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520 J Street
Los Banos, California 93635

Notice is hereby given that separate sealed bids for the award of contract for the Construction of City of Los Banos Wastewater Treatment Plant New Headworks Project will be received by the City of Los Banos at the office of the City Clerk until 2:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Savings Time (PDT), October 17 2017 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.

The major work consists of, but is not limited to, construction of new process facilities and improvements of the existing facilities. New process facilities include but are not limited to influent pump station, headworks with screens, Parshall flume, and new electrical building. Improvements to the existing plant include construction of sampling platforms for treatment and storage ponds, modifications of the plant water system, and demolition of the existing structures. The project includes all the associated site grading and paving, yard piping, electrical facilities, and instrumentation and control systems.

The time for completion shall be three hundred and sixty five (365) working days.

Complete sets of the Bidding Documents may be obtained by contacting ARC Sacramento PlanWell at 916-443-1322.

A payment bond prepared and executed in accordance with California Civil Code Section 3247 and a bond for faithful performance of the contract will be required of the successful bidder who is awarded the contract.

The successful bidder must comply with the latest general prevailing rate of per diem wages as determined by the Director of Industrial Relations, State of California, Department of Industrial Relations and is to be paid to the various craftsmen and laborers required to construct said improvements and is made a part of the specifications and contract for said work to which reference is hereby made for further particulars.

No contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid proposal or 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.

This project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations. Contractor registration information can be found at: IPublic-Works IPublicWorks.html

Each bid shall be accompanied by cashier’s or certified check or by a bidder’s bond, made payable to the City of Los Banos and executed by a corporate surety licensed to issue surety bonds in the State of California, for an amount equal to at least ten percent (10%) of the amount of said bid and no bid shall be considered unless such cashier’s or certified check or bidder’s bond is enclosed therewith.

The successful bidder of this project shall have the following current and active California State Contractor’s License at the time of the submission of the bid and throughout the duration of the contract: Class A.

Prospective bidders are required to attend a mandatory pre-bid meeting on September 19, 2017 at 10 am PDT, at the City of Los Banos, 17963 Henry Miller Road., Los Banos, CA 93635.

Bids will not be considered from bidders who were not physically in attendance at the mandatory pre-bid meeting.

Bidders shall refer to the Contract Document’s Information for Bidders for complete instructions.

Bidders are solely responsible for the cost of preparing their bids.

The City specifically reserves the right} in its sole discretion} to reject any or all bids, to re-bid, or to waive inconsequential defects, in bidding not involving time, or quality of the work. The City may reject any and all bids and waive any minor irregularities in the bids.