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CITY OF CHULA VISTA SEALED PROPOSALS
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
PUBLIC NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
will be received at the office of the Department of Public Works Engineering located in the Public Services Building (PSB) #200, 276 Fourth Avenue, City of Chula Vista, California, until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, APRIL 14, 2010
at which time they will be publicly opened and read for performing work as follows:
SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL - OTAY/RICE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
CIP NO. TF-361
FEDERAL PROJ. NO. SRTSL 5203 (024)
The City of Chula Vista hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any Contract entered into pursuant to this Notice, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin in consider¬ation for an award. A pre bid meeting is scheduled at 2 P.M. on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2010 in Council Conference Room C106
276 FOURTH AVENUE Building #100
Chula Vista, California. The purpose of this conference is to review the requirements and to receive questions regarding the bid documents. All utility owners that are involved will be represented. Utility relocation schedules and any other pertinent items to the work will be discussed.
The City of Chula Vista's DBE Program establishes the following goal: Race Conscious of 4.82% and Race Neutral of 4.14% of the Contract amount for DBE certified participation. THIS PROJECT IS SUBJECT TO THE "BUY AMERICA" PROVISIONS OF THE SURFACE TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE ACT OF 1982 AS AMENDED BY THE INTERMODAL SURFACE TRANSPORTATION EFFICIENCY ACT OF 1991.
This Contract is subject to state contract nondiscrimination and compliance requirements pursuant to Government Code, Section 12990.
No bid shall be received unless it is made on a Proposal Form furnished by the Department of Public Works Engineering. Each bid must be accompanied by cash, certified, of cashier's check, or bid bond in an amount equal to at least ten percent (10%) of the amount bid, such Guaranty to be forfeited should the bidder to whom the Contract is awarded fail to enter into the Contract. No bidder's Guaranty is required if the bid amount is $50,000 or less.
Bidder acknowledges the duty to provide bonds from a surety specified in the bid specifications. By bidding on this job, (1) Bidder waives any rights they may have under Civil Code Sections 995.660 and 995.670; and (2) Bidder agrees to indemnify and hold City harmless against any loss, expense or expenditure, including attorneys fees and costs, which City may suffer in any claim, action, suit or other proceeding that may be brought by a surety submitted by Bidder that does not meet the United States Department of Treasury's Circular 570 specifications for a surety. Bidder acknowledges that City may reject any and all bids, and that if a low bidder bids with a lower cost premium for sub-specification performance and payment bonds, other bidders not similarly taking advantage of the lower cost premium will be put in a cost disadvantage in the bid process, and that this may, in the City's judgment, necessitate re-bidding the job.
Contractors are required by bid specifications to pay prevailing wage to persons employed by them for work under this Contract in accordance with the provisions of Section 1773 of the Labor Code of the State of California, the City of Chula Vista has ascertained the general prevailing wage scales applicable to the work to be done. The prevailing wage scales are those determined by the Director of Industrial Relations, State of California and those determined by the Federal Department of Labor Relations. Both are included in the specifications.
No bid will be accepted from a contractor who has not been licensed in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 9, Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code and its implementing regulations. All Contractors and subcontractors are required to have a valid City of Chula Vista business license prior to start of work. The department shall require from all prospective bidders the completion, under penalty of perjury, and submittal of a standard form of information whether such prospective bidder, any officer of such bidder, or any employee of such bidder who has a proprietary interest in such bidder, has ever been disqualified, removed, or otherwise prevented from bidding on, or completing a federal, state, or local government project because of a violation of law or a safety regulation, and if so to explain the circumstances.
A bid may be rejected on the basis of a bidder, any officer of such bidder, or any employee of such bidder who has a proprietary interest in such bidder, having been disqualified, removed, or otherwise prevented from bidding on, or completing a federal, state, or local project because of a violation of law or a safety regulation.
Plans, forms of proposals, bonds, Contract special provisions, and specifications may be examined at the Department of Public Works Engineering located in the Public Service Building #200, 276 Fourth Avenue, City of Chula Vista, California. Copies of plans and specifications may be obtained at the office of the Department of Public Works Engineering upon payment of $7.00. Remit $13.00 if you wish to have the plans and specifications mailed to you. If payment is to be made by check, it should be made payable to the "City of Chula Vista."NO REFUND WILL BE MADE.
DATED: March 12, 2010
Kirk Ammerman, P. E.
Principal Civil Engineer
Department of Public Works Engineering
City of Chula Vista
Pub. Mar 12-00071276