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Proposal/Bids
PUBLISHED: Thursday July 01, 2010

THE CITY OF NATIONAL CITY
NOTICE INVITING BIDS
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The City Council of the City of National City invites sealed bids for performing the National City Cultural Arts Center Landscaping and Decking Project, Specification No. 09-17 for the installation of new landscaping, irrigation, and patio decking adjacent to the National City Arts Center Building located at 200 East 12th Street, National City, CA 91950.

Project Description
The project consists of the replacement of landscape plantings, construction of and enhancements to the irrigation system, construction of a perforated and non-perforated yard drain system, construction of a gravel walking trail and concrete headers, minor concrete work, replacement of and enhancement to disabled parking signs. Also, construction of a wood deck with cable guardrail system along with an exterior fire sprinkler system as bid alternates.
The project will construct approx 4,505 sq. ft of Landscaping Demolition, 4,125 sq. ft. of Landscape Planting and Irrigation, 850 sq. ft. Mulch, 150 lf. of Perforated and Non-Perforated Drain Line, 1 Drain Line Cleanout, 380 sq. ft. D.G. Paving with header, 1 Ribbon Bike Rack, 100 lf. of 4” PCC Header, Add 2 ADA Parking Signs to existing posts, 1 ADA parking Sign on New Breakaway Post. Add Alternates for approx. 1,115 sq. ft. of wood deck with cable guardrail system along with approx. 310 lf. of exterior fire sprinkler system.
All sealed bid proposals must be received by the Office of the City Clerk located in City Hall, 1243 National City Boulevard, National City, California, 91950, prior to the bid closing time of 3:00 PM, Tuesday, July 27, 2010. Project Title and Specification No. must be on the front on the envelope. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the 2nd floor, large conference room, in City Hall immediately following the bid closing time.
The Contract Documents may be inspected in the office of the City Engineer, located in City Hall at 1243 National City Boulevard, National City, California, 91950, Telephone Number (619) 336-4380, Fax Number (619) 336-4397. Copies may be obtained at City Hall at 1243 National City Boulevard, National City, California, 91950 upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $50.00 per set. An electronic copy of the Geotechnical Report is available. Copies may be obtained at the City Hall upon a non-refundable fee of $5.00 per each. The purchase of the Contract Documents at City Hall also allows the purchaser to be notified in the event an addendum is issued via “Planholder” list.
A Mandatory pre-bid walk-through is scheduled for Monday, July 12, 2010, at 3:00 AM to review the Project's existing conditions. Prospective bidders shall meet at the Project Site in front of the Cultural Arts Building at 200 East 12th Street, National City, CA 91950. Representatives of the City will be present to answer any questions bidders have regarding this Project.
Each bid shall be accompanied by the security referred to in the Contract Documents, the non-collusion affidavit, the list of proposed subcontractors, and all additional documentation required by the Instructions to Bidders.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish the City with a Performance Bond equal to 100% of the successful bid, and a Payment Bond equal to 100% of the successful bid, prior to execution of the Contract. All bonds are to be secured from a surety company that meets all of the State of California bonding requirements, as defined in Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120, and is authorized by the State of California, and all documents required by Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.660, to the extent required by law.
In addition, the successful bidder shall be required to secure a Performance Bond from all subcontractors providing goods and services in excess of $100,000.00. All prime contractors bidding on this Project shall specify this requirement regarding subcontractor bonds, in their written or published request for subcontractor bids. Such written or published requests shall clearly designate the party that will bear the cost of the bonds. Vendors' only supplying materials shall not be required to provide bonds. All subcontractor bonds are to be secured from a surety company that meets all of the State of California bonding requirements, as defined in Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120, and is authorized by the State of California.
Pursuant to the provisions of Public Contract Code Section 22300, the successful bidder may substitute certain securities for funds withheld by City to ensure his performance under the Contract. At the request and expense of the successful bidder, securities equivalent to any amount withheld shall be deposited at the discretion of City, with either City or a state or federally chartered bank, as the escrow agent, who shall then pay any funds otherwise subject to retention to the successful bidder. Upon satisfactory completion of the Contract, the securities shall be returned to the successful bidder.
The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding.
The City has determined the general prevailing rate of per diem wages in the locality in which this work is to be performed for each craft or type of worker needed to execute the Contract which will be awarded to the successful bidder, copies of which are on file and will be made available to any interested party upon request at the office of the City Engineer.
In accordance with the provisions of the California Labor Code, contractors or subcontractors may not perform work on a public works project with a subcontractor who is ineligible to perform work on a public project pursuant to Section 1777.1 or Section 1777.7 of the California Labor Code. Any contract on a public works project entered into between a contractor and a debarred subcontractor is void as a matter of law. A debarred subcontractor may not receive any public money for performing work as a subcontractor on a public works contract. Any public money that is paid, or may have been paid to a debarred subcontractor by a contractor on the Project shall be returned to the City. The Contractor shall be responsible for the payment of wages to workers of a debarred subcontractor who has been allowed to work on the Project.
It shall be mandatory upon the bidder to whom the Contract is awarded, and upon any subcontractor under him, to comply with all Labor Code provisions, which include, but are not limited to the payment of not less than the said specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the Contract, employment of apprentices, hours of labor and debarment of contractors and subcontractors.
Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall be licensed in the appropriate classification(s) of contractor's license(s), for the work bid upon, and shall maintain the license throughout the duration of the Contract.
Bidders shall possess a current State of California “Class 'B' General Building” Contractor's License, and C-10 & C-16 contractors licenses for Fire Protection System contractor.

The Engineer's construction cost estimate for the project is $51,200 for the base bid.
The Engineer's construction cost estimate for additive alternate #1 is $42,000.
The Engineer's construction cost estimate for additive alternate #2 is $18,600.
BY ORDER OF THE CITY ENGINEER, THE CITY OF NATIONAL CITY.

Date: 06/30/2010

/s/ Maryam Babaki, P.E.
City Engineer
Pub. June 1, 6-00076196


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