Purchasing Department Office, 255 Lasky Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212, no later than 2:00 PM on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Those bids timely received shall be opened and publicly read aloud. Bids shall be valid for 60 Calendar days after the bid opening date.
The Project consists of furnishing all necessary labor, materials and equipment for installation of conduit and pulling of fiber and copper cabling for new security cameras, network connections and wireless access points at Hawthorne School. Scope of work also includes reconfiguration of the campus clock, bell, and PA systems. Security cameras will be owner furnished contractor installed.
*Note that the Security Cameras are OFCI
The overall construction schedule is 61 calendar days long, running from June 1, 2019 to July 31, 2019.
The Bid Documents, Plans and Specifications will be available on the District’s website, www.bhusd.org, under Departments drop-down, then Facilities and then by clicking Bond Program Bidding Opportunities or by contacting Lance Blair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
One "MANDATORY" Pre-Bid Conference and walk will be held at 3:30 PM on Monday, May 13, 2019, at the Hawthorne School, 624 N. Rexford Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Attendees must be on time. All attendees will be escorted through the school site by a District Representative. It is highly recommended that prospective bidders and subcontractors attend the job walk. Prospective bidders may not visit the Project Site without making arrangements through the Facilities and Planning Department.
In accordance with the provisions of California Business and Professions Code Section 7028.15 and Public Contract Code Section 3300, the District requires that the bidder possess the following classification(s) of contractor's license(s) at the time the bid is submitted: CLASS B or C-7 or C-10. Any bidder not so licensed at the time of the bid opening will be rejected as nonresponsive.
The last day to submit questions shall be 4:00 PM on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. All questions must be submitted in accordance with the procedures set forth in the Information for Bidders.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid security in the form of cash, a certified or cashier's check or bid bond in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total bid price, payable to the District.
The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding process.
The project shall require prevailing wage compliance. The District has obtained from the California Department of Industrial Relations 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 for the Project. It shall be mandatory upon the successful bidder to whom the contract is awarded, and upon any subcontractor listed, to pay not less than the said specified rates to all workers employed by them for the Project.
No bidder may withdraw any bid for a period of Sixty (60) calendar days after the date set for the opening of bids.
Pursuant to Section 22300 of the Public Contract Code, the Agreement will contain provisions permitting the successful bidder to substitute securities for any monies withheld by the District to ensure performance under the Agreement or permitting payment of retentions earned directly into escrow.
Award of Contract: The District shall award the Contract for the Project to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder as determined from the base bid alone by the District. The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bid or in the bidding process. Bid protests, if any, must comply with the requirements set forth in the information for Bidders in order to be timely and considered by the District.
5/17/19: Addendum No. 1 Posted
Publication Dates: May 3, 2019 & May 10, 2019 in the Beverly Hills Courier.