Allan Hancock College - Bid No. 20-02 - Fine Arts Complex

The Fine Arts Complex is a new 88,000 gross square-foot, two-story building that includes visual arts, multi-media and applied design, photography, film and video, dance, music, and recital hall. The project consolidates all of the fine arts and performing arts (except theatre arts) currently in buildings D, E, F, O, and S, into one Fine Arts Complex.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the ALLAN HANCOCK JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT of Santa Barbara County, California, acting by and through its Governing Board, hereinafter referred to as the “District”, will receive prior to 2:00 p.m. on Monday, July 27, 2020 sealed bids for the award of Contract for the following:

BID NO. 20-02


Contractors are required to be prequalified with the District in order to bid on this Project. In addition, if components of the Project will be performed by electrical, mechanical, or plumbing subcontractors holding the following license classifications: C-4, C-7, C-10, C-16, C-20, C-34, C-36, C-38, C-42, C-43, and/or C-46; they must also be prequalified with the District prior to being listed on a proposal. The prequalification application may be accessed on the District website: Prequalification applications will be received until 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 22, 2020. The District highly recommends that Contractors inform all of their potential subcontractors that they must be prequalified, and to immediately complete the prequalification process to ensure they may be listed on a Contractor’s proposal.

All bids shall be made and presented only on the forms presented by the Owner. Bids shall be received in the Office of Business Services located in Bldg. B-204 at 800 S. College Dr., Santa Maria, California 93454 and shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the above stated time and place. Any bids received after the time specified above or after any extensions due to material changes shall be returned unopened.

The Contract length of time is 730 calendar days.

CONTRACTOR should consult the General Conditions, Supplementary Conditions, and General Requirements regarding Milestones and Liquidated Damages.

Miscellaneous Information

Bid documents will be available through Cyber Copy for a non-refundable fee. No partial sets will be given:

Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the California Business and Professions Code, and be licensed to perform the work called for in the Contract Documents. The successful bidder must possess a valid and active Class B General Contractor License at the time of bid and throughout the duration of this Contract. The Contractor’s California State License number shall be clearly stated on the bidder’s proposal.

Subcontractors shall be licensed pursuant to California law for the trades necessary to perform the work called for in the Contract Documents.

Each bid must strictly conform with and be responsive to the Contract Documents as defined in the General Conditions.

In an effort to strengthen the local economy and preserve local jobs for the benefit of our students, faculty, and the greater community, the District supports small local vendors through our Small Local Business (SLB) Preference Policy drafted in accordance with Section 2002 of the California Public Contract Code. The District’s Small Local Vendor Policy is applicable to this Project.

In accordance with California Public Contract Code Section 22300, the Owner will permit the substitution of securities that meet applicable statutory guidelines for any moneys withheld by the Owner to ensure performance under the Contract.

Prevailing wages are applicable to the Project. These per diem rates, including holiday and overtime work, as well as employer payments for health and welfare, pension, vacation, and similar purposes, are available from the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations. Pursuant to California Labor Code Sections 1720 et seq., it shall be mandatory upon the Contractor to whom the Contract is awarded, and upon any subcontractor under such Contractor, to pay not less than the said specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the Contract.

A contractor or subcontractor shall not 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 any contract for public work as defined in the Labor Code, unless currently registered and qualified to perform public work pursuant to Labor Code Section 1725.5.

The Contractor and all subcontractors shall furnish certified payroll records as required pursuant Labor Code Section 1776 directly to the Labor Commissioner in accordance with Labor Code Section 1771.4 on at least a monthly basis (or more frequently if required by Owner or Labor Commissioner) and in a format prescribed by the Labor Commissioner. Monitoring and enforcement of the prevailing wage laws and related requirements will be performed by the Labor Commissioner/Department of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE).

Separate payment and performance bonds, each in an amount equal to 100% of the total Contract amount issued by a California admitted surety as defined in California Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120, are required, and shall be provided to the Owner prior to the execution of the Contract and shall be in the form set forth in the Contract Documents.

Where applicable, bidders must meet the requirements set forth in Public Contract Code Section 10115 et seq., Military and Veterans Code Section 999 et seq. and California Code of Regulations, Title 2, Section 1896.60 et seq. regarding Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) Programs. The DVBE program percentage goal is 3%.

It is each bidder’s sole responsibility to ensure its bid is timely delivered and received at the location designated as specified above. Any bid received at the designated location after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids shall be returned to the bidder unopened.

Estimated cost of project is $45,746,000.