NOTICE INVITING SEALED BIDS FOR
CITYWIDE PAVEMENT REHABILITATION, CIP NO. 101-L &
RIDGE ROUTE DRIVE PAVEMENT RESURFACING, CIP NO. 188
___________________________________________________________________________________________________NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids for the Citywide Pavement Rehabilitation, CIP No. 101-L & Ridge Route Drive Pavement Resurfacing , CIP No. 188 ("Project") in the City of Laguna Hills will be received by the Office of the City Engineer, located at 24035 El Toro Road, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, on August 12, 2021, until 11:00 a.m, at which time and place the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids shall be submitted in sealed envelopes marked on the outside, "SEALED BID FOR CITYWIDE PAVEMENT REHABILITATION, CIP NO. 101-L & RIDGE ROUTE DRIVE PAVEMENT RESURFACING, CIP NO. 188 - DO NOT OPEN WITH REGULAR MAIL."NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received by the City of Laguna Hills, as Agency, for furnishing all materials, equipment, tools, labor, and incidentals as required for the above stated project in strict accordance with the specifications and drawings on file in the City Clerk's Department of the City of Laguna Hills.DESCRIPTION OF THE WORK: The work to be constructed hereunder is located in numerous locations throughout the City of Laguna Hills. The work generally consists of unclassified excavation/grinding, asphalt concrete pavement repairs, cold planing, crack sealing, asphalt concrete overlay, Type II Central Plant Mixed Rubberized Emulsion-Aggregate Slurry, raising manholes and water valves to grade, striping and related work. The Total Base Bid consists of the sum of two Base Bids and there is one Alternate Bid. Award of Contract shall be based upon the Total Base Bid.AWARD OF CONTRACT: The City reserves the right after opening bids to reject any or all bids, to waive any informality (non-responsiveness) in a bid, or to make award to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder on the Bid Schedule, and reject all other bids, as it may best serve the interest of the City. Within three (3) days of bid opening, contractor shall submit a revised bid bond with numerical dollar values, both in words and with digits of bid amount. Within ten (10) working days after the date of the Notice of Apparent Low Bidder, the successful bidder will be required to submit required Contract Agreement, Bonds (Faithful Performance and Material and Labor) and Insurance.
The City reserves the right, after opening bids, to reject any or all bids or to make award to the lowest responsible bidder and reject all other bids; to waive any informality in the bidding; to accept any bid or portion thereof; and to take all bids under advisement for a period of forty-five (45) days. Bids will be compared on the basis of the Engineer's estimate of the quantities of the several items of work as shown on the Base Bid Sheets. Only such plans, specifications, and items of work as are appropriate shall apply to the work as bid. At the time of contract award, the contractor shall possess a Contractor's License or a combination of Specialty Contractor's Licenses adequate to perform the work herein described.
Each bid must be accompanied by a certified or cashier's check, or by a corporate surety bond from an admitted insurer on the form furnished by the AGENCY, as a guarantee that the bidder will, if an award is made to him in accordance with the terms of his bid, promptly secure workers' compensation insurance and liability insurance, execute a contract in the required form, and furnish satisfactory bonds for the faithful performance of the contract and for the payment of claims of material and laborers thereunder. Said check or bidder's bond shall be in an amount not less than 10 percent of the amount of the bid. The Performance Bond shall be not less than 100 percent of the total amount of the bid price named in the contract. The Payment Bond shall be not less than 100 percent of the total amount of the bid price named in the contract. The AGENCY reserves the right to reject any bond, if in the opinion of the AGENCY Attorney, the Surety's acknowledgment is not in the form included in the contract documents or in another form substantially as prescribed by law.
