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:

    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.


    SMMUSD - Malibu High School Campus Plan Phase 1 - Bid #21.07.M

    NOTICE INVITING QUALIFICATIONS & PROPOSALS (RFQ/P) FOR LEASE-LEASEBACK (LLB) PROJECT

    Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District of Los Angeles County (SMMUSD) will receive sealed qualifications and proposals from contractors holding a type “B” license, on the following: RFQ/P #21.07.M, Malibu High School Campus Plan Phase 1 New Building Lease-leaseback (LLB) Project at the former Juan Cabrillo Elementary School Campus which includes a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) in accordance with Education Code section 17407.5. The total project cost is estimated to be between $90,000,000 to $100,000,000 and includes the following: The abatement and demolition of the existing 9 Buildings at the former Juan Cabrillo ES campus, the construction of a new High School Core Building, “Building C” which will include classrooms, student support spaces, state of the art kitchen, café, outdoor learning areas, administrative offices, and pitch spaces connected by common areas designed to add to the collaborative learning environment, extensive grading of the site, with a substantial amount of cut and fill and the export of surplus dirt if necessary, extensive amount of landscape and hardscape within the Phase I limits, new bus/vehicle turnaround and parking  and other associated improvements per the projects bidding documents.  All submittals must be submitted to the SMMUSD Facility Improvement Office, 2828 4th Street, Santa Monica, California 90405 on or before 1/27/21 no later than 3:00 PM.  Each submittal must be sealed and marked with the RFQ/P name and number.  All interested firms must attend the Mandatory Pre-Response meeting to be held via Zoom on 12/17/20 at 10:00 AM.  All General Contractors and Mechanical, Electrical and Plumping (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 RFQ/P #.

    Prequalification Due Date & Instructions for Application Submission:  All applications are due no later than 1/12/21  - 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 limit.  The Districts approved contractors listing can be obtained via the FIP website at https://www.smmusd.org/domain/4172.

    Mandatory Pre-Response Zoom Meeting (attendance is required for all Prime Contractors): 12/17/20 at 10:00 AM

    Zoom Information: https://zoom.us/j/99873406932?pwd=R0F5OElkcXlaNGNNVHliSHIycFdTdz09
    ·       Meeting ID: 998 7340 6932
    ·       Passcode: 9FdGNq
     Submittal Due Date: 1/27/21 no later than 3:00pm

    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 - Bid #21.03.SMS

    NOTICE INVITING BIDS

    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 – 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 1/5/2021 no later than 2:00 PM.  Bidders must attend a Mandatory Job Walk to be held at the site, on 12/8/20 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 #.  Bid drawings are posted and project specifications are planned to be available no later than December 4, 2020.

    Prequalification Due Date & Instructions for Application Submission:  All applications are due no later than 12/18/20  - 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/Contractors.

    Mandatory Job Walk: 12/8/20 at 10:30 AM

    Job Walk location: Grant Elementary School located in Santa Monica, CA – All Attending Contractors MUST meet the District representatives at the front of the school administration building, 2368 Pearl Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Bidders will be escorted onto the campus from that locationDue 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.

    Electronic Bid Submittal Deadline: 1/5/21 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 - SMASH/MUIR HVAC Project - Bid #21.04.SMS

    NOTICE INVITING INFORMAL BIDS

    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 #21.04.SMS – SMASH/MUIR Elementary School – HVAC Project at SMASH/MUIR Elementary School. This scope of work is estimated to be between $3,400,000.00 to $3,800,000.00 and includes school modernization including new HVAC systems, fire alarm system upgrade, exterior door replacements, door hardware upgrade including Salto access control system, new flooring, new paint, installation of acoustic panels, ADA upgrades, and other associated improvements per the bidding documents. All bids must be submitted electronically as per the instructions included in the bidding documents on or before 1/5/2021 no later than 2:30 PM.  Bidders must attend a Mandatory Job Walk to be held at the site, on 12/8/20 at 12:00 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 #. Bid drawings are posted and project specifications are planned to be available no later than December 4, 2020.

    Prequalification Due Date & Instructions for Application Submission:  All applications are due no later than 12/18/20  - 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/Contractors

    Mandatory Job Walk: 12/8/20 at 12:00 PM

    Job Walk location: SMASH/Muir Elementary School located in Santa Monica, CA – All Attending Contractors MUST meet the District representatives at the front of the school administration building, 2526 6th Street, Santa Monica, CA 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.

    Electronic Bid Submittal Deadline: 1/5/21 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 - Lincoln MS HVAC Project - Bid #21.05.SMS

    NOTICE INVITING INFORMAL BIDS

    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 #21.05.SMS – Lincoln Middle School  – HVAC Project at Lincoln Middle School. This scope of work is estimated to be between $7,000,000.00 to $7,700,000.00 and includes school modernization including HVAC improvements, electrical improvements, plumbing improvements, replacement of campus wide fire alarm 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 1/12/2021 no later than 2:00 PM.  Bidders must attend a Mandatory Job Walk to be held at the site, on 12/8/20 at 1:30 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 #. Bid drawings are posted and project specifications are planned to be available no later than December 4, 2020.

    Prequalification Due Date & Instructions for Application Submission:  All applications are due no later than 12/28/20  - 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/Contractors

    Mandatory Job Walk: 12/8/20 at 1:30 PM

    Job Walk location: Lincoln Middle School located in Santa Monica, CA – All Attending Contractors MUST meet the District representatives at the front of the school administration building, 1501 California Avenue, 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.

    Electronic Bid Submittal Deadline: 1/12/21 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.