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Erickson-Hall Construction Co

is seeking certified and qualified DVBE subcontractors and/or suppliers to provide On behalf of the San Diego Unified School District, Erickson Hall Construction is requesting bids from qualified subcontractors (licensed contractor with A, B Classification, or C Specialty license for scope noted within the Bid Packages) for: America Finest Charter School Whole Site Modernization (GMP No. 1) NO. CY21-0876-42-A2-G1 (Lease-Leaseback) GMP No. 1: 1. Contract Number: CY21-0876-42-A2-G1 2. Project Name: America’s Finest Charter School (AFCS) Whole Site Modernization (WSM) 3. Project Estimate: Budget $27 Million. 4. Schedule: The anticipated schedule is 1,053 Calendar Days (anticipated start 05/31/23). 5. Project Description: The Project consists of a New 2-story Classroom Building, modernization of the existing Building 200, demolition of existing modular classrooms, Site Improvements including demolition, new pavement, turf field, play structures, play surfacing, landscape and utilities. NON-MANDATORY JOB WALK (strongly recommended): Thursday, March 2, 2023, 1:00 PM at America’s Finest Charter Elementary School west entrance, (driveway adjacent to 4403 F Street, San Diego, CA 92102). Parking is available at the Wat Lao Buddaharam Temple 726th 44th Street. No entry to the site will be available at the main school entrance (730 45th street). Attendees will be required to sign in at the site walk. The meeting will begin with a general project overview, followed by a walk of the school site. Tardiness may prevent entry to the site after 1:15 PM. FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR STUDENTS, BIDDERS MUST ABIDE BY THE FOLLOWING: • Photographs: when taking pictures of the site, please make sure students are not in the frame. • Restrooms: please use a “staff only” restroom – student restrooms are not open to adults. • Conduct: when walking through the campus, stay together as a group and keep your voices down. Class is in session. • Leaving the walk before it has concluded: if you need to leave the site walk before it has ended, locate the general contractor staff and they will escort you to the nearest exit. BID DATE & TIME: 03/23/2023, 2:00 PM - Email Bids to or Fax to (760) 796-7750. PROJECT CONTACT: Mike Budd, Chief Estimator - (760) 796-7700; RFI DEADLINE: Submit RFI’s via email to Mike Budd, at, no later than 03/09/2023. Final addendum including RFI responses will be issued on or before 03/16/2023. *** DO NOT CONTACT THE DISTRICT DIRECTLY *** PROJECT STABILIZATION AGREEMENT (PSA): Please note that this project is subject to the PSA. The complete agreement is available at The successful subcontractors will be required to execute a PSA Letter of Assent (LOA), whereby subcontractors agree to conform to all terms and conditions set forth in the PSA. PROPRIETARY SPECIFICATIONS: Under Public Contract Code §3400(c)(2), the District or its designee, has made a finding that the following particular materials, products, or services are designated by specific brand or trade name in order to match other products in use on the particular public improvements either completed or in the course of completion: • 08 71 00 Door Hardware • 11 68 16 Play Structures • 28 46 21.11 Digital Addressable Fire-Alarm Systems • 32 84 00 Planting Irrigation BIDDING DOCUMENTS: Each bid shall be in accordance with all terms, conditions, plans, specifications and any other documents that comprise the bid documents. The DSA approved plans and specifications, appendices, and forms will be posted and maintained through Erickson Hall and will be made available by end of day 02/21/2023. Documents will be available at ‘Current Bids” portal (no password required). Please send a detailed email including: Company name, address, phone number, CA License # & classification(s), main point of contact, and bid package number(s) interested in bidding to Laura Cullifer at SENATE BILL (SB) 854 REQUIREMENTS: Effective July 1, 2014, no general contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid proposal or awarded a contract for a public works project (awarded on or after April 1, 2015) unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) pursuant to Labor Code §1725.5 with limited exceptions from this requirement for bid purposes only under Labor Code §1771.1(a). This project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the DIR. Refer to the following DIR Website for further information:


America's Finest Charter School - Whole Site Modernization


(GMP No. 1) NO. CY21-0876-42-A2-G1 (Lease-Leaseback)


Erickson-Hall Construction Co.


730 45tth Street, San Diego, CA, 92102


03-23-2023 at 02:00 PM


Laura Cullifer






500 Corporate Drive, Escondido, CA, 92029


8 Concrete, Reinforcing & Site Concrete A or C8 24 Signage C45 or C61 
9 Structural, Miscellaneous Steel & Metal 
B or C51 25 Food Service Equipment C43 or C61 
Metal Studs, Drywall & Plaster B or C9 and 
26 Traction Elevators C11 
11 Rough Carpentry C5 27 Fire Sprinklers C16 
12 Finish Carpentry C6 28 Site Utilities A or C34 
13 Thermal & Acoustical Insulation C2 29 Plumbing C36 
14 Sheet Metal C39 or C43 30 Heating, Ventilation & Air 
15 Roofing C39 31 Electric & Low Voltage Systems C10 and C7 
16 Aluminum Storefront & Glazing C17    
The District reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the 
bidding process. No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period one hundred twenty (120) calendar days after the date set for 
the opening of bids. 
Note: Authorized under Education Code §17406, LLB is a common delivery method used by approximately 89 school 
districts in California, including 15 school districts within San Diego County. Effective January 1, 2017, Lease-Leaseback is 
to be used via a competitive selection process for best value award (in contrast to the regular design-bid-build, which 
requires award to the lowest bidder). 
Advertisement Dates: 02/23/2023 & 02/28/2023.  
Contract Number(s): CY21-0876-42-A2-G1 

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