NOTICE INVITING SEALED PROPOSALS (BIDS)
CITY OF RIO VISTA 2017 WATER AND SEWER CIP PROJECT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Rio Vista (CITY) invites and will receive sealed proposals (bids) up to the hour of 2:00 P.M. on April 11, 2017 for the furnishing to said CITY of all transportation, labor, materials, tools, equipment, services, permits, utilities, and other items necessary to construct the below-described work. At said time, said proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud at the office of the CITY,
City of Rio Vista
One Main Street
Rio Vista, CA 94571
Bids shall conform to and be responsive to the Contract Documents for the work. Copies of the Contract Documents are on file and may be acquired at ARC Stockton.
The Contract Documents, Plans and Specifications are available at ARC Stockton, 1421 N. El Dorado Street, Stockton, CA 95202, telephone number is (209) 464-8724.
The Contractor must purchase a bid package that consists of the plans and specifications to be eligible to bid the project.
Description of Work:
The project consists of, but is not limited to, all labor, material, equipment and performance of operations necessary to accomplish the installation of sewer and water pipes, installation of manholes, removal of manholes, installation of sewer and water services, asphalt concrete grinding, installation of paving fabric and an asphalt concrete overlay, applying traffic striping and pavement markings, traffic control and all other work as shown and described on the project plans and specifications.
Each bid shall be submitted on a form furnished as part of the Contract Documents and must be accompanied by cash, a cashier’s check, a certified check, or a BIDDER’S bond executed by an admitted surety insurer, or substitute pursuant to Section 995.710 of the Code of Civil Procedure, in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the amount of the bid, made payable to the order of or for the benefit of the CITY. The security of unsuccessful BIDDER’S will be returned by the CITY no later than sixty (60) days following the date of award. Each bid shall be sealed and delivered to the CITY at the location designated in this notice for the opening of proposals at or before the time provided in this notice. The check or bond or substitute shall be given as security that the BIDDER will enter into a contract with the CITY and furnish the required payment and performance bonds, or substitutes in lieu thereof, and certificates of insurance and endorsements if awarded the work, and will be declared forfeited if the BIDDER refuses to timely enter into said contract or furnish the required bonds or substitutes, or certificates of insurance and endorsements if his bid is accepted.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish both a performance bond and a payment bond in the amount of one-hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount.
The CITY has obtained from the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations a determination of the general prevailing rate of per diem wages and the general prevailing rate for legal
holiday and overtime work in the locality in which said work is to be performed for each craft, classification, or type of worker needed. Not less than the determined rates shall be paid to all workers employed in the performance of the contract. Such rates of wages can be found on the Department of Industrial Relations website located at http://www.dir.ca.gov/OPRL/, and at the office of the CITY.
Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 22300, equivalent securities may be substituted for monies withheld to ensure performance of the contract. The CITY reserves the right to solely determine the adequacy of the securities being proposed by the BIDDER and the value of those securities. The CITY shall also be entitled to charge an administrative fee, as determined by the CITY in its sole discretion, for substituting equivalent securities for retention amounts. The CITY’S decisions with respect to the administration of the provisions of Section 22300 shall be final and shall include, but not be limited to, determinations of what securities are equivalent, the value of the securities, the negotiability of the securities, the costs of administration and the determination of whether or not the administration should be accomplished by an independent agency or by the CITY. The CITY shall be entitled, at any time, to request the deposit of additional securities of a value designated by CITY, in CITY’S sole discretion, to satisfy this requirement. If the CITY does not receive satisfactory securities within twelve (12) consecutive days of the date of the written request, CITY shall be entitled to withhold amounts due BIDDER until securities of satisfactory value to CITY have been received.
The CONTRACTOR’S license classification(s) required for this project is as follows:
California General Engineering CONTRACTOR’S License – Class “A”.
These classifications are provided for information purposes only. The CITY does not warrant that all classifications required for the project are listed.
It is the CITY’S intent that “Plans”, as used in Public Contract Code Section 3300, is defined as the construction contract documents, which include both the drawings and the Specifications.
The City Council of the CITY reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and to waive any and all irregularities in any bid.
Each BIDDER is required to complete the Bid Forms included in Section 004100. Instructions to BIDDERS can be found in Paragraph 2.0 – Bid Requirements and Conditions in Section 007000 – General Conditions.
Bidders are hereby notified that the Contract will be subject to the examination and audit of the State Auditor.
Be advised that all Contractors and Subcontractors must be registered with the Department of Industrial Relations in order to bid public works projects and abide by all the requirements set within SB854.
There will be a non-mandatory pre-bid meeting on March 30, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Rio Vista City Hall, One Main Street, Rio Vista, CA 94571.
Submitted for publication by Brian Gorbet on March 17, 2017