Contractor Bidding Opportunities

  • Facility Improvement Projects

    2828 4th Street
    Santa Monica, California 90405
    (310) 450-8338

    It is the intention of the FIP Office to make all SMMUSD's facility improvement projects and related bidding information easily accessible to all interested bidders. If you have any questions or would like to receive further information, please call our Director of Procurement and Contract Management directly at (310) 450-8338 x79835 or email smbishop@smmusd.org. Thank you for your interest in working with SMMUSD.


    Pre-Qualification Requirements: Contractor Pre-Qualification Bid Process Posted

    Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has contracted with Colbi Technologies, Inc. to provide a no-cost web-based process for formal and informal (CUPCCA) bidding prequalification called QualityBidders. Prequalification will be required pursuant to California Assembly Bill (AB) 1565 which went into effect on January 1, 2014. To review the District’s Contractors Pre-qualification Requirements please view the following “Contractor Pre-qualification Bid Process”. To get started with an application, please visit www.qualitybidders.com. (24-February-2017)

    Public Contract Code 20111.6 requires the district to pre-qualify certain projects. PCC 20111.6 applies to prime contractors and M/E/P sub-contractors with the following licenses:

    • General Contractors (A and B)
    • Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing subcontractors (C-4, C-7, C-10, C-16, C-20, C-34, C-36, C-38, C-42, C-43 and C-46)

    Specific project bidding requirements will be included in the Notice to Contractors Calling for Bids specification section 00 10 00.

    SMMUSD Pre-qualification Requirements: Contractor Pre-qualification Bid Process
    Formal Projects (valued over $200K): Approved Contractors List Report
    Informal Projects (valued less than $200K) UPCCAA Contractor's List: CUPCCAA Contractors List Report
    Appeals Process: Appeals Process: SMMUSD Pre-Qual Appeals Process
    Any questions relative to prequalification requirements please contact Sheere Bishop via email at smbishop@smmusd.org


    CURRENT PROJECTS BIDDING:

    Lincoln Bldg G & K Modernization Project - Bid #21.18.SMS

    Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District of Los Angeles County (SMMUSD) will receive sealed bids from contractors holding a type “B” license, on the following: Bid #21.18.SMS – DSA #03-120376 - Lincoln Building G & K Modernization Project at Lincoln Middle School. This scope of work is estimated to be between $550,000.00 - $650,000.00 and includes the modernization of the first-floor classrooms and restrooms and other associated improvements per bidding documents. All bids must be submitted electronically as per the instructions included in the bidding documents on or before 4/7/2021 no later than 2:00 PM.  All General Contractors and Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (M/E/P) Subcontractors must be pre-qualified for this project per bidding documents. To view the projects bidding documents, please visit ARC Southern California public plan room www.crplanwell.com and reference the project Bid #.
     
    Prequalification Due Date & Instructions for Application Submission:  All applications are due no later than 3/2/21  - Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has contracted with Colbi Technologies, Inc. to provide a web-based process for prequalification called QualityBidders.  To submit an application at no cost please visit www.qualitybidders.com.  Once you have been approved, you will receive an email indicating your approval expiration date and approval limit. The Districts approved contractors listing can be obtained via the FIP website at https://www.smmusd.org/domain/4172.

    Job Walk: will NOT be conducted for this project due to COVID-19 Stay Safer At Home Orders

    Electronic Bid Submittal Deadline: 4/7/21 at 2:00pm

    Any further questions or clarifications to this bidding opportunity, please contact Sheere Bishop-Griego at smbishop@smmusd.org directly.  In addition, any pre-qualification support issues relative to Colbi Technologies, Inc., website or for technical support please contact  support@qualityBidders.com directly.


    SMMUSD - District-Wide Safety & Security Project - Bid #21.15.SMS

    Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District of Los Angeles County (SMMUSD) will receive sealed bids from contractors holding a type “C7” license, on the following: Bid #21.15.SMS – District-Wide Safety & Security Project – Security Cameras at Obama Center, Transportation, FIP, Washington West and the District Office. This scope of work is estimated to be between $450,000.00 - $500,000.00 and includes the  installation of video surveillance cameras and all associated pathways, cabling, and storage appliances at Obama Center, Transportation Yard, FIP, Washington West and the District Office and other associated improvements per bidding documents. All bids must be submitted electronically as per the instructions included in the bidding documents on or before 3/16/2021 no later than 2:00 PM.  All General Contractors and Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (M/E/P) Subcontractors must be pre-qualified for this project per bidding documents. To view the projects bidding documents, please visit ARC Southern California public plan room www.crplanwell.com and reference the project Bid #.
     
