City of Ventura - 2019-075 Telephone Road, Victoria Avenue to Kimball Road
Bid Date8/6/20 2:00 pm
Company & Contacts
City of Ventura
Rita Ponce 805-654-7746
NOTICE INVITING BIDS
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the City of San Buenaventura,
California before 2:00 p.m., on Thursday the 5th day of August, 2020, at which time they
will be publicly opened and read for Street Resurfacing and Roadway Re-Purposing –
Telephone Road, Victoria Avenue to Kimball Road, which consists of resurfacing
Telephone Road from Victoria Avenue to Kimball Road, and other appurtenant work as
shown on the Plans with Drawing No. 2019-D-075. The Engineer’s Estimate of cost is
Contractors may submit bids by certified mail to the following address:
City of Ventura,
City Clerk’s Office
501 Poli Street, PO Box 99
Ventura, CA 93002
Mailed bids shall be by Certified Mail, postmarked by the date and time of the schedule
bid opening or before. Non-certified mailed bids shall be rejected. Bid proposals may also
be hand delivered on the scheduled day of the bid opening and shall be submitted
between 1 :30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Bids shall be delivered to a City Clerk’s staff member
at a temporary bid opening station located at the parking lot behind City Hall, adjacent to
the 505 Poli Street building entrance. Persons delivering bids shall do so wearing
personal protective equipment such as gloves and masks. Persons choosing to stay and
witness bid opening shall wear protective face coverings and maintain social distancing
in accordance with the Ventura County Public Health Officer’s orders.
The said work shall be performed in strict conformity with specifications therefore being
Specification No. 2019-075 now on file in the Office of the City Engineer.
Plans and Specifications can be purchased in hardcopy format and/or electronic
download from the World Wide Web starting on July 16, 2020. Plans and Specifications
can be reviewed and purchased on the World Wide Web through CyberCopy at
www.cybercopyusa.com. The cost to download plans and specifications electronically
from the website is $35. The cost to purchase the plans and specifications in a hardcopy
format is $75. Hardcopies of the Plans and Specifications can be obtained by contacting
CyberCopy’s offices. Hardcopy formats can be mailed by CyberCopy to the prospective
bidders ($25 for shipping and handling). Please contact CyberCopy at (805) 642-3292
or (805) 381-9111 for additional information. The cost to obtain plans and specifications
in any specified format herein is non-refundable.
Each bidder must be on the City’s Plan Holder List of Record. A bid received by a Contractor who is not a “Plan Holder of Record” may be deemed non-responsive. A “Plan Holder of Record” is one who has purchased a set of plans and specifications through CyberCopy or the City.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a certified or cashier’s check payable to the order of
the City, or by a bid bond executed by a corporate surety authorized to do business in the
State of California in the sum of not less than 10% of the total amount of the bid, as a
guarantee that the bidder will enter into the proposed contract if it be awarded him.
Bid documents shall be enclosed in an envelope which shall be sealed and clearly labeled
with the project title, name of bidder, and date and time of bid opening in order to guard
against premature opening of the bid.
The bidder to whom the contract is awarded by the City shall execute the contract and
furnish a surety bond in the amount of 100% of the contract price guaranteeing the faithful
performance of the contract and it shall remain in force for a period of one year after final
acceptance. An additional bond for 100% of the contract price shall be furnished to
secure the payment of claims for labor and materials furnished for the work.
This project requires payment of State prevailing rates of wages for Ventura County. The
contractor shall post copies of the prevailing schedule at each job site. Copies of these
rates of wages are available from the State of California Department of Industrial
Relations Prevailing Wage Unit. The website for this agency is located at www.dir.ca.gov.
This project is subject to prevailing wage compliance monitoring and enforcement by the
Department of Industrial Relations. No contractor or subcontractor may be listed on the
bid proposal unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations, pursuant to
Labor Code Section 1725.5. No bid will be accepted from a Contractor without proof of
the Contractor’s and subcontractor’s current registration.
The contractor to whom the contract is awarded shall assist in locating, qualifying, hiring
and increasing the skills of minority group employees and applicants for employment, as
set forth in Executive Order 11246 and 11375.
All bids are to be compared on the basis of the Engineer’s estimate of the quantities of
work to be done.
No bid will be accepted from a contractor who is not licensed in accordance with the
provisions of Chapter 9, Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code. Contractor’s
license classification required for this project is Class “A or C-12”.
A bidder will be considered “experienced” and responsible if the prime contractor (bidder)
meets the licensing requirements and has been in business for at least five (5) years
(either current business name or if the proposed project manager for the bidder has
applicable experience with others) providing comparable street resurfacing projects,
including successfully completing a minimum of two previous projects similar in scope
and scale to this project. The two similar projects shall specifically include asphalt rubber
hot mix pavement, each valued at $900,000 or more for each project. These projects
must have been performed in existing/developed commercial or industrial streets. Each
of the projects used as a reference shall include the agency or client name and the name
and phone number of the project engineer. The City WILL reject any bid not meeting all
of these qualification requirements.
The City reserves the right to retain all bids for a period of 60 days for examination and
comparison, and to delete any portion of the work from the contract. The City reserves
the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informality in such bids.
Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 7201, five percent (5%) will be deducted from
each progress payment and retained by the City and the remainder less the amount of all
previous payments will be paid to the Contractor.
Pursuant to Public Contracts Code (“PCC”) § 22300, the Contractor may substitute
securities for retention monies held by the City or request that the City place such monies
into an escrow account. The Contractor is notified, pursuant to PCC § 22300, any such
election will be at the Contractor’s own expense and will include costs incurred by the City
to accommodate the Contractor’s request. City and Contractor agree to utilize the
approved as to form escrow agreement prepared by the City which is substantially similar
to the form within the PCC. A copy may be examined if requested.
Contact Travis Gonsalves, Associate Engineer at (805) 654-7765, or email at
firstname.lastname@example.org for technical questions or Rita Ponce at (805) 654-7746
for general questions.