CUSD #02-20/21 Exterior Painting at Main Elementary School

The project entails repaint building as specified in the architects drawings and specifications. Includes lead removal/abatement.


Accepting Bids

Prebid Date4/7/21 4:30 pm

Bid Date5/6/21 10:00 am

Company & Contacts

Carpinteria Unified School District

Lina Plascencia   805.684.4511 x514


Main Elementary School, 5201 8th Street, Carpinteria, CA 93013


Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Board of Education of the Carpinteria Unified School District at the Administration Office, 1400 Linden Avenue, California 93013 not later than:

MAY 6, 2021 AT 10:00 AM, for EXTERIOR PAINTING AT MAIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. A mandatory job walk will be conducted on APRIL 7, 2021 beginning at 4:30 PM. Meet at the front of the school at 5201 8TH STREET, CARPINTERIA, CA 93013. Bids will not be accepted from contractors not attending the mandatory job walk. Prospective Bidders arriving after the above-designated starting time shall be disqualified from submitting a bid for this project.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the District is taking preventative measures and social distancing protocols.It is critical that visitors do not visit any school campuses while they are experiencing illness symptoms such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, runny/stuffy nose, body aches, chills, or fatigue, etc. Social Distancing is enforced at all times. Maintain a minimum of a 6-foot distance between others. You must come equipped wearing a facial cover and bring your own pen to sign in when required. The District asks that visitors limit one representative per company when possible.

Plans and specifications are available for purchase after the mandatory job walk through Cybercopy at . All plan holders must obtain a complete bid set of plans and specifications.

CLEARLY MARK BID RESPONSE ENVELOPE WITH TIME/DATE OF BID OPENING AND PROJECT NAME. EXTERIOR PAINTING AT MAIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, CUSD #02-20/21. Bids so received shall be opened and publicly read aloud at the Carpinteria Unified School District Administration Office, 1400 Linden Avenue, Carpinteria, California 93013. All bids shall be made on the form provided in the specifications and each bid must conform to the Contract Documents. Each bid shall be accompanied by a Bid Bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the amount of the bid made payable to the Board of Education of the Carpinteria Unified School District.

The project description is as follows: Repaint building as specified in the architects drawings and specification; including lead removal and abatement, etc. Per Public Contract Code Section 20103.8, the Carpinteria Unified School District will use Method (A) in determining the lowest responsible bid.

The District and/or its designee shall conform to the prevailing wage requirements pursuant to Labor Code, including but not limited to sections 1771 et seq, 1774-1776, 1777.5, 1813 and 1815. All contractors and subcontractors shall be registered with the Division of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5 and adhere to the Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBE) participation goal to be qualified to bid.

The successful bidder and its subcontractors will be required to follow the nondiscrimination requirements set forth in the bidding documents and to post prevailing wage rates at the location of the work. The rates are on file with the Clerk of the Owner’s governing board, and copies will be made available to any interested party on request.

No Bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the bid opening. The District reserves the right to reject any and all bids or to waive irregularities in any bid.
Pre-Qualification of Bidders: As a condition of bidding the Carpinteria Unified School District Project (EXTERIOR PAINTING AT MAIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, CUSD #02-20/21), and in accordance with the provision of Section 20111.5 – 20111.6 of the California Public Contract Code, prospective bidders are required to submit a pre-qualification questionnaire and financial statement.

Once submitted, a Contractor’s pre-qualification statement is valid with the District until the financial information shown in it is more than one year old.

Bids will not be accepted if a Contractor’s statement is not on file with L.M. Sweaney Inc.

Pre-qualification questions must be submitted in writing to:

L.M. Sweaney at e-mail: or Phone messages: (909) 337-8302.

Pre-qualification packages must be submitted to L.M. Sweaney Inc. & Associates 180 Grass Valley Rd., Lot 3, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352 (UPS OR FED-EX ONLY) no later than APRIL 16, 2021 AT 5:00 PM.


Pre-qualification packages are available at the Carpinteria Unified School District, Planning Department, 1400 Linden Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013 (805) 684-4511 ×514 or with Cybercopy at


By: David Weniger, Director of Facilities and Operations
Planning Department