    Prequalification Due Date & Instructions for Application Submission:  All applications are due no later than 3/24/21  - Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has contracted with Colbi Technologies, Inc. to provide a web-based process for prequalification called QualityBidders.  To submit an application at no cost please visit www.qualitybidders.com.  Once you have been approved, you will receive an email indicating your approval expiration date and approval limit. The Districts approved contractors listing can be obtained via the FIP website at https://www.smmusd.org/domain/4172.

    Job Walk: will NOT be conducted for this project due to COVID-19 Stay Safer At Home Orders

    Electronic Bid Submittal Deadline: 3/16/21 at 2:00pm

    Any further questions or clarifications to this bidding opportunity, please contact Sheere Bishop-Griego at smbishop@smmusd.org directly.  In addition, any pre-qualification support issues relative to Colbi Technologies, Inc., website or for technical support please contact  support@qualityBidders.com directly.


    SMMUSD - Grant ES - HVAC Project - Re-Bid #21.03.SMS.R1

    Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District of Los Angeles County (SMMUSD) will receive sealed bids from contractors holding a type “B” license, on the following: Bid #21.03.SMS.R1 – DSA #03-120190 – Grant Elementary School – HVAC Project at Grant Elementary School. This scope of work is estimated to be between $4,000,000.00 to $4,400,000.00 and includes school modernization including site work, interior and exterior accessibility (ADA) upgrades, HVAC improvements, electrical improvements, plumbing improvements, replacement of campus wide fire alarm system, replacement of doors, interior accessibility (ADA) upgrades, and other associated improvements per bidding documents. All bids must be submitted electronically as per the instructions included in the bidding documents on or before 3/16/21 no later than 2:30 PM.  All General Contractors and Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (M/E/P) Subcontractors must be pre-qualified for this project per bidding documents. To view the projects bidding documents, please visit ARC Southern California public plan room www.crplanwell.com and reference the project Bid #.  Bidding documents are planned to be available no later than 2/18/21 in the projects public planroom.
     
    Prequalification Due Date & Instructions for Application Submission:  All applications are due no later than 3/2/21  - Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has contracted with Colbi Technologies, Inc. to provide a web-based process for prequalification called QualityBidders.  To submit an application at no cost please visit www.qualitybidders.com.  Once you have been approved, you will receive an email indicating your approval expiration date and approval limit. The Districts approved contractors listing can be obtained via the FIP website at https://www.smmusd.org/domain/4172.

    Job Walk: will NOT be conducted for this project due to COVID-19 Stay Safer At Home Orders

    Electronic Bid Submittal Deadline: 3/16/21 at 2:30pm

    Any further questions or clarifications to this bidding opportunity, please contact Sheere Bishop-Griego at smbishop@smmusd.org directly.  In addition, any pre-qualification support issues relative to Colbi Technologies, Inc., website or for technical support please contact  support@qualityBidders.com directly.


    SMMUSD - Roosevelt ES - HVAC Project - Bid #21.14.SMS

    Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District of Los Angeles County (SMMUSD) will receive sealed bids from contractors holding a type “B” license, on the following: Bid #21.14.SMS – DSA #03-121081 – Roosevelt Elementary School – HVAC Project at Roosevelt Elementary School. This scope of work is estimated to be between $4,000,000.00 - $4,200,000.00 and includes the following HVAC upgrades to buildings A, B, C, D, E, G, H, J, and K.  Electrical service upgrade to support the HVAC upgrades.  New exhaust fans in restroom annexes.  New landscape screening for street side condensers.  New concrete pads, chain link fencing, and cages as required for new exterior condensers.  Hazardous materials abatement at areas of work and other associated improvements per bidding documents. All bids must be submitted electronically as per the instructions included in the bidding documents on or before 3/11/2021 no later than 2:00 PM.  Bidders must attend a Mandatory Job Walk to be held at the site, on 2/18/21 at NOON.  All General Contractors and Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (M/E/P) Subcontractors must be pre-qualified for this project per bidding documents. To view the projects bidding documents, please visit ARC Southern California public plan room www.crplanwell.com and reference the project Bid #.
     
