PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Alhambra (CITY) invites sealed bids for the above stated project and will receive such bids in the office of the City Clerk, 111 South First Street, Alhambra, California 91801, up to the hour of 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2023. They will be publicly opened at 11:00 a.m. in the City Council Chambers. There is no pre-bid meeting.
Copies of the Plans & Specifications are available for free via email. If potential bidders would like to receive an electronic copy, please contact Kip Su (Engineering Technician – Utilities) or call 626-570-3228.
The PROJECT is comprised of the construction of approximately 3,320 linear feet of 8”, 10”, 18” and 21” diameter Extra Strength Vitrified Clay Pipe (VCP) sewer mains and related appurtenances, including PVC-lined manholes, reestablishment of all existing service connections, chimneys, pavement rehabilitation, restoration of landscaped/hardscaped medians, etc. It includes the abandonment or removal and disposal of approximately 4,800 linear feet of existing 8”, 10”, 12” and 18” diameter sewer mains and manholes in Mission Road and Fourth Street. The downstream end of the new sewer main will connect to Los Angeles County Sanitation District’s sewer manhole at the intersection of Mission Road and Garfield Avenue.
Any contract entered into pursuant to this notice will incorporate the provisions of the State Labor Code. Compliance with the prevailing rates of wages and apprenticeships employment standards established by the State Director of Industrial Relations and the Federal government will be required.
The City hereby notifies all qualified bidders that it will affirmatively insure that minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion or handicap in any consideration for an award. Shall conform to the provisions of Section 1777.5 (Chapter 1411, Statutes of 1968) and 1777.5 of the Labor Code concerning the employment of apprentices by the Contractor shall not allow discrimination in employment practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion or handicap.
The City will deduct five percent (5%) retention from all progress payments.
In entering into a public works contract, or a subcontract, to supply goods, services, or materials pursuant to a public works contract, the Contractor, or subcontractors, offers and agrees to assign to the awarding body all rights, title and interest in, and to, all causes of action it may have under Section 4 of the Clayton Act (15 U.S.C. Section 15) or under the Cartwright Act (Chapter 2 [commencing with Section 16700] of Part 2 of Division 7 of the Business and Professions Code), arising from purchases of goods, services, or materials pursuant to the public work’s contract or subcontract. This assignment shall be made and become effective at the time the awarding body tenders final payment to the Contractor, without further acknowledgment by the parties.
Bids must be prepared on the approved Proposal forms in conformance with the Instructions to Bidders and submitted in a sealed envelope plainly marked on the outside. Bids must be accompanied by a bid bond, made payable to the City of Alhambra for an amount no less than ten (10) percent of the amount bid.
No bid will be accepted from a Contractor who has not been licensed in accordance with the provisions of the Business and Professions Code. The successful Contractor and his subcontractors will be required to possess business licenses from the City. The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any irregularity, and to take all bids under advisement for a period of sixty (60) calendar days.
For the purpose of determining the lowest responsible bidder the City will reduce the total amount of any bid submitted by an amount equal to one (1) percent of that portion of the bid which is subject to sales or use tax if it is determined that the City would receive a refund of sales or use tax on that portion of the bid. Payment, however, will conform to the provisions of Section 7 of the Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction, 2021 Edition (GREENBOOK) and will not be reduced by the aforementioned one (1) percent.
This project shall comply with the requirements of the COMMUNITY WORKFORCE AGREEMENT (CWA) by and between the City of Alhambra and Los Angeles / Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council and The Signatory Craft Council and Local Unions.
Under California Labor Code, Section 1771.1, as amended by SB 854, unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), a contractor may not bid, nor be listed as a subcontractor, for any bid proposal submitted or for public work on or after March 1, 2015. Additionally, a public entity cannot award a public works contract to a non-registered contractor, effective April 1, 2015.
Any contract entered into pursuant to this notice shall become effective or enforceable against the City of Alhambra only when the formal written contract has been duly executed by the appropriate officers of the City.
THE CONTRACTOR SHALL COMPLETE THE WORK WITHIN TWO HUNDRED AND TEN (210) CALENDAR DAYS FROM THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF CITY’S NOTICE TO PROCEED WITH CONSTRUCTION.
Pre-Bid Inquiries shall be received in written form by the City contact no later than 4:00 pm, on April 4, 2023. No questions received after this date shall be considered. For questions regarding this project, please contact:
City of Alhambra
111 S. First Street. Alhambra, California 91801
(626) 281-9023 fax