City of Oxnard - PW 20-58 La Colonia Neighborhood Cast Iron Pipe Replacement Project

Project includes furnishing all necessary labor, materials, equipment and other incidental and appurtenant Work to abandon existing 4” up to 12” Cast Iron Pipe waterlines, replacement of 1 to 4-inch service lines, removal and replacement of fire hydrants, installations of water valve/air-vac/blow-off, the restoration of asphalt concrete pavement in the La Colonia Neighborhood

Status

Accepting Bids

Bid Date11/3/20 2:00 pm

Company & Contacts

City of Oxnard

Renee Hatcher   805.200.5289

Location

Oxnard, CA

NOTICE INVITING BIDS FOR
LA COLONIA NEIGHBORHOOD WATER CAST IRON PIPE REPLACEMENT PROJECT
SPECIFICATION NO. PW 20-58

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Oxnard, California invites sealed Bids for the La
Colonia Neighborhood Water Cast Iron Pipe Replacement 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 November 3rd, 2020. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, City
Hall is not currently 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 October 20, 2020. The number to join the call is (617)
675-4444 and the pin number is 313 802 989 5903#.

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 abandon
existing 4” up to 12” Cast Iron Pipe waterlines, replacement of 1 to 4-inch service lines, removal
and replacement of fire hydrants, installations of water valve/air-vac/blow-off, the restoration of
asphalt concrete pavement in the La Colonia Neighborhood.

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 teleconference pre-bid meeting
will be held at 10:00am on October 12, 2020. The number to join the call is (617) 675-4444 and
the pin number is 816 551 832 7233#.

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 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
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 A 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 seventy-five (75) Working
Days of the City’s Notice to Proceed. There will be a $2,875 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 renee.hatcher@oxnard.org.