No. PW 20-97 Water System SCADA Improvement Project

Project includes furnishing all necessary labor, materials, equipment and other incidental and appurtenant Work to procure and install new SCADA equipment at all Water Division facilities.

Status

Accepting Bids

Prebid Date3/28/24 1:30pm

Bid Date4/23/24 2:00pm

Company & Contacts

City of Oxnard
Renee Hatcher  
805.200.5289

Location

300 West Third Street, Fourth Floor, Oxnard, California 93030

Documents

Starting January 1, 2024, all construction contracts and construction work for the City of Oxnard involving the use of off-road diesel-fueled vehicles will require contractors to provide evidence of their current and valid California Air Resources Board (CARB) Certificate of Reported Compliance for their fleets, any rental fleets and all subcontractors. CARB Certificates must be submitted within three (3) Working Days after the bid opening.

No bid will be accepted without verification of the contractor’s and subcontractor’s CARB compliance numbers, nor any contract entered into without proof of the Certificates being valid and current at the time of bid opening unless the contractor confirms that no equipment subject to the regulation will be used to execute the contract work.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Oxnard, California invites sealed Bids for the Water System SCADA Improvement Project. The City will receive such Bids at Oxnard City Hall, 300 West Third Street, Fourth Floor, Oxnard, California 93030, attention: City Clerk, until 2:00 p.m. on April 23, 2024. There will be a public bid opening immediately afterwards at 305 West Third Street, First Floor, Oxnard, California 93030 at the City Council Chambers.

SCOPE OF WORK.

The 2018 edition of the Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction and the 2019 Errata No. 1 to the Standard Specification for Public Works Construction 2018 Edition (collectively the “Greenbook”) is incorporated by this reference. As more specifically described in the Contract Documents, the Project includes furnishing all necessary labor, materials, equipment and other incidental and appurtenant Work to procure and install new SCADA equipment at all Water Division facilities.

OBTAINING BID DOCUMENTS.

All Bidders must be plan holders of record to submit a Bid to the City, which entails purchasing copies of all Contract Documents at CyberCopy’s Plan Room, located at https://www.cybercopyplanroom.com/jobs/public. Printed copies will also be available at City Hall for the same price.

OPTIONAL PRE-BID MEETING AND SITE VISIT.

An optional pre-bid meeting will be held on March 28, 2024, at 1:30 p.m. at 251 South Hayes, Oxnard followed by a site visit to Blending Stations 3, 4 and 5.

PREVAILING WAGES.

This Project is a “public work” subject to the requirements of Division 2, Part 7, Chapter 1 of the Labor Code and Title 8, Division 1, Chapter 8 of the California Code of Regulations (“CCR”). The Contractor and all Subcontractors shall pay wages in accordance with the determination of the Director of the DIR. Copies of these rates are on file with the Project Coordinator at City Hall and will be made available to any interested party on request. They are also available at http://www.dir.ca.gov/Public-Works/Prevailing-Wage.html. The Contractor shall post a copy of the DIR’s rates at each job site. This Project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the DIR. The Contractor shall furnish certified payroll records directly to the Labor Commissioner. Contractor and all Subcontractors are not qualified to bid on, be listed in a Bid proposal, or engage in the performance of any contract for public work, as defined in Labor Code Sections 1720 through 1861, unless registered and qualified to perform public work pursuant to Labor Code Section 1725.5 at the time of Bid submission.

BONDS.

Each Bid must be accompanied by Bid security as described in the Instructions to Bidders in the Contract Documents. Upon Contract award, the successful Bidder shall provide both Payment and Performance Bonds—each at 100% of the Contract Price—to the City Clerk or his or her designee in accordance with Greenbook Section 1-7.2 and the Contract Documents. The Performance Bond shall include a one-year warranty period. Bonds must be on the forms in the Contract Documents unless other forms meet all of the City’s requirements including that the Bond limit be automatically increased if the Contract amount is increased after execution of the Contract, and the City Attorney at his or her discretion approves the Surety’s form. Whenever Bonds are submitted for this Project, Bidder must also submit a photocopy of each Bond.

LICENSES.

Each Bidder shall possess a valid Class C-10 Contractor’s license issued by California Contractors State License Board at the time of Bid submission and a current City business license at the time of Contract award.

RETENTION.

The City shall withhold five percent (5%) of any progress payment as retention.

TRADE NAMES OR EQUALS.

Microsoft SQL Server, Cisco AnyConnect VPN, PaneflViewPlus 1000, and Allen Bradley ControlLogix or CompactLogix are items named in the Technical Specifications which must be used on this project in order to match other products in use on this particular public improvement. Other than Microsoft SQL Server, Cisco AnyConnect VPN, PaneflViewPlus 1000, and Allen Bradley ControlLogix or CompactLogix, Contractor may submit requests to substitute an equivalent material, product, thing or service for a brand or trade name material, product, thing or service must be made by written request submitted no later than fifteen (15) Calendar Days following the award of Contract. Requests received after this time shall not be considered. Requests must clearly describe the product for which approval is requested, including all data necessary to demonstrate acceptability.

LIQUIDATED DAMAGES.

Contractor must complete all Work within two hundred sixty (260) Working Days of the City’s Notice to Proceed. There will be a $500 assessment for each Calendar Day that Work remains incomplete beyond the Project completion deadline.

IRAN CONTRACTING ACT CERTIFICATION.

In accordance with Public Contract Code Section 2200 et seq., the City requires that any person that submits a bid or proposal or otherwise proposes to enter into or renew a contract with the City with respect to goods or services of one million dollars ($1,000,000) or more, certify at the time the bid is submitted or the contract is renewed, that the person is not identified on a list created pursuant to subdivision (b) of Public Contract Code Section 2203 as a person engaging in investment activities in Iran described in subdivision (a) of Public Contract Code Section 2202.5, or as a person described in subdivision (b) of Public Contract Code Section 2202.5, as applicable. The form of such Iran Contracting Certificate is included with the bid package and must be signed and dated under penalty of perjury.

Inquiries regarding this Notice Inviting bids may be directed to renee.hatcher@oxnard.org.