    Prequalification Due Date & Instructions for Application Submission:  All applications are due no later than 2/25/21  - Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has contracted with Colbi Technologies, Inc. to provide a web-based process for prequalification called QualityBidders.  To submit an application at no cost please visit www.qualitybidders.com.  Once you have been approved, you will receive an email indicating your approval expiration date and approval limit. The Districts approved contractors listing can be obtained via the FIP website at https://www.smmusd.org/domain/4172.
    Mandatory Job Walk: 2/18/21 at NOON.

    Job Walk location: Roosevelt Elementary School located in Santa Monica, CA – All Attending Contractors MUST meet the District representatives at the front of the school located at 801 MONTANA AVE, SANTA MONICA, CA 90403.  Bidders will be escorted onto the campus from that location.

    Due to COVID-19 all attending contractors must bring and wear face masks/coverings at all times while on the site and adhere to social distancing safety requirements during the meeting or they will be asked to leave the property.  In addition, only one person from each firm will be allowed to attend as groups can’t be larger than 6 people, when the walk starts. Temperature checks will be taken and all attending must not have a temperature or they will be asked to leave.

    Electronic Bid Submittal Deadline: 3/11/21 at 2:00pm

    Any further questions or clarifications to this bidding opportunity, please contact Sheere Bishop-Griego at smbishop@smmusd.org directly.  In addition, any pre-qualification support issues relative to Colbi Technologies, Inc., website or for technical support please contact  support@qualityBidders.com directly.


    SMMUSD - Rogers ES - HVAC Project - Bid #21.13.SMS

    Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District of Los Angeles County (SMMUSD) will receive sealed bids from contractors holding a type “B” license, on the following: Bid #21.13.SMS – DSA #03-121129 – Rogers Elementary School – HVAC Project at Rogers Elementary School. This scope of work is estimated to be between $3,500,000.00 - $3,800,000.00 and includes the following HVAC upgrades to buildings A, B,D, E, F , G, H, J,K , L, M , N and P.  Electrical service upgrade to support the HVAC upgrades.  New concrete pads, chain link fencing, and cages as required for new exterior condensers and electrical equipment.  Hazardous materials abatement at areas of work and other associated improvements per bidding documents. All bids must be submitted electronically as per the instructions included in the bidding documents on or before 3/10/2021 no later than 2:00 PM.  Bidders must attend a Mandatory Job Walk to be held at the site, on 2/18/21 at 10:30 AM.  All General Contractors and Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (M/E/P) Subcontractors must be pre-qualified for this project per bidding documents. To view the projects bidding documents, please visit ARC Southern California public plan room www.crplanwell.com and reference the project Bid #.
     
    Prequalification Due Date & Instructions for Application Submission:  All applications are due no later than 2/24/21  - Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has contracted with Colbi Technologies, Inc. to provide a web-based process for prequalification called QualityBidders.  To submit an application at no cost please visit www.qualitybidders.com.  Once you have been approved, you will receive an email indicating your approval expiration date and approval limit. The Districts approved contractors listing can be obtained via the FIP website at https://www.smmusd.org/domain/4172.
    Mandatory Job Walk: 2/18/21 at 10:30 AM

    Job Walk location: Will Rogers Elementary School located in Santa Monica, CA – All Attending Contractors MUST meet the District representatives at the front of the school located at 2434 16th St., Santa Monica, California 90405.  Bidders will be escorted onto the campus from that location. 

    Due to COVID-19 all attending contractors must bring and wear face masks/coverings at all times while on the site and adhere to social distancing safety requirements during the meeting or they will be asked to leave the property.  In addition, only one person from each firm will be allowed to attend as groups can’t be larger than 6 people, when the walk starts. Temperature checks will be taken and all attending must not have a temperature or they will be asked to leave.

    Electronic Bid Submittal Deadline: 3/10/21 at 2:00pm

    Any further questions or clarifications to this bidding opportunity, please contact Sheere Bishop-Griego at smbishop@smmusd.org directly.  In addition, any pre-qualification support issues relative to Colbi Technologies, Inc., website or for technical support please contact  support@qualityBidders.com directly.


