Request for Proposals/Bids

As of the August 19, 2020 Board Meeting, Burtech Pipeline has been awarded the project.


The following bids were received and opend on July 14, 2020:

Burtech Pipeline: $1,395,000

CCL Contracting: $1,598,000

Kay Construction: $1,996,355

Teichert Energy & Utilities: $1,688,000

Wier Construction: $1,293,600


The Leucadia Wastewater District (Owner) is requesting bids from qualified contractors for the Owner's Fiscal Year 2020 Gravity Sewer Repair/Quebrada Realignment Project (Project) which includes all labor, materials, services, and equipment necessary to install new PVC sewer pipes, dig and repair existing sewer pipes, vertical realignment of existing sewer facilities, install new manholes, rehabilitate and rechannel existing manholes, provide traffic control, provide and maintain a means to keep existing sewer system in service during construction, remove and properly dispose of any existing facilities that are to be replaced, obtain encroachment permits, and complete all trench resurfacing and site restoration to return disturbed areas and surface improvements back to original conditions.

The work will be located in the southern portion of the City of Carlsbad and the northern portion of the City of Encinitas, California.

Sealed Bids will be received by the Owner at the Leucadia Wastewater District, 1960 La Costa Avenue, Carlsbad, California 92009 until 2:00 p.m. (local) on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at which time they will be publicly opened and read. The District practices appropriate social distancing and disinfection procedures in accordance with the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the California Department of Public Health guidelines.

Starting Wednesday, June 10, 2020, Project documents, including Information for Bidders, General Conditions; Special Conditions; Specifications; Certificates and Affidavits; Contract; Payment Bond; Performance Bond; and Plans (collectively "Contract Documents") are on file and may be obtained at Mesa Reprographics, 5560 Ruffin Road, San Diego, California 92123, (858) 541-1500 or on line at to view and order. The cost of Plans and Specifications is not refundable whether they are returned or not. Bids shall be executed on the forms contained in the Contract Documents and in accordance with the instructions contained therein. Bid security, in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total bid dollar amount, is required to be submitted with each bid. The bidder to whom the award is made will be required to furnish a payment bond and a faithful performance bond.

A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting and walk-through of the proposed work site is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. (local) time Thursday, June 18, 2020 at the Leucadia Wastewater District,1960 La Costa Avenue, Carlsbad. The job walk will be conducted jointly by the Owner and Engineer. If you plan to attend the pre-bid meeting, please notify Ian Riffel at by the close of business on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Pursuant to Section 1771 of the California Labor Code, the successful bidder shall pay not less than the prevailing rate of per diem wages as determined by the Director of the
California Department of Industrial Relations. Copies of such prevailing rate of per diem wages may be obtained from California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), Division of Labor Statistics and Research, (415) 703-4774 or maybe available at the DIR website, The Contractor shall post a copy of such determination at each job site.

Pursuant to Section 22300 of the California Public Contract Code, the Contractor may substitute securities for any monies withheld by the Owner to ensure performance of the work. Procedures shall be as provided in Section 22300. All questions relative to this project prior to the opening of bids shall be directed to the Owner's project manager. It shall be understood, however, that no Specification interpretations may be made by telephone nor may any of "or equal" items be considered for approval during the bid period. The Owner's project manager is:

Ian Riffel
Field Services Specialist
Leucadia Wastewater District
1960 La Costa Avenue
Carlsbad, CA 92009
(760) 753-0155 X 3002

In order to support local and California businesses, the Owner may provide a preference to local vendors in the instance where equal lowest bids are submitted in the following priority (for business classification criteria please refer to the attached local preference certification information): a) businesses operating in San Diego County; and b) businesses operating in the State of California. In implementing this preference, the firms must be responsible and responsive and the services, materials, or work must be of comparable quality. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informality or irregularity in a bid, and to make awards in the interest of the Owner.

Pursuant to the requirements under Permits and Licenses in the Information for Bidders of the bidding documents, bidders shall be Class A licensed in the classification of General Engineering Contracting as of the date of submittal of the bid documents. Dated at Carlsbad, California this 9th day of June, 2020.

September 10, 2020

To: Interested Vendors, Fleet Sales Manager

Subject: Request for Sealed Bids for Leucadia Wastewater District Truck

The Leucadia Wastewater District (LWD) is accepting sealed bids for one (1) 2020 or 2021 F350 2WD Super Duty XL single Cab diesel truck that meets or exceeds the attached specifications.

Quotes will be submitted on the bid forms provided.  Quotes will indicate estimated delivery date for the truck.  Additional sheets may be attached to the bid form.  Bids shall be mailed or delivered to LWD at 1960 La Costa Avenue, Carlsbad, CA, 92009 and shall be received by 2:00 p.m. (local) on Monday, September 21, 2020 when the bids will be publicly opened and read.  Late bids will be returned unopened.  Please label the bottom left corner of the envelope with “District Vehicle Bid”.  The truck will include all standard factory equipment and all optional equipment as specified in the Request for Bids (see Attachment A).

The bid should show a total price including vehicle base price, price of all additional items, tire tax, sales tax, any additional taxes, registration fees, and delivery charges, if any.  The vehicles will be 2020 or 2021 production models.  The vehicles will comply with all California laws, regulations and codes governing vehicle smog and safety.

Bids shall be valid for ninety (90) days after the bid date.  District intends to award purchase in October 2020. The purchase will be awarded to the responsive and responsible bidder who submits the lowest total bid for the vehicle.

Vehicle registration forms will be completed and submitted to the California Department of Motor Vehicles by the selected dealer in the name of Leucadia Wastewater District.  The vehicle tag will be tax exempt and the registration forms will be completed accordingly.

If there are any questions or further information please contact me via e-mail at or call (760) 753-0155 ext. 3017.

Marvin Gonzalez

Field Services Supervisor