City of Corona Department of Water and Power Notice inviting bids The City of Corona, Department of Water & Power (”City”) will receive sealed bids for the Arlington Desalter Connection Project, NIB DWP12-114CA, at the office of the DWP Property and Contract Administrator, 755 Corporation Yard Way, Corona, CA, California 92880 no later than February 29, 2012 at 2:00 p.m., at which time or thereafter said bids will be opened and read aloud. Bids received after this time will be returned unopened. Bids shall be valid for 60 calendar days after the bid opening date. Bids must be submitted on the City’s Bid Forms.
Bidders may obtain a copy of the Contract Documents from the Property & Contract Administrator at: 755 Corporation Yard Way, Corona, CA 92880, (951) 279-3620 at no charge. The City will also make the Contract Documents available for review at one or more plan rooms. Bids must be accompanied by cash, a certified or cashier’s check, or a Bid Bond in favor of the City in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the submitted Total Bid Price. A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held at the job site located at Promenade Community Park Parking Lot, 615 Richey Street, Corona, CA (corner of Richey Street and Promenade Avenue) on the following date(s) and time(s): February 6, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. All participants attending the mandatory Pre-Bid Conference are required to provide and wear hard hats, long pants, safety vests, and safety glasses. Each and every Bidder must attend the Pre-Bid Conference. Prospective bidders may visit the Project Site without making arrangements through the Property & Contract Administrator.
Bids will not be accepted from any bidder who did not attend the Pre-Bid Conference. Each bid shall be accompanied by the security referred to in the Contract Documents, the non-collusion affidavit, the list of proposed subcontractors, and all additional documentation required by the Instructions to Bidders. The successful bidder will be required to furnish the City with a Performance Bond equal to 100% of the successful bid, and a Payment (Labor and Materials) Bond equal to 100% of the successful bid, prior to execution of the Contract. All bonds are to be secured from a surety that meets all of the State of California bonding requirements, as defined in Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120, and is admitted by the State of California. Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 22300, the successful bidder may substitute certain securities for funds withheld by City to ensure his performance under the Contract. The Director of Industrial Relations has determined the general prevailing rate of per diem wages in the locality in which this work is to be performed for each craft or type of worker needed to execute the Contract which will be awarded to the successful bidder, copies of which are on file and will be made available to any interested party upon request from the DWP Property & Contract Administrator or online at http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlsr. A copy of these rates shall be posted by the successful bidder at the job site. The successful bidder and all subcontractor(s) under him, shall comply with all applicable Labor Code provisions, which include, but are not limited to the payment of not less than the required prevailing rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the Contract, the employment of apprentices, the hours of labor, the debarment of contractors and subcontractors, and a Labor Compliance Program as described in the Special Conditions section of the Contract Documents.
Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall be licensed in the following appropriate classification(s) of contractor’s license(s), for the work bid upon, and must maintain the license(s) throughout the duration of the Contract: valid Class A, General Engineering Contractor license. The successful bidder must fully comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations in furnishing or using equipment and/or providing services, including, but not limited to, emissions limits and permitting requirements imposed by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) and/or California Air Resources Board (CARB). Although the SCAQMD and CARB limits and requirements are more broad, the successful bidder shall specifically be aware of their application to “portable equipment”, which definition is considered by SCAQMD and CARB to include any item of equipment with a fuel-powered engine.
The successful bidder will be required to indemnify City against any fines or penalties imposed by SCAQMD, CARB, or any other governmental or regulatory agency for violations of applicable laws, rules and/or regulations by the successful bidder, its subcontractors, or others for whom the successful bidder is responsible under its indemnity obligations. Award of Contract: The City shall award the Contract for the Project to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder as determined from the base bid alone by the City. The 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. For further information, contact Carol Appelt, Property & Contract Administrator at 951-279-3620 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 1/26
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Thursday, January 26, 2012
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