In accordance with provisions of Section 1773.2 (amended 1977) of the California Labor Code, copies of the prevailing rate of per diem wages as determined by the State Director of Industrial Relations are available on the Internet at the World Wide Web site of the State Department of Industrial Relations at "www.dir.ca.gov" under Statistics and Research. It shall be mandatory upon the contractor to whom the contract is awarded and upon any subcontractor under him to pay not less than said specified rates to all workmen employed by them in the execution of the contract. Pursuant to Labor Code sections 1725.5 and 1771.1, all contractors and subcontractors that wish to bid on, be listed in a 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.
The City of Laguna Hills hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged Business and Women's 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, creed, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.CONTRACTOR'S LICENSE CLASSIFICATION: The Contractor shall possess a valid State of California issued Class A Contractor's License, or a combination of Class C Contractor's Licenses as necessary to perform the work, at the time of submitting bids, in accordance with provisions of Chapter 9, Division III of the California Business and Professions Code.WAGE RATE REQUIREMENTS: The wage rates applicable to this Project are the State of California Department of Industrial Relations prevailing rates of per diem wages. In accordance with the provisions of Sections 1773.2 of the California Labor Code, copies of the general prevailing rate of per diem wages as determined by the State Director of Industrial Relations are available at City Hall, which shall be made available to any interested party upon request, or on the Internet at the State Department of Industrial Relations website (www.dir.ca.gov) under Statistics and Research. It shall be mandatory upon the Contractor to whom the contract is awarded and upon any subcontractor to pay not less than said specified rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the contract. A copy of said rates shall be posted at each job site during the course of construction. The Contractor and all subcontractors shall comply with all provisions of the California Labor Code relating to prevailing wage rates, including Sections 1770-1781.
This Project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations (Department). The Department shall monitor and enforce compliance with applicable prevailing wage requirements for the contract. The reporting requirements may be found at https://www.dir.ca.gov/Public-Works/Contractors.html. The Contractor is responsible to be registered with the Department at the time of bid and for complying with all requirements of the Department of Industrial Relations, including filing electronic payroll reports. 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.
A contractor or subcontractor will not be qualified to bid on, be listed in a bid proposal, subject to the requirements of Section 4104 of the Public Contract Code, or engage in the performance of any contract for public work on a public works project unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code Section 1725.5. It is not a violation of Labor Code Section 1771.1 for an unregistered contractor to submit a bid that is authorized by Section 7029.1 of the Business and Professions Code or by Section 10164 or 20103.5 of the Public Contract Code, provided the contractor is registered to perform public work pursuant to Section 1725.5 at the time the contract is awarded.RETAINAGE FROM PAYMENTS: The Contractor may elect to receive 100 percent of payments due under the Contract Documents from time to time, without retention of any portion of the payments by the City, by depositing securities of equivalent value with the City in accordance with the provisions of Section 22300 of the Public Contract Code. If the Contractor chooses not to exercise its rights under Public Contract Code Section 22300, the full five percent (5%) retention will be deducted from all payments. The final retention will be authorized for payment thirty-five (35) days after the date of recordation of the Notice of Completion, if no stop notices have been filed. The City may withhold from release of the final retention amounts authorized under Public Contracts Code Section 7107 and/or 125% of amounts identified in any Stop Notices received by the City.OBTAINING OR INSPECTING CONTRACT DOCUMENTS: Contract Documents may be inspected without charge by appointment at the Public Works Department, City Hall, 24035 El Toro Road, Laguna Hills, California 92653. Contract Documents are available in portable document form (PDF) on the City's website: www.lagunahillsca.gov. It is the contractor's responsibility to ensure they are on the City's Plan Holder's List and they obtain any addendums or clarifications that are issued by the City on the City's website prior to submitting a bid. For any questions regarding acquisition of Contract Documents, contact Julie Comella at Jcomella@lagunahillsca.gov.
Dated this 13th day of July 2021. City of Laguna Hills, California
BY ___/s/Melissa Au-Yeung___________
MELISSA AU-YEUNG, CITY CLERK
24035 El Toro Road
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Published Saddleback Valley News July 22, 29, 2021 11475669