City of Oxnard - PW 20-63 Oxnard Wastewater Treatment Plant Variable Frequency Drive Upgrade Project


Bidding Closed

Bid Date5/7/20 2:00 pm

Company & Contacts

City of Oxnard

Lisa Shirley   805-200-5293

Scheduled Bid Due Date: 2:00 p.m. On May 7, 2020
Scheduled Bid Opening Conference Call: 2:00 p.m. On May 8, 2020

Revised Notice Inviting Bids
Page NIB 1 of the Notice Inviting Bids provided with the Contract Documents is to be deleted in its entirety and replaced with the Revised
page NIB 1. The phone number and access pin to join the Bid Opening Conference Call
scheduled for Friday May 8, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. has been changed. The new phone
number is 1-617-675-4444 and the access pin is 837 494 524 7101#.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Oxnard, California invites sealed Bids for the Oxnard Wastewater Treatment Plant Variable Frequency Drive Upgrade 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 May 7, 2020.

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, City Hall is not open to the public. Bidders are strongly
encouraged to use the United States Postal Service or other package delivery service for the
delivery of their bid. Hand delivery of bids may only be made to the back door of the City Hall
building. Bidders are to call the phone number on the back door and a City Clerk staff member
will come to the door to receive the bid.

There will not be a public bid opening for this project. Instead, there will be a teleconference call
of the bid opening at 2:00 p.m. on May 8, 2020. The number to join the call is 1-478-412-7432
and the pin is 998 214 506#. The bid results will also be posted to the Cybercopy plan room and
to the City’s website.

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 remove two
(2) existing variable frequency drives and associated hardware and equipment and furnish and
install two (2) new variable frequency drive units and associated hardware and equipment.
Contractor shall source new PowerFlex 755 AC VFD equipment from an authorized
Rockwell/Allen-Bradley equipment distributor. Contractor will enlist a Certified Rockwell/Allen-
Bradley Startup Contractor for Startup and Commissioning services described in the Special
Provisions and Appendix A .

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 Printed copies will also be available
at City Hall for the same price.

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 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.

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.

Allen-Bradley brand products as specified in the Special
Provisions and Appendix A must be the brand used on this project in order to interface with other
products and equipment currently in use at the Oxnard Wastewater Treatment Facility. Other
than Allen-Bradley brand products, 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 all products for which substitute approval is requested, including all data
necessary to demonstrate acceptability.

Contractor must complete all Work within thirty (30) Working Days of
the City’s Notice to Proceed. Contractor will be allowed one hundred twenty (120) Calendar Days
to provide materials for the project in addition to the thirty (30) Working Days to complete all Work.
There will be a $250 assessment for each Calendar Day that Work remains incomplete beyond
the Project completion deadline.

Inquiries regarding this Notice Inviting bids may be directed to the Construction Project