NOTICE INVITING BIDS FOR
FLASHING PEDESTRIAN BEACON PROJECT
SPECIFICATION NO. PW 19-71
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Oxnard, California invites sealed Bids for the
Flashing Pedestrian Beacon Project. The City will receive such Bids at Oxnard City Hall, 300
West Third Street, Fourth Floor, Oxnard, California 93030, attention: City Clerk, until 2:00
p.m. on September 11, 2019. There will be a public bid opening immediately afterwards at
305 West Third Street, First Floor, Oxnard, California 93030 at the City Council Chambers.
SCOPE OF WORK. The 2015 edition of, and 2016 supplement to, the Standard
Specifications for Public Works Construction (collectively the “Greenbook”) is incorporated
by this reference. As more specifically described in the Contract Documents, the Project
includes furnishing all necessary labor, materials, equipment and other incidental and
appurtenant Work to install flashing pedestrian safety beacons at 14 locations.
OBTAINING BID DOCUMENTS. All Bidders must be plan holders of record to submit a Bid
to the City, which entails purchasing copies of all Contract Documents at CyberCopy’s Plan
Room, located at https://www.cybercopyplanroom.com/jobs/public. Printed copies will also
be available at City Hall for the same price.
PREVAILING WAGES. This Project is a “public work” subject to the requirements of Division
2, Part 7, Chapter 1 of the Labor Code and Title 8, Division 1, Chapter 8 of the California
Code of Regulations (“CCR”). The Contractor and all Subcontractors shall pay wages in
accordance with the determination of the Director of the DIR. Copies of these rates are on
file with the Project Coordinator at City Hall and will be made available to any interested party
on request. They are also available at http://www.dir.ca.gov/Public-Works/Prevailing-
Wage.html. The Contractor shall post a copy of the DIR’s rates at each job site. This Project
is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the DIR. The Contractor shall furnish
certified payroll records directly to the Labor Commissioner. Contractor and all
Subcontractors are not qualified to bid on, be listed in a Bid proposal, or engage in the
performance of any contract for public work, as defined in Labor Code Sections 1720 through
1861, unless registered and qualified to perform public work pursuant to Labor Code Section
1725.5 at the time of Bid submission.
BONDS. Each Bid must be accompanied by Bid security as described in the Instructions to
Bidders in the Contract Documents. Upon Contract award, the successful Bidder shall
provide both Payment and Performance Bonds—each at 100% of the Contract Price—to the
City Clerk or his or her designee in accordance with Greenbook Section 2-4 and the Contract
Documents. The Performance Bond shall include a one-year warranty period. Bonds must
be on the forms in the Contract Documents unless other forms meet all of the City’s
requirements including that the Bond limit be automatically increased if the Contract amount
is increased after execution of the Contract, and the City Attorney at his or her discretion
approves the Surety’s form. Whenever Bonds are submitted for this Project, Bidder must also
submit a photocopy of each Bond.
LICENSES. Each Bidder shall possess a valid Class A or Class C-10 Contractor’s license
issued by California Contractors State License Board at the time of Bid submission and a
current City business license at the time of Contract award.
RETENTION. The City shall withhold five percent (5%) of any progress payment as retention.
TRADE NAMES OR EQUALS. Tesco Controls, Inc., Cooper Lighting, Emtrac Systems, and
McCain Traffic Supply items must be used on the Project as detailed in the Special Provisions
because they are needed in order to match other products in use on this particular public
improvement. Other than Tesco Controls, Inc., Cooper Lighting, Emtrac systems and McCain
Traffic Supply items, Contractor may submit requests to substitute an equivalent material,
product, thing or service for a brand or trade name material, product, thing or service must
be made by written request submitted no later than fifteen (15) Calendar Days following the
award of Contract. Requests received after this time shall not be considered. Requests must
clearly describe the product for which approval is requested, including all data necessary to
LIQUIDATED DAMAGES. Contractor must complete all Work within sixty (60) Working Days
of the City’s Notice to Proceed. There will be a $1,250 assessment for each Calendar Day
that Work remains incomplete beyond the Project completion deadline.
Inquiries regarding this Notice Inviting bids may be directed the Construction Project