Rimrock Low Pressure Sewer System Improvements
[Project No. 13-06-78-53770]
The Valley Center Municipal Water District (“District”) will receive sealed bids for the Rimrock Low Pressure Sewer System Improvements Project (Project) at the office of the District Engineer no later than Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 2:00 PM at which time or thereafter said bids will be opened and read aloud. Bids received after this time will be returned unopened. Bids shall be valid for 60 calendar days after the bid opening date.
The Project generally consists of the following:
- Remove and replace inline gate valves with new plug valves on a Low Pressure Sewer (LPS) system in varies locations.
- Furnish and install new plug valves on an LPS system in various locations.
- Furnish and install new flushing connection on an LPS system in various locations.
- Remove and replace service saddles and corp stops on existing sewer service laterals on a LPS system in various locations
- Remove existing gate valves and replace with new PVC ball valve and check valve on existing sewer service laterals on a LPS system in various locations.
- Remove and replace service saddles, corp stops, and gate valves on existing sewer air vacs systems on an LPS system in various locations
- Resurface/pave streets in various locations
All work shall be completed within two hundred twenty five (225) calendar days of the date of the Notice to Proceed.
A NON-MANDATORY Pre-Bid Conference will be held at the project site on the following date and time: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 2:00 PM, by the Guard Shack located at 9257 Welk View Drive, Escondido, CA 92026. Each and every Bidder should attend the Pre-Bid Conference. Prospective bidders may visit the Project Site without making arrangements through the District’s Project Manager or District Engineer. However, the site is located within a secured gated community access may not be granted. Bids WILL be accepted from any bidder who did not attend the Pre-Bid Conference.
Bidders may examine the Contract Documents at the office of the Valley Center Municipal Water District, 29300 Valley Center Road, Valley Center, California 92082 (Contact: Fernando Carrillo). Hard copy prints of Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents can be ordered from Escondido Reprographics, Inc. 1130 Simpson Way, Escondido, CA 92029, Phone: (760) 745-8626. Bidder is responsible for payment of all costs associated with acquiring plans and specifications from Escondido Reprographics, Inc. Digital copies shall be made available only through Valley Center Municipal Water District offices.
Bidders must register as planholders with the District Office in order to receive any updates and should check back regularly for addenda.
The Bidder is solely responsible for obtaining all project bid documents – no time extensions or other considerations will be given for non-receipt or acquisition of bidding documents. The District “WILL” also make the Contract Documents available for review at one or more plan rooms.
Bids must be submitted on the District’s Bid Forms or copies thereof.
Bids must be accompanied by cash, a certified or cashier’s check, or a Bid Bond in favor of the District in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the submitted Total Bid Price.
Each bid shall be accompanied by the security referred to in the Contract Documents, the Non-Collusion Declaration, the list of proposed subcontractors, and all additional documentation required by the Instructions to Bidders.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish the District 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 that meets all of the State of California bonding requirements, as defined in Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120, and is admitted by the State of California.
Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 22300, the successful bidder may substitute certain securities for funds withheld by District to ensure his performance under the Contract.
The Director of Industrial Relations 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 District’s Engineering office or online at http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlsr. A copy of these rates shall be posted by the successful bidder at the job site. The successful bidder and all subcontractor(s) under him, shall comply with all applicable Labor Code provisions, which include, but are not limited to the payment of not less than the required prevailing rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the Contract, the employment of apprentices, the hours of labor and the debarment of contractors and subcontractors.
If bids subject to this Notice are due on or after March 1, 2015, then pursuant to Labor Code sections 1725.5 and 1771.1, all contractors and subcontractors that wish to bid on, be listed in a bid proposal, or enter into a contract to perform public work must be registered with the Department of Industrial Relations. No bid will be accepted nor any contract entered into without proof of the contractor’s and subcontractors’ current registration with the Department of Industrial Relations to perform public work. If awarded a Contract, the Bidder and its subcontractors, of any tier, shall maintain active registration with the Department of Industrial Relations for the duration of the Project.
This Project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations. In bidding on this project, it shall be the Bidder’s sole responsibility to evaluate and include the cost of complying with all labor compliance requirements under this contract and applicable law in its bid.
Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall be licensed in the following appropriate classification(s) of contractor’s license(s), for the work bid upon, and must maintain the license(s) throughout the duration of the Contract: A-1, General Engineering
Award of Contract: The District shall award the Contract for the Project to the lowest responsible bidder as determined from the base bid alone by the District. The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding process.
For further information, contact the District’s Engineering Department (760) 735-4500 or RimrockLPS@vcmwd.org