NOTICE TO BIDDERS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received by the City of Healdsburg at City Hall, 401 Grove Street, Healdsburg, County of Sonoma, State of California, until the hour of 2:00 p.m., on the 4th day of November, 2021 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud in the chambers of the City Council, 401 Grove Street, Healdsburg, California, for:
FY 21/22 ANNUAL CONCRETE MAINTENANCE CONTRACT
Complete bid documents including any plans and specifications are available at the City of Healdsburg Web site at: https://healdsburg.gov/Bids.aspx?CatID=17 To request the documents by email, postal mail, or fax, please contact the office of the Central Services at 707-431-3160 or .
For a period which shall commence as of the date of receipt of the Notice to Proceed, and which period shall terminate on June 30, 2022, unless otherwise extended for additional time in accordance with provisions of the Contract herein, the Contractor shall perform the concrete work generally consisting of: removal and replacement of miscellaneous concrete curb, gutter, sidewalk, pedestrian ramps, brick pavers, and storm drain inlet hoods, in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Contract herein, the project Plans and Technical Specifications. This is a unit price bid and the work will usually be divided into work orders with a minimum value of $3000.00 (or some value greater than $500) with a maximum yearly contract amount to be determined by the City Council, but in no case shall it exceed $200,000.
This Contract shall be subject to renewal for four (4) additional one-year terms, for a total maximum term of five (5) calendar years. In no case shall this contract be extended beyond the date of June 30, 2026. Upon mutual consent by both the City and Contractor, satisfied with the contractual relationship and mutually agreeable to extending the Contract for an additional year, the City Manager under the authority of the City Council of the City of Healdsburg, shall extend the Contract for an additional year, and said extension shall specify in writing the date upon which the extension shall terminate. Contract extension shall include unit price adjustments for inflation based on the Engineering News Record's 20-Cities Construction Cost Index and any adjustments in Prevailing Wage for affected trades.
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 City Clerk’s Office for review at least seven (7) 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 in the amount of $2,500 (two thousand five hundred dollars): cash, cashier's check made payable to the City, certified check made payable to the City, or a bidder's bond. 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 $25,000 (twenty-five thousand dollars) 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 $25,000 (twenty-five thousand dollars) 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 1720 et seq. of the Labor Code of California, 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 must be paid to all workers engaged in performing the project.
In accordance with the California Labor Code Section 1773.2, copies of the applicable determinations of the Director are on file in the City of Healdsburg City Engineer's Office and may be reviewed upon request. A pre-bid meeting for this project is scheduled for October 28, 2021, at 9:00 AM in the City Corporation Yard Conference Room, 550 Westside Road, Healdsburg CA 95448
In accordance with California Public Contract Code Section 3300, a valid class A or C8 California contractor’s license is required to bid on the project.
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 Healdsburg 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 Healdsburg 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 Healdsburg, Sonoma County, California.
PUBLISH: October 19 and October 25, 2021
/s/ Tyler Kettmann Date: October 15, 2021
Central Services Manager