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Advertisement date: September 11th, 2017 through bid opening date

State of California - Natural Resources Agency




Visitor Center Repair
San Bernardino County, California
Bid Number:  C17E0008

Sealed bids will be received at the office of the Department of Parks and Recreation, One Capitol Mall, Suite 410, Sacramento, California 95814, up to 2 p.m., Thursday, October 12, 2017, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read for performing the work as follows:

Furnish all labor, materials, tools and equipment necessary to remove the existing hydronic system, associated equipment and solar panels, address moisture issues in the basement, and provide for new HVAC system and flooring in the visitors center at SILVERWOOD LAKE STATE RECREATION AREA in San Bernardino County, California, complete and in accordance with the plans and specifications therefore and such addenda thereto as may be issued prior to bid opening date.

License required:  A

Engineer's Estimate: $400,000 to $600,000

Contract Term:  Two Years from Notice to Proceed
Contract Performance Period:  180 Calendar Days from Formal Start Work Date


NOTE: A MANDATORY job showing will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 28, 2017, at the Visitor Center at Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area, 14651 Cedar Circle, Hesperia, California 92345, San Bernardino County. Attendance at the job showing is MANDATORY and will be the only opportunity made available for prospective bidders to view the site with park personnel.  No Bid will be considered from a Prime Contractor that did not attend the mandatory job showing. Due to wristwatch variance, attendees will be allowed to sign in up to five (5) minutes past the scheduled job showing start time.  Those attendees arriving five (5) minutes past the scheduled job showing start time will not be allowed to sign in.

The bidder agrees to complete all work within ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY (180) calendar days from the date of written notice to commence work.  This time includes ten (10) calendar days allowed for the contractor to begin work.

Instructions to Download Bid Package:  Prospective bidders may examine and obtain the bid forms, specifications, plans and addenda (if any) by downloading this bid package from the Department of General Services’ (DGS) website at:   At the website go to Quicklinks, View/Search Bids, and enter Bid Number “C17E0008” in the “Event Name” field.  Click on the “Search” button to view the full advertisement and bid documents. 

Questions and Answers:  Any discrepancies, omissions, ambiguities, or conflicts in or among the contract documents or doubts as to meaning shall be brought to the State's attention by including your comments directly to NO LATER THAN  2 p.m., seven (7) calendar days prior to bid opening date.  Answers will be provided by Addendum which will be posted within the Bid Solicitation located on the Cal eProcure website stated above.  It is the responsibility of the bidders to download any addenda as needed.

No bid will be considered unless it is made on a standard bid form furnished by the Department of Parks and Recreation, and is made in accordance with the "Instructions to Bidders".

Bids must be submitted for the entire work as described herein.  The Department of Parks and Recreation reserves the right to waive any irregularity in a bid or to reject any or all bids.

The apparent low bidder will be required to execute a contractual agreement in the form of a "Standard Agreement ‑ Form 213" which shall be binding upon the State of California only upon approval by the State.

Bond requirements for contracts exceeding $5,000 are stated in the General Conditions, DPR 483, Section 00700.

In accordance with the provisions of Section 1770, 1773 and 1773.1 of the Labor Code, the Department has ascertained that the general prevailing rate of wages in the county in which the work to be done be as listed by the Department of Industrial Relations (415) 703-4780.  A copy of this listing is on file at the address listed above or at

Participation in Small Business Preference Program: Preference will be granted to bidder properly approved as "Small Business" in accordance with Section 1896, et seq., Title 2, California Code of Regulations.  A small business firm must have an approved certification form (STD. 812) on file at the Department of General Services, Office of Small Business and DVBE Services, 707 Third Street, First Floor – Room 400,
West Sacramento, California 95605, by 5:00 p.m. of bid opening date (website address:  If bidder requests “Small Business” preference on this project, bidder must sign STD. 811 form (Small Business Preference and Certification Request) and submit with bid.  A printout from the eProcurement website showing Small Business Certification and expiration date must be submitted with bid.

     Non-Small Business Preference refer to Small Business Subcontractor Participation Worksheet,” DPR 85 form:
A five percent (5%) bid preference is available to a non-small business proposing firms claiming twenty-five percent (25%) California certified small business subcontractor participation.  If claiming the non-small business subcontractor preference, follow the directions and fill out the “Small Business Subcontractor Participation Worksheet” (DPR 85) which is included in the Bid Forms.  Proposers claiming the five percent (5%) preference must commit to subcontract at least twenty-five percent (25%) of the net bid price with one or more California certified small businesses. Completed certification applications and required support documents must be submitted to the office of Small Business and DVBE Services (OSDS) no later than 5:00 p.m. on the bid due date, and the OSDS must be able to approve the application as submitted. Questions regarding certification should be directed to the OSDS at (916) 375-4940.

Participation in Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Program (DVBE):  The minimum DVBE participation percentage goal is 6%.  Failure to fulfill the DVBE requirement will render your bid non-responsive.  DVBE IncentiveFor evaluation purposes only, an incentive will be given to bidders who exceed the 6% DVBE participation requirements.  Refer to the DVBE forms beginning with DPR 479IP.
In determining the lowest responsible bidder, the SB Preference is applied first in the bid evaluation process. If the Low Bidder is claiming the SB Preference or the Non-Certified SB Preference, the 5% or $50,000 max is not calculated for any bidder. However, the DVBE Incentive would be calculated. A Low Bidder claiming the SB Preference can only be displaced by another bidder claiming the SB Preference, if the adjusted bid price with SB Preference and DVBE Incentive is lower. The DVBE program incentives are applied second for bidders attaining more than the required amount of DVBE participation per the solicitation instructions. More information regarding the incentive program(s) and how bids are evaluated is available on the State Administrative Manual Management Memo Number MM08-03 (Management Memo) at http://www.documents.Cal

Notice of Requirement for Nondiscrimination Program:  Your attention is called to the "Nondiscrimination Clause" set forth or referred to herein, which is applicable to all nonexempt State construction contracts, and subcontracts, and to the "Standard California Nondiscrimination Construction Contract Specifications" set forth herein.  (Refer to General Terms and Conditions (GTC 04/2017) at http://www.Cal

Withdrawal of Bid:  As stated in the Instructions to Bidders, any requests to withdraw a bid must be submitted in writing.  Submit via fax to 916-445-9027 or via email to  See Instructions to Bidders, section 1.03M for details.

Public Works Contractor Registration Program – SB 854:  1) No contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid proposal for a public works project (submitted on or after March 1, 2015) unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5 [with limited exceptions from this requirement for bid purposes only under Labor Code section 1771.1(a)].  2) No contractor or subcontractor may be awarded a contract for public work on a public works project (awarded on or after April 1, 2015) unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5.  3) This project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations.  Refer to for more information.

Lisa Ann L. Mangat, Director


Published on September 11th, 2017 by Contractor’s Estimate, Inc.
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