City of Oxnard - PW 20-08R ASR (Aquifier Storage Recovery) Well #1 (REBID)
Bid Date10/27/20 2:00 pm
Company & Contacts
City of Oxnard
Renee Hatcher 805.200.5289
NOTICE INVITING BIDS FOR
ASR (AQUIFER STORAGE RECOVERY) WELL #1 PROJECT
SPECIFICATION NO. PW 20-08R
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Oxnard, California invites sealed Bids for the ASR
(Aquifer Storage Recovery) Well #1 Project (Rebid). 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 October 27, 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 28, 2020. The number to join the call is (617)
675-4444 and the pin number is 361 279 620 6808#.
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, 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Inquiries regarding this Notice Inviting bids may be directed to the Construction Project