    SMMUSD - JAMS - Low Voltage Project - Bid #21.12.SMS

    Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District of Los Angeles County (SMMUSD) will receive sealed bids from contractors holding a type “C-7” license, on the following: Bid #21.12.SMS – DSA #03-121198 – John Adams Middle School – Low Voltage Project at John Adams Middle School. This scope of work is estimated to be between $750,000 - $900,000 and includes the demolition and replacement of existing PA/Clock and Intrusion Alarm systems and the installation of a new Security Camera system and other associated improvements per bidding documents. All bids must be submitted electronically as per the instructions included in the bidding documents on or before 3/9/2021 no later than 2:00 PM.  Bidders must attend a Mandatory Job Walk to be held at the site, on 2/16/21 at 10:30 AM.  All General Contractors and Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (M/E/P) Subcontractors must be pre-qualified for this project per bidding documents. To view the projects bidding documents, please visit ARC Southern California public plan room www.crplanwell.com and reference the project Bid #.
     
    Prequalification Due Date & Instructions for Application Submission:  All applications are due no later than 2/23/21  - Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has contracted with Colbi Technologies, Inc. to provide a web-based process for prequalification called QualityBidders.  To submit an application at no cost please visit www.qualitybidders.com.  Once you have been approved, you will receive an email indicating your approval expiration date and approval limit. The Districts approved contractors listing can be obtained via the FIP website at https://www.smmusd.org/domain/4172.  

    Mandatory Job Walk: 2/16/21 at 10:30 AM

    Job Walk location: John Adams Middle School located in Santa Monica, CA – All Attending Contractors MUST meet the District representatives at the main entrance to the school at 2425 16th Street.  Bidders will be escorted onto the campus from that location.

    Due to COVID-19 all attending contractors must bring and wear face masks/coverings at all times while on the site and adhere to social distancing safety requirements during the meeting or they will be asked to leave the property.  In addition, only one person from each firm will be allowed to attend as groups can’t be larger than 6 people, when the walk starts. Temperature checks will be taken and all attending must not have a temperature or they will be asked to leave.

    Electronic Bid Submittal Deadline: 3/9/21 at 2:00pm

    Any further questions or clarifications to this bidding opportunity, please contact Sheere Bishop-Griego at smbishop@smmusd.org directly.  In addition, any pre-qualification support issues relative to Colbi Technologies, Inc., website or for technical support please contact  support@qualityBidders.com directly.


    SMMUSD - SAMOHI Business A/V Project - Bid #21.10.SMS

    Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District of Los Angeles County (SMMUSD) will receive sealed bids from contractors holding a type “C-7” license, on the following: Bid #21.10.SMS – DSA #03-118810 - Santa Monica High School – A/V Project at Santa Monica High School. This scope of work is estimated to be between $900,000 - $1,000,000 and includes the complete system engineering, procurement, fabrication, installation, programming, testing, training and warranty. Proposed solutions shall be based on the designs communicated in the drawings and specifications, but shall include any additional equipment, materials, software, licenses and/or labor required for the contractor to deliver a fully functional turn-key system solution that meets intended operational performance requirements.  It is the responsibility of the Contractor awarded this project to ensure that all quantities, materials, labor, licenses, permits, sales taxes and any and all other costs to provide a turnkey project are included in their bid and other associated improvements per bidding documents. All bids must be submitted electronically as per the instructions included in the bidding documents on or before 2/18/2021 no later than 2:00 PM.  All General Contractors and Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (M/E/P) Subcontractors must be pre-qualified for this project per bidding documents. To view the projects bidding documents, please visit ARC Southern California public plan room www.crplanwell.com and reference the project Bid #. Bidding documents are planned to be available no later than 1/19/21 in the projects public planroom.
     
    Prequalification Due Date & Instructions for Application Submission:  All applications are due no later than 2/3/21  - Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has contracted with Colbi Technologies, Inc. to provide a web-based process for prequalification called QualityBidders.  To submit an application at no cost please visit www.qualitybidders.com.  Once you have been approved, you will receive an email indicating your approval expiration date and approval limit. The Districts approved contractors listing can be obtained via the FIP website at https://www.smmusd.org/domain/4172.  

