How to submit a bid or proposal:
When projects are available for bid, a Notice Inviting Bids is published in the local newspaper(s). The notice will also be posted on Sanitary District No. 5’s website. In addition, plans, specifications and contract documents will be available in electronic format (pdf) and are generally available for public inspection and purchase at the District Office or the offices of the design firm. Complete bidding instructions are contained in the contract documents.
Open RFPs (1):
NOTICE INVITING BIDS
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the District Manager of the Sanitary District No. 5, at the District office, 2001 Paradise Drive, Tiburon CA 94920, at any time prior to 11:00 AM on June 24, 2022 for furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, and services for the construction of improvements designated as:
2022 Sewer Rehabilitation Project
Tiburon and Belvedere
Any bids received after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids shall be returned unopened. Bids will be publicly opened, examined and declared on said day and hour, and will be referred to the District Board of Directors for subsequent action.
The successful bidder will have one hundred twenty (120) consecutive calendar days to substantially complete the project from the Notice to Proceed.
All of said work is to be done at the places and in the particular locations, of the form, sizes and dimensions and of the materials, and to the lines and grades and at the elevations as shown on the plans and specifications made therefor and approved by the Owner.
The Owner hereby advises all bidders that the successful bidder shall:
1. Employ the appropriate number of apprentices on the job site as set forth in California Labor Code 1777.5;
2. Provide Workers‘ Compensation coverage, as set forth in California Labor Code Sections 1860 and 1861;
- Keep and maintain the records of work performed on the public works project, as set forth in California Labor Code Section 1812;
4. Keep and maintain the records required under California Labor Code Section 1776 which shall be subject to inspection pursuant to California Labor Code Section 1776 and California Code of Regulations, Division 1, Chapter 8, Subchapter 3, Article 6, Section 16400 (e); and
- Be subject to other requirements imposed by law.
CALIFORNIA WAGE RATE REQUIREMENTS: In accordance with the provisions of the California Labor Code Sections 1770, 1773, 1773.1, 1773.6 and 1773.7 as amended, the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations has determined the general prevailing rate of per diem wages in accordance with the standards set forth in Section 1773 for the locality in which the Work is to be performed. A copy of said wage rates is available on-line at www.dir.ca.gov/DLSR/PWD. It shall be mandatory upon the Contractor to whom the Work 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 Work.
Said prevailing rate of per diem wages will be made available to any interested party upon request, and a copy thereof shall be posted at the job site by the Contractor.
No contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid proposal for a public works project unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5 [with limited exceptions from this requirement for bid purposes only under Labor Code section 1771.1(a)].
No contractor or subcontractor may be awarded a contract for public work on a public works project unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5.
The Owner will not recognize any claim for additional compensation because of the payment by the contractor of any wage rate in excess of the prevailing wage rates on file as aforesaid. The possibility of a wage increase is one of the elements to be considered by the contractor in determining his/her or its bid and will not, under any circumstances, be considered as the basis of a claim against the Owner on the contract.
Pursuant to the provisions of California Labor Code Section 6707, each bid submitted in response to this Notice Inviting Bids shall contain, as a bid item, adequate sheeting, shoring, and bracing, or equivalent method, for the protection of life and limb in trenches and open excavation, which shall conform to applicable safety orders. By listing this sum, the bidder warrants that its action does not convey tort liability to the Owner, the Design Consultant, the Construction Manager, and their employees, agents, and subconsultants.
The successful bidder and its subcontractors shall employ workers, trades and craftsmen which constantly display and demonstrate proper moral, ethical and professional conduct to all fellow workers, employees and representatives of the Owner and other involved entities.
Each bid must conform and be responsive to the invitation, the Plans and Specifications, and all documents comprising the Contract Documents. Each bid shall be presented under sealed cover and shall be accompanied by a certified check or bidder's bond, made payable to the Owner, in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the bid. The said check or bidder’s bond shall be given as a guarantee that the successful bidder will execute
the contract in conformity with the form of agreement contained within the contract documents, and will furnish bonds and insurance policies as specified within ten (10) days after notification of the award of the Contract to the successful bidder. The contract documents that the successful bidder must submit within ten (10) days of notification of award include, but are not limited to, a payment or labor and materials bond in an amount of at least 100 percent of the amount payable by the terms of the project contract and that satisfies the requirements of California Civil Code Section 3248, and a performance bond in an amount of at least 100 percent of the amount payable by the terms of the contract. All project bonds must be executed by an admitted surety insurer in accordance with applicable law and acceptable to the Owner.
Cost for work described in each addenda issued during the time of bidding shall be included in the Bid and the addenda shall become a part of the Contract documents.
Bidders shall develop and submit bids at their own expense. The Owner will not reimburse any costs associated with the development and submittal of any and all Bids.
In accordance with California Public Contract Code Section 3400, bidders may propose equals of products listed in the plans and specifications by manufacturer name, brand or model number, unless the technical specifications or plans specify that the product is only available from one source, or is necessary to match others in use.
The Owner reserves the sole right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informality in a bid.
No bidder may withdraw its bid for a period of sixty (60) calendar days after the date set for the opening thereof. The Bidder shall guarantee the total bid price for a period of sixty (60) calendar days from the date of bid opening.
At the successful Contractor's option, securities may be substituted for the required retention, in accordance with the provisions of Section 22300 of the State of California Public Contract Code.
In accordance with the provisions of California Public Contract Code Section 3300, the Owner has determined that the Contractor shall possess, as a minimum, a valid Class A License. In accordance with the provisions of California Business and Professions Code Section 7028.15, a bid submitted to the Owner by a Contractor who is not licensed in accordance with Chapter 9 of the California Business and Professions Code shall be considered non-responsive and shall be rejected by the Owner.
Questions concerning this project should be submitted in writing via regular mail, email, or fax and directed to:
907 Mission Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
Tel: (415) 453-4480
By: Tony Rubio, SD5 District manager
Date: June 3, 2022
Contract Management, Procurement & Contracts:
Tony Rubio, District Manager
Contract Administration, Invoices & W-9 Submittals:
Robin Dohrmann, Office Manager