NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Notice is hereby given that Hornbrook Elementary School District (hereinafter referred to as “Owner”) will receive sealed bids prior to the date and time stated for the Bid Opening for:
HORNBROOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL RENOVATION PROJECT
Each bid shall be completed on the Bid Proposal Form included in the Contract Documents, and must conform and be fully responsive to this invitation, the plans and specifications and all other Contract Documents. Copies of the Contract Documents are available for examination at the following exchanges and copies may be purchased through them:
• Humboldt Builders Exchange: 707-442-3708
• Medford Builders Exchange: 541-773-5327
• Federation of California BX: 530-343-1994
• Shasta Builders Exchange: 530-221-5556
The Contract Documents were prepared by SISKIYOU DESIGN GROUP INC. (GUY FRYER ARCHITECT), 303 BRUCE STREET, County of SISKIYOU, California 96097.
Bids will be received for the
HORNBROOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL RENOVATION PROJECT
The lowest bid shall be determined:
1. On the amount of the Base Bid.
The Owner reserves the right to add or deduct any of the additive or deductive items after the lowest responsible and responsive bidder is determined.
Public works projects shall be subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations. A contractor or subcontractor shall not be qualified to submit a bid or to be listed in a bid proposal subject to the requirements of Public Contract Code section 4104 unless currently registered and qualified under Labor Code section 1725.5 to perform public work as defined by Division 2, Part 7, Chapter 1 (§§1720 et seq.) of the Labor Code. A contractor or subcontractor shall not be qualified to enter into, or engage in the performance of, any contract of public work (as defined by Division 2, Part 7, Chapter 1 (§§1720 et seq.) of the Labor Code) unless currently registered and qualified under Labor Code section 1725.5 to perform public work.
Time of completion for the Project shall be:
August Seventeenth, Two Thousand Eighteen (8/17/18), and not less than Seventy-one (71) calendar days after full execution of the Agreement.
Bids will be sealed and filed in the Business Office of the Owner:
Hornbrook Elementary School
15430 Oregon Road
Hornbrook, CA. 96044
on MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2018, before 3:00 p.m. on the clock designated by the Owner or its representative as the bid clock. Facsimile (FAX) copies of the bid will not be accepted.
Bids will be opened on MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2018, at Hornbrook Elementary School District Office at 3:00 p.m. as calculated by the clock designated by the Owner or its representative as the bid clock.
Pre-bid conference will be held on Friday, February 23, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at Hornbrook Elementary School. Bidders not attending the conference will be disqualified.
Bids must be accompanied by a bidder’s bond, cashier’s check, or certified check for at least ten percent (10%) of the amount of the base bid and made payable to the Owner. If a bid bond is used, it must be issued by an Admitted Surety (an insurance organization authorized by the Insurance Commissioner to transact surety insurance in the State of California during this calendar year), which shall be given as a guarantee that the bidder will enter into a Contract if awarded the Work and will be declared forfeited, paid to, or retained by the Owner as liquidated damages if the bidder refuses or neglects to enter into the Contract provided by the Owner after being requested to do so. The surety insurer must, unless otherwise agreed to by Owner in writing, at the time of issuance of the bond, have a rating not lower than “A-” as rated by A.M. Best Company, Inc. or other independent rating companies. Owner reserves the right to approve or reject the surety insurer selected by Contractor and to require Contractor to obtain a bond from a surety insurer satisfactory to the Owner.
Bids must be accompanied by an executed Fingerprinting Notice and Acknowledgment.
Pursuant to the Contract Documents, the successful bidder will be required to furnish a Payment (Labor and Material) Bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Sum, and a Faithful Performance Bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Sum, said bonds to be secured from Admitted Surety insurers (an insurance organization authorized by the Insurance Commissioner to transact business of insurance in the State of California during this calendar year). The surety insurers must, unless otherwise agreed to by Owner in writing, at the time of issuance of the bonds, have a rating not lower than “A-” as rated by A.M. Best Company, Inc. or other independent rating companies. Owner reserves the right to approve or reject the surety insurers selected by the successful bidder and to require the successful bidder to obtain bonds from surety insurers satisfactory to the Owner. The bidder will be required to furnish insurance as set forth in the Contract Documents.
The successful bidder will be allowed to substitute securities or establish an escrow in lieu of retainage, pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 22300, and as described in the Agreement Between Owner and Contractor and General Conditions.
The Owner will not consider or accept any bids from contractors who are not licensed to do business in the State of California, in accordance with the California Public Contract Code, providing for the licensing of contractors. In accordance with Section 3300 of said Code, the bidder shall have a Class “B” license and shall maintain that license in good standing through Project completion and all applicable warranty periods. Bidder shall state the California contractor license number on the Designation of Subcontractors form for all subcontractors doing more than one-half of one percent (0.5%) of the bidder’s total bid. An inadvertent error in listing a California contractor’s license number shall not be grounds for filing a bid protest or for considering the bid nonresponsive if the bidder submits the corrected contractor’s license number to the Owner within 24 hours after the bid opening, or any continuation thereof, so long as the corrected contractor’s license number corresponds to the submitted name and location for that subcontractor.
Subcontractors shall maintain their licenses in good standing through Project completion and all applicable warranty periods. Owner reserves the right to reject any bid as nonresponsive if bidder or any subcontractor is not licensed in good standing from the time the bid is submitted to Owner up to award of the Contract, whether or not the bidder listed the subcontractor inadvertently, or if a listed subcontractor’s license is suspended or expires prior to award of the Contract. Owner also reserves the right to reject any bid as non responsive if a listed subcontractor’s license is not in good standing to perform the work for which it is listed from the time of submission of the bidder’s bid to award of the Contract.
The Director of Industrial Relations of the State of California, in the manner provided by law, has ascertained the general prevailing rate of per diem wages and rate for legal holidays and overtime work. The Contractor must pay for any labor therein described or classified in an amount not less than the rates specified. Copies of the required rates are on file at the Owner’s business office and are available to any interested party on request.
The Owner reserves the right to waive any irregularity and to reject any or all bids.
Unless otherwise required by law, no bidder may withdraw its bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening thereof or any authorized postponement thereof. The Owner reserves the right to take more than sixty (60) days to make a decision regarding the rejection of bids or the award of the Contract.
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