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Invitation to Bid for Graham Hill Water Treatment Plant Filter Rehabilitation and Upgrades Project
Posted Date: 5/15/2014
INVITATION TO BID

Graham Hill Water Treatment Plant Filter Rehabilitation and Upgrades Project
1. PROJECT DESCRIPTION
A. The Public Work to be completed under the contract consists of furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, and all other incidentals required to rehabilitate and upgrade six (6) dual media granular filters at the Graham Hill Water Treatment Plant as illustrated on the plans and detailed in the project specifications.
2. PRE-BID MEETING
A. There will be a mandatory pre-bid meeting held at the Project Site (715 Graham Hill Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95060) starting at 2 PM on Thursday, May 29, 2014.
B. The City will accept bids only from PRIME Contractors who had a representative attend.
3. BID OPENING
A. Sealed Bids for the project will be accepted by the City of Santa Cruz Water Department, until 4 PM on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud at:
212 LOCUST STREET, SUITE C
SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA 95060
4. BIDDING DOCUMENTS
A. Contract Documents including Plans, Project Specifications, Standard Specifications, and Addenda as are on file and may be examined at the above address.
B. Electronic copies of the Contract Documents and Reference Documents may be obtained from the City free of charge on Ebidboard.
C. Contractors must contact Water Department’s Engineering Division to ensure that the Contractor is recorded as a plan holder. Only Contractors who appear on the Water Department’s plan holder list will be notified by the Water Department when addenda to the contract documents are issued.
D. Failure to include signed addenda with the bid package may result in rejection of the bid. It is the sole responsibility of the Contractor to include all issued addenda in the bid package.
5. CONDITIONS
A. The Bid must be accompanied by a Bid Security in the amount of 10% of the total price bid. Unless otherwise allowed by law, no bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening thereof.
B. The Contractor shall hold and maintain for the length of the contract, a Class A State of California Contractor’s License in good standing, shall provide evidence of Contractor’s qualifications, and list all subcontractors over 0.5% of the total bid price.
C. Prevailing wage and apprenticeship requirements apply in accordance with the California Labor Code. Additionally, the Santa Cruz Municipal Code requires a good-faith effort to employ qualified individuals in sufficient numbers so that no less than fifty percent of the total construction labor forces, including all subcontractors, are residents of the County of Santa Cruz or are members of a local hiring hall which has jurisdiction in Santa Cruz County.
D. The City of Santa Cruz reserves the right to revoke the award of the contract if the Executed Construction Agreement, Performance Bond, Labor and Material Bond, Proof of acceptable insurance, Good Faith Effort Statement for Local Hire, and Division of Apprenticeship Standards Forms, are not delivered in an acceptable form and within 15 days after the date of the written notice of award.
E. The City of Santa Cruz reserves the right to reject any and all bids and waive any irregularity or minor defects in any bids received.