CITY OF GUADALUPE, CA

NOTICE INVITING INFORMAL BIDS

CITY PROJECT NO. 2018-003

PROPOSALS FOR THE WORK DESCRIBED AND SHOWN ON THE PLANS ENTITLED:

2018 PAVEMENT REHABILITATION PROJECT

Will be received at the offices of the Building Department, City of Guadalupe, 918 Obispo Street, Guadalupe, California 93434, until 2:00 p.m. local time, August 28, 2018, at which time they will be publicly opened and read at the same address.

GENERAL WORK DESCRIPTION:  The work involves removing and replacing existing asphalt; installation of curb ramps, and other concrete facilities; placing asphalt leveling course, pavement fabric, and asphalt overlay; and, striping and markings. The work includes traffic control and storm water pollution control programs, and other various items as specified in the Contract Documents.

WORK SCHEDULE:  Work must be completed within 40 working days from the Notice to Proceed.

CONTRACT DOCUMENTS:  Contract documents (Plans, Notice to Contractors, Special Provisions, Proposal and Sample Contract) or other related information are available for review online at www.ci.guadalupe.ca.us or www.ebidboard.com, and at City Hall, 918 Obispo Street, Guadalupe, California, 93434.

QUESTIONS:  Questions must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. August 22, 2018 to allow sufficient time for response.  All questions shall be submitted by email to jeff@eikhofdesigngroup.com

PRECONSTRUCTION MEETING:  A non-mandatory preconstruction meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 20, 2018 at the corner of Pacific Dunes Way and Sandpiper Lane in Guadalupe, CA. Contact the City Engineer at 805-470-1910 ext. 101 with any questions.

PROPOSALS:  Proposals are required for the entire work described in the Contract Documents.  Proposals will not be considered unless they are made on the proposal forms furnished in the Contract Documents.  Attention to prospective bidders is called to Section 2, “Proposal Requirements and Conditions,” within the Contract Documents, for full direction as to bidding, etc.  The City of Guadalupe reserves the right to reject any or all proposals or make the award to the lowest responsible bidder.

Notice is given to all bidders that no more than 50% of the work, as defined by the contract price, may be done by subcontractors.

Notice is also hereby given that all Bidders may be required to furnish a sworn statement of their financial responsibility, technical ability and experience before award is made to any particular Bidder.

The successful Contractor will be required to obtain a business license from the City and pay related fees.

The right is reserved by the City of Guadalupe to reject any or all Bids, to evaluate the Bids submitted, and award the contract to the lowest responsible Bidder.  The City further reserves the right to waive any informalities or minor irregularities in the Bid.

BONDS:  Each proposal must be accompanied by cash, a certified or cashier’s check, or bidder’s bond of the prescribed form and made payable to the City of Guadalupe for an amount equal to at least ten percent (10%) of the amount bid, such guaranty to be forfeited, should the bidder to whom the contract is awarded fail to furnish the required bonds and to enter into a contract with the City within ten (10) days after awarding of the contract.  Each proposal shall include a Payment Bond per Civil Code Section 3248.  The bond shall be in a sum not less than one hundred percent of the total amount payable by the terms of the contract.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:  In accordance with provisions of California Public Contract Code Section 3300, the City has determined that the Contractor shall possess a valid Class A or Class C12 license at the time of award.  The Contractor shall be properly licensed at the time the contract is awarded.  No contract will be awarded from a Contractor who has not been licensed in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 9 of Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code.

STANDARD SPECIFICATIONS: The Standard Specifications for this project are contained in the 2015 edition, including all supplementary documents, of the Caltrans Standard Specifications, except as noted otherwise.

PREVAILING WAGE RATES:  Pursuant to Section 1773 of the Labor Code, the general prevailing wage rates in the County of Santa Barbara, in which the work is to be done have been determined by the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations.  These wages are set forth in the General Prevailing Wage Rates for this project, available from the California Department of Industrial Relations’ Internet web site at http://www.dir.ca.gov.

Future effective general prevailing wage rates which have been predetermined and are on file with the California Department of Industrial Relations are referenced but not printed in the general prevailing wage rates.

The Contractor will be required to maintain and distribute certified payroll records in compliance with Section 1776 of the California Labor Code.

RETENTION:  The Contractor may elect to receive 100 percent of payments due under the Contract Documents from time to time, without retention from any portion of the payment by the City, by depositing securities of equivalent value with the City in accordance with the provisions of Section 22300 of the California Public Contract Code.  Such securities, if deposited by the Contractor, shall be valued by the City, whose decision on evaluation of the securities shall be final.  Securities eligible for investment under this provision shall be limited to those listed in Section 22300 and Section 16430 of the California Government Code.

Dated at City of Guadalupe, County of Santa Barbara, California this 26th day of July 2018.