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NOTICE INVITING BIDS
FORArroyo Vista Recreation Center (AVRC) Gas Line and HVAC System Replacement[the “Project”]Identification number: P&R-2021-03
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Moorpark, California (“City”) invites sealed Bids for the Project. The City will receive such Bids at the City Clerk’s office, City Hall, 799 Moorpark Ave., Moorpark, California 93021 up to the hour of 2:00 p.m. local time on the 7th day of October, 2021, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bidders may attend the opening and reading of the bids virtually. Information on how to attend the opening shall be provided to prospective bidders via addendum.
Virtual Bid Opening: Interested parties can access the online public bid opening beginning at 2:00 p.m. local time on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wwx9DC9fQx-LG7RSoqPLtg
SCOPE OF WORK. The Project includes, without limitation, furnishing all necessary labor, materials, equipment and other incidental and appurtenant Work necessary to replace the HVAC systems and gas piping at the Arroyo Vista Recreation Center, as more specifically described in the Contract Documents. This Work will be performed in strict conformance with the Contract Documents, permits from regulatory agencies with jurisdiction, and applicable regulations. The quantity of Work to be performed and materials to be furnished are approximations only, being given as a basis for the comparison of Bids. Actual quantities of Work to be performed may vary at the discretion of the City.
OBTAINING BID DOCUMENTS. Bidders may obtain free copies of the Plans, Specifications and other Contract Documents online by visiting https://www.moorparkca.gov/bids.
MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING AND SITE VISIT. A mandatory pre-bid meeting/site visit will be held on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. local time at the Arroyo Vista Recreation Center, 4550 Tierra Rejada Road, Moorpark. Masks are required to be worn at all times during the site visit and social distancing is required. Every Bidder is required to attend the pre-bid meeting/site visit. Failure of a Bidder to attend will render that Bidder’s Bid non-responsive. No allowances for cost adjustments will be made if a Bidder fails to adequately examine the Project site before submitting a Bid.
REGISTRATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS. In accordance with Labor Code Sections 1725.5 and 1771.1, no contractor or subcontractor shall 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, unless currently registered and qualified to perform public work pursuant to Section 1725.5 [with limited exceptions for bid purposes only under Labor Code Section 1771.1(a)].
PREVAILING WAGES. In accordance with Labor Code Section 1770 et seq., the Project is a “public work.” The selected Bidder (Contractor) and any Subcontractors shall pay wages in accordance with the determination of the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations (“DIR”) regarding the prevailing rate of per diem wages. Copies of those rates are on file and are available to any interested party upon request. The Contractor shall post a copy of the DIR’s determination of the prevailing rate of per diem wages at each job site. This Project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the DIR.
BONDS. Each Bid must be accompanied by a cash deposit, cashier’s check, certified check or Bidder’s Bond issued by a Surety insurer, made payable to the City and in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total Bid submitted. Personal or company checks are not acceptable. Upon Contract award, the Contractor shall provide faithful performance and payment Bonds, each in a sum equal to the Contract Price. All Bonds must be issued by a California admitted Surety insurer using the forms set forth in the Contract Documents, or in any other form approved by the City Attorney. Failure to enter into the Contract with the City, including the submission of all required Bonds and insurance coverages, within fifteen (15) Days after the date of the mailing of written notice of contract award to the Bidder, shall subject the Bid security to forfeiture to the extent provided by law.
LICENSES. Each Bidder shall possess a valid Class A or C-20 Contractor’s license issued by the California State Contractors License Board at the time of the Bid submission. Additionally, each Bidder must have possessed a valid Class A or C-20 Contractor’s license continuously for the prior five (5) years. The successful Contractor must also possess a current City business license or obtain one prior to start of the work.
RETENTION SUBSTITUTION. Five percent (5%) of any progress payment will be withheld as retention. In accordance with Public Contract Code Section 22300, and at the request and expense of the Contractor, securities equivalent to the amount withheld may be deposited with the City or with a State or federally chartered bank as escrow agent, which shall then pay such moneys to the Contractor. Upon satisfactory completion of the Project, the securities shall be returned to the Contractor. Alternatively, the Contractor may request that the City make payments of earned retentions directly to an escrow agent at the Contractor’s expense. No such substitutions shall be accepted until all related documents are approved by the City.
BIDDING PROCESS. The City reserves the right to reject any Bid or all Bids, and to waive any irregularities or informalities in any Bid or in the bidding, as deemed to be in its best interest.