City of Ventura - VenturaWaterPure - Ocean Outfall Onshore Project
Bid Date8/17/23 2:00pm
Company & Contacts
City of Ventura
Matthew Cerruti (805) 654-7863
NOTICE INVITING BIDS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids are invited to be received as described herein before 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 17, 2023, for the VenturaWaterPure – Ocean Outfall Onshore Project at which time they will be publicly opened and read. Only bids that comply with all the requirements in this Notice and the accompanying “Instructions to Bidders” will be accepted. Bids shall be valid for a period of 60 calendar days after the bid opening date.
Project Description. The project consists of approximately 4,800 linear feet of 20” HDPE DR9 pipe, including all appurtenances, air and vacuum release valves, blowoffs, excavation, dewatering, pipe bedding, trench backfill, pavement removal and replacement, traffic median installation, fencing removal, traffic control, and all other work as shown on the plans with Drawing No. 2022-D-021 and in accordance with the project specifications. The Engineer’s Estimate of cost is $8,300,000.
Prebid Conference. A mandatory prebid conference will be held with City representatives, including the design engineer, to discuss the project and answer questions. This mandatory conference will be held at 11:00 A.M. on August 1, 2023 at the parking lot of Port District parcel 19-A, located at the corner North-West of Harbor Blvd. and Schooner Drive. Prospective bidders are required to attend and participate in the prebid conference. Any proposal submitted by a contractor that failed to attend the prebid conference shall be considered non-responsive and shall be rejected. Prospective subcontractors are highly encouraged attend and participate in the conference.”
Obtaining Bid Documents. Bid documents are only available through the online service CyberCopy USA (CyberCopy). For additional information, contact CyberCopy at (805) 642-3292 or by clicking the link below.
Bid Guarantee Required. No bid will be accepted that does not include a bid guarantee of not less than 10% of the bid amount. Additional information can be found in paragraph 18 in the “Instructions to Bidders.”
Payment and Performance Bonds. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Faithful Performance Bond and a Labor and Material Payment Bond each in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Price. Each bond shall be in the forms set forth herein, shall be secured from a surety company that meets all State of California bonding requirements, as defined in California Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120, and that is a California admitted surety insurer.
Contractor Licensing Required. 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. A Class A Contractor’s License is required for this project. Bids will not be accepted from contracts who do not have a Class A license.
Prevailing Wages. Pursuant to Labor Code Section 1773, City has obtained the prevailing rate of per diem wages and the prevailing wage rate for holiday and overtime work applicable in Ventura County from the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations for each craft, classification, or type of worker needed to execute this contract. A copy of these prevailing wage rates may be obtained via the internet at: www.dir.ca.gov/dlsr. A copy of the prevailing rate of per diem wages is also available at the City’s Public Works Department and shall be made available to interested parties upon request.
The successful bidder shall post a copy of the prevailing wage rates at each job site. It shall be mandatory upon the Bidder to whom the Contract is awarded, and upon any subcontractors, to comply with all Labor Code provisions, which include but are not limited to the payment of not less than the said specified prevailing wage rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the Contract, employment of apprentices, hours of labor and debarment of contractors and subcontractors.
Contractor Registration. Pursuant to Labor Code sections 1725.5 and 1771.1, all contractors and subcontractors that wish to bid on, be listed in a bid proposal, or enter into a contract to perform public work must be registered with the Department of Industrial Relations. No Bid will be accepted, nor any contract entered into without proof of the contractor’s and subcontractors’ current registration with the Department of Industrial Relations to perform public work. If awarded a contract, the Bidder and its subcontractors, of any tier, shall maintain active registration with the Department of Industrial Relations for the duration of the Project. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the contractor registration requirements mandated by Labor Code Sections 1725.5 and 1771.1 shall not apply to work performed on a public works project that is exempt pursuant to the small project exemption specified in Labor Code Sections 1725.5 and 1771.1.
Labor Compliance. This Project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations. In bidding on this Project, it shall be the Bidder’s sole responsibility to evaluate and include the cost of complying with all labor compliance requirements under this contract and applicable law in its Bid.
Substitution of Securities. Pursuant to Section 22300 of the Public Contract Code of the State of California, the successful Bidder may substitute certain securities for funds withheld by City to ensure its performance under the contract.
Contract Award. City shall award the contract for the Project to the lowest responsive, responsible Bidder as determined by the City from the base bid alone. The base bid shall the total bid price, including both “Schedule A – Bid Items” and “Schedule B – Contingency Bid Items”. City reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding process. The contract is estimated to be awarded on 9/11/2023 or 9/25/203. Additional information can be found in the “Instructions to Bidders”.
Contact the Project Manager, Matthew Cerruti at (805) 654-7863 with all questions.
CITY OF SAN BUENAVENTURA, CALIFORNIA