The Padre Dam Municipal Water District (“District”) will receive sealed bids for the Quail Canyon Road Pressure Reducing Station (JN 217042) at the office of the Director of Engineering and Planning, Padre Dam Municipal Water District, 9300 Fanita Parkway, P.O. Box 719003, Santee, California 92072-9003 no later than September 2, 2020, at 10 a.m. Bids received after this time will be returned unopened. Bids shall be valid for 60 calendar days after the bid opening date.
Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud via GoToWebinar web-conference at 1:30 pm on September 3, 2020. To attend the bid opening web conference:
Click the link below to register for the Quail Canyon Road PRS Bid Opening web-conference. Once registered you will receive an email with a link to join the webinar.
Web ID: 706-903-267
To listen by telephone:
+1 (562) 247-8422
Phone Access Code: 437-366-454
Enter # again when prompted for audio pin.
Bids must be submitted on the District’s Bid Forms.
Bidders may obtain a copy of the Contract Documents from Mayer Reprographics at 1065 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103, (619) 295-4112, on Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for a non-refundable fee. The Contract Documents will also be available for review on the internet at www.mayer.com. The Contract Documents can be found by: 1) clicking the “Current Projects Bidding” icon, 2) clicking on the project name, 3) open and complete the “Plan Holders Registration Form,” 4) after successful registration, a login and password will be given to access the files, 5) future access login address is www.mayerplans.mayer.com.
SPECIAL NOTICE ABOUT COVID-19: This project consists of essential work and will therefore proceed unless appropriate governmental authorities order the work to cease. By submitting a Bid for this work, Bidder agrees to proceed with the work as proposed and to execute the contract in the form provided. Any conditions, caveats, or force majeure notices submitted with Bidder’s bid will not be accepted and may result in a determination that the bid is non-responsive. Any such conditions, caveats, or notices submitted after award may result in the forfeiture of Bidder’s bid security and award to the next lowest bidder. Bidders shall comply with the requirements provided in the section titled, “COVID-19 Safety Measures,” of the Special Conditions. The costs of adhering to and complying with such requirements, and any future updates thereto, shall be included in the Bidders’ bid amount. Key prevention practices include, but are not limited to, physical distancing, face coverings, frequent handwashing, regular cleaning and disinfection, and training employees on preventing the spread of COVID-19.
To the extent required by section 20103.7 of the Public Contract Code, upon request from a contractor plan room service, electronic copies may be downloaded without fee through www.mayer.com. Bidders are required to register as a Plan Holder through Mayer Reprographics. Bids received from bidders not registered on the Plan Holders list through Mayer Reprographics will be rejected.
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.
Prospective bidders may visit the Project Site without making arrangements with the District.
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 Padre Dam Municipal Water District, Attn: Director of Engineering and Planning, 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.
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: General Engineering Contractor (Class A).
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 Robin Bier, P.E., at or (619) 258-4646.
Dated: August 4, 2020