www.Contractors Estimate.com
Certified DGS Trade and Focus Publication since 2002

CE Trade - Trade Paper
Online DVBE certification is here!


City of San Diego SLBE - ELBE Program


Minority Business Development Agency



Notice is hereby given that the Oakland Unified School District (hereinafter referred to as “Owner”) will receive sealed bids prior to the date and time stated for the Bid Opening for the award of a contract to construct the (“Contract”),

Project No. 22140 and Project No. 22152

Security Improvement Projects Fremont High School – Project No. 22140 4610 Foothill Blvd, Oakland, CA. 94601
Street Academy – Project No. 22152
417 29th Street, Oakland, CA. 94609

Project consists of: Scope of work includes but not limited to installation, replacement, and repair of surveillance cameras at two sites - Fremont HS and Street Academy. Fremont HS includes approximately 32 new, 14 replacements and 37 repairs. Street Academy includes approximately 13 new and 3 repairs (no replacements). All cameras shall be programmed and integrated into Milestone XProtect software. The successful bidder shall have at least 5 years K-12 experience, Milestone certification prior to bid opening, and in-house networking staff. OUSD will provide servers if required, as well as Milestone licenses.
Typical camera unit to be installed shall be Hanwha Wisenet QNV-8080R.

Engineer’s Estimate: Fremont High School - $100,000.00 Engineer’s Estimate: Street Academy - $25,000.00

Project Manager is Kyle Brower, who can be reached at: kyle.brower@ousd.org and/or: 510-459-1809.

“The most qualified responsible responsive lowest bid shall be determined on the amount of the base bid.” The Owner reserves the right to add or deduct any of the additive or deductive items after the lowest responsible and responsive bidder is determined. The lowest bid shall be determined by the amount of the base bid.

This Contract is not subject to prequalification pursuant to Public Contract Code section 20111.6.

This Contract is subject to the District’s Project Labor Agreement.
The full version of OUSD’s latest Project Labor Agreement can be found by going to the OUSD home page: ousd.org > Offices and Depts > Facilities Planning & Management Department > Opportunities > Project Labor Agreement > 2021 PLA

Bid Documents will be available on or after November 2, 2022, for review & pick-up at East Bay Blue Print, located at 1745 14th Avenue, Oakland, CA 94606. All requests should be addressed Attention: Sandy Petty. Plans can be ordered by:

Ph: 510-261-2990 Fax: 510-261-6077 Email: ebbp@eastbayblueprint.com, Attn: Sandy. Online using the Plan Command System at www.eastbayblueprint.com or plans can be delivered to a place of business, at requester’s own expense. Payment for plan sets must be made with East Bay Blue Print and are NON-REFUNDABLE

In addition, Contract Documents are available for bidders’ review at the following builders’ exchanges: Builder’s Exchange of Alameda County Reed Construction Market Data
McGraw Hill Construction Data | Contra Costa Builder’s Exchange
San Francisco Builder’s Exchange | Marin Builder’s Exchange

Public works projects shall be subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations. For all projects over Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000), a contractor or subcontractor shall not be qualified to submit a bid or to be listed in a bid proposal subject to the requirements of Public Contract Code section 4104 unless currently registered and qualified under Labor Code section 1725.5 to perform public work as defined by Division 2, Part 7, Chapter 1 (§§1720 et seq.) of the Labor Code. For all projects over Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000), a contractor or subcontractor shall not be qualified to enter into, or engage in the performance of, any contract of public work (as defined by Division 2, Part 7, Chapter 1 (§§1720 et seq.) of the Labor Code) unless currently registered and qualified under Labor Code section 1725.5 to perform public work and proof of registration is provided.

The Contract Time shall be 90 calendar days, and liquidated damages for delay shall accrue. The deadline for Completion is TBD. See Article III of the Agreement for details.

Bids must be sealed and filed in the Business Office of the Owner at:

Front Desk
Facilities Planning & Management 955 High Street
Oakland, CA 94601

on November 10, 2022, before 2:00 p.m. on the clock designated by the Owner or its representative as the bid clock, after which time the bids shall be opened. No bid will be accepted by the Owner after this time. Facsimile (FAX) copies of the bid will not be accepted. PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19 BIDS WILL NOT BE OPENED. BID RESULTS WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL.

A voluntary pre-bid site visit will be held on November 4, 2022, at 2:00 p.m., at Front entrance of the Fremont High School and Street Academy Site will follow. Bidders who will be attending the site visit will be asked to sign in.

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, as detailed in the Contract Documents.

Owner, or its designee, has determined that certain materials, services, products or things designated by specific brand or trade name shall not be subject to Public Contract Code section 3400(a) in order that a field test or experiment may be made to determine the product’s suitability for future use; in order to match other materials, services, products or things in use on a particular Owner public improvement either completed or in the course of completion; in order to obtain a necessary item that is only available from one source; and in order to respond to an emergency declared by Owner.

Pursuant to the Contract Documents, the successful bidder will be required to furnish a Payment (Labor and Material) Bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Sum, and a Faithful Performance Bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Sum.

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.

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 bidder shall have a C7 – Low Voltage Systems and/or C10 – Electrical Contractors license and Milestone Certification license and shall maintain that license in good standing through Completion of the Contract and all applicable warranty periods. For all projects over Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000), the bidder shall state the public works contractor registration number on the Designation of Subcontractors form for each subcontractor performing more than one-half of one percent (0.5%) of the bidder’s total bid.

The Director 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. 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 on request.


1st Publication Date

October 20, 2022


2nd Publicaiton Date

October 27, 2022




Caltrans Currently Advertised Projects



Elite SDVOB Network


What are we about? Contact us HOME