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600 City of San Diego
PUBLISHED: Friday January 24, 2003

FOR BID # K03107
East Portal, Force Main 1 &
Pump Station 2 and
North Metro Interceptor Vault Repairs

$750,000- $1,000,000

Sealed bids will be received and publicly opened at the Metropolitan Wastewater Department, 9192 Topaz Way, San Diego, California until 1:30 p.m., on the 27th day of February 2003, for work pertaining to the East Portal, Force Main 1 & Pump Station 2 and North Metro Interceptor Vault Repairs BID # K03107. The Bids will then be opened and read aloud that same day and time in conference room 1D of the Metropolitan Wastewater Department at said location.
Contract Documents, Specifications and Plans may be obtained from the Records Management Unit of the Metropolitan Wastewater Department at the above address or by calling (858) 292-6493 upon a non-refundable payment of $25.00 (TWENTY-FIVE Dollars) for each set of documents.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The work involves furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, services, and construction for the repair of the concrete vault and covers for North Metro Interceptor; repair concrete liners, replacement gate stems, and repair pipe joint at the East Portal; make various repairs to Forcemain No. 1; replace and install plug valves and add miscellaneous appurtenances at Pump Station No. 2.; all in accordance with specification number 03-007 and drawings numbered 31810 -1-D through 31810 - 8 -D, inclusive. Certain drawings and specifications in Document No. 195831 can be found on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of San Diego.
LOCATION OF WORK: The East portal work is located on U.S. Navy property at Point Loma; the Forcemain No. 1 is located between P.S. #2 and the East Portal; P.S. #2 is located adjacent to Lindberg field; and the North Metro Interceptor vault is located in the San Diego River west of Interstate 5, in San Diego, California.
SUBCONTRACTING OUTREACH PROGRAM: This project is subject to the requirements of the Subcontracting Outreach Program as specified in Pages 1- 8 of the Subcontracting Outreach Program section in the contract documents. To be eligible for award of this project, the bidder must subcontract a minimum percentage of its bid to qualified available subcontractors. The City has incorporated a mandatory subcontractor participation goal to enhance competition and maximize subcontracting opportunities. Based on historical review of subcontractor usage on City projects and availability, the mandatory goal for this project is 11%.
The City of San Diego will not discriminate with regard to race, color, sex, national origin or disability in the award of contracts. The City will ensure that full access to programs, services, meetings, and activities comply with section 504 Title V of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 1990, Public Law 101-336. Bids from DBE/DVBE contractors are particularly encouraged. Contractors are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to utilize DBE/DVBE subcontractors and/or Joint Ventures with DBE/DVBE's.
PRE-BID CONFERENCE: There will be a pre-bid conference to discuss the scope of the project, bidding requirements and the City's Equal Opportunity Program requirements and reporting procedures in the Metropolitan Wastewater Department Conference Room 1D of 9192 Topaz Way, San Diego, CA, at 9:30 a.m., on the 6th day of February 2003. A site visit will be conducted on the same date at 11:00 a.m. Maps to the site will be available at the pre-bid conference. Prospective bidders are encouraged to attend. To request a copy of the agenda in an alternative format, or to request a sign language or oral interpreter for this meeting, call the Metropolitan Wastewater Department, Services and Contracts Division at telephone number (858) 292-6300 at least five working days prior to the meeting to ensure availability.
As of February 1, 2003 Contractors who intend to bid on Public Works Projects over $250,000 for the City of San Diego must be pre-qualified. Bids from Contractors who have not been pre-qualified will not be considered.
In accordance with the provisions of California Law, the OWNER has determined that the CONTRACTOR shall possess a valid "Class A" license at the time that the bid is submitted. Failure to possess the specified license shall render the Bid as non-responsive and shall act as a bar to award of the Contract to any bidder not possessing said license at the time of bid.
SAN DIEGO LICENSE: All Contractors, including Subcontractors, not already having a City of San Diego license for the work contemplated will be required to secure the appropriate license from the City Treasurer, City Operations Building, Community Concourse, before a contract can be awarded.
BID SECURITY: Each Bid shall be accompanied by a certified or cashier's check or Bid Bond in the amount of 10 percent of the total Bid Price payable to the City of San Diego as a guarantee that the Bidder: (1) will provide the information required within the time specified in the - BID FORMS of the package if the Bidder is the Apparent Low Bidder; and (2) will promptly execute the Agreement if its Bid is accepted. A bid shall not be considered unless one of the forms of Bidder's security is enclosed with it.
The general prevailing rate of wages, as determined by the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations, are applicable to this contract as specified in the Contract Documents.
SECURITIES DEPOSIT IN LIEU OF RETENTION: Pursuant to Section 22300 of the Public Contract Code of the State of California, the Contractor has the option to deposit securities with an escrow agent as a substitute for retention earnings required to be withheld by this contract.
ACCEPTANCE OF BIDS: The City reserves the right to cancel this Notice Inviting Bids at any time, and further reserves the right to reject all submitted bids, without giving any reason for such action, at its sole discretion and without liability. All costs incurred by bidders as a result of preparing bids under this Notice Inviting Bids shall be the sole responsibility of each bidder. This Notice Inviting Bids creates or imposes no obligation upon the City to enter into a contract.
Pub. Jan 23,24-x501090

600 City of San Diego
PUBLISHED: Friday January 24, 2003

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