City of Oxnard - PW 20-08 ASR (Aquifer Storage Recovery) Well #1 Project

Project includes furnishing all necessary labor, materials, equipment, designs, and other incidental and appurtenant Work to construct final well site improvements and a fully operational ASR facility for facility storage and extraction of highly purified recycled water to conduct the subsequent demonstration operations for groundwater storage and recovery.

Status

Accepting Bids

Prebid Date7/27/20 10:00 am

Bid Date8/18/20 2:00 pm

Company & Contacts

City of Oxnard

Lisa Shirley   805-200-5293

Location

Oxnard, CA

NOTICE INVITING BIDS FOR ASR
(AQUIFER STORAGE RECOVERY)
WELL #1 PROJECT
SPECIFICATION NO. PW 20-08

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UPDATE – 7/9/20
PE-BID MEETING IS NOW OPTIONAL, NO LONGER MANDATORY
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Oxnard, California invites sealed Bids for the ASR
(Aquifer Storage Recovery) Well #1 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 August 18, 2020.

SCOPE OF WORK
The 2018 edition of the Standard Specifications for Public WorksConstruction 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, designs, and other incidental and appurtenant Work to
construct final well site improvements and a fully operational ASR facility for facility storage and
extraction of highly purified recycled water to conduct the subsequent demonstration operations
for groundwater storage and recovery.

OBTAINING BID DOCUMENTS
All Bidders must be plan holders of record to submit a Bid tothe 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
A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on July 27, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at the City Council Chambers at City Hall followed by a mandatory site visit. Failure to attend will render the Bidder’s Bid non-responsive.

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.

TRENCHING
Each Bidder must submit with its Bid adequate sheeting, shoring and bracing, or an equivalent method, for the protection of life or limb, which shall conform to applicable safety orders. The final submission must be accepted by the City before excavation and must include a detailed plan showing the design of shoring, bracing, sloping, or other provisions to be made for worker protection from caving ground during any excavation Work. If such a plan varies from the shoring system standards, the plan shall be prepared by a registered civil or structural engineer.

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
the 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 B 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. 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 three hundred and sixtyfive (365) Calendar Days of the City’s Notice to Proceed. There will be a $250 assessment for each Calendar Day that Work remains incomplete beyond the Project completion deadline.

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