Details for NOTICE INVITING BIDS CITY OF SANTA MARIA, CA SEALED BIDS

NOTICE INVITING BIDS

CITY OF SANTA MARIA, CA

SEALED BIDS will be received at the offices of the City Clerk, City Hall, 110 East Cook Street (Room 3), Santa Maria, California 93454, until

2:00 p.m. local time,

February 12, 2019

at which time they will be publicly opened and read for performing work as follows:

Construction of the BID NO. 2019/01, BLOSSER ROAD RIGHT TURN LANE AT WEST MAIN STREET, consists of adding a right turn lane on northbound Blosser Road at West Main Street (State Route 166), new curb, gutter, sidewalk and curb ramp, signal and cabinet, and all other work necessary to render the facility complete and operational.

Drawings, specifications and other bidding documents are on file in the offices of the City Engineer, 110 South Pine Street, Room 221, Santa Maria, California, at a cost of $50.00, which cost is NON-REFUNDABLE regardless of whether the drawings, specifications and other bidding documents are returned or not. All questions regarding this project should be directed to (805) 925-0951, ext. 2225. PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO THE CITY OF SANTA MARIA, REFERENCE BID NO. 2019/01, BLOSSER ROAD RIGHT TURN LANE AT WEST MAIN STREET AND MAIL TO 110 SOUTH PINE ST., #101, SANTA MARIA, CA 93458-5082.

Requests for information or clarification must be submitted IN WRITING and received in the Department of Public Works no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, 02/1/19. Requests may be submitted via fax to: (805) 928-4995; or via e-mail to: eriddiough@cityofsantamaria.org.

The Design Engineer has calculated an estimate of probable construction costs for this project. The City does not wish to publicize the engineer's estimate of the project cost since this information may tend to influence the number and nature of bids received. However, for the bidder's convenience, the City will publicize that the engineer's estimate for the base bid falls within a range of $475,000 and $525,000.

Bids shall be executed on the forms provided in the book of bidding documents and in accordance with the instructions contained therein. A separate, unbound, set of bid forms are provided for the bidder's convenience.

Bid security, in an amount not less than 10 percent (10%) of the total bid dollar amount, is required to be submitted with each bid. The bid security shall be in the form of a bidder's bond or a certified or cashier's check drawn upon a responsible bank made payable to the City of Santa Maria, and conditioned to be forfeited to said City in the event that the bidder, if the bid is accepted, does not enter into a written contract within ten (10) days after the awarding of the contract. The bidder to whom award is made will be required to furnish a payment bond and a faithful performance bond.

As required under Contractor's License in the Instructions to Bidders of the bidding documents, bidders shall be licensed as a Class "A" General Engineering Contractor.

In addition, the following conditions apply:

No contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid proposal for a public works project (submitted on or after March 1, 2015) unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5 [with limited exceptions from this requirement for bid purposes only under Labor Code section 1771.1(a)].

No contractor or subcontractor may be awarded a contract for public work on a public works project (awarded on or after April 1, 2015) unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5.

This project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations.

Pursuant to Section 1770, and the following, of the California Labor Code, the successful bidder shall pay not less than the prevailing rate of per diem wages as determined by the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations. A copy of such prevailing rate of per diem wages is on file at the offices of the City Engineer, 110 South Pine Street, Room 221, Santa Maria, California, which copy will be made available for examination at such offices during business hours to any party on request.

Pursuant to provisions of Section 22300 of the California Public Contract Code, Contractor may substitute securities for any monies withheld by Owner to ensure performance of the Work.

A pre-bid conference WILL NOT be held for this project.

The City of Santa Maria reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive all minor irregularities.

The City is a charter city and any contracts into which the City enters may be subject to the provisions of its charter, which may supersede certain provisions of the public contract code and other provisions of state law.

Dated at City of Santa Maria, County of Santa Barbara, California this 3rd day of January 2019.

BY: /S/ RHONDA M. GARIETZ

Rhonda M. Garietz, CMC

Chief Deputy City Clerk

City of Santa Maria, CA

Published Two Times

Santa Maria Times

Tuesday, January 8 and January 29, 2019

Legal #136947

Pub dates: Jan 8 & 29, 2019

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