City of Oxnard - PW 20-65 Storm Vault Scheduled Maintenance & On-Call Services
Bid Date9/21/20 2:00 pm
Company & Contacts
City of Oxnard
Lisa Shirley 805-200-5293
NOTICE INVITING BIDS FOR
THE STORM VAULT SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE AND ON-CALL SERVICES PROJECT
SPECIFICATION NO. PW 20-65
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Oxnard, California (“City”) invites sealed Bids for
The Storm Vault Scheduled Maintenance and On-Call Services Project, Specification No. PW
20-65 (the “Project”). The City will receive such Bids at Oxnard City Hall, 300 West Third Street,
Fourth Floor, Oxnard, California 93030 (“City Hall”), Attn: City Clerk until 2:00 p.m. on
September 21, 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 3:00 p.m. on September 15, 2020. The number to join the call is 617-675-4444 and the pin is 729 749 298 8748#.
Bid results will also be posted to the Cybercopy
plan room, and to the City website at https://www.oxnard.org/city-department/finance/bidresults/.
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”) are incorporated by this reference. Asmore specifically described in the Contract Documents, the Project includes furnishing all necessary labor, materials, equipment and other incidental and appurtenant Work to provide oncall
inspection and maintenance of storm filter vaults including replacing storm filter cartridges,
documenting storm vault and filter conditions, and repairing and replacing storm inlet grates and
vault doors as needed. The Contract amount will not exceed one million dollars ($1,000,000) for
a three (3) year term.
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.
The on-call Tasks comprising the Project are “public works” subject tothe 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 Task
site. The Tasks comprising the Project are 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.
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. 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 A or C-42 in addition to a C-31 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.
The City shall withhold five percent (5%) of the Contract Price as retention until
the Contractor’s final completion of all Tasks, the City’s acceptance of all Tasks, and the end of
the Contract Term, whichever occurs last. If no claims have been filed or are pending after the
Contractor’s final completion of all Tasks, the City’s acceptance of all Tasks, and the end of the
Contract Term, whichever occurs last, the City shall pay Contractor the amount retained except
such amounts as are required by law to be withheld by properly executed and filed notices to
stop payment or as may be withheld for any other lawful purposes.
TRADE NAMES OR EQUALS
The selected Contrator is required to obtain Contech ZPG™ filtration cartridges because the storm vaults were designed and built for use with Contech ZPG™ filtration cartridges. Other than using Contech ZPG™ filtration cartridges, Task Orders may list brand or trade names, in which case the phrase “or equal” shall be assumed unless
otherwise stated in writing, along with one or more of the purposes listed in Public Contract
Code Section 3400. 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 three (3) Calendar Days following the issuance of a Task Order, unless
a different deadline is listed in the Special Provisions. 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.
Contractor must complete all Work for a Task by the date listed in that Task Order. There will be an assessment for each Calendar Day that Work remains incomplete beyond the Task completion deadline specified in the Task Order, and the specific amount of the liquidated damages per Calendar Day, if any, shall be calculated for each Task and listed in each Task Order, which in any case shall not exceed $250 per Calendar Day.
Inquiries regarding this Notice Inviting bids may be directed to the Construction Project