NOTICE INVITING INFORMAL BIDS
CHINO VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
The Chino Valley Unified School District, acting by and through its Governing Board, hereinafter
referred to as “District”, will receive prior to 1:00 p.m. on the 6th Day of April 2023. bids for the following:
CUPCCAA BID NO. 22-23-28I
AYALA HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASIUM SOUND SYSTEM REPLACEMENT
All bids shall be made and presented only on the forms presented by the District. Bids shall be
received in the Purchasing Office located at 5130 Riverside Drive, Building 6, Chino, CA 91710 on
the date and time stated above, and shall be opened and publicly read aloud via video conference call at
1:00 p.m. Any bids received after the time specified above or after any extensions due to material changes
shall be returned unopened.
The Contract Time is 45 Calendar days.
This Project is being let in accordance with the informal bid requirements of the California Uniform
Public Construction Cost Accounting Act (“CUPCCAA”) set forth in Public Contract Code section 22000
et seq. (specifically, the informal bidding procedures in Section 22032(b)). Bidders shall comply with any
requirements set forth in the CUPCCAA including all guidelines and requirements in the current California
Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Commission Cost Accounting Policies and Procedures
Manual. All contractors submitting bids must be on the District’s current list of approved contractors
pursuant to Public Contract Code section 22034.
The bid documents are available at https://www.chino.k12.ca.us/Page/53672
There will be a mandatory Job Walk on March 28, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. at Ayala High School
located at 14255 Peyton Drive, Chino Hills, CA 91709; meet in front of the Admin Building. Any
Contractor bidding on the Project who fails to attend the mandatory job walk and conference will be
deemed a non-responsive bidder and will have its bid returned unopened.
Each bidder shall be a licensed Class B contractor pursuant to the California Business and
Professions Code and be licensed to perform the work called for in the Contract Documents. Contractor’s
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
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.
Each bidder shall submit with its bid, on the form furnished with the Contract Documents, a list of
the designated subcontractors on this Project as required by the Subletting and Subcontracting Fair Practices
Act, California Public Contract Code section 4100 et seq.
In accordance with California Public Contract Code section 22300, the District will permit the
substitution of securities for any moneys withheld by the District to ensure performance under the Contract.
At the request and expense of the Contractor, securities equivalent to the amount withheld shall be deposited
with the District, or with a state or federally chartered bank as the escrow agent, who shall then pay such
moneys to the Contractor. Upon satisfactory completion of the Contract, the securities shall be returned to
Each bidder’s bid must be accompanied by one of the following forms of bidder’s security: (1)
cash; (2) a cashier’s check made payable to the District; (3) a certified check made payable to the District;
or (4) a bidder’s bond executed by a California admitted surety as defined in Code of Civil Procedure
section 995.120, made payable to the District in the form set forth in the Contract Documents. Such bidder’s
security must be in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the maximum amount of bid as a guarantee
that the bidder will enter into the proposed Contract, if the same is awarded to such bidder, and will provide
the required Performance and Payment Bonds, insurance certificates and any other required documents. In
the event of failure to enter into said Contract or provide the necessary documents, said security will be
The Contractor and all Subcontractors shall comply with the requirements set forth in Division 2,
Part 7, Chapter 1 of the Labor Code. The District has obtained from the Director of the Department of
Industrial Relations the general prevailing rate of per diem wages and the general prevailing rate for holiday
and overtime work in the locality in which this work is to be performed for each craft, classification or type
of worker needed to execute the Contract. These per diem rates, including holiday and overtime work, as
well as employer payments for health and welfare, pension, vacation, and similar purposes, are on file at
the District, and are also available from the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations. Pursuant to
California Labor Code section 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 this chapter, unless currently registered and qualified to perform
public work pursuant to Section 1725.5. It is not a violation of this section for an unregistered contractor
to submit a bid that is authorized by Section 7029.1 of the Business and Professions Code or by Section
10164 or 20103.5 of the Public Contract Code, provided the contractor is registered to perform public work
pursuant to Section 1725.5 at the time the contract is awarded.
This Project is a public works project as defined in Labor Code section 1720. Each Contractor
bidding on this Project and all Subcontractors (of any tier) performing any portion of the work must comply
with the Labor Code sections 1725.5 and 1771.1 and must be properly and currently registered with the
California Department of Industrial Relations (“DIR”) and qualified to perform public works pursuant to
Labor Code section 1725.5 throughout the duration of the Project. 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 on a monthly basis (or more
frequently if required by the District or the Labor Commissioner) and in a format prescribed by the Labor
Monitoring and enforcement of the prevailing wage laws and related requirements will be
performed by the Labor Commissioner/ Department of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE). 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
on a monthly basis (or more frequently if required by the District or the Labor Commissioner) and in a
format prescribed by the Labor Commissioner.
No bidder may withdraw any bid for a period of ninety (90) calendar days after the date set for the
opening of bids.
Separate payment and performance bonds, each in an amount equal to 100% of the total Contract
amount, are required, and shall be provided to the District prior to execution of the Contract and shall be in
the form set forth in the Contract Documents.
All bonds (Bid, Performance, and Payment) must be issued by a California admitted surety as
defined in California Code of Civil Procedure section 995.120.
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. Forms are
included in this Bid Package.
Any request for substitutions pursuant to Public Contract Code section 3400 must be made at the
time of Bid on the Substitution Request form set forth in the Contract Documents and included with the
No telephone or facsimile machine will be available to bidders on the District premises at any time.
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.