    Job Walk: will NOT be conducted for this project due to COVID-19 Stay Safer At Home Orders

    Electronic Bid Submittal Deadline: 2/18/21 at 2:00pm

    Any further questions or clarifications to this bidding opportunity, please contact Sheere Bishop-Griego at smbishop@smmusd.org directly.  In addition, any pre-qualification support issues relative to Colbi Technologies, Inc., website or for technical support please contact  support@qualityBidders.com directly.


    SMMUSD - SAMOHI Business Building Project - Bid #21.09.SMS

    Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District of Los Angeles County (SMMUSD) will receive sealed bids from contractors holding a type “B” license, on the following: Bid #21.09.SMS – DSA #03-121143 - Santa Monica High School – Business Building Project at Santa Monica High School. This scope of work is estimated to be between $2,600,000 - $3,000,000 and includes the following three separate sub-projects: Business Repurposing: a 2-story Building with the most of the work being done to the 1st Floor. Scope of work will includes: limited demolition of walls and ceilings and associated work; installing a fire water line and a fire sprinkler system to first level engineering shops only; install doors, window systems, and nanawall folding doors; limited cabinetry work; partial fire alarm updates and electrical including light fixtures to reconfigured portions of first floor; restroom upgrades; finishes including minor patch/repair/paint and new thin sheet (adhered) marker boards building wide; sitework for access. Reconnect fire alarm to FACP in English building. Art Gallery: Textbook room is converted to art gallery. Dismantle and remove metal shelving for reuse by others; limited demolition; install new fireproofing to ceiling; new backer board and wall finishes; install new light fixtures; minor wall construction; patching and painting; new restroom. Minor HVAC ductwork modification work including adding CSFDs. Existing HVAC fan equipment to remain. English Building and Utility Infrastructure and site work: This is mostly underground electrical work and adding new transformer and equipment in English (D) electrical room; install new and reuse some existing conduit runs to back-feed 5KV and 120/240v power, data and fire alarm from existing English (D) to Business (C) and Language (F) buildings after the demolition of other buildings. The work includes the installation of a new transformer and board in an existing building; installing new cable; and installing and terminating new data lines.  New sidewalks, ramps, and outdoor activity paved spaces and other associated improvements per bidding documents. All bids must be submitted electronically as per the instructions included in the bidding documents on or before 2/16/2021 no later than 2:00 PM.  Bidders must attend a Mandatory Job Walk to be held at the site, on 1/26/21 at 10:30 AM.  All General Contractors and Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (M/E/P) Subcontractors must be pre-qualified for this project per bidding documents. To view the projects bidding documents, please visit ARC Southern California public plan room www.crplanwell.com and reference the project Bid #. Bidding documents are planned to be available no later than 1/19/21 in the projects public planroom.

    Prequalification Due Date & Instructions for Application Submission:  All applications are due no later than 2/1/21  - Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has contracted with Colbi Technologies, Inc. to provide a web-based process for prequalification called QualityBidders.  To submit an application at no cost please visit www.qualitybidders.com.  Once you have been approved, you will receive an email indicating your approval expiration date and approval limit. The Districts approved contractors listing can be obtained via the FIP website at https://www.smmusd.org/domain/4172.

    Mandatory Job Walk: 1/26/21 at 10:30 AM

    Job Walk location: Santa Monica High School located in Santa Monica, CA – All Attending Contractors MUST meet the District representatives at the 4th Street pedestrian gate, located between the football field and the Double Tree Hotel.  Parking is available at the Civic Center Parking Structure. Bidders will be escorted onto the campus from that location.

    Due to COVID-19 all attending contractors must bring and wear face masks/coverings at all times while on the site and adhere to social distancing safety requirements during the meeting or they will be asked to leave the property.  In addition, only one person from each firm will be allowed to attend as groups can’t be larger than 6 people, when the walk starts. Temperature checks will be taken and all attending must not have a temperature or they will be asked to leave.

    Electronic Bid Submittal Deadline: 2/16/21 at 2:00pm

    Any further questions or clarifications to this bidding opportunity, please contact Sheere Bishop-Griego at smbishop@smmusd.org directly.  In addition, any pre-qualification support issues relative to Colbi Technologies, Inc., website or for technical support please contact  support@qualityBidders.com directly.