NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Notice is hereby given that the General Services Department, County of Santa Barbara will receive
COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA,
Distributed Antenna System (DAS)
Northern Branch Jail
2301 Black Road, Santa Maria, CA 93455
Project No. 8600-DAS
MANDATORY JOB WALK:
1:00 P.M., February 12, 2019
BID OPENING DATE:
3:00 P.M., February 28, 2019
CONSTRUCTION COST ESTIMATE: $ 200,000.00 (Two Hundred Thousand Dollars)
PROJECT LOCATION: 2301 Black Road, Santa Maria CA 93455. On the corner of Betteravia
Road and Black Road. Please email Project Coordinator (Contact Information Below) for specific
directions and diagram.
MANDATORY JOB WALK: There will be a MANDATORY job walk on February 12, 2019 at
1:00 P.M. at the Jobsite Conference Trailer. All participants will be required to wear Personal
Protection Equipment (PPE), to enter the construction site for the job walk. Failure to wear the
appropriate equipment will exclude your participation in the job walk. Only those prime contractors
attending the job walk shall be qualified to bid the work.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: This project will construct a Distributed Antenna System (DAS)
for the Northern Branch Jail to support Santa Barbara County Sheriff and Fire Department radio
frequencies. The system will consist of an antenna array installed within existing conduit and
junction boxes, and wiring, antennas, repeater, and radio equipment throughout the approx.
134,000 square foot building.
CONTRACTOR'S LICENSE: The CONTRACTOR shall possess a Class C7 or C10 at the time
this Contract is awarded. In addition, the Contractor shall provide the contractor license number for
each listed sub-contractor as required by Public Contracts Code § 4104. If the Contractor makes an
inadvertent error in listing the sub-contractor’s license number, it will have 24 hours after the opening
of bids to provide the correct information; if it does, the error shall not be grounds for filing a bid
protest or for the subject bid to be found non-responsive by the County.
QUESTIONS: All questions should be addressed to the Project Coordinator, Adriana Seymour,
General Services, (805) 568-3055 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BID DOCUMENTS: Please request plans, specifications, and proposal forms for bidding this
project from Adriana Seymour, Project Coordinator, at (805) 568-3055 or
BID SUBMITTAL INSTRUCTIONS: Each bid shall be in accordance with the plans and
specifications dated January 17, 2019, approved by the General Services Department. The bid shall
be sealed and received at the General Services Department, Capital Projects office at 1105 Santa
Barbara St., Courthouse East Wing, 2nd Floor, Santa Barbara, California 93101, on or before 3:00
P.M., February 28, 2019, at which time each bid will be opened. The Official Time will be
determined by the Capital Projects Bid Clock, located at the address indicated above.
SUBSTITUTION OF SECURITIES: Pursuant to Section 22300 of the Public Contract Code and
the project specifications, the CONTRACTOR may substitute securities or request that the COUNTY
make payment of retentions to an escrow agent for any money held by the COUNTY to ensure
PREVAILING WAGES: Pursuant to the provisions of Section 1770 et seq. of the California Labor
Code, the CONTRACTOR shall pay not less than the prevailing rate of per diem wages as determined
by the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations. A copy of the prevailing rate of per diem
wages is on file at the General Services Department.
REGISTRATION: 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 § 1725.5 [with limited exceptions from this
requirement for bid purposes only under Labor Code § 1771.1(a)]; 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 §
1725.5; and this project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department
of Industrial Relations.
WITHDRAWAL OF BIDS: The COUNTY reserves the right to reject any and or all bids or waive
any informality in a bid. No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of one hundred and twenty
(120) days after the date set for the opening thereof.
BID SELECTION: The COUNTY will select the lowest responsive bidder.
CONSTRUCTION TIME: The successful CONTRACTOR (after receiving the Notice to Proceed)
shall have 90 calendar days to complete all work called for under the Contract Documents.
LIQUIDATED DAMAGES: The liquidated damages will be $500 (Five Hundred Dollars) per
day for project delays that are determined to be attributable to the CONTRACTOR.