PUBLIC NOTICE of INVITATION TO BID
Posted: Friday, September 1, 2017.
Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the Amador Water Agency, located at Amador Water Agency, 12800 Ridge Road, Sutter Creek, CA 95685, until 2:00pm local time on October 4, 2017, or such later date as may be set by addendum, and then will be publicly opened and read for the construction of the following public works project:
Ione WTP Expansion Project – rehabilitate filters, yard piping and valves, new backwash filter pump, and electrical controls and instrumentation.
The contract documents for the Project, including the public works construction contract, instructions to bidders, bid forms, and plans and specifications, may be examined at the Agency office, with prior notice to the Agency’s representative, located at 12800 Ridge Road, Sutter Creek, CA 95685. A digital copy of contract documents on CD may be obtained at the Agency’s office upon request, with prior notice to the Agency’s representative. Bidders must comply with the Instructions to Bidders.
The Agency will hold a MANDATORY pre-bid conference at the site of the project, the Ione Water Treatment Plant located at 491 Foothill Boulevard, Ione CA 95640, on September 14, 2017 at 2:00pm. It is suggested that each prospective bidder review the bid documents and project site prior to the pre-bid conference.
Each Bid must be submitted on the prescribed forms and accompanied by cash, a cashier’s check, certified check or bid bond executed on the prescribed form payable to the Agency in an amount not less than 10 percent of the amount bid.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish a payment bond and faithful performance bond each in the full amount of the Contract price, and insurance with certificates and endorsements of insurance, as provided in the Contract Documents. The required bonds must be provided only by a surety insurer who is admitted to do business by and in good standing with the California Department of Insurance.
Bidders are hereby notified that in accordance with Public Contract Code section 22300, securities may be substituted for any monies that the Agency may withhold pursuant to the terms of this Contract to ensure performance.
The successful bidder must possess the following classification or type of contractor’s license issued by the Contractors State License Board: Class A, California. To be qualified to bid on this Project, bidders must be registered and qualified to perform public work with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant section 1725.5 of the Labor Code. All subcontractors listed in a qualified bidder’s bid as performing any portion of the work also must be registered and qualified with the Department of Industrial Relations.
The attention of bidders is directed to the requirements and conditions of employment to be observed and prevailing wage rates to be paid to all workers employed under the Contract in accordance with Labor Code sections 1770 and following. Copies of the prevailing rate of per diem wages are on file at the Agency’s office, and will be made available to any interested party on request. In accordance with Labor Code section 1771.4(a)(1), this project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations.
The Agency reserves the right to reject all bids. Any bid not conforming to the intent and purpose of the Contract Documents may be rejected. The Agency may extend the time to award the Contract for a period of time which shall not extend beyond 60 days from the bid opening date.
Please forward all questions to Brandt Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org or (209) 257-5206.