NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received by the City Engineer of the City of Cloverdale, 124 North Cloverdale Boulevard, Cloverdale, California, until the hour of 2:00 p.m., on the 18th day of May 2021 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud in front of City of Cloverdale, City Hall, 124 North Cloverdale Boulevard, Cloverdale, California, for:
CITY OF CLOVERDALE
Fourth Street Reconstruction Project
Complete bid packages, including project plans, technical specifications, bid forms and contract documents may be secured for a non-refundable fee at:
1544 Terrace Way
Santa Rosa, CA 9504
In accordance with California Public Contract Code Section 3400, bidders may propose equals of products listed in the technical specifications or project plans by manufacturer name, brand or model number, unless the technical specifications or plans specify that the product is necessary to match others in use. Complete information for products proposed as equals must be submitted to the Coastland Civil Engineering for review at least ten (10) working days before the time specified for bid opening in accordance with the bidders instructions contained in the bid package.
In accordance with California Public Contract Code Section 20170, all bids must be presented under sealed cover and include one of the following forms of bidder’s security: cash, cashier’s check made payable to the City, certified check made payable to the City, or a bidder’s bond. The amount of bidder’s security provided must equal at least ten (10) percent of the total of the bid price for the base bid and the additive or deductive items listed in this notice. The successful bidder must submit to the City complete, executed copies of all required documents within ten (10) working days of receiving written notice of award of the project. Bidder’s security of any successful bidder that fails to do so will be forfeited to the City. Such required documents include, but are not limited to, a payment or labor and materials bond in an amount of at least 100 percent of the amount payable by the terms of the project contract and that satisfies the requirements of California Civil Code Section 9554, and a performance bond in an amount of at least 100 percent of the amount payable by the terms of the contract. All project bonds must be executed by an admitted surety insurer in accordance with applicable law and acceptable to the City.
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 1770 et seq. of the California Labor Code the Director of Industrial Relations for the State of California has ascertained the current general prevailing rate of wages for employer purposes, in Sonoma County, State of California. Not less than the general prevailing rate of per diem wages for work of a similar character in Sonoma County and not less than the general prevailing rate of per diem wages for holiday work fixed as provided in the California Labor Code shall be paid to all workers engaged in performing the project. Prevailing wage rates are available from the California Department of Industrial Relations website at this link: https://www.dir.ca.gov/public-works/prevailing-wage.html
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 1771.1 of the California Labor Code, A contractor or subcontractor shall not be qualified to bid on, be listed in a bid proposal, subject to the requirements of Section 4104 of the Public Contract Code, or engage in the performance of any contract for public work, as defined in Chapter 1 of Part 7 of Division 2 of the California Labor Code, unless currently registered and qualified to perform public work pursuant to Civil Code Section 1725.5. Please note: It is not a violation of Section 1771.1 for an unregistered contractor to submit a bid that is authorized by Section 7029.1 of the Business and Professions Code or by Section 10164 or 20103.5 of the Public Contract Code, provided the contractor is registered to perform public work pursuant to Section 1725.5 at the time the contract is awarded. Any bids submitted without proof that Bidder and any listed subcontractor(s) are currently registered and qualified to perform public work, pursuant to Labor Code Section 1725.5, shall not be accepted by the City.
In accordance with the California Government Code Section 1773.2, copies of the applicable determinations of the Director are on file in the City of Cloverdale, office of the City Engineer, and may be reviewed upon request.
In accordance with California Civil Code Section 1771.4, the project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations.
In accordance with the State of California Administrative Code Title 8, Group 3, Article 2, Section 16109, Publication of Prevailing rates by Awarding Bodies, copies of the applicable determinations of the Director are on file in the City of Cloverdale and may be reviewed upon request. If there is a difference between the minimum wage rates predetermined by the Secretary of Labor and the prevailing wage rates determined by the Department of Industrial Relations for similar classifications of labor, the Contractor and Contractor subcontractors shall pay not less than the higher wage rate. Pursuant to Section 1773 of the Labor Code, the general prevailing wage rates in the county in which the work is to be done have been determined by the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations. These wages are set forth in the General Prevailing Wage Rates for this project, available at the Engineering Department at the offices of the City of Cloverdale. The Federal minimum wage rates for this project as predetermined by the United States Secretary of Labor are set forth in the books issued for bidding purposes entitled “Notice to Contractors Special Provisions Proposal and Contract,” and in copies of this book that may be examined at the offices of the City of Cloverdale. Future effective general prevailing wage rates which, have been predetermined and are on file with the California Department of Industrial Relations are referenced but not printed in the general prevailing wage rates.
The City of Cloverdale hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to the Contractor's advertisement, disadvantaged business and woman owned business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.
In accordance with California Public Contract Code Section 3300, a valid Class A California General Contractor’s license is required to bid on the project. The Contractor must be properly licensed as a contractor from contract award through Contract acceptance (Public Contract Code § 10164).
In accordance with California Public Contract Code Section 22300, except where prohibited by federal regulations or policies, the successful bidder may, on request and at its expense, substitute securities in lieu of amounts withheld by the City from progress payments to ensure performance under the contract in accordance with the contract documents.
The City of Cloverdale reserves the right to postpone the date and time for the opening of proposals at any time prior to the date and time announced in the advertisement in accordance with applicable law.
The City of Cloverdale reserves the right to reject any and all bids or to waive any defects or irregularity in bidding in accordance with applicable law. In accordance with California Public Contract Code Section 20103.8, if the City elects to award a contract for performance of the project, the contract will be awarded in accordance with California Public Contract Code Section 20162 and other applicable law to the responsible bidder submitting a responsive bid with the lowest total bid price for the base bid without consideration of the bid price for any additive or deductive items. All bids will remain valid for 90 days after the bid opening. Except as permitted by law and subject to all applicable remedies, including forfeiture of bidder’s security, bidders may not withdraw their bid during the 90 day period after the bid opening.
By order of the City Council of the City of Cloverdale, Sonoma County, California.